Lewis Carr (CEO and Founder of AdaptiVLE Ltd), has shared a nice infographic prepared for the MoodleMoot Ireland UK 2016 (#MootIEUK16) about designing Moodle courses for Mobile. The infographic is self explanatory and contains brief step by step instructions for creating a mobile friendly course with Moodle. Read More
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
For all the Moodle developers, designers, consultants Moodle Jobs database provides a wealthy information about new Moodle Jobs posted from different members all over the world.
The jobs posted in the Moodle Jobs database contains a variety of jobs like Part Time, Full Time, Contract, Remote location based etc. This week many job entries were posted in the Moodle Jobs database, few of them which caught my attention are as follows: Read More
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
Presentation activity module which is an activity module and maintained by Matt Bury has been updated to a new version which supports Moodle 2.7, 2.8 & 2.9.
Presentation module displays multimedia HTML5 presentations and slide shows in users’ web browsers. A web friendly and more feature rich alternative to MS PowerPoint and PDF. However, presentations must be uploaded to moodledata via FTP and you’ll need to learn some basic HTML to create presentations for it. Read More
PoodLL, one of the best and most downloaded plugin in the Moodle plugins database which adds audio and video recording functionality to Moodle, is going to be a premium plugin soon.
Justin Hunt, the PoodLL guy is also conducting a survey on the premium plugin model for PoodLL, so if you interested then you can fill out the survey form here. It is only 8 questions long, so it will not take that much time. Read More
Essential theme, one of the most popular themes in the Moodle themes database has been updated to another new version by the theme maintainer Gareth J Barnard. However, for Moodle 2.9 it is still in Beta version only but now without annoying ‘Development version….’ message. Read More
JW Player multimedia filter which allows using JW Player for playing HTML5 and flash content, including RTMP/HLS steams and is currently being maintained by Ruslan Kabalin and Tony Butler has been updated to a new version 0.3 with fixed bugs and fixtures.
The filter is designed to achieve consistency of the player appearance in all major browsers and mobile platforms. The player supports flash fallback, providing more devices and formats coverage than either HTML5 or flash can handle alone. The filter also supports RTMP and HLS streams. Read More