You may have noticed that the filescan block looks a bit different in your Moodle course this semester. Well, that’s because it is! This summer we’ve been hard at work rewriting the filescan block to harder, better, faster and stronger. … Continue reading Say Hello 👋 to the New Moodle Accessibility Filescan Block
Over the summer, ITS upgraded Swarthmore’s Moodle site to version 4. While the site will look familiar, you’ll notice a refreshing change in the course organization and menu structure. New features Simpler course index navigation Timed assignments (useful for timed … Continue reading Moodle 4 is Here!
ITS will be upgrading Moodle on Monday July 10, 2023 and the system will be unavailable for part of the day. As part of the update, there are some previously unannounced new features available: Ability to duplicate sections/topics/weeks: useful if … Continue reading Moodle Upgrade on Monday July 10, 2023
On Monday, July 10, 2023, ITS will upgrade Moodle to the sleek and improved version 4. This new version promises to enhance site navigation and introduce some handy new features. While most content will remain familiar, you’ll notice a refreshing … Continue reading Navigating the New Moodle: A Look at the Upcoming July 2023 Upgrade
Gradescope is a service used for collecting and grading of paper homework and exams. We’ve received positive feedback from Swarthmore faculty indicating the system makes it faster and easier to grade student work. In the past, students had to use … Continue reading New Gradescope Mobile App for Students
As noted in the previous post — How to allow extra time on exams, quizzes, and assignments in Moodle (Moodle Accessibility – Part 1) — built-in tools in Moodle are already accessible. Similarly, this is true of the tools within … Continue reading Reach all users with Atto text editor in Moodle [Moodle accessibility, part 2]