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July Moodle Conferences

on July 1st, 2011 at 11:24:41 AM

I added a blog post highlighting the upcoming conferences for July 2011.  They include  

  • USA – California, July 12-14 - MoodleMoot US-West Coast 2011
  • Australia – Sydney, July 17-20 - MoodleMoot Australia 2011 – “The community canvas”
  • USA – Goshen, July 20-22 - Midwest Moodle Moot 2011
  • New Zealand – Auckland, July 26-28 - MoodleMoot New Zealand 2011

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Collapsed Topics course format for Moodle 2.0

on June 20th, 2011 at 5:13:02 AM

I added a review of this module to my blog. This module provides another alternate course format for those who want something different to the standard vertical topics or weekly formats to help that "scroll of death" where the page is too long.

Is it easy for the learner/student to use?
For the student, this is simple to use, click to expand, click to collapse. It really couldn't be easier.

A blog post review of the Course Format SLIDES for Moodle 2.0

on June 13th, 2011 at 8:28:34 PM

Today i added a new plug-in review on my blog, this time for the course format "Slides". This module provides an alternate course format for those who want something different to the standard vertical topics or weekly formats.

One thing I noticed once the slide loaded was that each of the slide numbers turned grey as they loaded in the background which is why the author explains that it loads each

Moodlefairy reviews Moodle 2.0 for Business

on May 28th, 2011 at 8:07:35 PM

Today Mary Cooch (aka @moodlefairy) published her review of the PacktPub book Moodle 2.0 for Business by Myself, Jason Cole and Jeanne Cole. Its a bit odd reading a review of something you have written, so I was looking forward to her thoughts.

Mary is great at reviews, having reviewed quite a few books including the recent Packt’s Science Teaching with Moodle 2.0 by Vinny Stocker so the review

New Review - Adobe Connect Pro Module for Moodle 2.0

on May 22nd, 2011 at 9:21:27 AM

When I was doing a chapter on web conferencing for the PacktPub book Moodle 2.0 for Business, I focused on two systems and one of which was Adobe Connect Pro. I must admit that i used Adobe Connect Pro multiple times a week for meetings, presentations or webinars as required and find it very easy to use.

So today I added the 19th module review to my blog and tackled the Remote Learner Adobe

Managing Committees in Moodle 2.0 - Review

on May 18th, 2011 at 10:30:52 PM

Today's review module of the day at www.somerandomthoughts.com is the Committee Manager module. This module provides a nice intuitive interface for managing the workings of a committee.

 

What does it do?

This is an academic administration tool.

Latest Reviews of Moodle 2.0 Plugins

on May 7th, 2011 at 5:23:33 AM

Today I added in two reviews of Moodle 2 addons.  The first is of the User Information block which provides a nice block to make it easier to navigate around Moodle for the user. The second review covers the integration activity Easy Integration with BigBlueButton for Moodle 2.0. This reviews the actual activity and its usage.

For both reviews check out the following links:

Easy Integration with