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Moodle is a new way to learn through your computer and internet connection. Take a tour of this software with Laura Johnson, the NLC's Continuing Education Coordinator. See how it works, and see how ...

Moodle is a new way to learn through your computer and internet connection. Take a tour of this software with Laura Johnson, the NLC's Continuing Education Coordinator. See how it works, and see how the Nebraska Library Commission is using Moodle to bring you continuing education in your pajamas.

NCompass Live - September 9, 2009.

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  • Do
    You Moodle?
    NCompass Live – September 9, 2009
    Original photo by Jeff Weston. Downloaded 8/1/2009 from Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffweston/3110670328/
  • So what is Moodle?
    Modular
    Object-
    Oriented
    Dynamic
    Learning
    Environment
  • So what is Moodle?
    Learning Management System software, like Blackboard or Angel
    Open source
    initially free
    can be added to or modified by its users
  • Moodle was created by Martin Dougiamas at Curtin University,
    in Perth Australia. He is still active in Moodle discussion groups.
  • Today the Moodle “community” includes about 37,000 sites, with over 25 million users. People around the world who are working with Moodle share the various refinements and additions to the software at:
    moodle.org
  • Many schools, colleges, institutions and organizations use Moodle to offer online learning.
    For example:
  • specialguest
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  • Photo by Ed Yourdon. Downloaded 8/1/2009,
    from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/3405811164/.
  • Topic
  • Topic
    Reading
  • Topic
    Assignment
  • Topic
    Forum
  • Moodle Icons
    Forum
    Assignment
    Web page
    .PDF
    Test
    Document
  • Assignments
  • This Fall:
    Four Modules
    • Intellectual Freedom and the Core Values of Librarianship
    • Collection Management
    • Library Policy
    • The Community and the Library
    A.K.A. Basic Skills: Collection Development - Online
  • Questions???
    Laura Johnson
    Continuing Education Coordinator
    Nebraska Library Commission
    laura.johnson@nebraska.gov
    800-307-2665