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The future of Moodle

Martin Dougiamas is best known as the founder of Moodle, and leading the team of software developers at the heart of the Moodle project. His major goal for the future is to improve the quality of education by encouraging social constructionist and collaborative practices within online learning communities.

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10 Ways to socialise your Mahara ePortfolio

10 Ways to socialise your Mahara ePortfolio from Mahara Hui Pascale Hyboud-Peron at Mahara Hui in Auckland on 10 April 2015 https://maharahui.org.nz/course/view.php?id=3 Sourced through Scoop.it from: fr.slideshare.net See on Scoop.it – 21st Century Assessment

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How Open Badges scaffold a better learning design and improve ePortfolio management

Presentation by Dominique-Alain Jan (Lausanne University of Teacher Education, CH) at Mahara Hui in Auckland, New Zealand, on 9 April 2015. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.youtube.com See on Scoop.it – 21st Century Assessment How Open Badges scaffold a better learning design and improve ePortfolio management from Mahara Hui

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The Evolution of SmartEvidence in Mahara

The last code update (15.01) I applied to my Mahara eportfolio site (folioz.ca) I noticed a new annotation block and¬†wondered what the function was. It seemed devoid of a context and duplicated the function of the feedback block, so I started digging around to learn more. Reading through the change log and the tracker website […]

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Scaffolding ePortfolio use

Presentation by Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst IT) at Mahara Hui in Auckland, New Zealand, on 9 April 2015. Scaffolding ePortfolio use from Kristina D.C. Hoeppner   Slides are available at http://slides.com/anitsirk/scaffoldin… and http://www.slideshare.net/4nitsirk/sc… (download) Licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0

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Moodle 2.9 Release Highlights: Overview

Source: www.youtube.com Moodle 2.9 features a user-friendly redesign of the user-interface for the benefit of teachers, students and new Moodle users to create engaging learning environments. With improvements to the functionality, UI, course editing and lessons, this release is our best to date. Familiar features are reintroduced with updated titles for the common simplicity of […]

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12 Easy to Follow Tips for Moodle Quiz Creation

Quiz is one of the most popular – and powerful activities in Moodle. Alongside its many standard features, there are over 80 Quiz plugins allowing you to customise it to your needs.  1. Word your questions wisely: The challenge from … Continue reading → Source: moodle.com See on Scoop.it – Moodlicious

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Open Source web conferencing software BigBlueButton v0.9.0 released!

Big Blue Button Interface

  I am very excited to see v0.9.0 released even though I¬†have been running and testing it for many months now. Now that it supports running on current versions of Ubuntu and has an HTML5 client in the works this has developed into a powerful teaching resource. It even claims to be able to support […]

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Moodle Tin Can Launch Plugin

The Tin Can Launch plugin for Moodle(https://github.com/garemoko/moodle-mo…) allows you to launch Tin Can content and track that content to an external LRS configured in Moodle. The plugin then pulls data from the LRS back into Moodle to feed Moodle’s completion tracking and give the learner that little green tick! This short video gives an overview […]

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LMS Industry User Research | Capterra

Capterra surveys over 100 Learning Management System users to uncover how they find, purchase, and use their LMS software.   The most popular LMSs among respondents track very well with our previously published research on the subject. Moodle was far-and-away the most used, with SumTotal/Skillsoft a close second, and Blackboard and Cornerstone vying for third. Source: www.capterra.com See […]

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