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Updated on April 23th, 2019 Moodle is based on the Social Constructionism pedagogy, according to which "We learn particularly well from the act of creating or expressing something for others to see". In layman's terms: Our learning experiences become more valuable...
One of the Moodle’s foundational principles is social constructivism. It embodies the idea that knowledge is built collectively among peers, interactions being an irreplaceable part of an optimal pedagogical experience; and it suggests that hierarchical relationships take a back...
New features of the Moodle Forum activity are covered in a recent Moodle 3.1 official update. The World Wide Web was the utopia of human interaction, communication and connection, until it wasn't. Today our ideas of forums and internet comment...
Want to create dynamic and interactive Moodle content? Want to learn about the Moodle basics?  Mark Rollins from E-Teach UK has shared an interactive Moodle manual "Moodle for Trains : An illustrated guide" which is based on best pedagogical...
If you're curious to know the underpinning philosophy that guides the development of Moodle, the docs is a great place to start for an understanding. Moodle development is guided by social constructionist pedagogy which is essentially that we learn...
The 2014 MoodleMoot Netherlands held this past June in Utrecht featured Matt Bury, a developer residing in Canada. Matt spoke about social learning using Moodle and social constructivism as it frames Moodle's pedagogical tool. The keynote (in English) starts about...
If you're interested in the Social Constructivist foundation of Moodle and the ways in which the software strives to promote social learning you might want to read the Pedagogy page at Moodle docs.  The page highlights some of the...