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Upgrade of Moodle and Panopto and New Moodle Courses for 2020-2021

1. Upgrade of Moodle

Moodle, the central Learning Management System, has been successfully upgraded from version 3.5.7+ to 3.8.2+ in July 2020.  This new version comes with a collection of system fixes and improvements over the previous version (see https://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_3.8.2_release_notes for details).
 

2.  Upgrade of Panopto

Panopto, the central Lecture Capture System, is supporting lecture recording and editing of videos captured in classes. Students can view the videos through the respective Moodle courses.  This System was upgraded from version 6.0 to 8.6 in June 2020.  The release notes on the new features of this version can be found at https://support.panopto.com/s/article/Panopto8-Release-Notes.
 

3.  New Moodle Courses for 2020-2021

2020-2021 Moodle courses are available to teachers and students. They can access these courses under the “My eLearning” tab of HKU Portal.

 

C P Lau
eLearning Team
Tel: 3917 8711
Email: cplaud@hku.hk