On the heels of the release of Moodle 2.7, new versions of older Moodle branches have received maintenance updates to address bugs and security vulnerabilities.
Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.
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.
- By Emmett Dulaney, Tim States
Three Moodle updates were released over the weekend, addressing security issues and bugs and adding some minor feature enhancements.
The OpenID Foundation has launched a new standard for Internet security and privacy.
Swiss developer Connect-i has released a hosted version of its Drupal-based learning management system, Opigno.
GitHub, the software development hub for collaboration and code hosting and distribution, has created a new service specifically for education.
The Open Compute Summit saw news from multiple technology companies eager to join a movement that's changing the components that make up datacenters.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Red Hat has updated Red Hat Academy, an open source education program for high school and college students.
Moodle's developers have released a major update to the open source learning management system following six months of development.