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Moodle Announces Latest Release, Moodle 2.9

Moodle open-source learning platform launches the latest version release of Moodle 2.9. The learning management system introduces a redesign of the navigation and user interface, among other improvements.

Improvements and new features include:

  • Navigation and user interface advancements
  • Introduction of conditional quiz questions and attractive print layout
  • Lesson improvements, including the new completion condition for required time spent
  • New activity results block
  • Course editing improvements including drag and drop images into text editor and section deletion.
  • Ability to post to all forums at once
  • Setting a passing grade within an activity at set-up
  • Course enrollment improvements (keyholder, multiple cohort and meta link enrol)

For developers of plugins and customisations, Moodle 2.9 now supports the use of Javascript Modules and jQuery and this is recommended for all new javascript.

Moodle 2.9 is available to download free from http://download.moodle.org/ or via Git.

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