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Craig Foc 2008

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  • 1.
    • Open Source
    • Community
    • Education
    Prepared for 2008 Facilitating Online Learning Graduate Certificate in eLearning Manukau Institute of Technology
  • 2.
    • Open Source
    • Community
    • Education
    To begin, the conference will explain the services of BISAM. The mini-conference will focus on the use of open source for educational purposes, specifically the application of Drupal and Moodle.
  • 3. BISAM is a hosting service provider and technology consulting service “ Support & Advice Virtual Web Hosting Email Services Domain Name Registration Computer Consultancy” http://www.bisam.co.nz/
  • 4.
    • BISAM is providing the website hosting service for a number of for profit & non profit organisations I am involved with:
    • NZ Support & Education Trust
    • Step Forward Orthotics
    • Kea Kids Club
    • The OSCAR Club
    • The OSCAR Institute
  • 5. Drupal is an open source content management platform. Equipped with a powerful blend of features, Drupal supports a variety of websites ranging from personal weblogs to large community-driven websites. www.drupal.org
  • 6. Craig Hansen - New Zealand The Drupal system provides features including: “ Content Management Systems Blogs Collaborative authoring environments Forums Peer-to-peer networking Newsletters Podcasting Picture galleries File uploads and downloads and much more.”
  • 7. The design and development of Moodle is guided by a "social constructionist pedagogy” http://docs.moodle.org/en/Philosophy
  • 8. Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a free, Open Source software package designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create effective online learning communities. www.moodle.org
  • 9. Check out http:/craighansensblog.blogspot.com/