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Presentation on Moodle 2.6 – some of the improvements since moodle 2.5 0 January 29, 2014

on January 31st, 2014 at 12:20:01 AM

I recently gave some introduction sessions on Moodle 2.6 and here are the slides that I used.

For the presentation check -> http://www.somerandomthoughts.com/blog/2014/01/29/presentation-on-moodle-2-6-some-of-the-improvements-since-moodle-2-5/

Some recent presentations at Moodle Conferences on Badges, Gamification & Moodle-

on October 24th, 2013 at 2:30:21 PM

Over the past few months I have presented variations of presentations around gamooification (gamification through Moodle), and this deck is my most complete and recent version that was delivered at the Moodlemoot in Barcelona (with Laia Canet) and the Medmoot in Tunisia. What are your thoughts on Gamification, Motivation and their use in learning and in Moodle?

Moodle Add-ons Book - released on print, Kindle and iTunes

on August 31st, 2013 at 5:40:45 AM

It took some time, but now the Book is available on both of the popular e-book platforms -  Amazon Kindle and iTunes.

For those who havent seen my post about the new book before, here is a quick overview on the book.

The Moodle Add-ons book was co-authored by myself and Michael de Raadt. It includes:

  • authoritative reviews of the best add-ons for Moodle
  • a guide to setting up your own Moodle test

Moodle 2.5 Release

on May 19th, 2013 at 3:54:08 PM

As promised Moodle HQ has now released the much anticipated Moodle 2.5.  It is available to download from the Moodle.org site.

There are a lot of cool new things and improved old things in this release which are sure to make many users admins and teachers alike very happy. I have blogged on some of these including:

  • Badges (see blog/video post)
  • Installing Add-ons from inside Moodle UI (see

Moodle 2 versions of the Moodle Tool Guide

on March 2nd, 2013 at 8:55:43 AM

As you may remember I released a Moodle 2 version of Moodle Tool Guide which was created by Joyce Seitzinger (@catspyjamasnz).

There are now a number of language translation/variations of it.

The other available versions of the Moodle 2 Tool Guide are:

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