1. More intuitive / user friendly

  • Better layout and look, more stability and server capacity

  • Drag n Drop pictures, files, text directly into the course without using any menus
    drag n drop functionality

  • Activity chooser: There is now only one link ‘Add activity or resource’ at the bottom of each section – clicking on it pops up the activity chooser, where you can click on a resource/activity type and it will display help for it.
  • Less cluttered editing page, more direct editing (activity names, number of topics)

  • Docking - move the blocks to the side  http://docs.moodle.org/24/en/Dock

  • Easier Navigation (My courses, Top menu, Main section)
    My courses is a customisable "dashboard" page for providing users with links to their courses and activities within them, such as unread forum posts and upcoming assignments.

 2. New + Improved activities:

  • Improved Workshop (Peer marking), and Wiki, Quiz modules https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QypkOcAEaE#t=58

  • Simplified assignment – one type, new functions (download all assignments at once)

  • Usable bloglike feature within a course (new type of the forum activity which pins the first post of every new discussion topic)

  • Built in Team Assignments and Blind marking possibility

  • More user friendly Feedback activity: for anonym course evaluation / form to choose presentations

  • The Book resource allows instructors to create a book-like resource for students. Book is similar to Page, but allows to create multiple pages that are linked linearly, like the pages of a book.

 3. New functions

 4. Changes in the core

  • Discontinued:
    Bulk file upload (replaced by drag n drop functionality) replaced by drag n drop functionality

  • Different user management (manage users > enrolled users instead of Assign roles)

  • Different enrollment management (manage users > enrollment methods > self enrollment instead of Settings)

  • Different file / repository handling (will make it possible in the future to link Google Drive, Dropbox)

  • Better mobile support and view from portable devices

Last modified: Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 1:42 PM