FoxTALE upgrade planned in late August

FoxTALE will be upgraded from Moodle version 2.2 to version 2.4 from Sunday, Aug. 25, at 8 a.m. to Monday, Aug. 26, at 8 a.m., to stay in alignment with updates at FoxTALE will not be available during this time. No preparation is required by faculty. (Please note: We have changed the schedule for this event).

Here are some of the highlights of the new version:

  • All icons will change. See the mapping from old to new icons (
  • Assignments will be enhanced and have a new look and feel. There is only one type of assignment with many customizable features. See the new assignment features (
  • Existing assignments will be automatically converted to the new format. No action is required.
  • Drag and drop files from your computer onto your course home page. The files will be added as resources.

Also, sign up for one of the FoxTALE labs we are hosting Wednesday, Aug. 28, in Newberg and Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Portland Center.

Old FoxTALE available until Aug. 31: This is a reminder that old FoxTALE ( will be available until Aug. 31. If you have additional course sites that need to be copied from old FoxTALE to new (current) FoxTALE, please contact the IT Service Desk.

If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk.

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