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Collapsed topics presentation

  1. 1. Welcome
  2. 2. 1. Introduction. Agenda2. Identification of pedagogical need and history.3. Installation.4. Configuration.5. Default configuration.6. Development and challenges.7. Where to find help.8. The future.9. Make your own course format - time permitting.10. Feedback.
  3. 3. Introduction
  4. 4. Pedagogical need and history● Real world classroom requirement.● Ability.● Inspiration.● Creation.● Evolution.● Maintenance.
  5. 5. Installation● Read the Readme :)● If uncertain, try on a test installation first.● Only changes the presentation not the data you already have.● Self contained.● Different languages.
  6. 6. Configuration● User request inspired.● Layout and colour options.● Customise for your language.
  7. 7. Default configuration● Decide on what you want.● Defaults apply across all courses that use the format.● Edit in a plain text editor or an IDE that understands PHP files.
  8. 8. Development and ChallengesDevelopmentProgressive enhancement.Trial and error.Firebug.print_r() and alert().ChallengesKeeping pace with coredevelopments.Maintenance and support. From About Coders available from geekandpoke.typepad.comNew features.
  9. 9. Where to find helpThe Readme.txt file :). If you dont know – ask!Course formats forum: geekandpoke.typepad.com/geekandpoke/2010/06/real-coders-help-each-othermoodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=47Developer forum:moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=55Books on PHP & JavaScript....Moodle Books:moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?id=7246PHP in Action:www.manning.com/reiersol/.Net Magazine:www.netmagazine.com
  10. 10. The future● Improvements.● Individual course layouts.● Moodle 2.3+ changes.● Moodle 1.9 development.● Form and function. geekandpoke.typepad.com/geekandpoke/2012/04/simply-explained-no.html
  11. 11. Make your own course format● Choose a name – one that does not already exist.● Work out the frankenstyle - docs.moodle.org/dev/Frankenstyle.● Copy from a standard format.● Change to your name.● Make your changes.● Give back to the community. geekandpoke.typepad.com/geekandpoke/2012/01/simply-explained-dp.html
  12. 12. Feedback● Polls.● Q & A.● Thank you for attending and participating.● Feedback appreciated and acknowledged.● About.me/gjbarnard or though the Course formats forum. geekandpoke.typepad.com/geekandpoke/2012/01/simply-explained.html

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