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Moodle 3D

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal 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…

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…

Collection of Educational Tools for Second Life

From the site: As a result of two collective activities organised during the MUVEnation programme, we have produced a collection of educational tools for Second Life. This collection has been produced in two stages. First, back in September 2008, 33 partcipants in the introductory module worked together in groups for the identification of more than…

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…

Some Pros and Cons of iPads for ELT

Some Pros and Cons of iPads for ELT. As the writer says: “I’ve had my iPad for about 8 months now, so I’ve decided to share my reflections so far on what I like about the iPad, what potential I feel it offers for developing course books and course materials and some of the problems.”…

Ten Sites Supporting iPads In Education

This iPad device is really something. As an educational tool it is showing how versatile it is. Can we now get rid of all those big old creaky PCS from classrooms and learning centres? Here is just one site which lists just a tiny collection of ideas of what do do with the Magic Slab.…

WiZiQ Online Teaching and E-Learning with Web Conferencing

Here’s another  online classroom tool, the kind that encourages to create an online course and fill it with stuff. This one looks pretty powerful, and its free offering seems not be be too stunted. However, it’s not really until you pay for membership that you can really make use of it admin and payment options.…