4 Ways to Establish Relevance with Moodle

One of the first things you learn when studying adult learning is that adults need to know why they are learning something and how they can apply it to their lives.  In other words, they need to know how something is relevant to their condition and context.  It’s not only adults who need that.  HumansRead more

Adapt Authoring Tool and Moodle

I have been working with the Adapt Learning Framework and Adapt Authoring tool of and on for a while now.  (Follow the community @AdaptLearning to learn more about this “Ground breaking #opensource project and THE online community for #multidevice #elearning” (quote from their Twitter profile page).  This post features one of the projects I created using the framework that IRead more

3 Things to Think about When Developing Your Own Moodle Site

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Recently, I started developing a demo course in a Moodle installation hosted on my site.  The latest version of Moodle is so powerful and useful.  It shows the dedication of the thousands of people who have contributed to its continued success.  Having been a fan for many years, I have enjoyed watching its progression fromRead more

WHY TEXT-DEPENDENT ANALYSIS IS MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN EVER

The explosion of media and technology…has made it all the more important that students master the core skills of gathering and evaluating evidence. Reading and writing with independence and confidence will remain master arts in the Information Age. (Vicki Phillips in Schmoker, 2011, p.93) Phillips’ quote resonates today because of the media explosion that occursRead more