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History Teaching With Moodle 2

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal Here’s an interesting looking book, published by PACKT.  The book was written by John Mannion who is: “Head of ICT in Teaching & Learning and also teaches History” at a school in Newbury, England. I’ve received a review copy, so I’ll report back. Mean time, here’s a sample chapter…

Moodle 2.1 out soon

Moodle HQ tell is that Moodle 2.1 will be launched – with a favourable tide and a fair wind – on 1st July. I’m holding back on doing any more with Moodle 2 until I see this: especially as it will include the ability to import and convert Moodle 1.9 courses. By the by, I’ve…

Moodle 3D

3D graphics are all the rage – as we have seen in the last few days with the release of the Nintendo 3DS. But as you would expect, Moodle HQ have been on the job for a while now, and hot on the release of Moode 2  is Moodle 3D. At last you can make…

Moodle 2 – Episode 5: Course Completion

Moodle 2 - What's New For You?

Course Completion – First Look Course Completion in Moodle 2 solves a problem whereby it is not easy to show that a student has completed a course. For the tutor, course completion provides a simple list which shows how students are progressing. This video takes a peek at that box.    Course Completion in Action…

Moodle 2 Episode 4: Activity Completion

Moodle 2 - What's New For You?

If you were wondering what the ticks were for alongside the names of the activities and resources in the course home page, here is your chance to find out. Activity Completion – Introduction One of the most frequent questions I get when running Moodle workshops is: “how can I return to the point in a…

Moodle 2 Episode 3: The Conditionals

Moodle 2 - What's New For You?

Conditional Activities: we’ve been waiting for this for our courses at The New Curiosity Shop for a while. It just provides an extra element of control. Conditional Activities – The student view Conditional Activities are activities or resources that are only made available when certain pre-conditions have been met. For example, you might decide that…

Moodle 2 – What’s New For You? Episode 2: Navigation

Moodle 2 - What's New For You?

Organizing menu blocks -watch your blocks vanish I must be missing something, I thought.  There must be something to make it easier to move around. It took me a while to work it out, and I realised that it is now possible to shrink menu panels and move them to the ‘dock’ at the left…

Moodlerooms Integrates Google Features with Moodle

Moodlerooms, a Moodle Partner based in USA are to produce tools to integrate Google Docs into Moodle. Full information so far can be read in their press release at the bottom of this piece. This is good news. At The New Curiosity Shop we use Google docs extensively, and to be able to use Google Docs…

Making the Most of Moodle 2 – Onwards!

The second course in our Moodle training series is finally ready and waiting. This takes on from where MMM1 left of, and takes the teacher into new realms, showing how to prepare and upload resources such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Word into Moodle. As with MMM1 it’s fully hands on, with lots of video walkthroughs…