A new version of Moodle is released with the developers stating that Moodle 1.8 is "a very high standard" and is "highly recommend production sites using older versions to upgrade to Moodle 1.8". Moodle is a course management system (also called a learning management system) and used by educators to build online learning communities.
The most significant new features in this version of Moodle include:
- Accessibility improvements (Complies with all major international standards in this area, including XHTML Strict 1.0).
- Moodle Network (Allows for cross-site roaming)
- Roles improvements
Additional changes and enhancements can be found in the Moodle 1.8 Release Notes. Downloads of Moodle 1.8 can be found on the Moodle Downloads page.