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The five most fabulous Moodle 2.0 features

e-Moderation Station

Moodle is now well into its second generation, with Moodle 2.2 as the most recent release. New themes in Moodle 2.0 Comments.

Using Moodle 2.2: Tutorial videos

e-Moderation Station

If you use Moodle as your VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) of choice you’re not alone. Video 2 – Adding Courses in Moodle.

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FSLT13 – What is learning?

Jenny Connected

remember that last year I referred to Stephen Downes’ statement that ‘to learn is to practice and reflect and to teach is to model and demonstrate’.

Learning While Building eLearning: Part 3 – Facilitating Online

Full Circle Associates

love this quote because it reminds us that facilitating online learning is about the teacher’s expertise. And about engagement.

Learning While Building eLearning: Part 2 – Learning Objectives & Assessment

Full Circle Associates

This piece focuses on the thorny issue of learning objectives at the front end of an elearning project and assessment at the other end.

Reflective Learning and the Glass Half Empty

Jenny Connected

I have been told twice, very recently, and quite often in the past – that I am a glass half empty person. Click on the image for a clearer view).

Reflective Learning and the Glass Half Empty

Jenny Connected

I have been told twice, very recently, and quite often in the past – that I am a glass half empty person. Click on the image for a clearer view).

January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Float Mobile Learning , January 12, 2011 #LAK11 a free and open #elearning course on #statistics starts today, join! Get involved!

How our learning theories shape how we use technology for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

How can you learn from 140 characters?! blogged about the difference before in: twittering= learning ? Lesson?

#fslt12 MOOC Week 1 starts today, 21-05-12

Jenny Connected

We have around 120 people registered on the WordPress and Moodle sites and about 16 interested in being assessed. Activity in the Moodle forums last week, particularly in response to the question ‘What is learning for you?’ indicates a real interest in the issues surrounding learning. See [link].

#fslt12 MOOC Week 1 starts today, 21-05-12

Jenny Connected

We have around 120 people registered on the WordPress and Moodle sites and about 16 interested in being assessed. Activity in the Moodle forums last week, particularly in response to the question ‘What is learning for you?’ indicates a real interest in the issues surrounding learning. See [link].

Exploring Moodle

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

So while I was looking for something else I heard about Moodle. Besides that I learn a lot about facilitating this online learning process.

Data is beautiful (but not many learning professionals believe this)

Joitske Hulsebosch

I read the book '' Big learning data ''. I do like playing with data and always liked mathematics. Most betas are not learning professionals.

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#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. Some aspects of the course are only accessible through registration, e.g. the Moodle discussion forums. Why Register? There are a few reasons. Assessment.

#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. Some aspects of the course are only accessible through registration, e.g. the Moodle discussion forums. Why Register? There are a few reasons. Assessment.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

e-Moderation Station

This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa. 2 The language learning picture.

VSO’s experiences in setting up Moodle

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

To maximise our support in the field, VSO’s International Training Team has been working on a strategy called CLIC (Continuous Learning in Country).

#fslt12 MOOC – Week zero – discussion has started

Jenny Connected

The discussions in the FSLT Moodle site  are  beginning to get going and quite a few people are already blogging or setting up their blogs.

#fslt12 MOOC – Week zero – discussion has started

Jenny Connected

The discussions in the FSLT Moodle site  are  beginning to get going and quite a few people are already blogging or setting up their blogs.

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way. So we do have an LMS element (Moodle), which feels more like a traditional course, but also the course is open – we will aggregate blogs, and we are expecting people to interact in spaces of their own choosing.

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way. So we do have an LMS element (Moodle), which feels more like a traditional course, but also the course is open – we will aggregate blogs, and we are expecting people to interact in spaces of their own choosing.

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#fslt12 Week 2 is underway

Jenny Connected

These can be found in the Moodle site and on various blogs. Good advice, but often easier said than done because its ALL interesting.

#fslt12 Week 2 is underway

Jenny Connected

These can be found in the Moodle site and on various blogs. Good advice, but often easier said than done because its ALL interesting.

The Case for SmOOCs

Jenny Connected

We had 151 people register for FSLT12 and 168 register for the Moodle site. Canada, USA, South America, Africa, Europe, India, the Far East and Australia were all represented and at the time of writing 60 people have accessed the Moodle site within the last 3 weeks. On reflection #fslt12 was a SmOOC – a small open online course.

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Almost ready for ALT-C 2013

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #altc2013 , emergence , emergent learning , footprints of emergence , Research. This has been ongoing for a couple of years.

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How to get the Moodle motor started?

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Our experiences with Moodle in a learning trajectory on Capacity Development In the past six months we (PSO) experimented with Moodle, an online learning- and working environment we used in an action learning trajectory on ‘The how and what of capacity development’. What have we learned so far?

Mobile learning #3: The apps

e-Moderation Station

Email this to a friend? [or: An APPetite for learning - guest post by Neil Ballantyne]. Moodle on iPhone. Tweet This! Dictionaries.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning March 1-31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

FSLT13 Reflections on teaching

Jenny Connected

Focus on your own learning experiences, how do you learn best? How have your own learning experiences influenced how you teach?

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

therefore completely understand that facilitators of learning and change processes and trainers/teachers can''t see the wood for the trees. But Twitter is also very useful in a learning trajectory - search and follow your participants who are on Twitter. Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly?

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#FSLT12 Week 3 with Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner

Jenny Connected

2004-05) Conditions Under Which Assessment Supports Students’ Learning. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education , Issue 1.

Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

You can find out more about this on his TALL blog – Technology Assisted life-long learning – TALL for short  (his joke – not mine ).

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The Benefits and Risks of Academic Openness

Jenny Connected

The role of Openness by Academics in the Transformation of their Teaching and Learning Practices. As Frances has said in the Moodle discussion forum. Tagged: #fslt12 , autonomy , downes , education , francesbell , georgeveletsianos , Higher Education , learning , MOOC , open education , openness. It’s all a matter of perception.

Is lurking ever indefensible?

Jenny Connected

In this context, active participation includes contributions to discussion forums in the course Moodle, blogs, twitter, social networking sites, and in the production of artifacts …. passive attention, silent participation, and/or self-directed learning.’. Assessment should focus on the outcome which meets the learning objective.

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February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

New ways of learning about the new Africa- an online interactive learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

How to support organisational learning in this case ? learning ? The day was well appreciated. And how did it work out? for the course.

The Benefits and Risks of Academic Openness

Jenny Connected

The role of Openness by Academics in the Transformation of their Teaching and Learning Practices. As Frances has said in the Moodle discussion forum. Tagged: #fslt12 , autonomy , downes , education , francesbell , georgeveletsianos , Higher Education , learning , MOOC , open education , openness. It’s all a matter of perception.

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First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

but there’s nothing quite like having to do it yourself for learning! The full Title of this MOOC, which is being offered by Oxford Brookes University ,  is: First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. We think we will use Brookes’ Moodle site. This will be a MOOC for: New lecturers in HE/FE. course home site.

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#PLENK2010 The relevance of learning theories

Jenny Connected

I was interested to see what George would come up with re the relationship between learning theories and PLE/PLNs. The Moodle discussion forums have been much quieter – but perhaps this is because it is Week 4 of the course. For me, learning theories inform the way I teach. According to George a theory of learning should.

April - June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.