Automated testing for Moodle administrators by Damyon Wiese

November 10th, 2015

Damyon Wiese, the Moodle community member from Australia presented during the MoodleMoot Australia 2015 (#mootau15) on the topic “Automated Testing for Moodle Administrators”.

The video recording for the presentation session is now made available by Moodle HQ which is worth watching of just 15 minutes and if you are a Moodle site administrator then it can be invaluable to watch this recording and implement automated testing for your Moodle site. Read More

Using Moodle to have a democratic discussion about Digital Citizenship within school communities by Casper Pieters – #mootau15

September 23rd, 2015

A wonderful presentation by Casper Pieters about using Moodle to have a democratic discussion about Digital Citizenship within school communities was given during the Australian Moodle Moot 2015 (#mootau15).

The presentation is a must watch for the teachers to understand the basics of Digital citizenship and the crux of the presentation comes at around 8:20 minutes when Casper describes about the Digital Citizenship policy to be implemented in the schools before the students are allowed to access the school’s network. Read More

#mootau15 – Bulk creation of parent accounts by Stephen Blackwell

September 19th, 2015

MoodleMoots are a great resource for all the moodlers in a country to get socialize and learn from each other’s experience. In an another video from the MoodleMoot AU 2015 Stephen Blackwell describes the way to create parents accounts in bulk on your Moodle site. Read More

#mootau15 – “Engaging kids today” – by Dan Haesler

August 18th, 2015

Another video from MoodleMoot Australia 2015 (#mootau15) by Dan Haesler is on the topic of “Engaging Kids Today – It’s about Pedagogy, not just Technology “.

Dan Haesler is an international keynote speaker, educator, writer and consultant. Working with schools across the country around issues of engagement and wellbeing, he is passionate about equity in education and engaging our hardest-to-reach kids. Read More

MoodleMoot Australia video sessions playlist

August 11th, 2015

The videos from the Australian MoodleMoot are available now on youtube which includes the following videos:

  • The New Moodle [Keynote] by Martin Dougiamas,
  • The power of face-to-face learning with Moodle by Don Hinkelman,
  • Encouraging engagement with technology by Barbara MacFarlan,
  • Using Moodle for our Future Builders by Brett McCroary &
  • MoodleMoot AU 2015 Hackfest by Damyon Weise

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Youtube Video from MoodleMoot Australia 2015 Hackfest – Javascript, Ajax, Templates

July 27th, 2015

Damyon Weise has posted a video on youtube from the Hackfest which was organized during the MoodleMoot Australia 2015 earlier this month.

The video contains the overview of the recommended Javascript integration into Moodle code, AMD modules, Grunt, templates. Read More

Youtube Video – Using Moodle for our Future Builders by Brett McCroary

July 23rd, 2015

Here is very useful video from MoodleMoot Australia presented by Brett McCroary from TAFE Illawarra, on the use of Moodle for future builders.

The video explains about the usage of blended learning method instead of the traditional hands on training model to increase student numbers, allow greater flexibility and to improve completion rates. Read More

Presentation – Security in Moodle Plugins

July 9th, 2015

Marina Glancy, the Development Process Manager in Moodle HQ has shared a presentation about the security in the Moodle plugins during the MoodleMoot Australia (#MootAu15).

The presentation includes the typical security vulnerabilities and their probable remedial actions like Cross-site scripting (XSS), Cross-site request forgery (CSRF), Privilege escalation (incl. unauthorised access), Information leakage, SQL injection, Command-line and code injection, Illegal files access, Denial of service, buffer overflow, timeout, etc. Read More

Do you want Progress Bar in Moodle Core?

July 8th, 2015

There is a talk during the MoodleMootAU (#MootAU) to include the best student’s progress tracking block in the Moodle core i.e. Progress Bar in the Moodle core.

If you wish the same then you need to retweet one of the tweets by Martin Dougiamas. Read More

Get Free Moodle Hosting through MoodleCloud

July 6th, 2015

In an electrifying announcement in the Australia Moot (#MootAU), Moodle’s founder Mr. Martin Dougiamas announced about the free Moodle Hosting for everyone service by Moodle HQ.

According to the official MoodleCloud site: Read More