New OER survey : Opening the textbook – Educational resources in US higher Education 2015-16

July 27th, 2016

Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG) published a new report relating to the OER usage in US higher education titled “Opening the Textbook – Educational Resources in US Higher Education“. The report shows that OER is not a driving force in the selection of materials. Read More

Amazon launches free platform for learning materials – Amazon Inspire

July 1st, 2016

Amazon, the giant e-commerce retailer is poised up to enter the educational publishing market with the launch of Amazon Inspire – a free platform for sharing learning materials. The platform allows the teachers and others to post and share education resources online without any membership fee or any cost. Read More

Check out these Database presets to enhance your #Moodle course #OER

June 29th, 2016 is a great resource site to share all the free content and courses with other Moodle users all over the world. Recently Sarah Ashley – Instructional Designer at Rutgers University shared 6 database presets which allows you to create different varieties of Database activity in your Moodle course. Read More

Moodle Feature request – Display file license info in your Moodle course MDL-53025 #Moodle @indirakoneru

May 7th, 2016

During the first MoodleMoot India 2016, Dr. Indira Koneru who delivered a great presentation about “Promoting Access to OER through Moodle”; had suggested to show up the File license information like Creative Commons license and Copyright License in Moodle course wherever its possible.

Martin Dougiamas has also agreed to the feature requested as Moodle is already collecting a lot of information about the file license but those are currently hidden in the database. Read More

Enhancing pedagogy via open educational practices by Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani #OER

February 29th, 2016

Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani who is a psychology teacher at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Vancouver, BC presented about “The future is open: Enhancing pedagogy via open educational practices“.

Dr. Jhangiani serves as an OER Research Fellow with Open Education Group and Associate Editor of Psychology Learning and Teaching. He is also the author of the two open textbooks. Read More

Share your Moodle Book resource on GitHub with Moodle Book GitHub tool #Moodle @djplaner

December 10th, 2015

David Jones, Academic at University of Southern Queensland, has shared a presentation titled “Opening up and enhancing Moodle books with GitHub, ePub, etc.”  The presentation covers the work done by David as a part of Moodle Open Book Project for the Moodle Book GitHub tool. Read More

Free Course – How to design and facilitate an online course

September 3rd, 2015 is a great resource to share all kinds of Open Educational Resources (OER) like courses, quizzes, database etc. Here you will find courses which you can download and use it on your own Moodle site, enroll and participate and other useful materials. Read More

Free Moodle course – Foundations of (Agile) Software Testing

August 21st, 2015 is the best platform to share the OER Open Educational Resource. It includes the free content and courses shared by Moodle users all over the world.

Recently one good Moodle course on “Foundations of (agile) software testing” was shared on the site where you can enroll for free and participate in the course. Read More

Free Moodle course – Start your own business

August 4th, 2015 is a very good platform to share the Open Educational Resources (OER). There are lot of courses and other Moodle related content which can be used inside the course and saves you a lot of time. Read More started shifting their learning platform to Moodle from wordpress

March 16th, 2015 (Saylor Academy) is a non profit academy of open learning which enables you to fast-track your future with on-demand education as flexible as it is convenient. Since last few months they were working on updating  various components of their site and courses. Read More