Category Archives: Odd Bits

Technology Enhanced Living

A piece of technology can be used in the ways that was not intended by the developer. It is not always possible to foresee every problem people will try to solve using the technology that is available to them. When … Continue reading

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Moodlemoot Edinburgh 2014 – Updates

Early bird Registration Moodlemoot Edinburgh has extended the early bird registration until the middle of January (Jan 17th 2014). This means you still have another month to get the early bird pricing. Workshops They also announced the Pre-Conference Workshops which … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the road – Barcelona Moodlemoot

Today the Moodlemoot Spain 2013 kicked off in Barcelona at the Universitat Pumpeu Fabra, Barcelona.  One of the first speakers was Martin Dougiamas speaking about teaching and learning. Martin started off with a retrospective on various solutions over the last … Continue reading

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More thoughts on MOOCs

So in my last post I looked at what I saw that made up a MOOC, the content, the assessment, discussion, assignment and a bit about the platform and my experience on a MOOC. This post is going to explore … Continue reading


Some random thoughts on MOOCs

Over the last few years we have seen Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) go from few in number to now there are a good number of them out there, with the most recent announcement of  Futurelearn promising even more. What … Continue reading


New icons in Moodle 2.4

Moodle have included some very good-looking icons in the upcoming release. There are a number of changes, some of which I think will be very nice. Activity icons are now colour and 24×24 in size Action icons are now 12×12 … Continue reading