Schedule


Welcome to the iMoot 2014 online schedule. We are delighted to have even more attendees and sessions than ever before!

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Times shown for timezone: UTC +99

Presentation Types: How To Case Study Academic Paper

Thu 15 May
05:00
(UTC +99)
Super Session - Europe - On Your Case - Peer Advice For Your Moodle Dilemmas
Presenter : Stephan Rinke (Germany)
Presenter : Michael Tighe (Germany)

This session will give conference participants the opportunity to receive and give peer advice with the aid of a tried and tested method in professional development processes. Participants will ...
Thu 15 May
06:30
(UTC +99)
A02 / A38 - Introduction to MySQL queries and reports in Moodle
Presenter : Stuart Mealor (New Zealand)

This session will provide a basic introduction to writing MySQL queries to create custom searches and reports within Moodle - e.g. to write queries that can report specific data that Moodle doesn't...
B02 / B19 - Developing a Course in the Open: A Case Study
Presenter : Paul Hibbitts (Canada)

While open education resources get all the love, and deservingly so, developing any course in the open can also add a lot of value and possibilities. In this session Paul Hibbitts will share his ...
Thu 15 May
08:00
(UTC +99)
A03 - Introduction to Teaching Online: Design and Development
Presenter : Michelle Moore (United States)
Presenter : Anneliese Sheffield (China)
Presenter : Heather Robinson (United States)
Presenter : Alana Phillips (United States)

How did you learn to teach online? Self-taught? On the job? You and too many others. Only a fraction of teacher education programs report offering any formal training on the subject of online ...
B03 - Mahara: ePortfolios for Moodle users
Presenter : Kristina Hoeppner (New Zealand)

Why would you want to introduce yet another system to your learners and staff and not just use Moodle to create ePortfolios? This session will answer this question and demonstrate why using a ...
Thu 15 May
09:30
(UTC +99)
A04 / A39 - Joomla CMS and Moodle Intergration
Presenter : Sam Suresh S (Malaysia)

Learn how to intergrate 2 most powerful applications which is Joomla CMS and Moodle LMS to create beautiful feature rich LMS.
B04 - Improving Teacher practice in Moodle- The Rise of the SuperMoodler.
Presenter : Kathleen Edelman (Australia)
Presenter : Rob Monk (Australia)

We will discuss our journey, how we have improved teacher effectiveness in the use of Moodle. We put our courses, due dates and our assessment results online.  We will explain how we have ...
Thu 15 May
11:00
(UTC +99)
Super Session - East Asia - How to write a plugin/addon
Presenter : Justin Hunt (Japan)

In this presentation Justin Hunt (@poodllguy) the author of a number of plugins on the Moodle plugins database, will explain how to write a plugin. He will cover the basic structure of a plugin, ...
Thu 15 May
12:30
(UTC +99)
A06 / A20 - Rolling enrolment - there is a way!
Presenter : Cathie Bond (Australia)

Do you have the same competency or course required for the same staff every year?  Tired of enrolling multiple users every year?  We have found a way to avoid this frustration.  Join us for a short...
B06 / B40 - Badges and groups - even L&D trainers are excited!
Presenter : Dorothy Waterhouse (Australia)

We will explore and discuss:

1. Moving from Certificates of completion to badges 
  •  How we are using badges to encourage busy professionals to engage with activities and resources throughout our ...
Thu 15 May
14:00
(UTC +99)
A07 / A19 - How to setup Google Oauth2 plugin
Presenter : Jerome Mouneyrac (Australia)

You want to connect to your Moodle site with Google, Facebook and co? We will install the Oauth2 plugin together.  
B07 / B35 - Accessibility - First Steps
Presenter : Merrin Bennett (Australia)
Presenter : Michelle Hollister (Antarctica)

The Australian Government has endorsed the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 for all government websites. The full scope of the upgrade is detailed in the Web Accessibility...
Thu 15 May
15:30
(UTC +99)
Thu 15 May
17:00
(UTC +99)
Unconference - Oranges – Bar and Café

This year we have a dedicated 'Unconference' area. Come and hang out, meet new people, and catch up with old friends during the unconference times, between sessions and during coffee breaks. Use ...
Thu 15 May
18:30
(UTC +99)
A10 / A61 - What does Tin Can mean for Moodle?
Presenter : Andrew Downes (United Kingdom)

Tin Can is the new e-learning standard set to replace SCORM as a mechanism for tracking learning experiences and achievements in the modern world. For Moodle, Tin Can raises questions about how we ...
B10 / B63 - Applications of Gamification in a workplace setting
Presenter : Benjamin Wagner (United Kingdom)

This presentation will include an introduction to gamification in Moodle, and in particular how it can be applied to workplaces. This can include teachers as employees of a school, and businesses ...
Thu 15 May
20:00
(UTC +99)
A11 / A58 - Simplifying Moodle
Presenter : Farhan Karmali (India)

Moodle has been criticised at times for its User Interface, while Moodle is an elearning powerhouse, not all features are used by every site. By simply by turning off unwanted features and links we...
B11 / B64 - Launching MOOC and Student Information System in Moodle
Presenter : Sushil Karampuri (India)

College of Contemporary Health (CCH), UK adopted CobaltLMS, an Education distribution of Moodle for launching Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and managing Graduate programs in Moodle 2.5. The ...
Thu 15 May
21:30
(UTC +99)
A12 / A32 – Building a Managed Learning Environment
Presenter : Jeremy Hopkins (United Kingdom)

This presentation looks at how an integrated MLE can be built out around Moodle. It maybe of interest to both experienced Moodlers wanting to integrate more systems or those starting out with ...
B12 / B61 - Simplifying Moodle Course Creation via Course Templates
Presenter : Karrie Vitti (United States)

During this session we will share, critique and explore key elements used in well designed courses.  We will discuss how templates can assist new Moodlers in the development of their courses. We ...
Thu 15 May
23:00
(UTC +99)
A13 / A33 - External Tools and LTI
Presenter : Floyd Saner (United States)

*Hidden in the middle of the Moodle Activities list is External Tools, a rarely used activity because it is not wellunderstood. External Tools allows you to embed, in your course, contentand ...
B13 / A31 - The Little Moodle That Could
Presenter : Kathleen Stewart (Canada)

Over the past several years, a small group of faculty at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) has developed a Moodle site for  faculty, curriculum developers, and academic chairs to maintain ...
Fri 16 May
00:30
(UTC +99)
Sponsor Session - Moonami

Fri 16 May
02:00
(UTC +99)
B15 / B34 - Designing a Multi-device Moodle Course Site: A Case Study
Presenter : Paul Hibbitts (Canada)

Regardless of the device ― smartphone, desktop, tablet ― today’s networked learners deserve an exceptional user experience. Based on his first-hand experience of creating multi-device course ...
Fri 16 May
03:30
(UTC +99)
B16 / B46 - Creating A Presence With Moodle
Presenter : George Self (United States)

One critical difference in online and on-ground classes is the instructor's presence. Instructors teaching with Moodle, though, can foster a sense of presence through both the design and conduct of...
Super Session - Canada - Creating Flexible, Scalable User Interfaces
Presenter : James McQuillan (Canada)

This presentation will cover how to plan, design, and develop interfaces that effectively scale from small to large data sets. Will include a case study from developing Project Deepsight for ELIS, ...
Fri 16 May
05:00
(UTC +99)
A17 - Practice makes Perfect - Graduate Nurses using Moodle/Mahara for ...
Presenter : Anne Stevens (New Zealand)

Although our organisation had been using ePortfolios for the around four years, this was the first year our Graduate Nurses were using a Mahara ePortfolio. This presentaion gives an overview of a ...
A64 / B17 - Moodle Addons: Adding your technological distinctiveness to ...
Presenter : Anthony Borrow (United States)

Take your Moodle installation where no admin has gone before. Boldly explore how to find and install plugins. Learn how to assimilate plugins into your Moodle installation. Become an active part of...
Fri 16 May
06:30
(UTC +99)
A18 - Free Moodle resources from HRDNZ (Moodle Partner)
Presenter : Stuart Mealor (New Zealand)

We think the iMoot is a great chance to share some of the support and resources we provide for FREE to the Moodle Community, in some very diverse areas. Often, members of the Moodle Community do ...
Fri 16 May
08:00
(UTC +99)
A07 / A19 - How to setup Google Oauth2 plugin
Presenter : Jerome Mouneyrac (Australia)

You want to connect to your Moodle site with Google, Facebook and co? We will install the Oauth2 plugin together.  
B02 / B19 - Developing a Course in the Open: A Case Study
Presenter : Paul Hibbitts (Canada)

While open education resources get all the love, and deservingly so, developing any course in the open can also add a lot of value and possibilities. In this session Paul Hibbitts will share his ...
Fri 16 May
09:30
(UTC +99)
A06 / A20 - Rolling enrolment - there is a way!
Presenter : Cathie Bond (Australia)

Do you have the same competency or course required for the same staff every year?  Tired of enrolling multiple users every year?  We have found a way to avoid this frustration.  Join us for a short...
B20 / B33 - Open Badges in Mahara and Moodle
Presenter : Kristina Hoeppner (New Zealand)

Open Badges by the Mozilla Foundation have gained in popularity over the last couple of years and also make a foray into formal education. Since Moodle 2.5, Moodlers can issue badges and also ...
Fri 16 May
11:00
(UTC +99)
Unconference - Oranges – Bar and Café

This year we have a dedicated 'Unconference' area. Come and hang out, meet new people, and catch up with old friends during the unconference times, between sessions and during coffee breaks. Use ...
Fri 16 May
12:30
(UTC +99)
A22 - Do we have more assignment options for fully online courses?
Presenter : Kerry Earl (New Zealand)

Kerry Earl presents a small case study of student perceptions of four short text (800 words or less) assignment formats. Data was gathered by survey in a 12 week fully online undergraduate/300 ...
A35 / B22 - How do we harness technology to meet learning expectations in ...
Presenter : Gina Veliotis (Australia)

In 2013, Sydney Adventist Hospital rolled out a new eLearning platform using Moodle and all of the wonderful tools and tricks that come with it.  The new site was well-received by staff, and the ...
Fri 16 May
14:00
(UTC +99)
A23 / A51 - Outcome sets and other Gamification tools in Moodle:
Presenter : Natalie Denmeade (Australia)

The new feature in Moodle 2.8 of Outcome Sets, along with the recent addition of Open Badges, Conditional Activities and Rubrics, create a powerful gamification platform in the world's most popular...
B23 / A53 - Gamified eLearning Portal
Presenter : Giridharan Dhanashaker (India)

A gamified LMS with the objective to engage employees in a organization, to take courses in the organization's Learning Portal and gain benefits from the same.
Fri 16 May
15:30
(UTC +99)
A24 / A46 - Delivering online exams using Moodle
Presenter : Tim Hunt (United Kingdom)

The Open University would like to offer students the option of typing rather than handwriting their exams. I will tell you how we have been trying to do this (using Moodle).

Lots of other ...

B24 / B59 - Customizing Content
Presenter : Jean-Marc Doucet (France)

Realization of a personality test with the Moddle Plugin Questionnaire to define the dominant learning style after Kolb's theory, to personalize content profiles..EN/FR. En français maintenant ...
Fri 16 May
17:00
(UTC +99)
Super Session - Mediterranean - MCCC in 2014
Presenter : Anna Krassa (Greece)

Moodle Course Creator Certificate (MCCC) is the official Moodle Certificate provided exclusively from Moodle Partners. In this presentation we will explain in detail what MCCC is and how it has ...
Fri 16 May
18:30
(UTC +99)
Unconference - Oranges – Bar and Café

This year we have a dedicated 'Unconference' area. Come and hang out, meet new people, and catch up with old friends during the unconference times, between sessions and during coffee breaks. Use ...
Fri 16 May
20:00
(UTC +99)
A27 / A44 - Moodle is ... Moodle isn't
Presenter : Shane Elliott (Australia)

In this session we ask some deceptively simple questions: what is moodle? what is not moodle? what can it do? what can't it do? what will it never do? We'll have a brief look at the history ...
B27 / B44 – Recommendations for Moodle use based on three case studies of ...
Presenter : Paolo Oprandi ()

This presentation is based on case study research in university teaching in three academic disciplines. The research found tutors' aims for their students was very similar despite the different ...
Fri 16 May
21:30
(UTC +99)
B28 / B42 - Mobile-Learning
Presenter : Bas Brands (Netherlands)

What do you check when you leave your house to go to work, school or even a walk with the dog? Your wallet, your keys and your mobile right?Most of us own a phone that can browse the web and we use...
Super Session - Europe - On Your Case - Peer Advice For Your Moodle Dilemmas
Presenter : Stephan Rinke (Germany)
Presenter : Michael Tighe (Germany)

This session will give conference participants the opportunity to receive and give peer advice with the aid of a tried and tested method in professional development processes. Participants will ...
Fri 16 May
23:00
(UTC +99)
A29 / A66 - A History of Moodle in The United States
Presenter : Shalimar Anderson (United States)

Calling all historians and would-be detectives! We all know that Moodle is a product of an evolving international community of enthusiasts... and fanatics. This presentation hopes to shed light ...
B29 / B50 - Inspired uses of Moodle Quiz and Database Modules
Presenter : Paula Clough (United States)

Moodle’s roots as an open source project make using Moodle modules in creative ways a part of the culture. Many of the straight forward uses can be modified just a little to make the module do ...
Sat 17 May
00:30
(UTC +99)
Super Session - Canada - Creating Flexible, Scalable User Interfaces
Presenter : James McQuillan (Canada)

This presentation will cover how to plan, design, and develop interfaces that effectively scale from small to large data sets. Will include a case study from developing Project Deepsight for ELIS, ...
Sat 17 May
02:00
(UTC +99)
B13 / A31 - The Little Moodle That Could
Presenter : Kathleen Stewart (Canada)

Over the past several years, a small group of faculty at the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) has developed a Moodle site for  faculty, curriculum developers, and academic chairs to maintain ...
B31 / B58 - Introducing A New Gallery Module: Store, Edit and Display Images ...
Presenter : Petr Sudicky (Czech Republic)

Although images and other types of graphic elements as well as various video content make up an important part of online teaching and learning experience, a robust module for storing and displaying...
Sat 17 May
03:30
(UTC +99)
A12 / A32 – Building a Managed Learning Environment
Presenter : Jeremy Hopkins (United Kingdom)

This presentation looks at how an integrated MLE can be built out around Moodle. It maybe of interest to both experienced Moodlers wanting to integrate more systems or those starting out with ...
B32 / B51 - Effective forums
Presenter : Richard Jones (New Zealand)

This presentation will be short-ish leaving time for discussion.  A few relevant academic models will be introduced followed by examples of using forums for English teaching.  We will demonstrate ...
Sat 17 May
05:00
(UTC +99)
A13 / A33 - External Tools and LTI
Presenter : Floyd Saner (United States)

*Hidden in the middle of the Moodle Activities list is External Tools, a rarely used activity because it is not wellunderstood. External Tools allows you to embed, in your course, contentand ...
B20 / B33 - Open Badges in Mahara and Moodle
Presenter : Kristina Hoeppner (New Zealand)

Open Badges by the Mozilla Foundation have gained in popularity over the last couple of years and also make a foray into formal education. Since Moodle 2.5, Moodlers can issue badges and also ...
Sat 17 May
06:30
(UTC +99)
A34 / A55 - The 29 Commandments* (of a corporate LMS)
Presenter : Austen Sinclair (New Zealand)

Turns out you can’t cram them into just 10…  Across the many NZ public agencies that use the Totara distribution of Moodle a list of core LMS principles has been developed. This presentation is a ...
B15 / B34 - Designing a Multi-device Moodle Course Site: A Case Study
Presenter : Paul Hibbitts (Canada)

Regardless of the device ― smartphone, desktop, tablet ― today’s networked learners deserve an exceptional user experience. Based on his first-hand experience of creating multi-device course ...
Sat 17 May
08:00
(UTC +99)
A35 / B22 - How do we harness technology to meet learning expectations in ...
Presenter : Gina Veliotis (Australia)

In 2013, Sydney Adventist Hospital rolled out a new eLearning platform using Moodle and all of the wonderful tools and tricks that come with it.  The new site was well-received by staff, and the ...
B07 / B35 - Accessibility - First Steps
Presenter : Merrin Bennett (Australia)
Presenter : Michelle Hollister (Antarctica)

The Australian Government has endorsed the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 for all government websites. The full scope of the upgrade is detailed in the Web Accessibility...
Sat 17 May
09:30
(UTC +99)
A36 - Becoming a Moodle Wizard: A Course for Teachers
Presenter : Michelle Moore (United States)
Presenter : Anneliese Sheffield (China)

It all started with an idea to create a "wizard" for Moodle, a built-in support system designed to help teachers progress beyond resources, forums, and assignments. It turned into an opportunity to...
B36 / B55 - Introduction to Grading and the Gradebook
Presenter : Greg Egan (Australia)

This how-to session introduces teachers to how they can keep track of student progress through grading and the gradebook. It looks in particular at: Introducing the grader report Grade ...
Sat 17 May
11:00
(UTC +99)
Super Session - Australia - Designing 21st Century Educational Spaces - ...
Presenter : Jill Margerison (Australia)
Presenter : Jill Margerison (Australia)

Space in schools is being re-evaluated by educationalists as digital learning tools alter the way that students and teachers interact and communities grow. No longer are students producing work for...
Sat 17 May
12:30
(UTC +99)
A02 / A38 - Introduction to MySQL queries and reports in Moodle
Presenter : Stuart Mealor (New Zealand)

This session will provide a basic introduction to writing MySQL queries to create custom searches and reports within Moodle - e.g. to write queries that can report specific data that Moodle doesn't...
B38 / B53 - Giving timely and effective feedback using Moodle Assignments
Presenter : Greg Egan (Australia)

This presentation will demonstrate some of the many uses of the Moodle Assignment module for giving effective and timely feedback to students.  It will examine:Creating an assignmentOnline text ...
Sat 17 May
14:00
(UTC +99)
A04 / A39 - Joomla CMS and Moodle Intergration
Presenter : Sam Suresh S (Malaysia)

Learn how to intergrate 2 most powerful applications which is Joomla CMS and Moodle LMS to create beautiful feature rich LMS.
A56 / B39 - Hosting Moodle at the Open University
Presenter : Tim Hunt (United Kingdom)

I will talk about how we manage Moodle at the Open University, UK:

  • Releases
  • Servers
  • Code management
  • Testing

As well as talking about what we do, I will also leave time for discussion, so we ...

Sat 17 May
15:30
(UTC +99)
A40 / A59 - Gamification plugin for Moodle
Presenter : Natalie Denmeade (Australia)
Presenter : Lars Feldmann (Australia)

This session will  be a discussion around extending core Moodle functionality through a plugin, or possibly using LTI, to include a wider range of game mechanics. Whilst there is much that can be ...
B06 / B40 - Badges and groups - even L&D trainers are excited!
Presenter : Dorothy Waterhouse (Australia)

We will explore and discuss:

1. Moving from Certificates of completion to badges 
  •  How we are using badges to encourage busy professionals to engage with activities and resources throughout our ...
Sat 17 May
17:00
(UTC +99)
Panel Session – Meet the Moodle Partners
Presenter : Michael de Raadt (Australia)

Come and meet some of the Moodle Partners and find out how they help support the Moodle project.
Sat 17 May
18:30
(UTC +99)
B28 / B42 - Mobile-Learning
Presenter : Bas Brands (Netherlands)

What do you check when you leave your house to go to work, school or even a walk with the dog? Your wallet, your keys and your mobile right?Most of us own a phone that can browse the web and we use...
Sat 17 May
20:00
(UTC +99)
Super Session - USA - Respect Small Data
Presenter : Joseph Thibault (United States)

Big data is reshaping industries (or so we’re told) and surrounds us in everything we do today. This is my plea to not discount the value and immediate usefulness of small data in and out of the ...
Sat 17 May
21:30
(UTC +99)
Super Developer Session - Moodle development live: fixing MDL-44333
Presenter : Tim Hunt (United Kingdom)

Following a request for more developer sessions, I thought I would try to fix MDL-44333 while screen-sharing and explaining the process for submitting a bug fix to Moodle core. I cannot ...

Sat 17 May
23:00
(UTC +99)
Unconference - Oranges – Bar and Café

This year we have a dedicated 'Unconference' area. Come and hang out, meet new people, and catch up with old friends during the unconference times, between sessions and during coffee breaks. Use ...
Sun 18 May
00:30
(UTC +99)
A24 / A46 - Delivering online exams using Moodle
Presenter : Tim Hunt (United Kingdom)

The Open University would like to offer students the option of typing rather than handwriting their exams. I will tell you how we have been trying to do this (using Moodle).

Lots of other ...

B16 / B46 - Creating A Presence With Moodle
Presenter : George Self (United States)

One critical difference in online and on-ground classes is the instructor's presence. Instructors teaching with Moodle, though, can foster a sense of presence through both the design and conduct of...
Sun 18 May
02:00
(UTC +99)
Super Session - UK - My Own Moodle
Presenter : Gareth J Barnard (United Kingdom)

Whether you are an educator or developer, installing your own Moodle can prove fruitful in providing you with the ability to: try out the latest features, experiment away from the main ...

Sun 18 May
03:30
(UTC +99)
B48 / B66 - Using Lesson for Personalized Self Assessments of Alcohol Use
Presenter : Tom Wilson (United States)

I develop alcohol and drug abuse self-help courses for persons at risk for alcohol abuse problems. Using Lesson, I developed a "create your adventure" self-assessment to provide feedback to ...
Sun 18 May
05:00
(UTC +99)
Sponsor Session - BigBlueButton
Presenter : Frederick Dixon (Canada)

Sun 18 May
06:30
(UTC +99)
A50 – Ideas for Invigorating Online Discussion
Presenter : Dianne Forbes (New Zealand)

Online discussion is the heart and soul of the online class, offering opportunities for tutorials, human connections, learning collaborations, critique, feedback and construction of new ...
B29 / B50 - Inspired uses of Moodle Quiz and Database Modules
Presenter : Paula Clough (United States)

Moodle’s roots as an open source project make using Moodle modules in creative ways a part of the culture. Many of the straight forward uses can be modified just a little to make the module do ...
Sun 18 May
08:00
(UTC +99)
A23 / A51 - Outcome sets and other Gamification tools in Moodle:
Presenter : Natalie Denmeade (Australia)

The new feature in Moodle 2.8 of Outcome Sets, along with the recent addition of Open Badges, Conditional Activities and Rubrics, create a powerful gamification platform in the world's most popular...
B32 / B51 - Effective forums
Presenter : Richard Jones (New Zealand)

This presentation will be short-ish leaving time for discussion.  A few relevant academic models will be introduced followed by examples of using forums for English teaching.  We will demonstrate ...
Sun 18 May
09:30
(UTC +99)
Super Session - South East Asia - Soup up your Moodle Quiz with Javascript, ...
Presenter : Frankie Kam (Malaysia)

How I enhanced the look and feel of the standard Moodle quiz to create a feature-rich quiz by using Javascript, CSS and a dose of JQuery.
Sun 18 May
11:00
(UTC +99)
B23 / A53 - Gamified eLearning Portal
Presenter : Giridharan Dhanashaker (India)

A gamified LMS with the objective to engage employees in a organization, to take courses in the organization's Learning Portal and gain benefits from the same.
B38 / B53 - Giving timely and effective feedback using Moodle Assignments
Presenter : Greg Egan (Australia)

This presentation will demonstrate some of the many uses of the Moodle Assignment module for giving effective and timely feedback to students.  It will examine:Creating an assignmentOnline text ...
Sun 18 May
12:30
(UTC +99)
Super Session - NZ - Taking the Training Wheels Off : from Hand Holding to ...
Presenter : Teresa Gibbison (New Zealand)

When the University of Waikato initially implemented Moodle in November 2007 several two-hour workshops were scheduled and several staff were employed to help lecturers work with Moodle on a one on...
Sun 18 May
14:00
(UTC +99)
A34 / A55 - The 29 Commandments* (of a corporate LMS)
Presenter : Austen Sinclair (New Zealand)

Turns out you can’t cram them into just 10…  Across the many NZ public agencies that use the Totara distribution of Moodle a list of core LMS principles has been developed. This presentation is a ...
B36 / B55 - Introduction to Grading and the Gradebook
Presenter : Greg Egan (Australia)

This how-to session introduces teachers to how they can keep track of student progress through grading and the gradebook. It looks in particular at: Introducing the grader report Grade ...
Sun 18 May
15:30
(UTC +99)
A56 / B39 - Hosting Moodle at the Open University
Presenter : Tim Hunt (United Kingdom)

I will talk about how we manage Moodle at the Open University, UK:

  • Releases
  • Servers
  • Code management
  • Testing

As well as talking about what we do, I will also leave time for discussion, so we ...

B56 - Translation content using XLIFF / Use your own video hosting in moodle
Presenter : Guido Hornig (Germany)

Two sessions in one slot:

MULTILINGUAL CONTENT and VIDEO PLUGIN INTRODUCTION

Great - moodle comes with lots of languages for the user interface. But close to zero support for translating the ...
Sun 18 May
17:00
(UTC +99)
Martin's Intergalactic Super Session - Moodle 2.7 and other things
Presenter : Martin Dougiamas (Australia)

Find out about the recent changes in the latest version of Moodle.
Sun 18 May
18:30
(UTC +99)
A11 / A58 - Simplifying Moodle
Presenter : Farhan Karmali (India)

Moodle has been criticised at times for its User Interface, while Moodle is an elearning powerhouse, not all features are used by every site. By simply by turning off unwanted features and links we...
B31 / B58 - Introducing A New Gallery Module: Store, Edit and Display Images ...
Presenter : Petr Sudicky (Czech Republic)

Although images and other types of graphic elements as well as various video content make up an important part of online teaching and learning experience, a robust module for storing and displaying...
Sun 18 May
20:00
(UTC +99)
A40 / A59 - Gamification plugin for Moodle
Presenter : Natalie Denmeade (Australia)
Presenter : Lars Feldmann (Australia)

This session will  be a discussion around extending core Moodle functionality through a plugin, or possibly using LTI, to include a wider range of game mechanics. Whilst there is much that can be ...
B24 / B59 - Customizing Content
Presenter : Jean-Marc Doucet (France)

Realization of a personality test with the Moddle Plugin Questionnaire to define the dominant learning style after Kolb's theory, to personalize content profiles..EN/FR. En français maintenant ...
Sun 18 May
21:30
(UTC +99)
Super Session - Middle East - Waleed's mystery session
Presenter : Waleed Jameel ()
Presenter : Anna Krassa (Greece)

Sun 18 May
23:00
(UTC +99)
A10 / A61 - What does Tin Can mean for Moodle?
Presenter : Andrew Downes (United Kingdom)

Tin Can is the new e-learning standard set to replace SCORM as a mechanism for tracking learning experiences and achievements in the modern world. For Moodle, Tin Can raises questions about how we ...
B12 / B61 - Simplifying Moodle Course Creation via Course Templates
Presenter : Karrie Vitti (United States)

During this session we will share, critique and explore key elements used in well designed courses.  We will discuss how templates can assist new Moodlers in the development of their courses. We ...
Mon 19 May
00:30
(UTC +99)
Unconference - Oranges – Bar and Café

This year we have a dedicated 'Unconference' area. Come and hang out, meet new people, and catch up with old friends during the unconference times, between sessions and during coffee breaks. Use ...
Mon 19 May
02:00
(UTC +99)
B10 / B63 - Applications of Gamification in a workplace setting
Presenter : Benjamin Wagner (United Kingdom)

This presentation will include an introduction to gamification in Moodle, and in particular how it can be applied to workplaces. This can include teachers as employees of a school, and businesses ...
Mon 19 May
03:30
(UTC +99)
A64 / B17 - Moodle Addons: Adding your technological distinctiveness to ...
Presenter : Anthony Borrow (United States)

Take your Moodle installation where no admin has gone before. Boldly explore how to find and install plugins. Learn how to assimilate plugins into your Moodle installation. Become an active part of...
B11 / B64 - Launching MOOC and Student Information System in Moodle
Presenter : Sushil Karampuri (India)

College of Contemporary Health (CCH), UK adopted CobaltLMS, an Education distribution of Moodle for launching Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and managing Graduate programs in Moodle 2.5. The ...
Mon 19 May
05:00
(UTC +99)
Super Session - NZ - Taking the Training Wheels Off : from Hand Holding to ...
Presenter : Teresa Gibbison (New Zealand)

When the University of Waikato initially implemented Moodle in November 2007 several two-hour workshops were scheduled and several staff were employed to help lecturers work with Moodle on a one on...
Super Session - UK - My Own Moodle
Presenter : Gareth J Barnard (United Kingdom)

Whether you are an educator or developer, installing your own Moodle can prove fruitful in providing you with the ability to: try out the latest features, experiment away from the main ...

Mon 19 May
06:30
(UTC +99)
A29 / A66 - A History of Moodle in The United States
Presenter : Shalimar Anderson (United States)

Calling all historians and would-be detectives! We all know that Moodle is a product of an evolving international community of enthusiasts... and fanatics. This presentation hopes to shed light ...
B48 / B66 - Using Lesson for Personalized Self Assessments of Alcohol Use
Presenter : Tom Wilson (United States)

I develop alcohol and drug abuse self-help courses for persons at risk for alcohol abuse problems. Using Lesson, I developed a "create your adventure" self-assessment to provide feedback to ...
Mon 19 May
08:00
(UTC +99)
Closing session - thanks for joining us.
Presenter : Vinny Stocker (Malaysia)
Presenter : Shane Elliott (Australia)
Presenter : Wendi Kirwan-Elliott (Australia)
Presenter : Teresa Gibbison (New Zealand)
Presenter : Gareth J Barnard (United Kingdom)
Presenter : Meg James (Australia)
Presenter : Dom Seneque (Australia)

And another one bites the dust. Thanks for being part of iMoot 2014.

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