Virtual Classrooms and Moodle

I have just finished the presentation/session at the online conference imoot.

The below are the slides that I used in delivering the session that included some crowdsourced brainstorming, graphic interaction and singing.

The session started with crowdsourcing a list of possible features for virtual classrooms,  possible integration options that could/should be available and then finished with a list of products people knew. After this I went through a short assessment of the plugins that were available to integrate with Moodle for some of the platforms.

Virtual Classrooms & Moodle (3893 downloads)

These were screenshots of the 2 starting slides that attendees helped create:

vc-features

Crowd Sourced Feature List

Crowd Sourced integration feature List

Crowd Sourced integration feature List

Thanks for those who came along to the two sessions, and thanks to the organisers of the imoot

For those interested, I had reviewed the usage of the integration plugins before so will link below. These reviews assess the plugin, not the web conferencing software itself. If you would like to get a specific one reviewed, and can get me access to a demo server to test, please let me know!

Remote Learner Adobe Connect Pro Module (Moodle 2 and 1.9)
This module enables the teacher to create and manage sessions for the Adobe Connect Pro Virtual Classroom system from within Moodle 2.0.

BigBlueButtonBN integration for Moodle 2 (Moodle 2) UPDATED
This activity enables easy integration between Moodle 2.0 and the open source virtual conferencing system BigBlueButton.

OpenMeetings integration for Moodle 2 (Moodle 2)
This activity enables integration between Moodle 2.0 and the open source OpenMeetings virtual classroom system.

WizIQ Moodle Integration (Moodle 2.0 and 1.9)

This activity and block combo provides a comprehensive easy-to-setup integration with the WizIQ platform.

Amvonet Moodle 1.9 integration (Moodle 1.9 only for now)
This activity provides a comprehensive integration for virtual classrooms with Moodle, including gradebook and calendar integration.

 

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