Now enjoy the BigBlueButton for more students on your MoodleCloud sites #moodlecloud @bigbluebutton

October 6th, 2016

Moodle HQ announced a more closely knitted integration of BigBlueButton – The open source web conferencing solution, and MoodleCloud – The free Moodle hosting by Moodle HQ, site users. Now, the Moodle for School site users can upgrade to more BigBlueButton users to access high quality web conferencing system in the MoodleCloud sites. Read More

eThink education partners with Blindside networks to provide BigBlueButton-BBN for online learning @bigbluebutton

June 28th, 2016

eThink Education – Moodle Partner from USA has announced their partnership with Blindside networks, the creator of the open-source web conferencing system, BigBlueButton, to provide their clients an easy access to BigBlueButton from within their Moodle system. Read More

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

Check out these videos to get started with Moodle for School #MoodleCloud

June 2nd, 2016

After the launch of Moodle for School few days ago, Moodle HQ has shared two video playlists for the beginner users which will help you to get started with the Moodle for Schools service. The playlists provides a brief walkthrough introduction about getting started with Courses and Plugins in Moodle for Schools service. Read More

Just In : Announcing “Moodle for School” by #MoodleCloud #Moodle

May 30th, 2016

In a recent announcement, Moodle HQ has announced a new initiative by MoodleCloud team i.e. “Moodle for School” dedicated for providing hassle free hosting services for schools. The service is mainly focused on primary and secondary schools (K-12) teaching and learning environment. 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

Missed #Moodledev meeting yesterday – Competency based education coming in Moodle 3.1

February 18th, 2016

Moodle Developer Meeting was organized yesterday and a lot of issues were discussed in the meeting like:

  • Competency Based Education in Moodle 3.1
  • Moodle Mobile and Integration
  • User Interface and stability
  • Moodle Developer course
  • Improvements in the Moodle Quiz

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Next Moodle Developer meeting on tomorrow 17 Feb 13:00 UTC #Moodledev

February 16th, 2016

Next Moodle community developer meeting will be held on 17 February 2016 from 13:00 UTC. The agenda for the developer meeting is as follows:

  • What does the launch of the Moodle Association mean for Moodle developers? – Martin Dougiamas, HQ
  • Competency based education – new subsystem coming to Moodle 3.1 – Damyon Wiese, HQ
  • Reusable element for inline name editing (MDL-51802) – Marina Glancy, HQ
  • Latest forms library improvements / development (MDL-52715) – Adrian Greeve, HQ
  • Recent changes to the quiz: Theme developers be aware – Tim Hunt, OU
  • Plans for supporting Moodle plugins in the mobile app – Juan Leyva, HQ

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MoodleMoot Canada – BigBlueButton roadmap by Frederick Dixon #mootca15

January 16th, 2016

Frederick Dixon, the product manager for BigBlueButton, the open source web conferencing system for on-line learning, presented about the future roadmap for BigBlueButton during the recent MoodleMoot Canada 2015 (#mootca15).

During the presentation Fred presented about how BBN works with Moodle and provide emphasis on current and planned features of BigBlueButton. The upcoming features include – HTML5, WebRTC, fullscreen mode, shared whiteboard, shared notes, closed captioning, synchronized video playback and breakout rooms. Read More

Gnomio versus Moodlecloud – which Moodle Hosting to choose for your first Moodle site #MoodleCloud #Gnomio

December 20th, 2015

Getting your first Moodle site running in moments is not a big deal now with having MoodleCloud – the free hosting service from Moodle HQ and Gnomio – free Moodle hosting by few moodle fans.

Both of the free Moodle providers have different pros and cons over each other like – MoodleCloud restricts you to only 50 users whereas Gnomio don’t restricts you whereas MoodleCloud has got limited plugins as compared to Gnomio. Read More