The Design Thinking Journey: Create User-Focused Learning

Source: https://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/2570/the-design-thinking-journey-create-user-focused-learning by Lauralee Sheehan, Benjamin Martin In our work, we create custom learning solutions that aim to engage and delight our learners by being fresh, innovative, and, most importantly, human-centered. In order to do this, we use a design thinking framework that includes research and concepting to focus and inform the building of our learning experiences from the perspective…

What’s coming in Moodle 3.5 – the next LTS version of Moodle

Source: https://www.moodleworld.com/whats-coming-in-moodle-3-5-the-next-lts-version-of-moodle/ FacebookTwitterGoogle+ Moodle 3.5 is the next upcoming major version of the Moodle LMS. It is scheduled to be released in the second week of May 2018.  Like each major version release, every new Moodle version is packed with many new features and improvements. So, Moodle 3.5 will also unleash many new cutting edge features…

Don’t Be ‘square,’ Try This Radical Moodle Theme

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/dont-be-square-try-this-radical-moodle-theme/ https://moodle.org/plugins/theme_squared Moodler Gareth Barnard partnered up with David Bogner on a new to update the theme: “square,” perhaps one of the Barnard’s boldest theme creations. The Moodle Theme has awoken after a long hiatus to become Moodle 3+ compatible. To understand “square” and how it deviates from what is usually found in Moodle, the theme’s description offers a glimpse into the creators’…

How to enroll users automatically in a Moodle course upon completion of other course

Source: https://www.moodleworld.com/how-to-enrol-users-automatically-in-moodle-course-upon-completion-other-course-moodletips/ FacebookTwitterGoogle+ Moodle is the only one completely open source learning management system which can be expanded through Moodle plugins to meet any feature. The architecture of Moodle is designed to easily extend the functionality by the means of Moodle plugins. It’s also clear from the name Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. At present Moodle plugins directory has more than…

Check out the first major release of Fordson theme for 2018

Source: https://www.moodleworld.com/check-out-the-first-major-release-of-fordson-theme-for-2018-moodlethemes/ Fordson theme is one of the most popular and free Moodle theme which is continuously improved and supported. It is one of the most loved Moodle theme based on Bootstrap 4 framework. It is among one of the top 10 most downloaded Moodle themes. Chris Kenniburg – the developer behind this popular theme is…

Let’s edit your Moodle course in minutes!

Source: https://moodle.com/2018/02/02/lets-edit-moodle-course-minutes/ Are you a teacher or have a teacher role in a Moodle course? If you are, did you know that you can easily add to and adapt materials to help your learners? Recent versions of Moodle have streamlined Moodle’s editing features, making them more accessible and working well on different browsers and screen sizes.…

How to upload PowerPoint files in your Moodle Course? #MoodleTips

Source: https://www.moodleworld.com/how-to-upload-powerpoint-presentation-files-in-your-moodle-course/ Microsoft PowerPoint is the most popular tool for creating and delivering presentations. PowerPoint files are mainly used for sharing information and reports in online classes. The alternative software’s for Microsoft PowerPoint includes LibreOffice’s Impress and Apple’s Keynote. But how do you upload PowerPoint presentations in your Moodle course? Earlier, I have shared a presentation…

Wanted: Moodle Site Admins for GDPR-compliance testing

Source: https://moodle.com/2018/02/01/wanted-moodle-site-admins-gdpr-compliance-testing/ Moodlers in the European Union (and others who are interested), we’ve been working on supporting Moodle to be GDPR compliant and recently released a plan for this. Moodle HQ developers have been working with the community, a specialist lawyer and our own UX team to develop a set of features (initially implemented as plugins) which…

Moodle In Blackboard’s Reflections On 20 Years Of Learning Technology

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/moodle-in-blackboards-reflections-on-20-years-of-learning-technology/ “thinker” by jmettraux is licensed under CC BY 2.0 According to CEO Bill Ballhaus, Blackboard Learn is “the most complete and robust LMS available on the market today.” The past 20 years of Blackboard are summarized as: a digital environment that has now become second nature, a layer of interaction that guarantees intuitiveness and inclusiveness, so no peer…

9 Moodle Plugins To Spur A More Quantified Teaching Practice In 2018

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/9-moodle-plugins-to-spur-a-more-quantified-teaching-practice-in-2018/ “Quantified self” by Christopher Michel is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Not all of education’s most pressing questions have answers in the form of tidy sets of numbers that are easy to graph and scrutinize. This could be part of the reason analytics could actually kick off a “qualitative renaissance” of sorts within Moodle. But,…