@OpenUniversity Working to update several Modules for Moodle 2.0 (OUWiki, OUblog, ForumNG)

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Sam Marshall, a Moodle developer at Open University recently announced that the OU is working to update their popular contributed modules for use on Moodle 2.0.

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The OU contributions have been popular among modules and plugins from Moodle.org [http://download.moodle.org/stats.php] due to the additional features each modules adds to the basic/standard Moodle module version.  Open University is working to upgrade each of the three which are available for Moodle 1.9 at Moodle.org (links below), they include,

According to Sam’s update/post announcing the availability to Alpha versions,

If you’re familiar with these modules you will note that these are basically exactly the same as the 1.9 version except with support for the Moodle 2 attachments system. (So that, if we were actually running Moodle 2 here, I could actually attach files to a blog post instead of having to stick them on a random google docs site.) OU blog and wiki (but not yet ForumNG) also support the Moodle 2 portfolio API as well. All three support activity completion…

We hope to release ‘more tested’ versions of these modules after the OU deploys them in live systems this autumn.