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Making the move to Moodle 2  Approaches and ScenariosGo to View > Header & Footer to editwww.rsc-em.ac.uk                 ...
The year of Moodle 2            June 29, 2012 | slide 2
Main Issues How to upgrade:  – fresh install and move courses across manually  – upgrade existing installation  – existin...
Do I have to???       June 29, 2012 | slide 4
ScenariosLearning providers have adopted a number of strategies                                                 June 29, 2...
The Early Adopters Web team with expertise in running their own  server, moodle etc. Planned approach  –   Curriculum te...
Mainstream Adopters                                            (Early and Late Majority) Smaller sites, smaller teams of ...
Late Adopters A mixed bunch:  – Organisations coming to Moodle late as new users or    moving across from Blackboard  – O...
Approaches             June 29, 2012 | slide 9
Benefits Spring cleaning of existing Moodle  – Get rid of old and badly put together courses  – Get rid of unwanted plug-...
The Big Bang Set up new instance and move everything across           or Upgrade your existing site  – Advantages     • ...
Phased introduction Set up new instance  – Transfer keen curriculum areas  – Build up a skill set which can be cascaded  ...
Moodle User Group Meetings once a term Exchange of information Support from colleagues Keep up with national/Moodle de...
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  1. 1. Making the move to Moodle 2 Approaches and ScenariosGo to View > Header & Footer to editwww.rsc-em.ac.uk June 29, 2012 | slide 1 RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning
  2. 2. The year of Moodle 2 June 29, 2012 | slide 2
  3. 3. Main Issues How to upgrade: – fresh install and move courses across manually – upgrade existing installation – existing plug-ins Staff development: – Looks similar, works slightly differently – The filing system New features – Conditional paths, cohorts, repositories, better themes, more secure, improved activities June 29, 2012 | slide 3
  4. 4. Do I have to??? June 29, 2012 | slide 4
  5. 5. ScenariosLearning providers have adopted a number of strategies June 29, 2012 | slide 5
  6. 6. The Early Adopters Web team with expertise in running their own server, moodle etc. Planned approach – Curriculum teams on board – Pilot site – Identify issues & resolve them – Training sessions – Roll out • Big bang • Phased introduction June 29, 2012 | slide 6
  7. 7. Mainstream Adopters (Early and Late Majority) Smaller sites, smaller teams of IT support or using externally hosted servers. – Taking more time to get to know M2 – Experimenting with installations – Waiting until Moodle gets better – Moving to Moodle for the first time Still needs a planned approach – Curriculum buy-in – Staff training strategy – Exploring possibilities of M 2 June 29, 2012 | slide 7
  8. 8. Late Adopters A mixed bunch: – Organisations coming to Moodle late as new users or moving across from Blackboard – Organisations with little technical help whose Moodle is large and the change-over implications can be intimidating June 29, 2012 | slide 8
  9. 9. Approaches June 29, 2012 | slide 9
  10. 10. Benefits Spring cleaning of existing Moodle – Get rid of old and badly put together courses – Get rid of unwanted plug-ins – Clean up user database Bring in new Moodle with new criteria for a good course It’s a chance to get in some more staff development on the use of Moodle It’s a chance to involve senior management June 29, 2012 | slide 10
  11. 11. The Big Bang Set up new instance and move everything across or Upgrade your existing site – Advantages • Complete Moodle available • Students only need to go to one site – Drawbacks • Needs careful planning & preparation • Contingencies need allowing for • Mock site needed for staff training before BB June 29, 2012 | slide 11
  12. 12. Phased introduction Set up new instance – Transfer keen curriculum areas – Build up a skill set which can be cascaded – Move courses across gradually – Requires two instances of Moodle and could be confusing for students June 29, 2012 | slide 12
  13. 13. Moodle User Group Meetings once a term Exchange of information Support from colleagues Keep up with national/Moodle developments phil.hardcastle@rsc-em.ac.uk June 29, 2012 | slide 13
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