The best #Moodle Modules and Plugins – Presentation by Rafael Scapin @rscapin

June 9th, 2016

Rafael Scapin, the Coordinator of Educational Technology, Teacher & Moodle Evangelist at Dawson College, Montreal has shared a presentation on the best #Moodle modules and plugins on slideshare. The workshop presentation was presented at the annual Moodle Day at Dawson College (Montreal). Read More

BigBlueButton 1.0 released with new polling, emoticons and improved video dock @bigbluebutton

May 18th, 2016

BigBlueButton, the most popular open source web conferencing system for online learning, has been updated to a new version 1.0 with improved features.

In a recent announcement on the BigBlueButton project blog, the BBN team announced the release of the new stable version after testing the beta version for more than 6 months. Read More

Vote for tracker issue – “Activity Chooser On/Off” should be removed from Moodle #MoodleTracker

March 10th, 2016

Activity Chooser On/off link which was introduced in Moodle 2.3, in order to combine the Add an activity and Add a resource menus into a single menu and avoid confusion for people coming directly from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2.3 onwards is now no longer required.

There is a Moodle tracker issue raised to kill this activity chooser on/off link as it is no longer required as per the Moodle tracker issue – MDL 53399. Read More

Cambridge University upgrades Moodle to 2.7

April 12th, 2015

In a recent news, Cambridge University has posted about their schedule of upgrading their Moodle from 2.5 to LTS version Moodle 2.7 The upgrade is scheduled on the morning of Thursday 16 April.

According to the official news: Read More started shifting their learning platform to Moodle from wordpress

March 16th, 2015 (Saylor Academy) is a non profit academy of open learning which enables you to fast-track your future with on-demand education as flexible as it is convenient. Since last few months they were working on updating  various components of their site and courses. Read More

New Block – Bookmarks (within book chapter)

March 14th, 2015

Bookmarks (within book chapter) is a very useful block available for Moodle 2.6 to 2.8 versions, which provides the functionality of user bookmarks creation within the text of Moodle Book chapter (So-called book pins within the text). This can also be used to leave personal notes onto desired locations within Moodle Book chapter. Read More