Moodle is now well into its second generation, with Moodle 2.2 as the most recent release. For anyone still hanging onto a first generation Moodle (version 1.9 seems popular), it is well worth considering an upgrade to Moodle 2. Here are five of the most fab features…
How are present are you as an instructor in your online courses? Research* has shown that tutor presence – the sense of the tutor being there – is a key motivator for online students. The trick is to find the middle ground between being omnipresent (and too stifling), and being invisible (and appearing uninterested ). Here are five things that can help you strike this balance.
How to run engaging webinars, online classes, videoconferencing sessions, or online presentations.
Excellent videos about online learning and teaching (elearning). A good resource for online tutors.
How to design and deliver good blended learning courses (part online and part f2f). Tips and advice.
There are interesting ways of perceiving or categorising Internet users, including the notion of ‘digital tribes’. Which tribe do you belong to?
Digital natives or immigrants? Time to come up with alternative conceptions eg digital visitors and residents…
What are: baby duck syndrome, cyborg anthropology, the heavy metal umlaut, MOOC…? Read and find out.