Early in the morning on Wednesday, January 2nd, the CLE will receive its next round of updates. The update from version 3.4 to 3.5 will include a scattering of new features, and will boast mild visual updates.
Each year, we apply updates to the CLE that bring new features and capabilities. On the morning of Saturday, June 30th, the CLE received one of those updates, and it brings a number of exciting changes that will enhance the user experience. The tutorial video, help document and links provided below offer details on the most notable changes!
In addition to the new Boost theme, the participants and enrollment methods pages have also received updates. Those two pages have been combined into a new Participants page where course editors can get an accurate student count, enroll users and manage groups. Please check out our help document for more information.
Other minor changes that have been applied include the following:
- Easier management of CLE calendar items, including drag-and-drop events
- Global search improvements that allow you to search courses that you have access to, but aren’t enrolled in
- Improvement to activity completion for instructors, allowing them to manually mark items as complete on behalf of students
- More file upload restriction options for instructors who are setting up assignments
- And more! See this Moodle.org article for details.
And finally, the CLE is using a new system called Font Awesome to support toolbar icons, so you will notice an updated look to the buttons on the HTML toolbar editor. The buttons are the same, they just look a bit different.If you have any questions about these new features, please don’t hesitate to contact the Learning Tech Group. Thank you, and have a great summer!
Early in the morning on Saturday, June 30th, the CLE will receive its next round of updates. This will bring a more modern and accessible theme, consolidate the participant and enrollment pages, and introduce additional minor enhancements. We’ll have more details and instructions closer to the update. Here are some highlights to get you ready! Continue reading
The concept of a recycle bin for your deleted digital files is older than you may realize, and we have all grown accustomed to the safety that it provides. With the recent update to Moodle 3.2, we now have this functionality in the CLE! This means you can breathe a little easier when editing activities and resources in your course, because deleted items are recoverable. Continue reading
We’ve been asking for it, and finally we have it. The ability to perform a global, keyword search for courses and content in the CLE is now possible! This is a new feature that became available after we updated the CLE on July 1. A search can be started from any page in the CLE, using the magnifying glass icon that is found on the top-most navigation bar. Results can include courses, course resources and activities, and even text within forum posts.