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As of August 13, 2013, we have redirected http://moodle.wesleyan.edu to point to the upgraded Moodle 2, which will be housing all courses beginning Fall 2013. Following are detailed instructions to move your materials from Moodle 1 (Now accessible via http://moodle1.wesleyan.edu or the Archive link in your Portfolio). Getting Material Off Moodle 1 1)      Open your […]

If you have more than 100 students in a Moodle 2 course, and if you use the LAE Grader Report, be advised that the report will show only the first 100 students. We are looking into a solution, but in the meantime instructors with large classes on Moodle 2 should use the simple Grader Report […]

With the broader issue now largely resolved, any Moodle-specific issues should now have been addressed. Please let us know if you find this is not so.

Wesleyan ITS has been made aware of a problem involving several campus systems, including but not limited to Moodle. We are working to fix the problem as quickly as possible and to keep everyone up to date.

As the semester kicks off, remember that your course may not yet be available to students. You can change the course availability in Moodle 1 or Moodle 2 by following the "Settings" link on your main course page. The "Availability" section is about three quarters of the way down the page. Just change the setting […]

On Tuesday morning, January 22, 2013 we will apply minor security updates to both Moodle 1 and Moodle 2. The process should be confined to the usual Tuesday-morning downtime (6:15am - 6:45am), and should not affect any functionality, but of course if you notice any oddities, please let us know.

One of the most common uses of Moodle is to share PDF files. When a user clicks on a PDF file link, Moodle sometimes tries to open its own PDF reader within the user's web browser. Unfortunately that approach causes problems for a number of users. In order to improve that experience we have changed […]

During fall 2012 we have been running a small Moodle 2 pilot while most of the campus continues to use Moodle 1. During spring 2013 we will continue to run Moodle 1 and Moodle 2 side by side, but we will be opening the Moodle 2 pilot to all interested faculty. There are many reasons […]

As the first day of fall classes draws near, many faculty will be opening their Moodle courses to their students, so this is just a friendly reminder that you'll find the availability setting for a given course by going through the Administration panel (usually on the left) to Settings > Availability. Change the drop-down in […]

Taking advantage of lower usage during the summer we have brought our Moodles (both 1.9 and 2.3) up to the latest. The changes are minor, so we don't anticipate complications, but please let us know if you find anything unusual.

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