Moodle 3.4

NOTICE: Beginning Summer 2019, all courses will be offered exclusively on Canvas. Only Moodle archives will be available after Spring 2019. 

What’s New in Moodle 3.4

Beginning with May intercession and Summer Session, Cal State LA will be upgrading to Moodle version 3.4.

To access the new Moodle 3.4 version:

Moodle 3.4 MyCalStateLA portal icon
  1. Log into the MyCalStateLA Portal at
  2. From the Quicklaunch Menu, click the orange Moodle 3.4 icon.
  3. You should then be launched into the new Moodle 2018-2019 environment.


To access older Moodle versions:

When logged into Moodle, you will find the links to previous Moodle versions under the Previous Moodle versions block located on the upper right hand-side.

Previous Moodle versions block
To copy content from a previous version of Moodle:

Note: Moodle courses from winter 2016 to fall 2018 have been restored to Canvas. They can be access in Canvas through the All Courses link after clicking on the Courses global navigation icon. These courses have [RESTORE] as part of the course title and are located under the Past Enrollments section.

New features in Moodle 3.4:

Visit to see a complete list of new features within Moodle 3.4:  A Moodle 3.4 Overview video is also available for quick reference to new features. We continue to recommend Mozilla Firefox browser or Google Chrome browser for a positive experience when using these features.

Activity navigation

Moodle activity navigation makes it easier to move from one course activity to another.

activity navigation links

Calendar management improvements

Events can be easily created, updated, and deleted.  Event can be dragged and dropped to a different day.

calendar management improvements

Select submission file type

Restrict which file types you will accept to complete a Moodle Assignment, or Workhop.  Decide which media files can be uploaded.
select accepted file types

Mark activities as complete

Activities completion can be overridden by teacher to complete course activity completion report.

mark activities as complete

Efficient user management

Enroll, search, filter, and bulk update users from a single screen.

User management