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#iMoot16
Presented at the iMoot 2016
Creative Commons CC BY License
Lewis Carr
“Re-inventing
and
Rebooting
Moodle”
Like the film industry, there comes a point
where we need to reboot something to appeal
to a new audience. We need to chan...
Heroes eventually become
villains
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
Why Perceptions Change
The
comparisons we
make with other
websites
I need to
discover
something new
If we don’t
reinvent our own
Moodle
platforms, THEY
won’t be around
much longer.
There are new heroes waiting to take its ...
HOW CAN WE CHANGE
PUBLIC PERCEPTION?
How can we re-invent or reboot our hero?
How can our hero become liked again?
What do
we
ACTUALLY
want to do
with
Moodle?
Are we
delivering
what our
learners
actually
want?
Rediscover our goals and
ne...
change the culture.
Not the platform We need
evolution,
not
substitution
Meeting the needs of the
modern learner
take a
smartphone to
college every
single day
Watch online
video each day
Prefer to watch a
video rather than
read lots of text
Maximum video
Attention span
When asked what they want
from moodle...
Simple
facts and
revision
snippets Lots of
Practice
questions
A chance
to share &...
Q. Are the ways
we use Moodle
and the tools
we choOse
relevant in
online learning
anymore?
All MY class
notes and
slides a...
When all other sites offer
this..
GAMIFication
Why do we offer this?
This rigid style of
teaching with
moodle is its
greatest
weakness
Like Kryptonite is to
Superman
“Design is about problem solving, not
about personal preference or
unsupported opinion”
Bob Baxley
Head of Product Design ...
Design is an evolving process
http://chucks-fun.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/evolution-of-movie-batman.html
Back in
2007..
2015
2007
2015
2016
Course
Design
Theme Design
vs
Big colourful
customisable
Headers
Big colourful
customisable
Headers
Minimal
Navigation
Big colourful
customisable
Headers
Minimal
Navigation
Enrolment
Codes
Big colourful
customisable
Headers
Minimal
Navigation
Enrolment
Codes
Activity
Stream
A new theme does
not build better
courses.
We need to re-think
Our course delivery.
Themes are still subjective to Moodle’...
“Streams, scrolling content and search
are the best way to deliver content on
the web - think Twitter, Facebook,
ebay, Lin...
Built with https://moqups.com
With just CSS... TO THIS
https://moodle.org/plugins/format_socialwall Chris Kenniburg, Bryan Smith, Andreas Wagner
I hadn’t
thought
of that!
GLOBAL Search is
the NEW
“Superpower”
COUPON
PLUGIN
https://moodle.org/plugins/block_coupon
Change the
Language
Pack
STUDY
COURSE
CLASS
MODULE
STUDENTS
LEARNERS
LMS/VLE
ENROL
ENROLL?
INVITE
Dashboard
ACTIVITIES
SAV...
IMPORTANT
Don’t try make
this model fit an
existing course
ThE new model is designed to inspire a new way of thinking
STOP USING
TOPICS/WEEKS/
MODULES
TAG ITEMS
INSTEAD
TAGS allow us to group our Learning objects
Now turn everything
else off in Moodle
HIDE Pointless Blocks, modules, Question
Types And anything else that creates
clutt...
LET GO OF YOUR ADMIN
CONTROL
Use roles to give power to the teacher
(Create Own courses, manage own students,
do pretty mu...
WILL THIS
CREATE MASS
PEDAGOGICAL
CHANGE?
AFTER MY
REBOOT, WILL
PERCEPTIONS
HAVE
CHANGED?
REBOOT COMPLETE
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
Our Perception of Moodle
has changed
End of Presentation
@lewiscarr
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  1. 1. #iMoot16 Presented at the iMoot 2016 Creative Commons CC BY License Lewis Carr “Re-inventing and Rebooting Moodle”
  2. 2. Like the film industry, there comes a point where we need to reboot something to appeal to a new audience. We need to change the perception of our Superhero. To meet the needs of the modern learner, we need to re-invent our Moodle Platform. This presentation focusses on how we can go about changing the cultural perception of Moodle By changing the pedagogy.
  3. 3. Heroes eventually become villains
  4. 4. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  5. 5. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  6. 6. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  7. 7. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  8. 8. Why Perceptions Change The comparisons we make with other websites I need to discover something new
  9. 9. If we don’t reinvent our own Moodle platforms, THEY won’t be around much longer. There are new heroes waiting to take its place
  10. 10. HOW CAN WE CHANGE PUBLIC PERCEPTION? How can we re-invent or reboot our hero? How can our hero become liked again?
  11. 11. What do we ACTUALLY want to do with Moodle? Are we delivering what our learners actually want? Rediscover our goals and needs
  12. 12. change the culture. Not the platform We need evolution, not substitution
  13. 13. Meeting the needs of the modern learner
  14. 14. take a smartphone to college every single day
  15. 15. Watch online video each day
  16. 16. Prefer to watch a video rather than read lots of text
  17. 17. Maximum video Attention span
  18. 18. When asked what they want from moodle... Simple facts and revision snippets Lots of Practice questions A chance to share & discuss
  19. 19. Q. Are the ways we use Moodle and the tools we choOse relevant in online learning anymore? All MY class notes and slides are online!
  20. 20. When all other sites offer this.. GAMIFication
  21. 21. Why do we offer this?
  22. 22. This rigid style of teaching with moodle is its greatest weakness Like Kryptonite is to Superman
  23. 23. “Design is about problem solving, not about personal preference or unsupported opinion” Bob Baxley Head of Product Design @ Pinterest
  24. 24. Design is an evolving process http://chucks-fun.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/evolution-of-movie-batman.html
  25. 25. Back in 2007.. 2015
  26. 26. 2007 2015
  27. 27. 2016
  28. 28. Course Design Theme Design vs
  29. 29. Big colourful customisable Headers
  30. 30. Big colourful customisable Headers Minimal Navigation
  31. 31. Big colourful customisable Headers Minimal Navigation Enrolment Codes
  32. 32. Big colourful customisable Headers Minimal Navigation Enrolment Codes Activity Stream
  33. 33. A new theme does not build better courses. We need to re-think Our course delivery. Themes are still subjective to Moodle’s grid-like structure and behaviour.
  34. 34. “Streams, scrolling content and search are the best way to deliver content on the web - think Twitter, Facebook, ebay, LinkedIn” Lewis Carr (Someone who gets tired of people moaning about scrolling in moodle)
  35. 35. Built with https://moqups.com
  36. 36. With just CSS... TO THIS
  37. 37. https://moodle.org/plugins/format_socialwall Chris Kenniburg, Bryan Smith, Andreas Wagner
  38. 38. I hadn’t thought of that!
  39. 39. GLOBAL Search is the NEW “Superpower”
  40. 40. COUPON PLUGIN https://moodle.org/plugins/block_coupon
  41. 41. Change the Language Pack STUDY COURSE CLASS MODULE STUDENTS LEARNERS LMS/VLE ENROL ENROLL? INVITE Dashboard ACTIVITIES SAVE Admin TEACHER
  42. 42. IMPORTANT Don’t try make this model fit an existing course ThE new model is designed to inspire a new way of thinking
  43. 43. STOP USING TOPICS/WEEKS/ MODULES TAG ITEMS INSTEAD TAGS allow us to group our Learning objects
  44. 44. Now turn everything else off in Moodle HIDE Pointless Blocks, modules, Question Types And anything else that creates clutter & Confusion
  45. 45. LET GO OF YOUR ADMIN CONTROL Use roles to give power to the teacher (Create Own courses, manage own students, do pretty much anything OTHER than trash the system
  46. 46. WILL THIS CREATE MASS PEDAGOGICAL CHANGE? AFTER MY REBOOT, WILL PERCEPTIONS HAVE CHANGED? REBOOT COMPLETE
  47. 47. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  48. 48. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  49. 49. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  50. 50. Our Perception of Moodle has changed
  51. 51. End of Presentation @lewiscarr
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