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# [http://xkcd.com/773/ xkcd universities webapage comic] - good usability graphic - what would xkcd say about Moodle?
 
# [http://xkcd.com/773/ xkcd universities webapage comic] - good usability graphic - what would xkcd say about Moodle?
 
# Shows Moodle.org - 2nd oldest moodle site
 
# Shows Moodle.org - 2nd oldest moodle site
# Demonstrates [http://tracker.moodle.org Moodle tracker], e.g., including QA (quality assurance) for testing whether things work in 2.0 - anyone can do this
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# Demonstrates [http://tracker.moodle.org Moodle tracker], e.g., including QA (quality assurance) for testing whether things work in 2.0 - anyone can do this e.g., using their own latest version of Moodle - or [http://qa.moodle.net http://qa.moodle.net] (rebuilt every hour)
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# Only 3 of the top 10 using Moodle countries are English-speaking; Spain is the highest use per capita
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# Languages - [http://lang.moodle.org http://lang.moodle.org] - allows collaborative translation (uses AMOS - flags and tracks all 85 translations)
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# Moodle 2.0 benefits
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## Security improved
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## Performance better
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## Media/file management improved
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## Integrations - Primarily a course management system - which integrates with intranet and/or wider world
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## Usability
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## New features e.g.,
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### Navigation block
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### Change roles from any page
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### Secure RSS feed key
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### My Moodle - starts with own page by default
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### My private files
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### Media importing e.g. via flickr, can be filtered by license and brings in authorship and license details.
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### Blog - can now be pointed instead to an external blog
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### Conditions: More possibilities for activity completion (rules) - users can also be allowed to do manual completion
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### Enrolments
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### Community hubs
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### Workshop module - overhauled/rewritten
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# [http://hub.moodle.org/ Mooch] - repository and searchable listing of open courses and open course content - for re-use - hubs need to be hosted and managed as a quality resource
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# In November, Development process model changes from CVS -> Git to be more distributed - Martin's company currently does 60-70% of code development - they will become more like a checking/quality assurance gateway role
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# Mobile Apps e.g., synch Moodle assignments to Moodle
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==Discussion==
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# Could there be relative dates for continuous enrolments - would be nice, but not available now
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:57, 7 October 2010

Moodle 2.0 and the community: Martin Dougiamas, Moodle founder

Martin Dougiamas, just in from a conference in Greece, says we're actually doing pretty well in Australia - although criticism is part of the development cycle.

  1. xkcd universities webapage comic - good usability graphic - what would xkcd say about Moodle?
  2. Shows Moodle.org - 2nd oldest moodle site
  3. Demonstrates Moodle tracker, e.g., including QA (quality assurance) for testing whether things work in 2.0 - anyone can do this e.g., using their own latest version of Moodle - or http://qa.moodle.net (rebuilt every hour)
  4. Only 3 of the top 10 using Moodle countries are English-speaking; Spain is the highest use per capita
  5. Languages - http://lang.moodle.org - allows collaborative translation (uses AMOS - flags and tracks all 85 translations)
  6. Moodle 2.0 benefits
    1. Security improved
    2. Performance better
    3. Media/file management improved
    4. Integrations - Primarily a course management system - which integrates with intranet and/or wider world
    5. Usability
    6. New features e.g.,
      1. Navigation block
      2. Change roles from any page
      3. Secure RSS feed key
      4. My Moodle - starts with own page by default
      5. My private files
      6. Media importing e.g. via flickr, can be filtered by license and brings in authorship and license details.
      7. Blog - can now be pointed instead to an external blog
      8. Conditions: More possibilities for activity completion (rules) - users can also be allowed to do manual completion
      9. Enrolments
      10. Community hubs
      11. Workshop module - overhauled/rewritten
  7. Mooch - repository and searchable listing of open courses and open course content - for re-use - hubs need to be hosted and managed as a quality resource
  8. In November, Development process model changes from CVS -> Git to be more distributed - Martin's company currently does 60-70% of code development - they will become more like a checking/quality assurance gateway role
  9. Mobile Apps e.g., synch Moodle assignments to Moodle

Discussion

  1. Could there be relative dates for continuous enrolments - would be nice, but not available now