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September 27th, 2016

Moodle the most popular open source LMS in the world, has its own learning curve and many first time Moodlers often find it difficult to get started with it without a proper Moodle training.

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Mahara 16.04 is available now for download! #Mahara

May 2nd, 2016

New stable release of Mahara, the most popular open source E-Portfolio, i.e. Mahara 16.04 is available now as announced by Kristina Hoeppner (the maintainer of Mahara project) in a recent forum post in Mahara forums.

Mahara is a full featured web application to build your electronic portfolio as well as it provides you a social networking system which can be easily integrated with e-learning tools like Moodle, Sakai and Blackboard. Read More

Enrol users in a course after earning a badge using Badge enrolment plugin #MoodlePlugins #Moodle

December 14th, 2015

There may be situations when you want your students to enrol in a course only after passing the introductory course and earning a badge there.

Badge Enrolment plugin is another new plugin in the Moodle Plugins database extending the badge plugins set; which allows you to setup the enrollment criteria for your Moodle course such that the users can only enrol into a course when they have one or more required site badges. Read More

Increase student interaction by extending badge plugins #MoodleBadges

December 1st, 2015

Awarding badges in your Moodle course is a great way to increase the student interaction and motivating them. In the last few days 3 plugins related to badges are released in the Moodle plugin directory which allows you in extending the management and reporting of badges. Read More

Moodle Moot Virtual Conference 2015 starts from this Friday, August 7!!

August 4th, 2015

The 4th Moodle Moot Virtual Conference 2015 (MMVC15) @Wiziq is a free online annual event which is going to starts from this Friday i.e. August 7th, 2015.

The highlights of MMVC15 are: Read More

Stamp Collection activity module updated to version 3.2

April 18th, 2015

Stamp collection activity plugin by David Mudrak is a very popular plugin in the Moodle plugins database which allows a teacher to give “stamps” (i.e. picture with a comment, similar concept to badges) to students so they collect these stamps. The activity can be used in many ways, such as motivative bonus marks, absence marks, certification records etc. Read More

April 16: Moodle Mahara Meetup in University of South Australia, Adelaide

April 5th, 2015

This year’s Moodle Mahara Meetup will be held on 16 April 2015 at the University of South Australia, City West Campus, Adelaide. Moodle-Mahara Meetup will showcase diverse ways to support learning and development.

The presenters of the 2015 Moodle-Mahara Meetup (#MMMup) will showcase and share how they encompass the online learning ecosystem of Moodle learning management system and Mahara eportfolio system, coupled with: Read More

Hall of fame badges for students – MDL 49210

March 30th, 2015

Recently, one of the Moodler posted a new feature requirement about showing a hall of fame on the frontpage, showing users that have recently achieved a badge which is similar to showing a recently awarded block for badges.

In my opinion it will be a nice feature to have in the Moodle plugins as it will help in motivating students so that they can congratulate each other on their achievements. It could be a great motivational thing to encourage students to work harder than their classmates similar to the quiz results block. Read More

Research shows : Use of ‘digital badges’ in schools would motivate students

March 15th, 2015
According to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich, The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning.

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