Find Your Way Around Moodle 3.4 With This Official Playlist

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/find-your-way-around-moodle-3-4-with-this-official-playlist/ If you cannot follow the official “Learn Moodle 3.4 Basics” MOOC to completion, or are interested in helping others get introduced to Moodle and its newest features, Moodle HQ has released a 32-video training playlist, its largest yet. Borrowing the layout of previous courses, the Moodle 3.4 videos begin with “Finding your way around: Moodle…

Why We Need to Focus on Personalized Learning

Source: https://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/2549/why-we-need-to-focus-on-personalized-learning by Jeff Batt JANUARY 10, 2018 “In eLearning, we tend to make one-size-fits-all courses. We don’t tailor the content to give individual learners options to explore topics they are unfamiliar with, and to advance if they already know a topic. We need to get past this one-size-fits-all eLearning and look at ways to create tailored…

Marc My Words: Ask 10 Questions Before Starting Instructional Design

Source: https://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/2547/marc-my-words-ask-10-questions-before-starting-instructional-design Column by Marc Rosenberg JANUARY 9, 2018 “No doubt there are more questions you can think of as you kick off your new project. But these 10 questions are good starters. On the very first day, during your very first conversations, don’t just be an order-taker. Get ahead of the process, and get the answers…

Enhanced Analytics Tools, Moodle Users Association’s First Voted In Project For 2018

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/enhanced-analytics-tools-moodle-users-associations-first-voted-in-project-for-2018/  https://moodleassociation.org/mod/page/view.php?id=548 With a comfortable advantage over 7 other titles including “UX Redesign for Course Restore” and “Advanced Grading for Workshop” (second and third, with over 20,000 votes each), the project “Fix analytical tools for random quiz questions for consistency across use cases” has been voted as the Moodle Users Association’s (MUA) focus of the 2017 July-December…

Gamification, Moodle, And You (And Moodle HQ’s Adrian Greeve) in 2018

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2018/gamification-moodle-and-you-and-moodle-hqs-adrian-greeve-in-2018/ Ever since the early 2010s when gamification began permeating more aspects of user interactions, the Moodle community started to show its interest, excitement, and healthy skepticism about the possibility of adding a “game layer” on top of education. Moodle HQ’s Adrian Greeve has been a witness of its ebbs and flows, he shares in an interview for moodle.com. For him it…

How can Moodle’s Gradebook improve the platform’s usability for teachers?

Source: https://moodle.com/2018/01/05/can-moodles-gradebook-improve-platforms-usability-teachers/ January 5, 2018 Did you know each course in Moodle has its own gradebook which can be accessed from the grades link in the navigation drawer? The gradebook contains the grades for each student in the course. By default, students and teachers can see this link and students can use it to can access…

Moodle in 2032: The past, present and future of the world’s most popular LMS

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/moodle-in-2032-the-past-present-and-future-of-the-worlds-most-popular-lms/ As Moodle celebrates its 15th birthday, I’m thrilled to see the community which I originally found to be so inviting, vibrant, and exciting to be a part of, has only continued to grow and evolve into one of the largest education focused communities in the world. Over the last decade, I’ve witnessed a lot of change in Moodle…

We talk all things gamification with Moodle HQ’s Adrian Greeve! 

Source: We talk all things gamification with Moodle HQ’s Adrian Greeve! – Moodle.com   We talk all things gamification with Moodle HQ’s Adrian Greeve! December 22, 2017 We’ve heard a lot about Gamification of learning as an educational approach to motivate students to learn by using video game design and game elements in learning environments.…

Using Video for Learning: New eLearning Guild Research

Source: https://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/2537/using-video-for-learning-new-elearning-guild-research by Stephen Haskin DECEMBER 13, 2017 “Video use is now common; the report provides insights into this use, and also gives readers a basis for comparing their use to the ways others are using video for learning.” There’s no question that video for eLearning is becoming mainstream. Just how mainstream is it? Who is making…