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Moodle 2: It's aliiiive!

 
 
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Moodle 2: It's aliiiive!
by Moodle Administrator - Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:55 PM
 

Greetings Beloiters!

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We have been testing the new version of Moodle over the past couple semesters and we are now a go! The change is scheduled to happen on Tuesday, June 4. Moodle will be unavailable that day as we put on the finishing touches. If everything goes well it should be available again on June 5.

We are currently running two instances of Moodle (1.9):
https://bcmoodle.beloit.edu (old Moodle)
https://bcmoodle.beloit.edu/groups (old Moodle Groups)

We also have two pilot instances running Moodle 2.x software:
https://bkmoodle.beloit.edu (Moodle pilot)
https://moodlegroups.beloit.edu (Moodle Groups pilot)

The plan is to replace the two old instances with two instances running upgraded software on Tuesday, June 4.  When this happens:
  • old Moodle will be given a new URL of https://bcmoodle2012.beloit.edu
  • the Moodle pilot wil be given a new URL of https://moodle.beloit.edu
    We will set up a redirect from "https://bcmoodle.beloit.edu" to this address through the end of the Fall 2013 semester.
  • the Moodle Groups pilot will be given a new URL of https://moodlegroups.beloit.edu
    We will set up a redirect from https://bcmoodle.beloit.edu/groups to this address through the end of the Fall 2013 semester.
 
Please make sure to update any bookmarks or favorites to the new URLs. Please stay tuned for announcements about training opportunities. If you would like to read about what is new in Moodle 2, please checkout this link: http://tinyurl.com/moodlewhatsnew 
You can also check out the updated Faculty guide: http://tinyurl.com/moodlefacultygiude

As a reminder, all of the courses currently in https://bcmoodle.beloit.edu/groups are scheduled to be moved to the Moodle Groups pilot during the week of May 20.

If you have any questions, please contact me at rexj@beloit.edu, x2456.
 
Happy Moodling!