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Moodle How To Webinars

Posted by Shevy Levy on Oct 17, 2012

Lambda Solutions offers free monthly  “Moodle how to” webinars for the Moodle community. In half an hour, we’ll give you a quick overview and show you the benefits from new or important Moodle features.
 
You can register here to receive announcements of all upcoming Moodle webinars.
 
Previous Moodle Webinars
 

Canada MoodleMoot Preview – Jan 31, 2013


 
The Canada MoodleMoot is less than a month away, and we’re excited to greet Moodlers in our home town, Vancouver, from Feb 12 – 15. This month’s webinar will give you a feel for what to expect of this great annual event with more than 60 Moodle presentations and workshops over 3 days. Hear from some of the speakers about their sessions and the knowledge, experience and insights they are planning to share. If you’re coming to the Moot or attending online, this month’s ”half-hour how to Moodle” will get you ready to make the most of the MoodleMoot.

 

 

Moodle Workshop Module – Nov 29, 2012

 

The Workshop Module can provide peer-to-peer learning opportunities in Moodle.  Similar to the Assignment Module, students can submit work, but can now also assess their peers.  Students can be graded on both their submission, and their evaluation of other students.  Afterwards, the teacher can showcase select submissions to all students.  Learn how to get the Workshop module up and running to improve peer-to-peer learning opportunities in your Moodle course.
 

 

Moodle 2.3 Repositories – Oct 25, 2012

 

 

Enable repositories to make the most of your files in Moodle. Repositories allow you to integrate files from many other online and cloud environments and bring them right into Moodle. YouTube, Wikimedia, Google Drive / Google Docs, Dropbox, Media Capture… the list goes on! And now in Moodle 2.3, if you update the external file, it updates in Moodle through the new aliasing feature. Learn how to get up and running with repositories to bring all your available resources into Moodle.


Moodle 2.3 Highlights – Sept 27, 2012

 

The release of Moodle 2.3 greatly increases the usability of Moodle for administrators and teachers.  Some of the notable improvements include the rewrite of the assignments module; topics can now be made conditional activities; and updating your courses is easier than ever.  Learn about these and many other significant improvements found in Moodle 2.3, in our first webinar of the Fall season.

 

Moodle 2.2 – Advanced Grading Methods – June 14, 2012

 

Rubrics have been a long-requested feature and we're pleased to be able to say that now you can design and use rubrics to grade things in Moodle. Rubrics are actually the first plugin of a new 'Advanced Grading' plugin type which provides users to come up with all kinds of similar advanced grading interfaces and integrations programmatically. Currently the rubrics only work for Assignments.
 

Moodle 2.2 – Make Your Moodle Mobile – May 3, 2012

 
 
Moodle 2.1 introduced the ability to set different themes to be used when different devices are detected. Moodle 2.2 now has a standard theme as part of the core which was designed for smartphone and tablet browsers screens.
 

Moodle 2.x – Completion Tracking – April 5, 2012

 

 
Completion tracking can be used to report on the students’ progress in a course or if a student has met the recommended prerequisites of a course. The Completion tracking feature works on two levels of Course Completion and Activity Completion.
 
Since this webinar, Moodle 2.3 offers conditional resource by topic, building off the features shown in this webinar.

 

Topics: LMS How-To's, Moodle Features

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