Moodle global landscape Moodle Moot New Zealand 2011
Global Landscape MoodleMoot New Zealand 2011 Gavin Henrick
Few questions before I start… How many use Moodle in their organisation? How many that use Moodle have their site registered? What sort of organisation are you? Academic? Government? Corporate?
Previously Moodle as standalone LMS/CMS/VLE every feature in it Moodle managed accounts Moodle managed enrolments Moodle managed course structures Moodle reporting Moodle hosted files & videos
Now Moodle as one piece of a greater Learning Environment Common Sign-on and Single Sign-on Integrated enrolment & course structure Enhanced reporting External Video, File and Document Repositories
A new picture Course Management - Moodle ePortfolio – Mahara / Google Docs Curriculum Management – Totara / ELIS File Management – Alfresco / Equella OER repositories – YouTube / Flickr / MOOCH / DSpace Video Hosting – Kaltura / Equella Reporting – JasperSoft / BI add-ons / ELIS / Totara Anti-Plagiarism - Crot / Turnitin
Driving forces One organisation approach One system cant do it all Increasing diversity in customer needs More corporate and government users Acceptance
Language packs for M 2.0 AMOS - Automated Manipulation Of Strings. Only 16183 strings 80% or more - 21 Languages 60% - 80% - 12 Languages 40% - 60% - 12 Languages under 40% - 46 Languages Half of top 20 Moodle countries are English or Spanish http://lang.moodle.org http://docs.moodle.org/20/en/AMOS
Steps for Contributor Contact the maintainer Use AMOS translator interface Go to the Stage page Click Submit to maintainers button Provide a message for maintainers describing your work The language pack maintainers will be notified by email Language pack maintainers can review it and eventually commit.
Some final thoughts Challenge your existing approach to developing your learners Shift the approach to learning Throw away the box Get involved in the community Moodle can become a mission critical tool Huge flexibility Can support formal and informal learning