Learning Analytics tools available in Moodle #MoodleResearch #MoodleWorld

October 26th, 2015

In the recent plugins usage survey conducted by Moodle HQ, the statistics collected shows the usage of different learning analytics tools available in Moodle. There are a number of reports, blocks and other plugins for Moodle that provide learning analytics. Some are standard plugins (part of the standard distribution) and some are third-party plugins (available from the Plugins Directory). Read More

Our MOOC with Moodle: Paper review

April 9th, 2015

Michael de Raadt has released research paper written by Mary Cooch (Moodle HQ), Helen Foster (Moodle HQ) and Eamon Costello (Dublin City University) on the Moodle Research forums.

The research paper titled “Our MOOC with Moodle” describes how Moodle can be used for MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). The paper reports on a case study that showed the measured use of Moodle as a MOOC platform and describes a pedagogical approach that was employed to see the MOOCs success. 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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