New Features in Moodle 3.0

This year’s version of Moodle includes a variety of new functions for faculty and students. From several new question types to easier section editing, the following features enhance Moodle’s versatility and usability.

screenshot of quiz question select missing words

Select Missing Words

The select missing words question type is one of four new question types added to core in Moodle 3.0

screenshot of online drag and drop words into blanks in text

Drag and Drop into Text

The drag and drop into text question type is one of four new question types added to core in Moodle 3.0

screenshot of drag and drop onto image question

Drag and Drop onto Image

The drag and drop onto image question type is one of four new question types added to core in Moodle 3.0

Screenshot of drag and drop markers question modeled with trombone slide positions

Drag and Drop Markers

The drag and drop markers question type is one of four new question types added to core in Moodle 3.0

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Show File Upload Date

A new file setting means teachers can now display the date a file resource was uploaded or changed, giving students a better user experience.

Screenshot of enrolled moodle users with expanded "Group" menu

Improved Filtering Options

On the Enrolled users screen, course participants may be filtered by last course access and not in any group. The no group option is also available from the Groups overview screen.

screenshot of Moodle topic with edit menu expanded

Easier Section Editing

Options for editing, highlighting, hiding and deleting sections are now combined into one action menu streamlining the course page and simplifying the editing process.