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