Moodle, the world’s open source learning platform, made the 3.1.2 Mobile release available on the 27th of July.
The 3.1.2 version has a range of exciting, new features; including the ability to submit assignments via the app, the addition of a rich text editor and the option of creating wiki pages from mobile devices. Improvements to gradebook and user profiles mean that Moodlers can now access important information from their mobile devices. See the full list of improvements and features in the Moodle Mobile 3.1.2 release notes.
Moodle Mobile 3.1.2 has given students greater flexibility with how and where they submit their assignments. The assignment module allows work to be submitted via the app and gives students the option of either writing text directly into Moodle or uploading attachments. Teachers that upgrade to the 3.1.2 version can view and download student submissions on mobile devices. The new, refined interface also displays detailed information on student submissions as well as allowing educators to add comments and feedback to assignments.
Improvements to gradebook now allow Moodlers to view their full grade data on mobile devices, giving users access to important information from anywhere. Both students and teachers can review comments, feedback and grades that are awarded on assignments.
Rich text editor
A new rich text editor is available for multiple functions on Moodle Mobile 3.1.2. Users can now utilise the editor when creating forum posts, attempting essay questions during quizzes, creating wiki pages and submitting assignments. This intuitive feature gives Moodlers the added control and ease of a what-you-see-is-what-you-get interface, making it easier to complete coursework on mobile devices.
Moodle Mobile 3.1.2 now gives users the ability to create new pages and edit pre-existing wikis off mobile devices, making it possible for anyone with a mobile device to participate in collaborative learning.
Give us your feedback on the app and the future developments you would like to see in Moodle Mobile. Join us in discussion on the Moodle for mobile forum and browse the list of mobile feature requests and bug fixes.