What is a Moodle Moot?
A MoodleMoot is a conference dedicated to users, developers and administrators of the very popular open-source course management system called Moodle. It lasts 2 or 3 days and is held in a conference centre, university, or similar facility where a lot of people can meet and discuss Moodle. At a MoodleMoot you can take part in workshops, presentations, and forums covering all aspects of integrating and using Moodle effectively in a learning environment.
What is MoodleMoot Philippines?
This is the first MoodleMoot to be held in the Philippines which will be sharing experiences and discussing new trends, as well as talking about technical problems or initiate partnerships, thereby stimulating the growth of the Moodle community. In the three days they will be discussing about how to use Moodle to effectively support the new trends in education and training. It is one of only a few MoodleMoots in the world that is recognised as an “official MoodleMoot” by Moodle headquarters in Australia.
Should I go?
If you are a teacher, educational administrator, software developer, materials developer, or IT manager then this conference will be of interest to you, and, if at all possible, you should try to go. If you are already using Moodle, then you can pick up ideas on how to use it more effectively as a teaching and research tool. If you are new to Moodle, then you can learn a lot from the hands-on workshops, and from talking to experienced users and suppliers of Moodle related services, such as hosting a Moodle site and creating e-learning materials.