MOODLE vs CANVAS : FEATURE COMPARISON

Paradiso

Understanding Moodle versus Canvas. Moodle - It is an open-source learning management system designed to offer the best experience to learners that provides unprecedented data security. Users of Moodle LMS have the choice of installing their Moodle account on cloud or server. Cloud based platform called Moodle cloud, can be can be set up in minutes, is scalable, and has a host of standard features available for instant use. Moodle vs Canvas: The Outcome.

Getting Started with Moodle | Planning for Success

Lambda Solutions

Here’s the scenario: You are about to setup your Moodle LMS installation, and you aren’t sure where to start, what to consider, or what you should know. The good news is if you are outsourcing your Moodle hosting - which is the recommended method - the Moodle installation process will be taken care of for you. Moodle How toIntroduction.

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Advantages of WordPress over Moodle

LearnDash

For a while now, Moodle has been the world’s most popular open-source learning management system. Lately, however, Moodle is becoming rather stale. Unless you are a skillful programmer, removing the clunkiness that Moodle has out-of-the-box can be quite the task. A seasoned learning professional, Patrick and I shared a similar viewpoint on the advantages of choosing WordPress over Moodle. What are the advantages of using WordPress over Moodle?

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Moodle Installation Guide Pt 1 | Planning for Success

Lambda Solutions

Here’s the scenario: You are about to setup your Moodle LMS installation, and you aren’t sure where to start, what to consider, or what you should know. The good news is if you are outsourcing your Moodle hosting - which is the recommended method - the Moodle installation process will be taken care of for you. Moodle How toIntroduction.

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Migrating Moodle

Moodle Journal

The last couple of weeks including the usual half term have certainly been busy given that we took the opportunity to move a Moodle vle from a Linux to Windows platform. Being a merged college as we are, we now have two instances of the Moodle running on a single server and it all seems to be holding up extremely well. Of course if you are running Moodle yourselves then you will no doubt also be running other integrated applications and in our case that’s LAMS and Mahara.

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Zoola Analytics: New Servers, Moodle 3.7 support, and more

Lambda Solutions

- 1 MIN READ -. Zoola Analytics is on a continuous release cycle, meaning that we are always working on and adding new features. We often share features that you can interact with directly in our Zoola Newsletter; this month we are taking a look under the hood to share some of our more hidden work that makes your work in Zoola faster and easier. Analytics

Moodle VS Paradiso LMS: Who is Leading the Race

PSB

This blog depicts the dynamics between Moodle VS Paradiso LMS and its integration with the systems. Let’s Begin with the Comparison of Moodle and Paradiso . Moodle is an acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. Moodle VS Paradiso LMS Comparison.

Moodle VS Paradiso LMS: Who is Leading the Race

PSB

This blog depicts the dynamics between Moodle VS Paradiso LMS and its integration with the systems. Let’s Begin with the Comparison of Moodle and Paradiso . Moodle is an acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. Moodle VS Paradiso LMS Comparison.

Moodle VS Paradiso LMS: Who is Leading the Race

PSB

This blog depicts the dynamics between Moodle VS Paradiso LMS and its integration with the systems. Let’s Begin with the Comparison of Moodle and Paradiso . Moodle is an acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. Moodle VS Paradiso LMS Comparison.

Running Turnitin for Moodle

Moodle Journal

There were some technical difficulties with getting the installation to actually work in our version of Moodle , but I am more than pleased to say that Turnitin were really helpful in getting over those problems. Setting up a Turnitin Activity Student assignment submission Checking for Similarity Using GradeMark If you are interested in taking a look, I have placed the first of these onto a local web server, which you can see from here.

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To be or not to be Moodle

eLearning 24-7

Right now you are probably in one of three camps when it comes to open source LMSs, specifically Moodle: Huge fan and most likely have it. And you may be thinking, okay, here it comes – here comes the “hate” with Moodle. . Moodle has a very hardcore fan base and I applaud that. . This is Moodle’s core audience. But there are plenty of folks on the corporate side that are using Moodle too. from Moodle community.

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.

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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Moodle: the LMS for everyone

Course Index

Courseindex.com provide a suite of services around Moodle. What is Moodle? Moodle (acronym for modular object-oriented dynamic learning environment) is a globally supported open-source learning management system used by schools, universities, workplaces, training organizations and other sectors. Moodle needs to be installed on a server or servers along with its database. Courseindex.com are experts at all things Moodle.

Should You Switch from Moodle to LearnDash?

LearnDash

It’s now easier than ever to switch from Moodle to LearnDash. Of the options available, Moodle is one of the most established learning platforms. However, despite (or perhaps because of) its history, Moodle has failed to modernize enough to keep pace with developments. As a result, many users are considering making the switch from Moodle to another LMS. So with that in mind, let’s take a closer look at Moodle. How to switch from Moodle to LearnDash.

Moodle Mayhem

eLearning 24-7

Many people are turning to open source LMS/LCMSs solutions, including Moodle without knowing ahead of time, the potential challenges that might befall them. This is not an end all for Moodle and these systems, rather just some points to think about, before moving forward. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environmen t. Much has been written about the pros and cons of Moodle. Evil Realities of Moodle – Tech Demons.

Kineo Insights Webinar: Kronos Moodle Case Study

Learning Visions

The following are my notes from Part 2 of the webinar: Our Journey: Harnessing Moodle to Deliver Customer Training Kronos – Scott Severn and Lynn Bennett – manage the customer training team for Kronos. Scott and Lynn are with customer services group and deliver training to customers – through Moodle. Today: How we’re using Moodle from customer usability. Why we chose Moodle as a platform. Decided to stay with Moodle. Vastly changed the Moodle’s look and feel.

Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. Much has been written about the pros and cons of Moodle. You can host it on your server or on an outside server (can also be seen as a con). If you host on an outside server, many will install it ahead of time for you and have the experience in doing so.

Moodle and Corporations: A Match Made in Heaven or Terrible Twosome?

Paradiso

In trying to think of an appropriate analogy for Moodle and business I got to thinking – why do so many companies choose Moodle? What this article aims to do is give those that are looking into Moodle as a possibility, or are poised to commit to it, a bit more information to help them make the right choice for their company. Going to the opening of a new bar and getting a free beer is one thing, but downloading Moodle as a free, fully-functional LMS?

Encore – Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

People have asked me about Moodle and the benefits or cons regarding the product. Several months ago, I wrote an article on Moodle and as such, decided to re-post it. I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. Now, here is the Encore of Moodle – B4 you Say Yes – Know the Pros and Challenges. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment.

How Amazon Web Services Works and Why We Use It

Lambda Solutions

It's no secret that updating server infrastructure hardware can be costly and inefficient. For precisely this reason, more and more individuals and businesses are choosing to work with cloud computing services, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), to house their server infrastructure. LMS Basics Moodle Features Totara Learn Features

Moodle training for JISC

Moodle Journal

Ran an Introduction to Moodle course for JISC on Feb 28 for 15 delegates, a good session espite some server blips. I have one request to service regarding granting access to our own Moodle system for evalution purposes. Looking forward to the West Midlands Moodle user group meeting, where I am intending revealing some of my own trial recommendations as part of my presentation

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Moodle Experimentation Scare

eLearning Blender

I freaked myself out this morning after making a small change which took down all of my sites on the same domain as my experimental moodle. Yesterday I installed Moodle using Fantastico on my hosted web server account and everything went great. I had one notification in Moodle telling me that I needed to change a setting in the.htaccess file. I decided to type in the line of code that the Moodle notification told me I needed to change. Tags: Moodle LMS

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

Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

Since Moodle is the most popular open source LMS, let’s consider it for our discussion. Say, you want a professional grade Moodle installation for an ongoing basis. Server Set- Up (One time Cost – Range $3000 – $5000). Installing an open source LMS on just any server hardly takes an hour, but assuming that your data is critical, this might not be the correct way to go. What if the server is down, who will take care of data backup?

Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

I blogged recently about the development of the Nanogong and the Riffly audio-visual plugins for Moodle 2.0. Today, I'm pleased to announce that an old - that is, well-established -Moodle plugin is now freely available. As a commercially-available utility, it offered well-rounded enhancements to the fairly basic Q-T capabilities of the Moodle platform. The program will create the Web pages for you, and you can then upload them to your server.

Moodle: Increasing Max File Upload Size

eLearning Blender

One of the first hurdles myself and other rookie Moodle implementers have to overcome is increasing the maximum file upload size. Moodle defaults to a measly 2 MB maximum file upload size which is pretty limiting. Through my research I found that many other people struggle with the same problem especially when Moodle is installed on a hosted non dedicated server which is the situation I am in. On a hosted server you need to access these settings through FTP.

Moodle tips of the week

Saffron Interactive

I hear that, day by day, the popularity of Moodle is spreading further. In Paraguay, doodling schoolchildren are building custom analogue model Moodles (think pulleys, index cards and paperclips) and there are rumours that in Poland the first Moodle-for-monks is being developed (on a completely silent server). You can dominate your youngest son’s maths homework, so why should his teacher be able to build a more engaging Moodle than you can?

Theeducators.com offer fast track Moodle course

Course Index

One of the outstanding small business opportunities of our times is selling courses online, and one of the best systems to do it on is Moodle. And those who already teach a subject and seek to reach more students by moving it online can get set up in business pretty quickly by using Moodle linked to an ecommerce system such as Course Merchant. Moodle also has a learning curve.

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Some interesting Moodle audio visual plugins just released

The E-Learning Curve

instructors, facilities, equipment) One of the most popular, effective, and easy-to-use LMSs is Moodle. Moodle has been taking part in the Google Summer of Code , and it looks like some interesting new plugins have emerged from the project. Among them are the Nanogong and the Riffly plugins for Moodle 2.0. The Nanogong plugin allows audio-only recording inside Moodle repositories. Captured in WAV format, files are stored in Moodle using the ImaACPCM or Speex codecs.

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The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

Moodle. Moodle offers a free online learning management system that allows you to create your own programs with its scalable and secure tools. It’s also mobile-friendly and has an app called Moodle Mobile. Free, but you may need to upgrade your hosting and server plans, as well as hire a developer to fully customize the tools.

On-Premise vs Cloud LMS comparison: 7 things to consider when choosing

Paradiso

Understanding the relevance of acquiring an LMS system that is hosted on your servers or in a private cloud is key before deciding on one of these options. It is essential for you to know the characteristics of each platform, the services that it offers, the capacity of its servers, the quality of the technical staff, support and, of course, the reputation of the company. Also, if your server crashes, you are the only one responsible to fix it and make it work again.

The best option for virtual training is to get an LMS for online courses

Paradiso

The servers for our LMS uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) as an application-level protocol that ensures the highest level of data security. Best LMS Companies Corporate Education Moodle Virtual Classroom online online courses online education virtual learning environmentThe best way to increase your skills as a student or employee is by learning new approaches or skills through an LMS for online courses.

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

You can try Moodle for free (or even install it on your own server if you’re ambitious). Careers & Work eLearning Instructional Design Lifelong Learning Tools Captivate e-learning html instructionaldesign lectora LMS moodle technology toolsIf you’re hoping to move into a career in instructional design, chances are you need to learn some of the common technology. This is part 4 in a series about how to become an instructional designer.

Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Open source learning platforms like Moodle have driven closed source LMS vendors to reduce their price points dramatically over the years. In fact, with a whopping 176 million users, Moodle is the world’s most popular learning platform – not just among educational institutions, but associations and corporations, as well. So about 12 years ago we founded eThink as a Moodle services provider. But Moodle’s growth, in particular, has been fascinating.