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Introduction to Sloodle


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Introduction to Sloodle - Integration of an Immersive learning environment (MUVE) with a course management system (CMS) by Craig Kasemodel of University of Alaska-Anchorage and Alaska eLearning.

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Introduction to Sloodle

  1. 1. SLOODLE! UAA EDAE 637 Design of eLearning Craig Kasemodel 23 March 2009
  2. 4. What is Sloodle?
  3. 5. Simulation Linked Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment <ul><li>SLOODLE is a free plug-in for the popular Open Source web-based virtual learning environment ‘Moodle’ , , which integrates Moodle and Second Life. </li></ul><ul><li>SLOODLE is a free plug-in for the popular 3D virtual world, ‘Second Life’ , which enhances the existing support for learning and teaching through integration with the Open Source Moodle learning environment. </li></ul>
  4. 6. What is Sloodle?
  5. 7. Sloodle v. .3 Tools <ul><li>Access Checker </li></ul><ul><li>Access Checker Door </li></ul><ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Enrolment Booth </li></ul><ul><li>Login Zone </li></ul><ul><li>Meta Gloss </li></ul><ul><li>Password Reset </li></ul><ul><li>Prim Drop </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz Pile-On </li></ul><ul><li>Registration Booth </li></ul><ul><li>Sloodle Set </li></ul><ul><li>Toolbar v. 1.4 </li></ul><ul><li>Vending Machine </li></ul><ul><li>Web Intercom </li></ul>
  6. 8. Sloodle Set v. .8
  7. 9. Sloodle Tools
  8. 11. Sloodle Registration and Enrollment in Moodle
  9. 12. Moodle Course Linked to Second Life
  10. 14. Moodle Glossary
  11. 15. Sloodle Distributor
  12. 16. Sloodle Toolbar 1.4
  13. 18. Sloodle Toolbar Avatar Lister
  14. 21. Moodle Chat
  15. 27. Sloodle Benefits <ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of an Immersive learning environment (MUVE) with a course management system (CMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Developers are working on Sloodle scripts with other MUVE’s such as Open Sim and There </li></ul>
  16. 28. Sloodle Challenges <ul><li>Version .3 – Relatively stable in testing, except some tools will only work with older versions of Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Version .4 – Alpha just released in the past month – some tools are quite buggy yet </li></ul><ul><li>Trying to bridge 2 different programming languages </li></ul><ul><li>User needs a level of comfort with scripts </li></ul>
  17. 29. References <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  18. 30. Please Visit My Websites
  19. 31. Alaska eLearning – Main Page
  20. 32. Alaska eLearning – surl (Second Life url to AKSEL )
  21. 33. Alaska eLearning - Moodle
  22. 34. Alaska eLearning – Blog
  23. 35. Alaska eLearning – Google Groups
  24. 36. Alaska eLearning - Twitter