Moodle Community Developer Meeting May 2016- Recording available now #MoodleDev

May 20th, 2016

Video recording of the Moodle Community Developer meeting held on 11th May, 2016 is now available online. The agenda for the recently concluded community developer meeting was Read More

Moodle Plugins usage survey report is out! #MoodleResearch #Moodle

October 29th, 2015

Moodle Plugins usage survey which was conducted by Moodle HQ from 24 September onwards, Michael de Raadt the Research Director at Moodle HQ has published the report from the survey.

The plugin usage survey was closed on 21 October and seen a participation from more than 350+ persons all over the world. The survey and its results analysis were driven by a number of research questions as follows: Read More

Learning Analytics tools available in Moodle #MoodleResearch #MoodleWorld

October 26th, 2015

In the recent plugins usage survey conducted by Moodle HQ, the statistics collected shows the usage of different learning analytics tools available in Moodle. There are a number of reports, blocks and other plugins for Moodle that provide learning analytics. Some are standard plugins (part of the standard distribution) and some are third-party plugins (available from the Plugins Directory). Read More

Participate in the Plugins Usage survey 2015 and help focus development and MoodleCloud setup

September 22nd, 2015

Moodle Plugins usage survey 2015 is conducted by Moodle HQ in order to discover what plugins Moodle users use in order to focus development efforts and to determine how Moodle is used in different educational sectors. Read More

Teaching with MoodleMOOC August 2015 – Feedback and Actions

September 19th, 2015

Reflections from the participants comments submitted during “Teaching with Moodle” MOOC, which was just completed in the month of August 2015 successfully, are published on Moodle forums by Mary Cooch.

Here are some reflections based on participant comments as mentioned in the original forum thread: Read More

Do computers in schools help students learn? Share your views

September 16th, 2015

In a recent forum thread on forums, Michael de Raadt the Research Director at Moodle HQ has posted about the OECD report on Students, Computers and Learners. Its a report about computer use in schools and results in standardised tests for reading, mathematics and science. Read More

Usability report from University of Minnesota is available now!!

August 26th, 2015

The usability study which was carried out by Michael de Raadt during the MoodleMoot US 2015 (#mootus15) is available now from the forum thread here. Acc. to the forum post by Michael: Read More

Presentation – Big Data, Small Data, Trendy Data Moodle by @lewiscarr

August 20th, 2015

Another presentation by Lewis Carr is available on slideshare in which he shares the current state of Moodle usage from a sample of colleges, universities and businesses in 2015.

The presentation is a part of study being conducted by Lewis from past one year with the help of UK Moodle Community, FE Colleges, ex-colleagues, work-based learning providers, small businesses. Goals of the Project: To find out how we are really using Moodle and how we can use data to make predictions and shape the future of our online delivery. Read More

Article – Learning styles, Mindsets, and Adaptive Strategies

August 14th, 2015

Matt Bury has wrote an article on the topic “Learning Styles, Mindsets and Adaptive Strategies“. The article exposes one of the many negative effects of using learning styles questionnaires and encouraging learners to adapt their learning strategies to them. Read More