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20 Most Popular Learning Management Systems

20 Most Popular Learning Management Systems | Moodling Around | Scoop.it

In recent years, one thing has become abundantly clear: the learning management system market is growing by leaps and bounds.  I remember the days when the only viable LMS was Blackboard – and the cost for implementation was somewhere to the tune of $25,000.  Well, times have changed (for the better… except for Blackboard) in that there are plenty of new accessible options available, and for multiple different software platforms (for example, the upcoming LearnDash WordPress LMS plugin)...

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A nice graphic representation of the variety of LMS options being used by consumers.

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Moodle XML Builder Free Download

Moodle XML Builder Free Download | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Download Moodle XML Builder - Convert ExamView question banks for Moodle and Blackboard.
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Here is another converter. I am trying to find one that will import feedback on incorrect responses, as well as, correct, or overall feedback only.

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Michelle Moore - Teaching with Moodle: Best Practices in Course Design - YouTube

In this session, Michelle Moore explores and discusses the common features of good Moodle courses and work to bring together what we know about "best practic...
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It really doesn't hurt to see Michelle's presentation again ; )

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Clean slated to become the default theme in Moodle 2.7

Clean slated to become the default theme in Moodle 2.7 | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
No more "Standard" theme out of the box with Moodle 2.7, Bootstrap based "Clean" theme will now be the default theme of new Moodle installations (giving your site responsiveness from the 1st moment...
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I like that there is a link to test the theme.

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Moodle XML import to Moodle 2.0 - YouTube

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PART 2: Importing  quiz questions created with the Moodle XML Converter.

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Creating Quiz Questions | Moodle

Creating Quiz Questions | Moodle | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
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Good tuts on quiz management and quiz categories.

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Free Weekly Webinar Series from Edubean (training by @Pukutech)

Free Weekly Webinar Series from Edubean (training by @Pukutech) | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Pukunui, a Moodle and Mahara Partner in Australia has launched Edubeans, a short form training site available to educators. They've also recently launched a new weekly webinar series which hosted i...
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Moodle 2.0 for Teachers: An Illustrated Guide (Revised)

This is all facilitated by the use of an illustrated guide using actual screen shots taken form his own well establish Moodle for Teachers site E-TeachUK

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Moodle Blog – Moodle Blog

Moodle Blog – Moodle Blog | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
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Keep track of the lastest Moodle features via Mary Cooch's blog:

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New features - MoodleDocs

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The iPad Pedagogy Wheel

The iPad Pedagogy Wheel | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
One question that often arises is how can I use this nice shiny iPad that you have given me to support teaching and learning? In a previous blog post I talked about assessment and the importance of...

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Best Ways of Using Moodle

Do you still think Moodle is boring? Do you run out of ideas of how to use Moodle with your learners? Do you want to improve retention and achievement?
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Very nice summary!

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How to Embed YouTube and Vimeo in Moodle

How to Embed YouTube and Vimeo in Moodle | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Here is a quick tutorial on how to embed videos from YouTube of Vimeo into your Moodle VLE.
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Moodle 2.5 and the Bootstrap based theme - Clean

Moodle 2.5 and the Bootstrap based theme -  Clean | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Moodle 2.5 brings the a new theme into core. It is called Clean and it is based on the modified Moodle bootstrap theme which is maintained by Bas Brands which i
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VLEtools.com - Moodle Glossary and Moodle Quiz Generators

VLEtools.com - Moodle Glossary and Moodle Quiz Generators | Moodling Around | Scoop.it

Passed on to me by @woodrowbound our e-learning support officer. This site has two nuggets to help with developing Moodle resources.

 

I have not tried out the Quiz generator but have used the Glossary generator and it works like a dream!

 

I wrote a step by step helpsheet on this for a colleague that you can access at - https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7336564/Glossary.pdf - its a PDF file.


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Bulk Upload of Courses for Moodle 2.6

Bulk Upload of Courses for Moodle 2.6 | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Another new feature of Moodle 2.6 is the ability to create courses in bulk using a csv file. It just requires a few mandatory fields to be filled out (required fieldnames are shortname, fullname, a...
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So this is huge...lol, but seriously...much needed!

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Moodle for Mobile Learning - Free Download eBook - pdf

Moodle for Mobile Learning - Free Download eBook - pdf | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Mobile devices have become ubiquitous and offer many new possibilities for learning. Moodle, when combined with a mobile device, opens up a new world of possibilities to teachers, instructors, and training professionals to develop their courses. The
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Converting Text Based Questions to Moodle XML - YouTube

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PART 1: Using the Moodle XML Converter—I need a solution to upload 1400 multiple choice quiz questions with feedback.

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Moodle quiz statistics - YouTube

This video demonstrates how to retrieve a full range of statistics on a quiz you have administered, including item analyses
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Adding a Quiz Activity to Moodle 2.4

After you've created a quiz bank and questions in your moodle course, you'll need to add a quiz activity to the appropriate topic in your course. This short ...
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Moodle Tutorials - How to use Moodle

Moodle Tutorials - How to use Moodle | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Enter Now and Receive Clear step by Step Moodle Tutorials for Any Task or Action You Need to Take Easily and Fast
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Good tutorials about moodle. You can use moodle not only for educative purpouses... also for productivity and company management. Have a look... try and MOODLE.

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Pixabay - Free Images

Pixabay - Free Images | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Search over 100,000 free photos, cliparts, and vector graphics or share your own pictures as Public Domain on Pixabay.

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Randy Nichols's comment, August 17, 2013 4:16 AM
Thanks for this resource link!
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Thanks! This will be very helpful!
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SavingPowerPointFilestoPDFHandouts.pdf

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Do you want to offer learners a way to vew handouts without accessing your PPT presentation? Save as a PDF!

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Badges For Your Moodle | Gamification Badges for Moodle Learning Motivation!

Badges For Your Moodle | Gamification Badges for Moodle Learning Motivation! | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
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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!

Badges are designed to work with Mozilla Open Badges and work directly in Moodle LMS 2.5 on web, tablet and iPhone. These could however, be used in any website or mobile application.

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Upload Multiple Files and Folders Quickly onto Moodle | Colour My ...

Upload Multiple Files and Folders Quickly onto Moodle | Colour My ... | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
Here is a quick tutorial to get your started on constructing your course area on Moodle, a quick way to upload multiple files and folders onto Moodle.
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This is one of my favorite ways to quickly build a course. Then, I drag and drop the content to the appropriate Topics.

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One approach for Group Project Grading

One approach for Group Project Grading | Moodling Around | Scoop.it
This topic came up in a discussion with an institution recently, about handling assessing and grading group project work. But it was not only about the teacher
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