Grading Moodle Forums (New, Improved, and Easier Than Ever!)

Lambda Solutions

Forums help build community and social learning by connecting learners to each other so they can discuss concepts, work on projects, problem solve, and share ideas. Online discussions are a great way to increase engagement in online learning.

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9 Common Moodle Reports to Know for Multitenancy Moodle/IOMAD

LearnerScript

Multitenancy Moodle and LearnerScript. Multitenancy in Moodle Learning Management System (aka Moodle LMS) is a big deal in many aspects of eLearning. IOMAD, Workplace, and some Corporate LMSes are the best examples of multitenant Moodle platforms.

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Moodle Installation Guide Pt 2 | Moodle Course Creation & Management

Lambda Solutions

Course Creation in Moodle. There are a few best practices to follow when it comes to creating Moodle courses. Keep students engaged by having activity based courses (with assignments, and quizzes), or socially based (with forums, chats, and wiki’s). Moodle How to MoodleHere are some things to consider. Sticking to only one delivery method can cause boredom, but changing up the delivery method keeps the mind stimulated.

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6 Reasons Why Everyone Loves Moodle 2.8

Lambda Solutions

Now that Moodle 2.8 is on its third minor release (Moodle 2.8.3)—we’ve Moodle 2.8 is hands-down the best version of Moodle yet and we couldn’t be more excited to share how you will benefit from the new and improved features. With Moodle 2.8 , users are reaping the benefits of significant enhancements to gradebook, forums, analytics and the overall usability across all devices. Moodle plugins Moodle

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[Part – II] 15 Significant Metrics, Their Importance in Moodle Analytics

LearnerScript

Here is the second part of the two series blog “ 15 significant metrics in the Moodle analytics. ”. Learning through the Moodle platform is somewhat different from what happens through other learning management platforms. Forum engagement rate.

11 Simple Hacks to Know for Effective Moodle Analytics

LearnerScript

Moodle Learning Management System (LMS) is a rock star eLearning platform. In this blog, we’ll get acquaintance with, if you’re not familiar with them, some key aspects in Moodle analytics. #1. The eLearning through the Moodle platform is competency-based learning.

Moodle 2.5 running and OK

Moodle Journal

Well we have a Moodle 2.5 As we have been using a system of certification for training for the Moodle courses that I run here at the College using Bronze, Silver and Gold, I thought lets give badges a try and that worked really smooth also, a nice surprise for the other members of the course when they next logged-in. I like the idea of having a choice of Forums and set one of those up and have already noticed that it is attracting some engagement from my colleagues.

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Moodle Alternatives

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a Moodle alternative? Is your business currently using Moodle to create your online courses? Of course, there are some obvious benefits – above all else, Moodle is free, open-source software. Maybe you decided to spend a separate fee for hosting through Moodle, but find the server resources limiting. Most businesses care about how they present themselves online, and Moodle falls short in that regard.

What’s a Certified Moodle Partner? Advantages of Working with an Expert Moodle Host

eThink Education

Moodle is the most widely used Learning Management System in the world. The Moodle platform boasts more than 100,000 implementations and serving more than 145 million learners worldwide. One of the reasons Moodle is so widely adopted, and one of its primary advantages, is that it is open-source and free to download. This means that the cost to support Moodle is much cheaper than the proprietary closed-source solutions on the market. Moodle Hosting Options.

The eThink Impact: How We Support the Moodle Community Globally

eThink Education

As the world’s leading open-source Learning Management System (LMS) , Moodle empowers millions of educators wit h a highly functional, flexible, and interoperable digital learning solution that’s flexible enough to meet needs across all educational levels and industries.

Supporting Company Culture with Moodle™

eThink Education

Use your Moodle Learning Management System (LMS) to constantly scale and update your training programs. With Moodle, you have the ability to create learning opportunities for your employees that can be done virtually anywhere and at any time as learning is streamlined in a digital environment.

Do you recognise the 4 early warning signs of poor Moodle course design?

The eLearning Nomad

Some (mostly tech inclined) people get hung up about the linearity of Moodle, so let me just briefly mention it here before tackling learning design. Moodle is designed in a way which encourages designers to create learning paths or journeys. If you’re designing a course that focuses more on individual learning and you and your target group aren’t so much into linear, there are many ways to use a more ‘boxed’ approach in Moodle too. Instructional design Moodle

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4 essential Moodle plugins to make your course look great

Educraft.tech - Technology meets Education

Moodle is currently one of the most, if not the most, popular Learning Management System out in the market, and the best thing about it, is that it is completely free. This article enlists some of the best Moodle plugins you can install in 2020. In Moodle 3.9

RSC Moodle Roundtable

Moodle Journal

I went along to an RSC Moodle Forum round table in London yesterday that posed the question ‘What makes for a good Moodle activity’. MS Word template for making Moodle quizzes The description of the tool makes it sound very interestingthough I must admit to not having tried it out yet. This template is intended for quiz creators like me who do not likeawkward Moodle mechanism for quiz authoring and prefer familiar word processorenvironment.

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5 tips for setting up a course in Moodle – VET, RTO, tertiary sector

eLearn Help

Are you setting up or reviewing your courses in Moodle? Here are 5 tried and tested Moodle tips. 5 Moodle tips. In Moodle two easy ways to make this work are: A quiz (Moodle quiz or embedded H5P). The book activity is one of the most underrated features on Moodle.

Don’t use the Moodle groups setting for online team work

The eLearning Nomad

When designing eWorkshops in Moodle, I never use the groups setting in forums. Instead, I create a separate forum for each team. I’m sometimes challenged for keeping the forums open and visible to all. When team forums are hidden, it’s quite disconcerting for people to see three quarters of the whole group ‘disappear’ The page ends up looking empty and the community spirit, which a facilitator has been able to nurture, fades away.

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Don’t use the Moodle groups setting for online team work

The eLearning Nomad

When designing eWorkshops in Moodle, I never use the groups setting in forums. Instead, I create a separate forum for each team. I’m sometimes challenged for keeping the forums open and visible to all. When team forums are hidden, it’s quite disconcerting for people to see three quarters of the whole group ‘disappear’ The page ends up looking empty and the community spirit, which a facilitator has been able to nurture, fades away.

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Taking Your Moodle Site To The Next Level with eThink Academy’s Build a Better Moodle Course

eThink Education

What is the Build a Better Moodle Course? eThink’s Build a Better Moodle Course is the latest facilitated session brought to you by eThink Academy. This course teaches participants how to craft a Moodle course just like they would build a home, working from the foundation through the intricate design details. At the end of this course, participants will learn how to craft sturdy, functional, and attractive Moodle courses.

Moodle training news

Moodle Journal

sessions for our Moodle vle. Of all the aspects in using the vle that we covered today -Forums and Chat seemed to attract the most enthusiasm and time, all very good, and often amusing. A comment that drew a somewhat frowned expression, to which I replied - book into my Moodle phase 3 training program, you will enjoy it.

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Make the Most of New Moodle Features with eThink Academy

eThink Education

Make the Most of New Features is an eThink Academy course that is offered around new Moodle upgrades in order to help Moodle users understand how to maximize the enhancements found in version upgrades. Moodle mobile updates: Changes to Moodle mobile including the new pricing tier.

What’s in a Moodle

Saffron Interactive

A lot of people in e-learning and beyond have been asking us about Moodle recently. And it’s no longer just universities, colleges and schools which are using Moodle-based online learning environments. Increasingly, the corporate LMS is a Moodle-based LMS. Private sector ears pricked up when they heard that Moodle was adaptable, easy-to-use and above all, open source. Every day Moodle grows new functionality. Forget about him, Moodle just wants you.

Choosing between Moodle and a SaaS learning platform like aNewSpring

anewspring

Choosing between Moodle and a SaaS learning platform like aNewSpring. A lot of our customers ask us the question: ‘What is the difference between Moodle and aNewSpring?’ The first part of the answer to that question is that Moodle and aNewSpring have a lot of similarities. Many of our customers have worked with Moodle before they switched learning platforms and started using aNewSpring. What will do you use Moodle or aNewSpring for?

Articulate, Moodle, and SCORM

eLearning Blender

You've got Moodle and Articulate now you want them to talk to each other using SCORM. One of the most common questions I see in forums, twitter, and blogs is how to use SCORM so that the results of eLearning courses developed with articulate can be tracked in the Moodle gradebook. While it is a fairly simple process, many eLearning developers run into problems tracking scores for Articulate courses in Moodle. Related Posts: Using SCORM with Adobe Captivate and Moodle.

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Open-Source Learning: How Moodle Makes Learning Accessible & Adaptable

eThink Education

Moodle LMS: Open-Source Learning for Everyone. With over 140 million users across the globe, Moodle is the world’s most widely used Learning Management System. This free, modular, open-source learning solution is supported by a growing community of experts and users around the world who collectively contribute to the code by suggesting improvements and writing plugins that can be adopted into the core product by Moodle HQ , the nonprofit headquarters located in Australia.

Taking Your Moodle Site To The Next Level with eThink Academy’s Build a Better Moodle Course

eThink Education

What is the Build a Better Moodle Course? eThink’s Build a Better Moodle Course is the latest facilitated session brought to you by eThink Academy. This course teaches participants how to craft a Moodle course just like they would build a home, working from the foundation through the intricate design details. At the end of this course, participants will learn how to craft sturdy, functional, and attractive Moodle courses.

Phased Moodle training

Moodle Journal

If you have been following this blog, then you will have read that last year marked the start of a new rollout strategy for our Moodle vle to staff at the college. Looking at the resource take-up however proved that in the main, teachers while being prepared to utilise the system for assignment hand-ins and uploading of content for distribution, and in so doing removing much of the need for printing, little use has been made of facilities such a forums, glossaries, quizzes etc.

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Managing Moodle for Association Members at ASAE Technology Conference

Web Courseworks

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Association Forum of Chicagoland provide opportunities to reach the over one million associations operating nationwide. At the upcoming ASAE Technology Conference being held in Washington DC on February 11 th -12 th , I will be sharing my knowledge on the open source learning management (and content management) system called Moodle. What is the Global Moodle community, and who are the USA Moodle Partners?

Will Moodle 3.2 Change Your Perspective of Moodle?

CommLab India

Moodle users are no exception – there have been unhappy users in the past, but the latest release, Moodle 3.2, The old Moodle has been described as clunky and outdated – even ugly. Over the years, things have changed and Moodle developers have been working tirelessly to make it modern, intuitive, and user-friendly. Let’s look at how Moodle 3.2 Navigation and User Interface: Moodle 3.2 Moodle 3.2 Moodle 3.2 Moodle 3.2 Moodle App 3.2:

3 Reasons Why WordPress is Better than Moodle

LearnDash

Taking a page out of the WordPress model, Moodle’s free and open-source offering is an attractive option for organizations big and small… but is it the best? Moodle is a major player, but that doesn’t always equate to the best option. I am by no means claiming that WordPress based LMS should be chosen over Moodle in all situations – that’s silly as we all know that a one-size fits all approach isn’t really practical.

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Publishing a responsive project to Moodle (Html only)

Adobe Captivate

Right now im struggeling to 1) publish my project as a html-only version and get it to work on moodle (optimally with LMS SCORM 1.2). Secondly, when I upload the zip to our Moodle and use the build-in “learning package” option it only chooses the flash files. So far the only option I found to use captivate on moodle together with LMS is ths learning package. Uploading the index.scorm.html file as a “link/url” to moodle works but not with lms.

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‘Discussion forum': don’t let the name of the tool put you on the wrong learning design track

The eLearning Nomad

They’re usually called discussion forums or discussion boards and are the most commonly used tool for answering questions as well as for any conversations we have in an online learning space. To keep with the name, discussion forums are generally used for a discussion activity. The term discussion forum implies that the tool has to be used for discussions. Universities make it compulsory to post in online course forums because, without the threat, people don’t do it.

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Moodle: Email Notfication Problems

eLearning Blender

A very common theme in the Moodle forums is problems with email notifications for things like submitted assignments, forum posts, graded assignments, etc. I was having issues with email notifications only working every once in a while and I finally had time to dive into the Moodle community and research the issue. In my research I found that there are two common problems Moodle admins have with email notifications. Tags: Moodle LMS

New Features of Moodle 3.1 that Make it the Favorite of Learning Experts

CommLab India

Moodle, the open source Learning Management System (LMS) released its latest version – 3.1 – in May 2016. Forums, workshops, and lesson activities provide unique learning experiences for learners. Watch this video for an overview of the features of Moodle 3.1. Now, let’s get into the details of new features in Moodle’s latest version. Moodle 3.1 The ‘ Publish as LTI ‘ tool in Moodle 3.1 The global search option in Moodle 3.1

Moodle and eFront side-by-side

eFront

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. Here, though, is one significant difference between Moodle and eFront. Moodle’s courses are built from a series of “activities” (ie.

Moodled - at last

Learning Rocks

For a while now I've wondered just how good Moodle is. This afternoon I finally managed to get my head around the tweakery that was required, courtesy of the volumes on the subject in the very useful Moodle forums, and so I have a working install of Moodle. For a reasonable assessment of Moodle and its prospects, here's Darren Sidnick of Ufi/learndirect. open source tools Moodle LMSs

Moodled - at last

Learning Rocks

For a while now I've wondered just how good Moodle is. This afternoon I finally managed to get my head around the tweakery that was required, courtesy of the volumes on the subject in the very useful Moodle forums, and so I have a working install of Moodle. For a reasonable assessment of Moodle and its prospects, here's Darren Sidnick of Ufi/learndirect. Tags: open source tools Moodle LMSs

Open Source LMSs Facts and Insight

eLearning 24-7

Moodle Alternatives according to some sites . Type in Moodle Alternatives on a search engine, and a slew of sites pop up. Here is a sampling of those vendors on the (“Alternative to Moodle). It does note Moodle as free, but jumps quickly into Moodle Cloud- fee based.