As promised Moodle HQ has now released the much anticipated Moodle 2.5. It is already available to download from the Moodle.org site and from GIT. The Moodle Docs for 2.5 are also available.
There are a lot of cool new things and improved old things in this release which are sure to make many users admins and teachers alike very happy. These include:
- Badges (see blog/video post)
- Installing Add-ons from inside Moodle UI (see blog/video post)
- Forms improvements (see blog/video post)
- UI Improvements (see blog post)
- New themes (see blog post)
- Drag and Drop updates
- Assignment enhancements
- Templates for essay questions in Quiz
- Performance improvements
Starting with this release Moodle Docs will now have a page outlining the new release key feature improvements. Check out http://docs.moodle.org/25/en/New_features
For details on how to upgrade to Moodle 2.5 see here -> http://docs.moodle.org/25/en/Upgrading_to_Moodle_2.5
For the full release notes check out -> http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.5_release_notes
I wan’t know if this new release has any updates related to “Standards Based Grading” or Quizzes that Moodle can track itemized performance on tagged questions and report the most current or overall performance on each tagged question (Standard).
Bloomington Public Schools, MN