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2014 by the Numbers

2014 by the Numbers

Did you know that in 2014 Moodle turned 12? Here are a few other neato statistics and facts about the Moodle LMS and milestones reached during the course of 2014. A full list has been published at Moodle.com in their post, "Moodle 2014 Overview by Numbers". the HQ capital campaign sold 144 Moodle is Orange tshirts 964 total plugins were available in the new plugin database plugins were [...]

Sandbox Plugin Lets you reset demo and free trial courses automatically

Sandbox Plugin Lets you reset demo and free trial courses automatically

If you're selling enrollment to courses using Moodle or showcasing a demo of a new Moodle plugin or feature, giving potential customers a chance to review the materials/functionality before they commit to purchasing might help increase conversions and sales overall. Just like the reset feature on Demo.Moodle.Net which resets the courses to a base stat every hour, the Sandbox plugin for Moodle [...]

Moodle Partner Network Expands to the Middle East with SmartWay

Moodle Partner Network Expands to the Middle East with SmartWay

SmartWay, a professional IT and eLearning services provided in the Middle East that has 8 offices throughout the Arab community and Middle East, has been granted official Moodle Partner status by the Moodle trust. This expands the network of partners and the global reach of software service providers working to provide Moodle solutions like hosting and training to institutions and organizations [...]

HowtoMoodle Explains Moodle in this short video

HowtoMoodle Explains Moodle in this short video

Here's a short 2 minute video that highlights a school or organization can think about Moodle and its various uses in and out of the classroom. A great primer for those who might not have experience with Moodle or any learning management system. Check out the video at http://www.howtomoodle.com/about-us/about-moodle/ or below What is Moodle? from HowToMoodle on Vimeo. Note: [...]

Moodlerooms releases Flexpage Format for 2.7

Moodlerooms releases Flexpage Format for 2.7

Moodlerooms has released Flexpage for Moodle 2.7 this week. Flexpage is an innovative set of Moodle plugins which provides you the ability to create a course more like a webpage. Each topic could be it's own page, each activity added anywhere on the page, a totally custom and more linear presentation-like navigation enforced as the course developer sees fit. While the format may not be [...]

Video: Downloading and Installing a Theme in Moodle

Video: Downloading and Installing a Theme in Moodle

Here's a quick video by HRDNZ, a Moodle Partner in New Zealand. The video discusses how to locate themes on Moodle.org, download them, and then how to install them using the admin interface in Moodle. The process has never been easier for Moodle using the admin interface which starts at about 1:45 in the video. Check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3MYE8am7M4. More videos and [...]

Moodle Mobile Plugin for Moodle helps you design courses for mobile consumption

Moodle Mobile Plugin for Moodle helps you design courses for mobile consumption

Juan Leyva has released a new plugin for Moodle which provides Availability Conditions dependent on whether users are using the Moodle Mobile App to access courses. According to the description, With this plugin you can choose if an activity, resource or a complete section is (or is not) visible for users accessing the course via the Mobile app. If you're optimizing a course for mobile viewing [...]

#LearnMoodle Week 3 kicks off and focuses on Assessments

#LearnMoodle Week 3 kicks off and focuses on Assessments

Mary Cooch and Helen Foster kicked this week of #LearnMoodle off and the focus is all on assessments. Participants this week are asked to create both a quiz and assignment in their practice courses and to participate in other #LearnMoodle test courses to provide each other comments and feedback. Additionally the MOOC will cover the Moodle gradebook which was recently upgraded. Watch this [...]

CLAMP Releases LAE for 2.6.7, 2.7.4 and 2.8.2, first for 2.8 branch

CLAMP Releases LAE for 2.6.7, 2.7.4 and 2.8.2, first for 2.8 branch

The Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project (CLAMP) has released it's Liberal Arts Edition for Moodle 2.8.2, 2.7.4 and 2.6.7 recently. The release brings it's suite of tools such as CLAMPmail, Anonymous Forums, News Forum, filtered course list, and more. Previously CLAMP's LAE was a leader in providing a more usable grader view for teachers, however with the improvements to the gradebook, in [...]

Moodle Mobile 1.11 Gets Calendar Integration

Moodle Mobile 1.11 Gets Calendar Integration

Moodle Mobile continues to impress, most recently with the release of 1.11 and Calendar Integration with reminders as local notifications.In addition to the calendar integration fixes also addressed issues with forum display, error messages and content saved for offline viewing. Full release notes for 1.11 can be found here: https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MOBILE-873 A synopsis is [...]

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