Last week, Wikispaces announced its decision to shut down, along with its “Wikispaces Classroom” and “Free Wikis” tiers. According to the the announcement, these components did not provide enough revenue and did not make sense as a marketing or adoption tool. Wikispaces Classroom users will be able to download their content until July 31, 2018. […]
The official Moodle blog has launched its “Feature Friday,” looking to create a tradition of highlighting new and existing features available in recent Moodle versions. With several issues made in the past year, a recap post promotes the establishment of “Feature Friday” for teams and organizations. Not unlike a study group, a different member could […]
Everyone uses Wikipedia, but there is a well-documented stigma from academia around the site (and similar Wiki-based operations by extension.) Sometimes, professors dismiss or ban usage of the site in the classroom—though admittedly this can be justified in some cases. A more detrimental behavior is to actively campaign against its use in general, even though […]
“How can I export the Moodle lesson activities as PDF files for offline usage by the students?” Moodle newcomers often ask this question in moodle forums. However, Moodle doesn’t support exporting the course activities as PDF by core. However, there are few plugins which allows you to export the contents of the activity into PDF […]
As we have come to expect, interesting people from all background and ages are enjoying the month-long online gathering of “Moodlers”. Teachers, educators and otherwise learning enthusiasts from all places and backgrounds move towards getting to know (and love) the name in Open Source LMS (Learning Management System). We follow-up with week two, to run […]
NMAI Lab is bringing to Moodle a practical answer to the age old question: What would happen if the Facebook and Wikipedia planets collided? Before SocialWiki, I though it would look something like this: Simulation of two planets colliding With the SocialWiki plugin, users can add content to wiki pages. Avoiding “edit wars” altogether, each […]
The official Moodle Mobile App has been updated to a new version 3.1.2 with many new features and improvements. The new version of the app was released yesterday and available for download on Android devices immediately. It will be released for iOS devices also very soon.
Moodle.org recently announce the release of Moodle Mobile 3.0.0. The update, as you would expect, adds a few complete new features and continues to refine and enhance the overall Mobile experience. New features The 3.0.0 release now offers users the opportunity to browse Wiki pages. (As noted before, you’ll need to be running Moodle 2.6 […]
Moodle Mobile App version 3.0.0 is just released today with new features, improvements and bug fixes. The mobile app is also translated to Portugese (Portugal) and Romanian languages.
Another new plugin added to the Moodle Plugins database this week is the SocialWiki activity plugin. This is a social kind of wiki, where many page versions may coexist, and where users can connect (‘follow’ each other) in a social network.