In 2001, Moodle was launched as an online solution for educators to freely adopt as a tool to reach and engage students in the learning experience within their own websites. Today, Moodle’s design and evolution continues to achieve this goal as a free and open source learning platform with clear pedagogical principles, adopted by over 50 million users in pretty much every country that has computers.
What does the future look like for Moodle?
Education technology is a very dynamic area, with a lot of trends going in various directions.
Moodle will stay an open source project (licensed under GPLv3), and will continue to follow its core philosophy that any educational situation (including software development itself!) is improved by enabling rapid, high quality feedback among participants. The ultimate goal is real-time feedback wherever you are, on any device. Moodle listens closely to the needs of the community and responds by implementing what they ask for, steadily making Moodle better and better in each release.
To find out how to contribute to the open source Moodle Project,visit moodle.org.
Gaining an understanding of Moodle Drupal integration and the features is imperative for users.When software applications first emerged, they brought several enhancement benefits that led to the current dependence on them as solutions to numerous problems. The rate at which new software is developed is tremendous. It is now obvious that software engineers will need to focus on developing middleware platforms that integrate separate software to share information.
In fact, there already exist various integration modules that enable synchronization of data from two or more software applications. One of them is the Moodle Drupal integration that enables Moodle and Drupal platforms to work together in sync. To understand how this form of integration works, its benefits and how to achieve it, you must first have a clear distinction between the two different applications.
Moodle- an incredible Learning Management System (LMS) that helps you manage your training programs in a highly efficient manner. According to a report released by Capterra, this wonderful open-source software is the world’s most popular LMS. Why is Moodle the choice of the corporate world? What makes it the ideal LMS? To find out, let us now see what this amazing tool can do for you.
Crisp is designed to provide a more specialized and clean website, its based on the Crisp Bootstrap Theme.
List of things that you can do with this theme and get the perfect Moodle website you have always yearned for:
1.In this theme Menu/page list is accessible from the front page of your website. 2.Blog/Support, Course and Forum pages are navigable from the home page via three separate icons at the bottom that link to these respective pages. 3.There is separate field present in the theme to enter website description and change its title. 4."Groups” tab in the Menu list shows categories for Moodle courses your site offers. 5.Images used in each blog posts can be displayed in fancybox. 6.The side-blocks in this theme are docked and these can be seen by clicking the Home icon.
The Moodle rubric, a system built for criteria-based assessment, explicitly describes the performance expectation for an assignment. The rubrics have several criteria and each criterion has several descriptive levels provided.
The Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project, better known as CLAMPhas recently released it’s updated Liberal Arts Edition for Moodle 2.5.8, 2.6.5 and the 2nd in the 2.7 branch for 2.7.2. CLAMP LAE includes a set of enhancements for Moodle including the Edit Dates report, Filtered Course List block, Quickmail and an enhanced UI for the gradebook (fixed column and row headers).
CLAMP is a member supported collaborative comprised of liberal arts colleges with common interest in creating a better Moodle to fit the specific needs of the members.
Here’s an introduction to Moodle created as a Prezi deck, it highlights what Moodle is, how it can be used, and introduces important elements and tools which users may first encounter in Moodle. The Prezi has a lot of annotated screenshots and integrated video tutorials.
In it’s conclusion is suggests using Moodle because it’s Powerful, Secure, Comprehensive (All-in-one), and provides Instant Feedback.
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 minutes. This video is aimed at intermediate Moodle users, beginners might find it overwhelming.