Moodle and the Foss Revolution

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How open source has changed the eLearning landscape

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  • Moodle and the Foss Revolution

    1. 1. and the FOSS revolution How Open Source has changed the e-Learning landscape
    2. 2. Who is this?
    3. 3. Who is this?
    4. 4. Who is this?
    5. 5. Who is this?
    6. 6. what is in... this presentation
    7. 7. what is FOSS?
    8. 8. what is ?
    9. 9. a case study of the Riverview experience
    10. 10. what is ... FOSS
    11. 11. FOSS is ...
    12. 12. FOSS is ... Free and Open Source Software Software which is liberally licensed to grant the right of users to study, change and improve its design through the availability of its source code. Free as in FREEDOM
    13. 13. FOSS is ... Free and Open Source Software Software which is liberally licensed to grant the right of users to study, change and improve its design through the availability of its source code. Free as in FREEDOM (often also free as a free beer/gratis)
    14. 14. misconceptions open source of
    15. 15. misconceptions open source of
    16. 16. open source FREE! is
    17. 17. no There is support available
    18. 18. open source is less functional
    19. 19. open source is less secure
    20. 20. open source hard to use is
    21. 21. open source is not documented
    22. 22. open source doesn’t scale
    23. 23. open source software is low quality
    24. 24. Integrating open source and Windows is very difficult
    25. 25. open source is unreliable
    26. 26. Additional benefits open source of
    27. 27. You can modify to get your specific needs
    28. 28. non-Proprietary and Open Standards
    29. 29. Global Collaboration with Skilled Developers
    30. 30. You are not at the mercy vendor of the
    31. 31. is...
    32. 32. an open source freely available Learning Management System
    33. 33. fun with TLA’s
    34. 34. fun with TLA’s
    35. 35. DMS Document Management System
    36. 36. CMS Content Management System
    37. 37. LMS Learning Management System
    38. 38. Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment
    39. 39. an adjustable environment for learning communities
    40. 40. an adjustable environment for learning communities
    41. 41. a software package designed using pedagogical principals
    42. 42. the result of a PhD Thesis by Martin Dougiamas
    43. 43. is used by...
    44. 44. 38,218 21,151 9,318 Aug 2008 2,501 Feb 2008 Feb 2007 Feb 2006 Feb 2005 600 Feb 2004
    45. 45. over 47,600 47,653 learning communities 38,218 21,151 9,318 Aug 2008 2,501 Feb 2008 Feb 2007 Feb 2006 Feb 2005 600 Feb 2004
    46. 46. over 1,400 in Australia alone
    47. 47. by over 21 million users
    48. 48. by over 21 million users
    49. 49. in over 180 countries
    50. 50. in over 75 languages
    51. 51. Thai Deutsch Eesti Italiano Polski in over English 75 languages Norsk Sinhala Tongan Suomi
    52. 52. why use ...
    53. 53. stimulates student centered learning
    54. 54. easy customisation for users with different needs
    55. 55. easy customisation for users with different needs
    56. 56. easy customisation for users with different needs
    57. 57. delivery of learning activities and publishing of resources
    58. 58. allows for differentiation of task
    59. 59. Stamp Collections Story writing Podcasting allows for Certificates Image Galleries differentiation of task Repositories Audio conferencing Journals Book resource Surveys Portfolios
    60. 60. Class Resources
    61. 61. Class Resources
    62. 62. Image Galleries
    63. 63. Image Galleries
    64. 64. Podcasting
    65. 65. Podcasting
    66. 66. encourages collaboration and communication
    67. 67. encourages collaboration and communication
    68. 68. compatibility with different standards
    69. 69. compatibility with different standards
    70. 70. making e-learning interactive
    71. 71. Mahara Portfolio’s
    72. 72. Learning Objects
    73. 73. supports progression university to and life-long learning
    74. 74. Thankyou Julian Ridden Saint Ignatius’ College, Riverview jsridden@riverview.nsw.edu.au

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