The world’s open source learning platform presents a major new version, Moodle 3.1.
Moodle, the world’s open source learning platform, today releases its latest and most intuitive version, Moodle 3.1. Based on the work of the core team at Moodle HQ and contributions from the global community, the popular learning management system introduces a range of useful new features together with a number of significant usability improvements.
The flagship feature of this release is support for Competency-Based Education (CBE). With Moodle 3.1, administrators can create learning plan templates and apply them to individuals or entire cohorts of students. Competency frameworks and learning plans can now be constructed within Moodle or imported from external sources using a plugin.
Some of the highlights of Moodle 3.1 include:
- Full support for Competency Based Education (CBE)
- Intuitive assignment grading interface
- Global search function
- Assignment file conversion
- Activity sharing between Moodle sites
- In-line editing
- In-page confirmations
- Ability to pin forum discussions
- File system repository search function
- Ability to bulk download files in zipped folders for offline use
See more details about these features and the full list of improvements in Moodle 3.1.
Moodle 3.1 is the next release with LTS (Long Term Support).
This sets the new precedent of a LTS version release every 4 releases (which will be every 2 years) the most recent of which was Moodle 2.7.