Overview of Moodle 3.2

  Key New Features of Moodle 3.2 Better navigation with Boost A new responsive themeBoost improves navigation within and between courses. Easier editing with Boost Gear menus in the new Boost theme enhance the editing experience. User-friendly messaging and...

The Deeper Learning Cycle

The Deeper Learning Cycle:- Knowledge as the foundation Rereading content again and again, taking notes “cramming”, we have all done this but Brown, et al.,(2014) suggest these strategies are a waste of time. Many teachers and students alike intuitively think that...

Digital Success Summary

Digital Success Overview Last month, McGraw-Hill Education released the findings of its 2016 Digital Study Trends Survey, the latest edition of an annual report that looks at how college students use digital learning technology. The study confirmed a trend that we’ve...

Digital Expo Wigan

Destination Digital   Last week, my business partner and I had the opportunity to attend #Destination Digital This FREE event was for people in business, education and health in Wigan Borough, where leading experts explained what digital means and how it can...

Conditions and Restrictions: Advanced Course Setup

Moodle:- Conditions and Restrictions: Advanced Course Setup This is the case study of two self-paced courses with personalized learning paths. Grade conditions, group and grade restrictions implied in two levels created a sophisticated online course. This presentation...

Mistakes to avoid when selecting a LMS

 Mistakes eLearning Professional Should Avoid When Selecting A New Learning Management System Does it offer the reporting features I need? Will it be compatible with my third-party eLearning authoring tools? Can it keep my data safe and secure? Weighing your needs...

Uptake of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

The LMS market glacier is melting….Phill Hill…..a summary If you look at adoption rates by schools, just one category continues to consume the majority of edtech attention and budgets in higher education: the much-maligned learning management system (LMS)....

7 Top LMS Trends 2016

Some of the key trends in LMS across the Globe Beginning in 2011, the growth rate of the e-Learning market amounted to 5.1% in North America, 6% in Western Europe, 8.2% in the Middle East, 14.6% in Latin America, 15.3% in Africa, 16.9% in Eastern Europe and 17.3% in...

Moodle 3.0 For Trainers

Moodle for Trainers A free manual on….. How to create design and develop  dynamic and interactive Moodle content for Moodle 3.0. using best pedagogical practice. Moodle for Trainers Based on over 10 years of practical experience working with Colleges (Winstanley...

Knewton “Mind-reading robo tutor”

Enter the omniscient, cloud-based robo tutor. “We think of it like a robot tutor in the sky that can semi-read your mind and figure out what your strengths and weaknesses are, down to the percentile,” says Jose Ferreira, the founder and CEO of ed-tech...

Using a Knowledge Survey In Moodle

What is a knowledge survey “A standard Knowledge Surveys consists of many questions that cover the entire content of a course. Questions cover all levels of Bloom’s scale of thinking. (From low-level to high-level cognition, the scale goes from knowledge,...

Designing aesthetically pleasing Moodle courses

When you’re working online and you access a text heavy web-page that scrolls for 5 pages, what is your initial reaction? To most of us, a text-heavy page filled with a long list of resources and activities is not inviting or enticing. The same is true for students and...

Using Open Digital Badges On Moodle

One of the best ways to encourage learner progress or course completion and to add value to your course is to provide some way of certifying that an individual has legitimately pass the course. Certificates, diplomas, etc. are all ways to do this, but in...

Recycle Bin Documentation For Moodle 3.0.1

Because it was Joe’s #MoodleWish that came true, we’ve been following the progress of the Recycle Bin for Moodle since he first lamented about it in 2013. The plugin fulfillment of this wish by Skylar Kelty have been a wonderful edition to the plugin...

Blooms Sigma 2 Problem (Part 1)

Blooms Sigma 2 Problem In the June July Edition of Educational Researcher, Volume 13, No. 6, Bloom published the findings research by two of his doctoral students.  This research compared student learning under the following conditions of instruction. The comparison...

Using Open Digital Badges On Moodle

One of the best ways to encourage learner progress or course completion and to add value to your course is to provide some way of certifying that an individual has legitimately pass the course. Certificates, diplomas, etc. are all ways to do this, but in today’s...

Moodle plugins directory: PDF submission

This allows a teacher to annotate and return PDF files that have been submitted by students. Teachers can add and position comments and draw lines, ovals, stamps, rectangles and highlights onto the student’s work, from within the browser. Sourced through...

Moodle plugins directory: Advanced Forum

Moodlerooms is proud to release Advanced Forums, which enhances Moodle Forums by providing teachers and students with quick, simple views into the forums and their discussions. Allowing users to sort and search discussions easily and in multiple layouts is key to...