Tag Archives: Moodle

AI Planning Course on University Moodle VLE

AI Planning is a masters level course taught at the University of Edinburgh School of Informatics by Gerhard Wickler and Austin Tate. A version has been prepared for on-line and distance education uses and it has been presented as a … Continue reading

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Moodle/SLoodle Experiments Issue 15 – a Custom SLoodle Demo Object

To provide a basis for custom facilities in a SLoodle classroom or virtual world meeting space, Edmund Edgar, one of the core SLoodle developers, has described how to add a new (demonstration or template) object in Second Life/OpenSim and how … Continue reading

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Moodle/SLoodle Experiments Issue 14 – OpenVCE.net Moodle and SLoodle 2.1 Beta Testing

We have now updated http://openvce.net/moodle from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2.2 since the appropriate up to date PHP version is available on the Linux server used for the site. The site is currently set for manual user registration as it … Continue reading

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Experiments with Moodle

The chosen Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for distance education delivery in the University of Edinburgh is Moodle, an open source platform.  Initially it is available for use for on-line and distance educational uses at http://www.moodle.is.ed.ac.uk, but may become available for … Continue reading

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Moodle – University of Edinburgh – Playground Informatics

The University of Edinburgh Moodle Virtual Learning Environment is now available at https://www.moodle.is.ed.ac.uk A playground for experimentation with Moodle for the School of Informatics distance education initiatives is now available with course name “Playground Informatics” (pginformatics). The UoE Moodle is … Continue reading

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Moodle/SLoodle Experiments Issue 13 – External Tools as Course Activities

Moodle 2.2 released today (6-Dec-2011) includes a facility which allows for the embedding of tools that are provided externally as activities on courses. Close integration is possible using the IMS Global Learning Tool Interoperability (IMS LTI) standard. See http://www.somerandomthoughts.com/blog/2011/11/28/moodle-2-supports-connecting-to-ims-lti-tools/ But … Continue reading

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Moodle/SLoodle Experiments Issue 12 – Customised Inworld Object

With kind support from Edmund Edgar I have been experimenting with the “Demo Object” in SLoodle, which is a stub or template for developing customised objects in Second Life or OpenSim which can connect with a corresponding module in the … Continue reading

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