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Gamification - What is it and What it is in Moodle

This presentation focuses on a number of areas. It first deals with an ov
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Moodle has quietly become the dominant LMS for online service providers -

Moodle has quietly become the dominant LMS for online service providers - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One subject that we have not covered much at e-Literate lately is the market position of Moodle. Given the significant LMS market changes over the past two years, it might be worth considering how institutions are adopting and using Moodle.
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Badges For Your Moodle | Gamification Badges for Moodle Learning Motivation!

Badges For Your Moodle | Gamification Badges for Moodle Learning Motivation! | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

MoodleBadges Free is a library of expertly designed gamification badges for use in your own learning management software. Better than digital chocolate, these badges represent awards, skills and achievements in a fun visual fashion!


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Cath Ellis's curator insight, June 30, 2013 12:14 AM

These are great badges, at least they wilmaking us ideas on making new ones

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Τα Badges (μετάλλια ή διακρίσεις) είναι μια από τις νέες δυνατότητες της έκδοσης 2.5 και είναι συμβατά με τα Mozilla Open Badges.

Η χρήση τους περιγράφεται αναλυτικά (σε απλά Ελληνικά...) στην ενότητα "Βαθμοί & Μετάλλια" του μαθήματος "Moodle for Administrators and Course Creators" στο www.schoolessons.gr/school-corner

 

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HTML5 Moodle Mobile App Comes to Android, iOS -- THE Journal

HTML5 Moodle Mobile App Comes to Android, iOS -- THE Journal | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Moodle HQ has released an all-new HTML5-based mobile app for both Android and iOS.
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Chris Legg's curator insight, May 21, 2013 10:48 AM

Nice article on moodle apps

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E-learning and Moodle: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going - Techvibes.com

E-learning and Moodle: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going - Techvibes.com | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
There I was, learning about how people learn using the world’s most popular open-source learning management system, Moodle—directly from the
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julian Momodu's curator insight, February 26, 2013 9:01 AM

what does this mean really?

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Confounding redundancy: LMS, Social Networks & E-portfolio Systems ...

This is the presentation that Jon Dron and I did in Vancouver for the Canadian Moodlemoot. We looked at the redundancy between three big institutional e-learnin

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Interesting model.

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Nigel Robertson 's curator insight, February 14, 2013 10:05 AM
Good compare & contrast of LMS, eportfolio and social networks
Katrina Way's curator insight, February 20, 2013 2:58 AM

Simple explanation!

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Blackboard and MoodleRooms: An insight to private equity

Blackboard and MoodleRooms: An insight to private equity | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

There has been speculation about Blackboard’s acquisition of MoodleRooms and its announcements about support of open-source learning systems. This is also an opportunity to see decision-making by Blackboard owner Providence Equity. The motivation of a private equity firm is rapid increase in the value of its assets. Some of Blackboard initiatives may take several years to take final form; perhaps longer than private equity objectives permit.

Blackboard describes their software business saying: “We typically license our individual software applications either on a stand-alone basis or bundled as part of one of our six product lines: Blackboard Learn Blackboard Transact Blackboard Connect Blackboard Mobile Blackboard Collaborate and Blackboard Analytics.” Professional services account for 8% of revenue; product for 92%.

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Blackboard Acquires Moodlerooms and Netspot

Blackboard Acquires Moodlerooms and Netspot | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard have set the cat amongst the pigeons with their announcement today that they have acquired both Moodlerooms and Netspot to help run a new...
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Open badges and Moodle - What and Why!

OPEN BADGES & MOODLE What Why Where When Why but mostly, badges are serious stuff! Gavin Henrick Learning Technology Services http://www.lts.ie
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A short history of the Moodle Tool Guide

A short history of the #Moodle Tool Guide to set up the presentation of the #D2L Tool Guide by Colin Warren at the Desire2Learn Fusion conference. This was m...
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Moodle, BIM, reflective journals and TPACK: Suggestions for moving beyond

Moodle, BIM, reflective journals and TPACK: Suggestions for moving beyond | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The following provides the abstract and slides used in a presentation at Moodlemoot'AU 2013. Slides Abstract The TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) framework provides one way to co...
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Gamify your Moodle courses in under 20 minutes

It is possible to gamify any Moodle 2 course using out-of-the-box Moodle features. Watch this video to learn how to gamify your Moodle courses in under 20 mi...
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Open Royal Roads - OER Moodle, GitHub: Moodle & Drupal

Open Royal Roads - OER Moodle, GitHub: Moodle & Drupal | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Royal Roads University (RT @sunnydeveloper: Slide deck / OER & code mentioned in our session available at http://t.co/9vyWjarb #mootca13 @RoyalRoads #moodle #OER)...
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More unis should be doing this.

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Moodle Changes its Approach to Mobile

Moodle Changes its Approach to Mobile | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I haven’t been blogging much about Moodle lately, but this news excited me very much, so I’ll do a quick write-up. Moodle HQ has decided to move away from native mobile Moodle app devel...
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The Empire Strikes a Deal?

The Empire Strikes a Deal? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The acquisition of Moodlerooms by Blackboard brings two archrivals under the same tent. Just what does Blackboard have in mind for open source education?
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Moodle 2.2 preview – the mobile LMS | Open Thoughts

Moodle 2.2 preview – the mobile LMS | Open Thoughts | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
RT @elnetaustralia: Moodle 2.2 preview – the mobile LMS | Open Thoughts http://t.co/anaiy2so #Moodle #edtech #Education...
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