Moodle and eFront side-by-side


This article has been reposted from the Wyver Solutions blog. The original article may be found here: [link]. For many years, Moodle has been most people’s port of call when looking for an open source LMS (or Virtual Learning Environment in the education sector). Yes, there are many others, such as Atutor , Dokeos and Sakai , but they just haven’t had the same impact as Moodle. Personally, I’ve developed a love-hate relationship with Moodle.

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties - Technology meets Education

This article will focus on how technical and pedagogical difficulties can be beaten, as management difficulties can be largely solved through the inclusion of students into an LMS (Learning Management System). Such asynchronous training platforms, called LMS, are Moodle, Edmodo, CanvasLMS and others. Some of the most common technical difficulties that a teacher may encounter in synchronous learning are the following: Before the lesson: Microphone failure. Articles


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SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?


has one value to hold the status of the lesson – ‘lesson_status’ – and this can be passed, failed, completed, incomplete, browsed, or not attempted. This was not ideal as instructors wanted to know, for example, if the learner had gotten through the entire lesson (completed) but not passed the quiz (failed). SCORM 2004 addressed those issues by splitting lesson_status into ‘completion_status’ (completed/incomplete) and ‘success_status’ (passed/failed).


Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Moodle muddle - Learnforever , July 10, 2010 As mentioned in an earlier post , my organisation is implementing Moodle as its learning platform. However, while pleased with the platform, I have been surprised by the limitations of Moodle’s course authoring capability. All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month.

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SCORM 1.2 vs SCORM 2004 – which is better?


has one value to hold the status of the lesson – ‘lesson_status’ – and this can be passed, failed, completed, incomplete, browsed, or not attempted. This was not ideal as instructors wanted to know, for example, if the learner had gotten through the entire lesson (completed) but not passed the quiz (failed). SCORM 2004 addressed those issues by splitting lesson_status into ‘completion_status’ (completed/incomplete) and ‘success_status’ (passed/failed).


How to teach online? Useful and easy tips to follow - Technology meets Education

This article will not focus on the necessary characteristics that modern teachers should have, as recorded in a previous article, but will instead focus on practices that have the potential to enhance one's ability to teach and work from home in general. Their flawless operation should be checked before the lesson begins so that the teacher may prevent potential malfunctions during their usage. During the lesson, be prepared for problems that users are going to face.

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eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. A lesson can only be either video or text with an image. Either one of those options can include a download which will show in the course outline and not the lesson itself.

Personal Learning Network 3

eLearning Blender

An assignment for my "Tech for Teaching" class at SDSU requires us to follow Ed Tech related blogs on our reader than write up a summary of what we learned from reading these posts and how these lessons apply to our professional goals. This is the third of 3 Personal Learning Network reports on some lessons I have learned lately through blogs I follow in Google Reader. A valuable tool in implementing a blended training approach is the learning management system, Moodle.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

For example, there is a Moodle module for starting a Dimdim session directly from within Moodle. In terms of promoting learning, employees could use blogs to write first-hand accounts of case studies, lessons learned, project debriefings, travel tips and cultural customs. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Online Training Library Review

The eLearning Coach

Even though many courses are several hours long, they are organized into short lesson segments. A particular lesson might only last five minutes. Currently there are courses for Captivate 4, Adobe Connect, Flash (many hours), Moodle, Camtasia, and PowerPoint. You can usually test drive a few lessons for free. Tags: RECENT ARTICLES REVIEWS SOFTWARE REVIEWS

Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

In this article, you would be exploring why video is still considered an integral and superior tool for learning and development. Between the widely spread internet, battery enabled mobile devices and electrical grids, the video lessons can be accessed and viewed just about anywhere in the world [4]. This allows widespread learning of the lessons that were geographically isolated once.

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4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. . An open-source solution such as Moodle or Totara Learn allows you to seamlessly incorporate gamification tools that focus on addressing specific pain points of learning for your industry or organization. There are some instances of leaderboards in Moodle, too. Moodle automatically gives certificates to learners upon finishing a certain activity.

4 Ways To Gamify Your Online Training Course

eThink Education

In this article, we’ll share 4 gaming techniques commonly used in various types of online courses. . An open-source solution such as Moodle or Totara Learn allows you to seamlessly incorporate gamification tools that focus on addressing specific pain points of learning for your industry or organization. There are some instances of leaderboards in Moodle, too. Moodle automatically gives certificates to learners upon finishing a certain activity.

5 Ways to Incorporate Social Learning in Your Training

eThink Education

This article will answer the following questions concerning social learning: . In addition, social learning can also be competition-based , giving learners the opportunity to earn badges or rank in leadership boards through gamified lessons.

2018 Top 5 Product updates


Check out more on this awesome new feature in our help article. The Document Upload template is a super versatile lesson template that has many uses. You can use LTI to add content to your existing LMS, such as Canvas, Moodle, Blackboard to name a few. As 2018 is drawing to a close, we take a look back at the Top 5 product updates that have been implemented for online training in our authoring and LMS all-in-one platform this year. 1. Zapier Integrations.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

In this article, she talks about the journey towards digital learning in academic settings and offers some key lessons she has learned along the way. As I worked on improving my technology skills, here are some lessons I learned along the way. Tools should also be easily and seamlessly integrated into frequently used learning management systems like Blackboard, Moodle, Canva, etc.

5 Things To Consider When Shifting To Remote Workplace Learning

eThink Education

Certain roles will require specific onboarding, certification or compliance processes, and detailed Instructor-Led lessons or hands-on collaborative projects for certain departments can often be challenging to transition to an online environment. The Shift To Remote Workplace Learning.

What can you learn from a chatbot?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

If I type 'discrimination' I get 3 articles (see image) The brain bot op Twitter. If you define learning broadly as "the process that leads to improvement in the capacity of people '(see Illeris ) with a cognitive, emotional and social component you could say chatbots help you find the right information, and hence the cognitive component (think of the CNN bot helping you find articles). Or "MOODLE chatbot".

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Building a Contemporary Learning Ecosystem with Moodle and Totara In today's robust elearning landscape, there are a multitude of different technologies, tools, and strategies that can help engage the modern learner. This webcast is based on the ATD Press book, "Leadership Lessons for Any Occasion: Stories of Our Mothers" (December 2018). XD’s a great prototyping tool that can be used in a number of ways, including storyboarding your lessons.

Tips for Creating an Effective Digital Government Training Program

eThink Education

This article will focus on what you need to know to leverage your Learning Management System (LMS) if you’re facilitating Learning and Development for a government organization. . Open source options (like Moodle and Totara ) offer powerful functionality that you can use to provide exceptional training on these topics and more. Tools like the Lesson module , custom SCORM content, or h5p allow you to build unique learning opportunities into your site easily. .

Top 5 LMS for K-12 Education

Hurix Digital

Also Read: 10 Benefits of Moodle-based Learning Management System (LMS). Here, in this article, we discuss the 5 best LMS for K-12 education. This LMS is designed to allow K-12 educators to create interactive lessons and provide instructions in a highly visual and contextual setting.

How To Build Your Own Online Course Platform

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

and then you have open-source options like Moodle, WordPress, and others. Its drag and drop course builder, advanced quizzing modules, and drip-feed support for lessons make it extremely easy to create course content and control its distribution. Gamification enables you to award Badges and Certificates to students when they complete a Lesson or Course. Ever imagine what a world it would be if there weren’t eLearning?

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Yes, mobile moodle for iPhone is eminent, we will release open source code soon - Ignatia Webs , February 25, 2010. Moodle Pros and Cons Update - eLearning Blender , June 1, 2010. Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets - LearnNuggets , May 20, 2010. New Experiments in e-Learning - Moodle Journal , September 19, 2010.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. As a refresher , here is an article on What is Learning Analytics ?). This is how learning analytics works within the context of your organizational learning management system (LMS): Learning management systems, like Moodle and Totara , collect a vast amount of user data. Watch and Learn even more with our video on Analyzing lesson activity data to build better eLearning !

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

See the article in the New York Times: Online Schooling Grows, Setting Off a Debate Despite enthusiastic support from parents, the schools have met with opposition from some educators, who say elementary students may be too young for Internet learning, and from teachers, unions and school boards, partly because they divert state payments from the online student’s home district. All the projects provided standalone, asynchronous lessons.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Lessons in Learning, e-Learning, and Training: Perspectives and Guidance for the Enlightened Trainer and Designing World-Class E-Learning : How IBM, GE, Harvard Business School, And Columbia University Are Succeeding At E-Learning These have been very valuable to me in the way I think about how and where elearning can be most effective. The book builds on the 4C/ID model described in the 2002 article that John Curry linked to.

How to Hire a Web Development Technology Partner for Your WordPress LMS Website Project with WisdmLabs


That’s what I’ve found out, and I see a lot of people learn that lesson the hard way. I don’t know, it was a couple of years ago somebody on your team interviewed me for an article, and they really put a lot of work into it. Okay, why did you choose Moodle, by the way?

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

We now have tools like Moodle (a virtual learning environment), they add extra dimensions to e-Learning. Social constructivism principles are at the fundamentals of Moodle. We added assessments to see if the learner learned his lesson well. We have set our first steps on the path of game based learning and virtual worlds in order to offer learning in a more attractive way and let people experience more instead of just reading the lesson.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

These two resources came to mind: For more on the spacing effect, be sure to read this 2006 article by Lars Hyland: Less Learning More Often. Dan Roddy recently shared a link to a great article on tips for writing in a more conversational tone. I havent forgotten those lessons, but the knitting lessons obviously didnt stick. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Learning Management System


Thanks to this, there’s no shortage of articles with titles like “The XX Best Learning Management Systems”, “XX Tips to Choose the Best Learning Management System”, “How to Choose the Right LMS” or “Recommendations on choosing an LMS”. Why, then, did I feel it was necessary to write yet another article on this topic? In addition, those who make it to the end of the article will receive a nice bonus as the cherry on the cake.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Blog posts provided a guiding theme and then pointed to a web resource such as a YouTube video, or a podcast or a news story article or a case study. LMS is fine for the boring stuff We did use the LMS only to grade lessons and assignments. We also had the mobile quiz results tracked thru the LMS - Moodle, in our case. I recently conducted a one-month leadership development program at Harbinger Group.

5 Reasons Why Associations and Training Companies Should Use an eLearning Platform

eThink Education

In this article, we’ll explore a few key elements around eLearning that membership-based or b2b companies should consider. Now, there are more options than ever to plug-and-play into your learning programs to help variegate courses and lessons. This can help to deepen the lessons and improve the impacts of eLearning. By giving learners recognition for completing lessons, associations can create even more interactivity and a positive feedback loop.

How to Choose the Best Instructional Design Tools: 9 Things to Consider

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of the most important factors to consider when choosing software for creating online courses , but before we get there, let’s see what kinds of ID tools you might need. Potential vendors: iSpring Learn LMS, Moodle, Blackboard 9 Factors to Consider When Choosing an ID Tool. Think of what types of training content can be most useful in your case: video lessons, quizzes, software simulations, quizzes, or all of these?

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

eLearning 24-7

But for this article the focus will be on those school districts and K-12 LMS vendors (many who are lost in really “getting it”). Lesson plan and/or path for student. Basically allows teachers not only from that school district and/or schools to share lesson plans, materials and so forth, but also with other teachers from other districts, etc. Moodle. Ahh, my friend Moodle. I have a few wonderful posts on Moodle you can read here and here.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

She’ll provide lessons learned in driving change through interactive communication and give examples of employee communications practices designed to foster engagement—and with it, performance. Lessons learned in driving change through interactive communication designed to foster engagement. Thursday, November 15, 2018, 10AM – 10:30AM PT: Master Class Series: Your Guide to Building Moodle Quizzes Assessment is a key component of learning because it helps students learn.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform


Just Google the phrase “LMS software” and you will see thousands of links to different products, services, and articles claiming to offer an eLearning platform or an LMS tool. This article aims at clearing the same though. Trust me, you will know after reading this article that why can’t you afford to overlook these features in your personalized LMS software. Just take Moodle for example. What is LMS software?

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world - Ignatia Webs , June 15, 2010 First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. You’re tasked with outlining an eLearning lesson.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Overall, I thought this article was a good read, although I found the title a little misleading. This article focused more on what instructional designers should not be (lone gunmen). Hi Cammy, I wish you had brought up the part of the article where I do talk about my vision for IDs in the future. My article points to the notion of Instructional Designers developing an agreed upon semantic language for defining learning content and events.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. Using Twitter in a face-to-face Workshop - Social Media in Learning , May 2, 2010 I’ve just been reading yet another article that expresses the view that Twitter is a trivial, inconsequential tool and has no place in learning, so I thought I’d write this posting on my experiences of using Twitter in a face-to-face Workshop.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Thanks for the the well-written article. Our e-learning site is using moodle. If the assessment and lessons are separate SCOs, then (depending upon the LMS) the student may need to complete all SCOs before the course can be marked as complete. I think having a lesson level pre-assessment may be the better approach and easier to implement in an LMS. The students can pass out of some lessons and be required to review others. The Rapid Elearning Blog.