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Building Ungraded Feedback Activities in Moodle

There's a hidden gem in Moodle called the Feedback activity. It might not receive a lot of attention, but, once you start experimenting with it, you'll likely find a lot more possibilities for it than you imagined — from simple quiz creation to class discussions designed to keep students engaged in the learning material.

Moodle 2.6.2 Update Resolves Security Issues, Fixes Minor Bugs

Three Moodle updates were released over the weekend, addressing security issues and bugs and adding some minor feature enhancements.

OpenID Connect Standard Extends Digital Identities Across the Web

The OpenID Foundation has launched a new standard for Internet security and privacy. 

Drupal-Based Opigno LMS Released in Hosted Version

Swiss developer Connect-i has released a hosted version of its Drupal-based learning management system, Opigno.

GitHub Launches Education Service with Free Classroom Accounts

GitHub, the software development hub for collaboration and code hosting and distribution, has created a new service specifically for education.

Open Compute Project Draws Technology Contributions from Industry Heavyweights

The Open Compute Summit saw news from multiple technology companies eager to join a movement that's changing the components that make up datacenters.

Red Hat Academy Gets Expanded Content, New Web-Based Textbooks

Red Hat has updated Red Hat Academy, an open source education program for high school and college students.

Open Source Moodle 2.6 LMS Adds Grading Tools, Improved Editing of Course Materials

Moodle's developers have released a major update to the open source learning management system following six months of development.

OpenEd Releases Public API for Common Core Resource Catalog

Ed tech developer OpenEd has released a new API that allows anyone to tap into its catalog of more than 250,000 standards-aligned digital resources for K-12.

Moodle 2.5.3 Released, Moodle 2.6 Passes QA Testing

Moodle has been updated to version 2.5.3. The new version includes minor updates, including bug fixes, accessibility improvements, and feature improvements.

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