Past, Present, Future

         Shane Elliott
    Director, Pukunui Technology
           moodle.com.au
moodle: past, present, future
             quick introduction
                                who is this guy???
        B...
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               outline
                 what are we doing here?

  past                   pr...
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          past: definition
          where did the word moodle come from?
official version   ...
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           past: definition
                         so what is moodle?
          it is ... ...
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             past: origin
                     who started moodle?
                 web-mast...
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        past: pedagogy
          what is the underlying pedagogy?
           social construc...
moodle: past, present, future
        past: pedagogy
          what is the underlying pedagogy?
           social construc...
moodle: past, present, future
        past: pedagogy
          what is the underlying pedagogy?
           social construc...
moodle: past, present, future
        past: pedagogy
          what is the underlying pedagogy?
           social construc...
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             past: pedagogy
               what is the underlying pedagogy?
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             past: pedagogy
               what is the underlying pedagogy?
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         past: location
               where is the moodle hq?




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          past: HQs
             what does the hq look like?


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       present: community
              how is the community involved?
                     ...
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        present: statistics
                    who uses moodle?

   45000 registered verifie...
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            present: environments
                     in what environments is moodle used?
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          present: registered sites
                              is moodle used in my count...
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              present: economy
       if moodle is free, who pays for the development?


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            future: versions
                      what are the versions?
   1999   0.0   fi...
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            future: 2.0
               what are the new features?
Major Rewrites            ...
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    future: learning pathways
            can i create learning pathways?
                  ...
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       future: repositories
                what are repositories?
    we say, anywhere a us...
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          future: portfolios
                 what are portfolios?
     we say, anywhere a u...
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         future: beyond 2.0
             are there any plans beyond 2.0?
     moodle 2.1    ...
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          questions
                      questions?

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5 March 2010 (Friday) | 09:00 - 10:30 | http://citers2010.cite.hku.hk/abstract/64 | Mr. Shane ELLIOTT, Core Moodle developer and Director, Pukunui Technology

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  1. 1. Past, Present, Future Shane Elliott Director, Pukunui Technology moodle.com.au
  2. 2. moodle: past, present, future quick introduction who is this guy??? BSc Applied Mathematics Husband/ Father Information Technology no, it’s Physics all about it’s all us about BEd Hons me Mathematics Physics Computing Studies Teacher / Lecturer Pukunui High Schools Education Technology TAFE moodle partner University Developer / Nerd mahara partner various projects moodle a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  3. 3. moodle: past, present, future outline what are we doing here? past present future definition community versions origin statistics 2.0 features pedagogy environment headlines location sites beyond 2.0 hq economy a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  4. 4. moodle: past, present, future past: definition where did the word moodle come from? official version real version it’s an acronym ... usable as an acronym M Modular (backronym) O Object Oriented O memorable word D Dynamic L domain names were free Learning moodle.org moodle.com moodle.net E Environment a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  5. 5. moodle: past, present, future past: definition so what is moodle? it is ... it is not ... SIS user contributions repositories course design conferencing modules plugins authentication but moodle core code can work with reports other systems plagiarism course management system . virtual learning environment . . learning management system a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  6. 6. moodle: past, present, future past: origin who started moodle? web-master at Curtin University The use of Open Source software to support a using a social constructionist commercial LMS epistemology of teaching and learning within created by must be a Internet-based Martin Dougiamas “better way” communities of reflective inquiry PhD thesis a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  7. 7. moodle: past, present, future past: pedagogy what is the underlying pedagogy? social constructionism 5 referents for users and developers All of us are potential teachers as well as learners - in a true collaborative environment we are both a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  8. 8. moodle: past, present, future past: pedagogy what is the underlying pedagogy? social constructionism 5 referents for users and developers teachers & learners We learn particularly well from the act of creating or expressing something for others to see a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  9. 9. moodle: past, present, future past: pedagogy what is the underlying pedagogy? social constructionism 5 referents for users and developers teachers & learners We learn a lot by just observing the activity of our peers creation process a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  10. 10. moodle: past, present, future past: pedagogy what is the underlying pedagogy? social constructionism 5 referents for users and developers teachers & learners By understanding the contexts of others, we can teach in a observation more transformational way (constructivism) creation process a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  11. 11. moodle: past, present, future past: pedagogy what is the underlying pedagogy? social constructionism 5 referents for users and developers teachers & learners A learning environment needs to be flexible and adaptable, so contextual that it can quickly respond to observation the needs of the participants within it creation process a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  12. 12. moodle: past, present, future past: pedagogy what is the underlying pedagogy? social constructionism 5 referents for users and developers teachers & learners glossary blog reporting chat lesson forum contextual gradebook observation quiz assignment profiles wiki filters roles adaptable creation process a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  13. 13. moodle: past, present, future past: location where is the moodle hq? a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  14. 14. moodle: past, present, future past: HQs what does the hq look like? 224 Lord St East Perth HQ #4 a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  15. 15. moodle: past, present, future present: community how is the community involved? votes and discussions bug reports ideas moodle.org priorities information quality open source code a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  16. 16. moodle: past, present, future present: statistics who uses moodle? 45000 registered verified sites in 210 countries Registered sites contain over 32 million users, 3.1 million courses and 1.2 million teachers Over 500 sites have more than 10000 users Interface is translated into 75 languages 54 specialised moodle partners a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  17. 17. moodle: past, present, future present: environments in what environments is moodle used? image used with permission from M.Dougiamas a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  18. 18. moodle: past, present, future present: registered sites is moodle used in my country? image used with permission from M.Dougiamas a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  19. 19. moodle: past, present, future present: economy if moodle is free, who pays for the development? software moodle.org moodle.com funded by royalties developers active user community (50000+) individuals, companies and institutions requiring commercial services a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  20. 20. moodle: past, present, future future: versions what are the versions? 1999 0.0 first prototypes 11/2001 0.9 first pre-release version on the web 8/2002 1.0 forum, journal, survey, resources, quiz, ... 8/2003 1.1 backups, workshop, chat, scales, ... 3/2004 1.2 filters, groups, glossary, lesson, ... 5/2004 1.3 calendar, blocks, RSS, media plugins, ... 8/2004 1.4 installer, resources, enrolments, wiki, ... 6/2005 1.5 XHTML, themes, blocks, gradebook, ... 6/2006 1.6 unicode, database, docs, blogs, reports, ... 11/2006 1.7 roles, admin, oracle & mssql, AJAX, ... 3/2007 1.8 accessibility, MNet, forms, multi-auth, ... 3/2008 1.9 gradebook, outcomes, performance, tags, notes, ... ??/2010 2.0 ? ??/2011 2.1 ? ??/???? 3.0 ? a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  21. 21. moodle: past, present, future future: 2.0 what are the new features? Major Rewrites Major New Features •Database access / handling •Repository integration •File storage / handling •Portfolio integration •Roles and enrolments •Conditional Activities •Messaging •Course completion •Backups •Progress Tracking •Gradebook and Roles •Feedback module •Navigation and Blocks •Blog 2.0 •Themes •Resources 2.0 •Text Formats •Site-wide groups •Commenting •Secure RSS feeds •Javascript handling •Web services API •Workshop 2.0 •IMS CC •Wiki 2.0 •Community Hubs •Lesson 2.0 •Totally flexible user fields a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  22. 22. moodle: past, present, future future: learning pathways can i create learning pathways? completion activities now have a notion of “complete” automatic / manual conditions activities may not be available until some criteria are met a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  23. 23. moodle: past, present, future future: repositories what are repositories? we say, anywhere a user can retrieve content almost any content system moodle files a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  24. 24. moodle: past, present, future future: portfolios what are portfolios? we say, anywhere a user can store content almost any content system moodle files and pages a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  25. 25. moodle: past, present, future future: beyond 2.0 are there any plans beyond 2.0? moodle 2.1 moodle 3.0 focus on improving ? usability activity modules pedagogy education a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010
  26. 26. moodle: past, present, future questions questions? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? a presentation by S.Elliott for CITERS 2010

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