New Features in Moodle for Fall 2015

Swarthmore ITS just updated our Moodle site to version 2.8 from version 2.6.  Some highlights from the upgarde include:

  • An improved gradebook with a easier to use grader report, additional grading options, and new grade history report.
  • A new text editor that is easier to use and includes accessibility checking functions.  In addition, the text editor auto-saves your work as you type.
  • Easier quiz creation tools and ability for students to upload files for essay questions

For more information on the new features, you can check out the release notes at