A closer look: New features in Moodle 3.6

Posted on: May 20, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, Teaching & Learning

On Wednesday, May 29, Moodle will be upgraded to version 3.6 from 3 a.m.-7 a.m.

The latest upgrade offers several new features to help you customize your experience, offer feedback on assignments and identify duplicate content. This mandatory Moodle update also will refresh existing features and introduce minor look and feel changes.

During the update, Moodle will be unavailable to all users. All existing Moodle data will be backed up and restored during the upgrade. Learn more about new features below.

Customize your Moodle dashboard

The Moodle Dashboard is a customizable alternative to the Moodle home page that provides more control for arranging and filtering your course list. View the video below for a full tour of sorting and customization options or choose a specific feature to explore.

See full documentation.

Jump to a specific feature

The Recently Accessed Courses Block 

The Course Overview Block

Anatomy of a Course Card

Sorting Courses

Hiding and Starring Courses

Filtering Courses

A Recommended Setup

Record audio and video feedback within Moodle assignments

Instructors can now add audio or video feedback to student assignments.

See full documentation.

Easily identify duplicated content

Learn how to duplicate and identify an item on a course page.

See full documentation.

If you have questions about Moodle, please contact the Technology Service Desk at (336) 278-5200.


Tarah Holland

Tarah Holland is a Digital Content Strategist at Elon University.

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