What’s New in Moodle 3.2.2

The Moodle upgrade and rollover will take place on Monday 3rd July. Courses for 17/18 will be available from Tuesday 4th July.

Plugins no longer Supported:

  • Booking activity will no longer be available to use in the upgraded version of Moodle.
  • Subpage resource will still be active due to courses still using this feature but will be phased out and turned off in 2019/20

New Features:

Click on the codes to see full details or view the What’s New in 3-2-2 document.

Highlights

  • MDL-54682Messaging UI improvements
  • MDL-52777User tours – walkthroughs/instructional overlays for first time user on page
  • MDL-38158 – Pluggable media players in Moodle; Video.JS player
  • MDL-55324 – Easier embedding videos in audios in Atto editor with poster, subtitles and other attributes
  • MDL-54987 – New chart API and library

Mobile app

  • MDL-53870 – Support for offline quizzes in the Mobile app
  • MDL-53777 – Include support for login via the browser in the new Moodle Mobile admin tool
  • MDL-55059 – Support Smart App Banners for iOS
  • MDL-56607 – Move mobile settings to top-level admin

Assignment

Quiz

  • MDL-48629 – Change the separator for matching correct answer feedback
  • MDL-3782 – Allow multiple answers in cloze MULTICHOICE question type
  • MDL-55200 – Show coordinates in ddmarker questions to simplify dropzone creation
  • MDL-27072 – Quiz reports now work on very large courses, rather than running out of memory

Choice

  • MDL-18592 – Allow teacher to make choices for students
  • MDL-11369 – Show choice deadline in the course calendar
  • MDL-55140 – Allow to specify open and close dates separately
  • MDL-37946 – When choice display is set horizontal or vertical apply it to both options and results display

Forum

  • MDL-18599 – Upon restore, association of “owner” of single simple discussion forum type defaults to user completing restore. Solution: hide author of the first post
  • MDL-37669 – Forum: Make “Mark as read on notification” a user preference
  • MDL-55982 – Add support for automatic locking of an individual forum discussion after a period of inactivity

Other activity modules

  • MDL-55327 – Lesson: option to duplicate pages
  • MDL-55868 – Book: various usability improvements
  • MDL-56100 – Folder: Display in recent activity block
  • MDL-54945 – Workshop: integrate with portfolio API
  • MDL-48944 – Survey: activity completion condition on survey completion
  • MDL-44712 – SCORM: improve Multi-SCO completion handing in activity completion
  • MDL-55158 – Database activity: add start and end dates to the calendar
  • MDL-14448, MDL-55464, MDL-55254, MDL-55251, MDL-49029 – Add standard capability “mod/xxxxx:view” to Lesson, Label, Database, Chat and Choice activities
  • MDL-55866 – Remember editor disabled setting on a per-activity setting

Global search

  • MDL-54794 – Add users to global search
  • MDL-54973 – Add messages to global search
  • MDL-55127 – Add database entries to global search
  • MDL-53222 – Revise admin settings/report for global search for improved usability

Other improvements

  • MDL-30179 – Allow teacher to toggle to/from “user view” in the User report in the gradebook (some items may be hidden for students but not teachers)
  • MDL-53048 – New “password” fields that are not auto-filled by password managers
  • MDL-55767Competency frameworks import
  • MDL-29110 – Specify welcome email sender in enrol_self, or send emails from system noreply address
  • MDL-22078 – Store “End date” for each course to be used in reports and analytics
  • MDL-53399 – ‘Activity chooser off/on’ option moved to user preferences
  • MDL-54751 – Introduce asynchronous module deletion so that recycle bin backup does not slow down editing process for the teacher
  • MDL-55981 – By default non-editing teacher should not be able to access all groups (roles in upgraded sites are not changed)
  • MDL-31356 – IMS Enterprise enrol plugin added features
  • MDL-43230 – Support revoking awarded badges
  • MDL-50286 – Allow to filter report_log by originĀ : Logs clogged up with events listed as origin cli
  • MDL-51749 – Add Ability to Export Calendar for user or group events
  • MDL-50888 – Antivirus: Implement ClamAV virus scanning using unix sockets.
  • MDL-54617 – Always show count of online users in the online users block
  • MDL-54680 – Offer cartridges in LTI provider