Conditional activities are a game changer in my opinion. It is an excellent new feature of Moodle 2 that will bring independent learning to a new level for Moodle users. For those not familiar with the concept, the introduction of conditional activities means a “teacher” can set it that their “student” will not be able to progress to topic B,before completing topic A to a specified standard e.g. achieve a certain grade in a quiz or read a document or powerpoint document.
They are incredibly easy to set up and numerous screencasts have already found their way onto YouTube. Here are a few of the better screencasts on this topic