Tuesday, 2 July
Brett Mccroary, TAFE NSW South Region
Teaching our future builders is challenging. Delivering our blended/ flexible model of using MOODLE and Adobe connect can have its challenges, but now its time to teach the teachers.
Michelle Lomman, South West Tafe
Want to increase engagement and encourage mastery of topics? Learning games are a great option. This session explores how to use a new tool to easily build games that integrate into Moodle for education or workplace training. Learn how I have easily built engaging games and used them in Moodle.
Malcolm Beasley, Wonthaggi Secondary College
Why use Moodle in Secondary Schools still? With all the free digital services such as Office365 offered to Victorian Government schools why is Moodle still relevant? This presentation will give a glimpse into the power of Moodle as the “glue” that connects the other various digital services for secondary schools.
Mark Parry, Australian Film, Television and Radio School
Effective rapid online/blended course development: The story of a Learning Designer and Subject Matter Expert (SME) working collaboratively and systematically within Moodle, using suitable pedagogies.
Brendan Heywood, Catalyst IT
A high level introduction to the range of tools out there to help Moodle developers.. The concepts are generally applicable to any large software project, but seen through the lens of developing for Moodle with real life examples from the everyday experiences of working in a large Moodle partner.
Evolution of taking paper based exams and securely individualising them for bulk upload into a Moodle Assignment for marker distribution and marking.
Moodles’ new theme: Classic
Mick Hawkins & Mathew May, Moodle HQ
A brief presentation on what the Classic theme is and its features and touching on how Moodle has customised it to be used on internal client instances and on Moodle.org.
Matt Porritt, Catalyst IT
This presentation will introduce a new open source Moodle plugin (not a commercial offering) that aims to solve the problem of converting student submissions to PDF en masse.
Federation Training & GOTAFE
As educators, we want to enrich our content with high-quality images, whilst still meeting copyright compliance. Using two excellent sources of beautiful images, we will demonstrate using our free, open source, image embedder and attribution maker, how to quickly and easily embed, attribute and align the image to content.
Kristian Lofhelm & Daniela Soccio, eCreators
Is your Moodle accessible by all? Find out why accessibility matter for your learners and organisations. By integrating universal design principles into your teaching practice, you can make the learning experience more user-friendly for all learners, and increase opportunities for engagement.
Chad Outten – My Learning Space
The learner is our customer, so as learning professionals we need to ensure the learner experience on our Moodle site is extraordinary. This presentation offers practical ideas to enhance the learner experience. Aspects covered include course design, assessment, reporting and mobile.
Glenn Kelly, The Gordon Institute; Andrea Radley, South West Tafe
In this presentation, we argue for a diverse approach to embracing as many Moodle tools in the design of the learning experience. We demonstrate a range of tools and how we have used them to maximize the experience for the learner and the teacher.
Melissa Honeydew, Monash College
We got our Moodle rubrics and scales to do something clever. To show you how, we go behind the scenes to describe they really work.
Orzu Kamolova, University of Montreal
Competency-based education module of Moodle is used by some faculties of University of Montreal. It allows them to assess competencies in learning plans and courses, but teachers now, would like to assess on another level : activities. Our team of agile developers and pedagogical advisors are currently working on this functionality. I will be presenting the reflection analysis, how it was done, and the new functionality. I will then present a live demo of the functionality.
Arpan Stephen, Arabian Gulf University
CMMS Online – A Moodle Based central LMS for Teaching Medicine at Arabian Gulf University. A Fully Customized and Mapped Curriculum for Medicine bringing innovation in the GCC and Arab Region.
Colin Foote, Bendigo Kangan Institute & Julie Day, Federation Training
Want to spice up the visual design of your Moodle content and activities? Keen to produce online content that is attractive, clear, consistent and compliant? Using the standard Moodle editor, learn how to create, within minutes, sizzling responsive visual design to brighten and enlighten Moodle content and activities.
Paul Stevens – Catalyst IT
A plugin for driving compliance training completion and LMS uptake.
Course recompletion – facilitate re-occurring courses.
Dan Marsden, Catalyst IT
A brief, plain-english examination of hosting gotchas for both self-hosted and outsourced Moodles. Come and ask yourself if any are waiting to bite your site.
PICO 2 – TBC