Teaching with Moodle into Week -3! With focus on Making the Grade #learnMoodle

August 22nd, 2016

The current edition of the official Learn Moodle MOOC i.e. Teaching with Moodle has now crossed its halfway mark and entered into the 3rd week. The popularity of the course has gone beyond leaps and bounds with more than 5700 participants from all over the globe. Read More

#LearnMoodle – Teaching with Moodle Week 2 kicks off with theme “Getting Involved”

August 16th, 2016

Teaching with Moodle MOOC also known as Learn Moodle MOOC has entered into the second week with more than 5.3 k participants (to be specific 5395 as on date)  from all over the world. The main theme for the second week will be “Getting Involved”. Read More

#Moodle plugins database now having more than 1200 plugins – #GreatCommunity

June 10th, 2016

Moodle, the most popular open source LMS on the earth, has again proven why it is so much popular among the educationists from all over the world. Now, Moodle plugins database has got more than 1200 plugins contributed by the efforts of the Great Moodle community consisting of individuals, Moodle partners and other organizations. Read More

Heatmap Block released for Moodle 2.7+ onwards #MoodlePlugins @salvetore

March 17th, 2016

Stable version of Heatmap block is released through Moodle Plugins database for sites running Moodle 2.7+ versions.

Heatmap Block is developed by Michael de Raadt, the Research Director at Moodle HQ and it was waiting for community feedback from last few days as covered in this post. Read More

Restrict access to course activities by password using “Restriction By Password” plugin #MoodlePlugins

February 16th, 2016

Now you can restrict access to all the course activities until a specific password is entered by the student by using the “Restriction by Password” plugin.

Restriction by Password plugin allows youactivities, to setup password access on all resources and activities in your Moodle course which will be requested from students before they can access the activity / resource for the first time. For subsequent access, the availability plugin remembers that the student has already given the correct password once . Read More

Moodle 2.7 Students presentation by Blackboard #Moodle2.7

November 26th, 2015

Blackboard has published a concise guide to using Moodle for students based on Moodle 2.7. The presentation covers the basic overview of Moodle, accessing courses, navigating to a course, moodle tools, and resources.

The guide is a very good resource for students to introduce them to Moodle and meddling around Moodle. It covers all basics items of Moodle like editing profile, participating in forums, taking quizzes and assignment and participants in the Moodle course. Read More

Moodle 2.7 faculty presentation by BlackBoard #Moodle2.7

November 17th, 2015

BlackBoard has shared the Moodle 2 faculty presentation based on Moodle 2.7 on slideshare. The presentation is a very basic reference guide for teachers/faculty to have a basic understanding about Moodle.

The presentation covers the very basic aspects of Moodle like what is a course, what is an activity, course layout, introduction to various Moodle activities and then goes to advanced topics like rubrics, gradebook course management, assigning roles etc. Read More

#iMoot15 – Moodle for Beginners and how not to use just PDFs my Meg James

October 8th, 2015

iMoot 2015 (#imoot15) which was held in between 28 May 2015 – 01 June 2015 has seen some great presentation from the Moodle community members from all over the world.

Meg James presented during the iMoot 2015 about using Moodle as a fresher and why you should just upload all PDFs in the course. Since Moodle is an LMS, so its better to have some interaction with your students rather than giving some bunch of stuff to read. She also presented about the alternates to using PDFs resources to make you Moodle course more interactive. Read More

New Plugin – Emit events from Moodle Logstore as xAPI statements using Logstore xAPI

July 24th, 2015

One of the recently released plugins in the Moodle plugins database is the Logstore xAPI which allows you to emits events from the Moodle Logstore as xAPI statements.

Moodle Logstore is a log of activities in Moodle. When you view a course, complete a quiz, or grade a student a log of that activity is recorded in the Logstore. The plugin uses these logs to produce xAPI statements and then sends (emits) them to an LRS that you can configure. Read More

10 key Moodle terms explained by Moodle.com

July 18th, 2015

Since some of the key terms in Moodle terminology can be intimidating for a new Moodler, so Moodle.com has published a quick list for the key terms to help newbies learn Moodle easily.

According to the original post (read the original post here and here): Read More