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PoodLL for 2.3 Released

PoodLL for 2.3 Released | Moodlicious | Scoop.it

We even had time to sneak in two goodies. We added two filter types to the PoodLL filter, Quizlet and SlideRocket. Sliderocket.com and Quizlet.com are great places to get content for your courses. But it is difficult to cut and paste the embed code from them, because by default Moodle and TinyMCE won’t allow iframes. But the PoodLL filter now handles all that.

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SCORM Cloud Moodle Integration - SCORM Cloud

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- Use SCORM 2004 content in Moodle
- Not just for SCORM 2004, works with the most popular standards
- Use Moodle for your LMS, and use SCORM Cloud for easy access to much more detailed reporting

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The Installation of NanoGong Extensions in Moodle 2

This video describes the installation of the NanoGong extensions in Moodle 2.
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dev.moodlebites.com

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Welcome to the cutting-edge of Moodle !
The primary purpose of this site is to have a single location that demonstrates many of the things that are possible with non-standard blocks, modules, filters and plugins in Moodle 2.
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Cybergogue: A Critique of Connectivism as a Learning Theory

Cybergogue: A Critique of Connectivism as a Learning Theory | Moodlicious | Scoop.it

"Overall, connectivism seems to be standing on one foot. It appeals to the classical formalist theories of education on which it stands, while simultaneously denying their relevancy. It declares the network itself to be knowledge and everything connected to it is a knowledge maker. Its adherence to scientific standards, supposedly, may come later, even as educators struggle to help students understand how to discriminate between scholarly academic sources and unreliable sources, which is an increasing problem within institutions of learning."

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moodletxt - SMS/Text Two-Way Messaging Module

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moodletxt is a block that allows teachers and administrators to send SMS/text messages to their students directly from the Moodle system. It is available free of charge to all txttools.co.uk customers, and trial accounts can be provided on request. The module supports both inbound and outbound messaging, allowing teachers to text their students and receive replies without ever leaving Moodle. It also supports text message status updates, user-personalised messages, message templates and signatures, personal addressbooks, and has full compatibility with user timezones.

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Some Features in the upcoming Moodle 2.3

Some Features in the upcoming Moodle 2.3 | Moodlicious | Scoop.it
As QA Testing has started on the Moodle 2.3 release I thought it is time to look forward to some the headline features and changes!
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Multi-tenancy in Moodle | Synergy Learning Blog

Multi-tenancy in Moodle | Synergy Learning Blog | Moodlicious | Scoop.it


Multi-tenancy has been a hot topic in the Moodle community for some time now and something we are often asked about.
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Moodle, say hello to Etherpad

Today we're pleased to announce a Moodle module that makes collaborative writing inside of Moodle a doddle. Real time editing inside of Moodle brings even more functionality to the worlds most popular Educationally focused Learning Platform. If you want to try it out before you install you can use our sandbox Etherpad deployment at beta.etherpad.org
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Five features of Moodle 2 that take up most of our support time

There are five things in Moodle 2 that take up most of our support time. It’s been over a year for us and they are still polluting our support system.

1. Requesting a new password confuses EVERYONE!

2. Profile links used to be on the profile page and obvious. Now they’re all over the place.

3. Collapsing course view happens by accident a lot! Users don’t know how to get it back. (Will improvements to Navigation change this?)

4. My course area seems to be limited to 20 courses. There’s no feedback on how to get them back.

5. Uploading files requires upload and save and gives option to give file a name without extension.

 

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Etherpad and Moodle

Download the plugin at http://etherpad.org This is a short demo of how to install and configure the new Moodle and Etherpad Integration Module. 

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IMS LTI Demo

A re-recording of the IMS LTI Demo from the Ireland & UK Moodlemoot 2012 in Dublin. http://www.somerandomthoughts.com/blog/2011/11/28/moodle-2-supports-conne...
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The Glossary Module: Moodle's Swiss Army Knife

THE GLOSSARY MODULE:MOODLE’S SWISS ARMY KNIFE Michelle Moore Chief Evangelist...
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Moodle 2.3 (almost!)

It's the 18th of June, I hear you saying. Probably 19th in Australia. Where's Moodle 2.3? I've had my coffee and I'm ready to install it! What happened to "no more late releases", you say?

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Graphical Interactive Student Monitoring Tool for Moodle 2

GISMO is a graphical interactive monitoring tool that provides useful visualization of students' activities in online courses to instructors. With GISMO instructors can examine various aspects of distance students, such as the attendance to courses, reading of materials, submission of assignments. Users of the popular learning management system Moodle may benefit from GISMO for their teaching activities. With respect to the standard reports provided by Moodle (which basically allow teachers to see if an individual student has viewed a specific resource or participated on a specific activity on a specific day), GISMO provides comprehensive visualizations that gives an overview of the whole class, not only a specific student or a particular resource. With GISMO, instructors can perform analysis of the whole class, and may have a "clear picture" of what the class is doing, or has done in a period in the past.

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HTML5 slideshow (Module)

Description: This module allows users to create slide show simply by uploading images and sound files. Moodle 2 version now available.

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Moodle 2.3 - I'm Excited!

Mr. Dougiamas always provides a hands on type of demonstration of what’s newest and greatest within Moodle. This keynote was no different. Martin started by highlighting the various changes in Moodle 2.3 which will be released mid-late June 2012 (once QA and testing has wrapped up). The focus of Moodle HQ’s efforts this development cycle has been largely focused on increasing the usability of Moodle and mitigating some of the most widely criticized aspects of the 2.0 platform.
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New Version Available | PoodLL

New Version Available | PoodLL | Moodlicious | Scoop.it

I have just updated PoodLL with a few new features and some bug fixes. The major things to note are:

- Added full screen icon and capability to PoodLL’s Flow Player
- Changed default video player size to 480×420
- Added ability to specify video player size by appending ?d=640×480 style parameters to end of url
- Fixed bug where lists of student submissions on PoodLL Online Assignment summary page didn’t play
- Fixed bug in PoodLL Repository that threw “strict” errors in Moodle 2.3

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Moodle Mobile for Android: Unofficial Moodle Mobile App

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If you’re still waiting for the official Moodle app for Android this is a resource you might want to check out. The Unofficial Moodle Mobile app was created and released by Juan Leyva and supports Blackberry and Android.

 

This is no ordinary plugin though, the code released provides all the tools to create and release your site-specific app to any App Store. Customize the app to your liking before releasing it to your teachers and students.

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Moodle Plugins Directory: Banner/Luminis Message Broker

This enrolment plugin process courses, users, and enrollments out of SunGard HE/Ellucian Banner.

Includes support for realtime notifications from Luminis Message Broker.

2.1.0 is a major update from 2.0.5 and above. Please see the Readme and test thoroughly before using in production!

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Motivating students through Badges with the Stamp Collection module (Moodle 2.2.x)

Motivating students through Badges with the Stamp Collection module (Moodle 2.2.x) | Moodlicious | Scoop.it

I have blogged on this topic before here, but for Moodle 1.9.x. The Moodle 2.2 version was released in 2011. Since then it has been enhanced. If you are currently using the module to reward your students, boy, are you in for a treat! In this post I will tell you the THREE EXTRA FEATURES I have done to the module, and HOW you too can enable them for your own test or production Moodle 2.2. site.

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LTI4Wordpress - SSO from Moodle2 to Wordpress

LTI4Wordpress - SSO from Moodle2 to Wordpress | Moodlicious | Scoop.it

The basic use case behind the development of the LTI specification is to allow the seamless connection of web-based, externally hosted applications and content, or Tools (from simple communication applications like chat, to domain-specific learning environments for complex subjects like math or science) to platforms that present them to users.

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Moodle 2: Activity Tool Guide for Instructors

Poster size guide for Instructors. Allows them to compare the functionality and pedagogical advantages of Moodle 2 Activity tools (Add a resource). Adapted from Joyce Seitzinger and Gavin Henrick.
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