How To Build An Online MOOC With Free And Open Source Tools

How To Build An Online MOOC With Free And Open Source Tools

Updated on October 28, 2020. Are you also looking to start teaching an online MOOC course? Maybe a Free and Open Learning Management System can help! Getting all the ingredients in place to create your first Moodle course for MOOC’s is less difficult than it would seem. Get The “Learn Moodle Beginner Admin” Video Playlist […]

Top 10 Plugins That Enhance The Capabilities Of The Atto Text Editor (2020 Update)

Top 10 Plugins That Enhance The Capabilities Of The Atto Text Editor

Updated on September 15 , 2020. According to number of registered active sites currently using it. More Font Colors 4,662 35% growth in 2020 MathType by WIRIS 4,276 58% growth Full Screen 3,814 25% growth Microsoft Word File Import 3,527 45% growth Font Size 3,319 22% growth Font Family 3,259 28% growth Styles 2,596 50% […]

Speech Recognition & Fluency Assessment SpeechAce, Now In Any LMS

Speech Recognition & Fluency Assessment SpeechAce, Now In Any LMS

Updated on August 31, 2020 SpeechAce has increased its compatiblity with several LMS, including Moodle (dedicated plugin–see below), Blackboard, Canvas, Sakai and WebCT (LTI). Further integrations are available via API. Original, 2017 post: Are you a language teacher using Moodle for online teaching? How you are helping your learners in improving their pronunciation and lowering […]

A Free English Grammar & Syntax Course For Moodle LMS

Updated on August 21, 2020. Moodle HQ has officially decommisioned in favor of MoodleNet, the upcoming federated social network. To get this course, reach out to Chris Engelsma directly. Moodle loves Open Educational Resources (OER) since Moodle likes an open world. You can share your Moodle courses and course activities  like database presets, glossary […]

360° Feedback For LMS Performance Evaluation


In human resource  industry, 360 degree feedback is known as “multi-rater feedback“, “multi-source feedback“,or “multi-source assessment“. The feedback is provided by subordinates, peers, supervisor and self-feedback. Over the years, Moodle community members have requested for a 360 degree feedback activity in Moodle. The long desired wish is now true with the release of the 360° […]

If You Are (Still??) Thinking About Using SCORM…

(And we really hope you don’t.) The Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a widely used package based on a collection of standards and specifications for web-based electronic educational technology. In a way, it’s the first language of elearning. SCORM’s set of standards to produce digital content which can used in any SCORM compliant […]

Groups, Groupings and Cohorts In Moodle LMS — The Basics Updated

Groups, Groupings and Cohorts In Moodle™ LMS — The Basics Updated

Updated on April 23th, 2019 Moodle is based on the Social Constructionism pedagogy, according to which “We learn particularly well from the act of creating or expressing something for others to see“. In layman’s terms: Our learning experiences become more valuable when they involve the exchange of knowledge among peers: Students asking and getting answers […]

Do You Want To Easily Create A Large Number Of Questions In Your Moodle Course?

gift moodle quiz scripting

Are you looking for an easy method to create large number of questions in your Moodle course? Creating large number of questions for your Moodle quiz can be a time-consuming task. If you are planning to create your questions right in Moodle question bank, which is a commendable practice that will save you time in […]

How To Track Content Access And Student Attendance Online

Updated on March 13, 2020. From confidentiality, to proper tracking of students and their whereabouts, there are reasons organizations are hesitant to jump into online learning, let alone on a permanent basis. Fear not, we’ve got your back. Protecting content for online access The following are some “tricks” available that attempt to discourage users from […]

Top Gamification Tools For Moodle And Other LMS (2019 Update)

Updated on April 18th, 2019 Online courses can be made more engaging, interactive and exciting for the learner’s by inducing a small tint of gamification. Gamification is the process to engage, motivate and enhance the learner engagement by using game mechanics and games. Out of box Moodle supports gamification only to a low extent. There […]