The Liberal Arts Edition for Moodle 2.8.5 has been released by the Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project (CLAMP) on the heels of the minor release from Moodle.org.
This release does not include any new features for LAE but does include the security updates and fixes introduced in both 2.8.5 and 2.8.4. LAE version 8.0.3 is available for download at http://www.clamp-it.org/blog/. In addition to LAE for the newest minor releases it is also available for Moodle 2.7.7 and 2.6.10.
About the Liberal Arts Edition
LAE for Moodle includes several enhancements and plugins designed by the Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project to further their institutional missions via Moodle. These include Anonymous Forums, Auto-creation of groupings for groups, Improved metacourse UI, and Per-course resource display options, in addition to several contributed modules such as Filtered course list, OU dates report, Roster Report and more.
Additional information on the membership-based organization is available at http://www.clamp-it.org/about-2/. Over 35 liberal arts colleges are now part of the consortium.