Understanding Student Behaviour in Moodle – Presentation at Moodle Moot 2016

At the recent Moodle Moot Australia in Perth, Western Australia I was fortunate to have my presentation accepted. The presentation is based on the Student Analytics plugin that is designed for Moodle. The conference has been an awesome experience and allowed me to network and discuss idea’s around learning analytics with Moodle data analysts and […]

Moodle Moot 2016: Day 2

 Day 2 started with a welcome to country and a keynote from Martin Dougiamas providing the ‘fire’ and explained some of the new features of Moodle. There are some excellent features coming up including: Focusing on core updates Focusing on Moodle Mobile You can now get a branded Moodle app under your brand and have a separate […]

Learning Analytics: MoodleMoot16

Day one of the Moodle Moot conference in Perth, Western Australia and I’m sitting in a workshop on Learning Analytics for the day. I’m a strong advocate for learning analytics and how you can read and understand how the analytics can greatly benefit students and tutors. There are a number of core plugins in Moodle […]

Techniques for adult learners [ARTICLE]

I came across this article and wanted to share. It’s a great article on the effective teaching techniques for older adult learners. Check it out at http://www.simpliteach.com/effective-teaching-techniques-for-the-older-adult-learner/  

Moodle Moot 2016 App

If you’re heading to Moodle Moot 2016 in Perth this year, don’t forget to download the app. https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/moodlemoots/id1148432073?mt=8 While you’re there, come and see me present on 28th September at 1500 where I’ll be presenting on Understanding Student behavior in Moodle [Plugin].

Swivl C1 – my first impressions

This week I received my Swivl C1 robot and thought I’d share my first impression. The Swivl is a robot that allows your iPhone to be used as a complete video recording session. Based on a ‘marker’ that sits around your neck or hand on a lanyard, the InfraRed marker will allow the Swivl robot […]

Connecting H5P interactive activity in Moodle to an LRS

Investigating further into H5P, I started playing with the ability to send xAPI statements to our LRS from Moodle. This will give us valuable Learning Analytics when we start using the tool for formative assessments. I downloaded the H5P plugin from the Moodle plugin site and installed into my local development copy of Moodle 3.1. I […]

Blogo – a simple way to manage your blogs

Scrolling through the app store on my Mac this morning I came across this app called Blogo. It states that you can synchronise all you blogs from your WordPress site into a simple app. Given that I like to write whenever I can, I thought I’d give it a go. This is the first entry […]

Articulate Presenter Vs Adobe Captivate saving to LRS

Recently I’ve been doing some comparisons between Articulate Presenter 13 and Adobe Captivate 8 based the ability to record learning analytics using the xAPI (also known as Tin Can API). We’ve been using Articulate Presenter for our online learning content for a while now. As we move into the phase of pushing learning analytics to […]

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