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May
4
Mark your calendar!
Posted by Blair Friesen on 04 May 2016 01:14 PM

Our annual Moodle upgrade is scheduled to take place at the end of July. We will be upgrading from Moodle 2.8 to Moodle 3.0. As is always the case, Moodle will be unavailable during the upgrade procedure, so mark your calendars!

Our Moodle server will go offline the evening of Tuesday, July 26 is expected to be back online by 4:30pm on Wednesday, July 27th.

Here are some of the changes you can expect, after the upgrade:




Sep
10
Welcome Back to Moodle!
Posted by Blair Friesen on 10 September 2015 01:53 PM

Welcome Back to Moodle!

In order to help make your return to Moodle a little easier, here's a list of the top things you need to know:

  1. We upgraded from version 2.6 to 2.8, in July.  For details on what's changed, check out this page in Moodle: http://moodle.vcc.ca/course/view.php?id=3931 (requires Moodle
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Jul
23
Moodle Upgrade Complete!
Posted by Blair Friesen on 23 July 2015 12:05 PM

The Moodle upgrade, from 2.6 to 2.8, has been completed! Thanks for your patience.

If you've not had a chance to review the changes, be sure to access check out the Moodle 2.8 Upgrade Project page.

Happy Moodling!


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Jul
21
Moodle Upgrade
Posted by Blair Friesen on 21 July 2015 03:49 PM

Moodle will be upgraded from version 2.6 to 2.8, beginning tonight, starting at 9:00pm.  During the upgrade process, Moodle will be unavailable. We hope to have it completed by the end of the day tomorrow, but it may take longer.  Follow us on Twitter for the latest updates.


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Jun
19
Moodle Makeover!
Posted by Blair Friesen on 19 June 2015 07:00 AM

As previously announced, VCC Moodle has undergone some slight visual changes.  It is highly recommended that you have a quick look at the a summary of these changes by working through the Essential Theme Lesson, in Moodle. This lesson should take you less than 10 minutes. Read more »




Apr
9
Moodle Spring Cleaning!
Posted by Blair Friesen on 09 April 2015 12:08 PM

Our Moodle server space is not infinite and occasionally we receive warnings that it is nearing capacity.  When this happens, we have to quickly delete courses or files to free up space.  We find courses that contain very large files -- usually video, audio or PowerPoint(tm) files -- and we contact the owner of the course to discuss what we can do with these files to clean them up.  We also search for old courses that haven't had recent activity and delete those.  These
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