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,…

Forging a path with competency-based education in Moodle

Source: https://moodle.com/2018/01/24/forging-path-competency-based-education-moodle/ Moodlers, are you interested in competency-based education (CBE)? For those not familiar with CBE, simply put, it refers to assessment systems which are based on learners demonstrating what they have learned and the knowledge and the skills required. CBE has been referred to as one of the “next big things” in edtech! Many organisations…