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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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IBL Studios Issues an Open Source Badging Platform

The open badges community continues to grow through the development and implementation of open source software. What distinguishes IBL’s platform is that it is a fully-functioning, badge-issuing open source code that will work with multiple providers, including learning management systems.   It is fully OBI-compliant, multi-language, and tested across platforms. IBL premiered this server in […]

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Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants – NYTimes.com

“I don’t think education is about centralized instruction anymore; rather, it is the process establishing oneself as a node in a broad network of distributed creativity. Neoteny, one of my favorite words, means the retention of childlike attributes in adulthood: idealism, experimentation and wonder. In this new world, not only must we behave more like […]

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SIMILE Widgets | Timeline

Timeline allows web site creators to embed interactive timelines into their sites.  It requires only that visitors have Javascript enabled.  It’s often referred to as “Google Maps” for time. With this widget, you can make beautiful interactive timelines like the one below. Try dragging it horizontally or using your mouse-wheel. SIMILE Widgets | Timeline

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