The FPU learning management system (LMS) Moodle upgrade implementation is well underway and will be getting a much-needed makeover this summer. The upgrade will bring a new look-and-feel and an enhanced teaching and learning experience to FPU’s learning platform.
The Moodle 4 upgrade is scheduled to begin with the summer session on Monday, May 15, 2023. Moodle will be inaccessible for part of the day while the upgrade is applied. This date was very carefully chosen to minimize disruption to courses, grading, and registration with respect to all academic populations and calendars.
All courses and content will appear on the new Moodle 4 site once the upgrade is completed. Faculty teaching a summer course should have any existing course content transferred prior to the Moodle 4 upgrade. After the upgrade, there may be some minor changes to styling of elements that may need to be addressed due to the new look of the site.
The following is a quick overview of the new features and tools that will become available following the upgrade:
Yes! The upgrade is vital to maintaining a healthy and vibrant learning management system for teaching and learning at the university. Our current Moodle installation is out of date in 3 primary ways: