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Here's a new course on the MOOCH that doubles as a Moodle features primer (note that the course is not intended to give you the skills to go climb K2). According to the post on the MOOCH by creator, Mary...
The Sub-page module gives Moodle course design additional flexibility in creating nested activities and organizing resources on their own page.  If you've ever used Blackboard for course creation you'll be very familiar with the concept. Sub-page  is developed/maintained by the Open...
Meta courses are great ways to automatically give students the resources they need on a Moodle site without having to enroll them into two areas.  On several projects I've used Meta courses to speed up access to students and...
Here's a great short video that highlights one of the newest features in Moodle 2 (to be released with Moodle 2.1 this week). Enjoy the video by Mary Cooch and read more about the 2.1 release here: http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.1_release_notes Direct video...
Here's a video from Mary Cooch (@Moodlefairy; produced in 2008) which still applies today.  Learn how you might structure a foreign language course in Moodle using the directory, images, Glossary/Database, embedding video and mp3s. Adding mp3s seems like a very...
There's a great presentation on Moodle which is one teacher's account/perspective of what the software means to her, M = Martin Dougiamas O = Open Source O = Organize D = Developing L = Learning E = Enthuse As suitable as the official terms.  Clare's presentation...
Great video by Mary Cooch (@Moodlefairy, on Youtube as UsingMoodle) that highlights the experimental feature that is "Groupings" . The feature allows you to incorporate two sets of students who may need different instructions and activities into one classroom.  By...
Interesting thread developing at Moodle.org that will culminate with the sharing of resources, videos and testimonials contributed only since yesterday about the qualities and benefits of Moodle (which directly will showcase the shear generosity and selflessness of the Moodle...
I'm not a Moodle expert (I just play one on this blog).  One of my favorite activities, but the one I struggle with the most (because it has so many customization options) is the Moodle Lesson Module. Thankfully there is...
Reserve/order your copy of Mary Cooch's "Moodle 2.0 First Look" book published by Packt Publishing today.  It's low cost and highlights the various changes and new features in Moodle 2.0 (out soon: http://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_2.0_release_notes). Hard copy: $36 eBook: $27 Both:  $41 Though we haven't had...