Presentation activity module update for Moodle 2.9 @matbury #MoodlePlugins

November 5th, 2015

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

Forum Discussion – Are rubrics really a good thing?

October 30th, 2015

Another good forum thread live on forums is “Are rubrics really a good thing? Upcoming webinar” started by Tim Hunt discussing views by different Moodle community members about using the rubrics.

The webinar by Emeritus Professor Sue Bloxham (University of Cumbria, UK) is scheduled on 4 November 2015 07:00 AM to 08:00 AM UTC. Read More

Discussion – The difference between online learning and classroom based computer generated material

October 30th, 2015

From last few days, a very good discussion is going on about the difference between online learning and classroom based computer generated material.

The forum thread has seen a lot of posts by famous Moodlers like Matt Bury,Tim Hunt, Viswanath Ratnaweera etc. on using the computer generated material in the Moodle like presentations. Read More

Article – Learning styles, Mindsets, and Adaptive Strategies

August 14th, 2015

Matt Bury has wrote an article on the topic “Learning Styles, Mindsets and Adaptive Strategies“. The article exposes one of the many negative effects of using learning styles questionnaires and encouraging learners to adapt their learning strategies to them. Read More