Agenda:What is SLOODLE ? Objectives of using SLOODLE in DE. Features of SLOODLE. Delivery and support learning. Advantages and limitations OF SLOODLE .Case studies & Examples.
SLOODLE• SLOODLE (Simulation Linked Object Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment)SLOODLE: open-source, web-based interface that combines the popular learning management system Moodle with Second Life - an immersive, virtual 3D world.
Virtual Learning systemEnvironment -Structured lessons-Virtual manipulative - Threaded discussion- 3D construction - assignment drop-box- interactive scripts - self scoring quiz- immersive settings - restore grade book- avatars - long form documents Simulation Linked Object Oriented Distance Learning Environment: Integration of both secondlife & moodle
Objectives of using sloodle in DE: Enhances the existing support for learning and teaching through integration with the Open Source Moodle learning environment. Provides a range of tools for supporting learning and teaching to the immersive virtual world; tools which are fully integrated with a tried and tested web-based learning management system used by hundreds of thousands of educators and students worldwide.
Some features of SLOODLE• Web-intercom.• Moodle chat room.• Registration booth.• Quiz tool and 3D Drop Box.• Choice tool.• Multi-function SLOODLE Toolbar.• Presenter (in development).
• Delivery Requirements:o Public web server.o Moodle installation.o Access to Moodle files.o Second life software.• Support:o Administration.o Tutorso Colleagueso Online (normal + virtual)
Example & case studies:An international cultural-exchange betweenKorea and Dubai has been detailed in a casestudy.https://www.sloodle.org/blog/?p=13
Example & case studies:SLOODLE at the university of the west Scotland:outlines some of the ways that SLOODLE was usedby tutor and students to support teaching, learningand collaboration in the classes. (CollaborativeVirtual Environments & Introduction to VirtualWorlds)http://www.scribd.com/doc/22969853/SLOODLE-Case-Study-University-of-the-West-of-Scotland