Discovery: New Theme Coming in January 2017

Posted on by Lynette Sorenson

In January we will not only update our version of Moodle to 3.1, but will also introduce a new theme called SNAP.    If you are interested in being part of a “test” group who have access to this theme in the Discovery Sandbox, please send an email to

Here are a couple of videos showing the changes (you might need to adjust your speakers)

Introduction to SNAP

SNAP: Add Activities and Resources


  • Add cover image
  • Deadlines, Grading & Message visible on Home page
  • Click on your name to see profile
  • View Introduction when viewing course, links to other sections of course
  • Turn Editing button is gone, can always edit.
  • Blocks are gone:  Course Administration is available from Admin icon at top right of page.  Other blocks are available by clicking on Course Tools.
  • Search option
  • Gradebook : one horizontal scroll bar, names are always available
  • Gradebook: when adding grades via grade book you will need to Turn editing on, but grades are automatically saved


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