A) Moodle LMS upgrade
Moodle Learning Management System upgrade from version 2.8.6 to version 3 will be rescheduled to the following period where all access to Moodle System will be temporarily suspended:
Date: August 14, 2016 (Sunday)
Time: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Teachers are advised not to set the due date of any Moodle related activities, for example, assignment or quiz on August 14 and August 15, 2016 as students will not be able to access the Moodle System on August 14, 2016.
Please note that a few Moodle plugin functions are not supported in Moodle version 3 (Please find more information at http://moodle-support.hku.hk/faq/any-plugins-disable-moodle-30) .
B) Moodle Turnitin assignment version 2 plugin installation
The current Turnitin assignment plugin running in Moodle platform is version 1 (V1). Moodle Turnitin version 2 plugin (V2) will be installed during the above Moodle upgrade period. The V2 plugin provides new good features like PeerMark for peer assessment. Please visit http://moodle-support.hku.hk/sites/moodle-support.hku.hk/files/pdf/HKU_M... for user guide on setting up Turnitin assignment V2 in Moodle.
Please be noted that teachers will not be able to create any new Turnitin V1 assignments in Moodle after 31 August 2016. Nonetheless, all Turnitin V1 assignments created before that day are not affected and are still available for access by teachers and students. Please visit http://moodle-support.hku.hk/faq/can-i-access-my-previous-turnitin-v1-as... for more detailed information.
For any enquiries on the above, please send email to eLearningTeam@hku.hk.