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The Open University is not only the organization pushing the development and innovation of the Quiz Module for Moodle, it's also recently provided one of the best primers for learning about Moodle's quiz, the pedagogical theory behind assessment, and...
Tim Hunt (@tim_hunt) shot me a quick note regarding the release of 10 (yes, TEN) new question types for Moodle which you can download from the contributed Plugin/Addon database at Moodle.org: http://moodle.org/plugins/browse.php?list=category&id=29&p=0.  These 10 new types are created and maintained...
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...
This presentation highlights the internal road-map for moving Open University's enormous Moodle installation to 2.1.  The presentation is by Ross MacKenzie and highlights the current status of Open University's daily usage and stats and some of the considerations they are being...
MootUK11's video archive from this year is a great collection of resources and videos that highlight some of the most cutting edge Moodle use/practices from around the UK (and world).  Today I got to watch Ross MacKenzie's presentation in...
If you're curious what the end of June will bring with the release of Moodle 2.1 you can checkout the yet to be released Moodle 2.1 Release Notes page at Moodle.org. Included in this upcoming release is a revamp of...
Sam Marshall, a Moodle developer at Open University recently announced that the OU is working to update their popular contributed modules for use on Moodle 2.0. The OU contributions have been popular among modules and plugins from Moodle.org due...
Open University has a really fantastic crew continually improving their Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle, which they are migrating slowly to Moodle 2.x) and adding timely features like an alternative mobile view for touch/smart phones and tablets.  If you're interested...
Not too much information here, except that Open University is making headway in their effort to put Moodle 2.x on mobiles.  Check out the two announcements of their progress here: Next stage of Mobile VLE (Moodle v2.x) New Mobile VLE design...
The Open University, after commissioning a survey of the alternative/rival LMSs available, has decided to continue using Moodle as it's primary Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) moving forward and is now planning it's site wide upgrade which will be a...