While the MoodleNet project advances, the good old repository at moodle.net continues to host quality content that teachers, admins, and developers can freely appropriate to use as their own. Perhaps a one-click install of moodle.net content is all it takes to get MoodleNet going? Only time will tell.
Tquant, or the “Tools for Teaching Quantitative Thinking” initiative funded by the EU’s cultural Erasmus+ Programme, is offering a free course on Knowledge Space Theory, which talks about the relationship between “knowledge structures” and “knowledge states” as a subject of topological mathematics. It includes a lesson in R Shiny app development. As of this writing, users must sign up for an account at moodle.tquant.eu to access the course.
South Africa’s Oakley House School is offering free enrollment in the online version of their “Facilitator Training Course,” traditionally a four-day training program offered in Cape Town’s Diep River suburb. It is designed for educators looking to branch into special needs education. Oakley House School has supported the educational needs of children with Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorders, among others, for over ten years.
A downloadable course that will give guidance to people taking care of a person or family member at home, this one is particularly focused on caring for patients with dementia. Over the course of six weeks, students will learn about everything from how illnesses affect family relationships, communication, and behaviors, to health and nutrition habits and carer well-being . A live version is available in MoodleCloud.