Presentation Schedule


Welcome to the iMoot 2016 online schedule.

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Times shown for timezone: Australia/Perth


Thu 26 May
05:00
(Australia/Perth)
Changing behaviour through learner experience design
Presenter : Miriam Laidlaw (New Zealand)
Presenter : Miranda Verswijvelen (New Zealand)

Presenters: Miriam Laidlaw, Miranda Verswijvelen Using Cathy Moore's action mapping method, we create e-learning modules that are designed to directly affect change in learner behaviour, by focusing on activities and practicing real life scenarios. This can be especially difficult to achieve in an organisation of 10,000 medical professionals and associated administration staff. However, ...
Take learning to the next level with a portfolio
Presenter : Kristina Hoeppner (New Zealand)

Portfolios have been around for some time now and pre-date the electronic area. In the past, heavy binders were lugged around but students and teachers. These days, all learning evidence can be stored online and viewed easily. You may ask, "Why should I look into ePortfolios when I'm already using Moodle?" It's easy: ePortfolios offer another set of possibilities for your learners that go ...
Thu 26 May
06:00
(Australia/Perth)
Cognition E-learning: Moving courses online - Supporter Session
Presenter : Francis Kneebone (Australia)

Educational Content used to be an easy equation = put 10 Chapters into one Text Book delivered in 1 Format. How things have changed! So let's talk about the new challenges facing Digital Content Development because you can no longer design content for just one delivery point. I don't like the term 'Rapid E-learning'. Try thoughtful, effective, well formed, intelligent, relevant, elegant, ...
Thu 26 May
07:00
(Australia/Perth)
Using Moodle on mobile phones - intro
Presenter : Ian Goding (Australia)

Get your course activities into students' hands!Students are often taking photos or record audio and video on their phones - why not use this within your courses?From a Moodle discussion or assignment, students can upload photos and some other items easily.They can:interview a grandparent, small business manager, graphic designer, or other practitionerdiscuss with practitioners common ailments...
What's Plugged into Moodle at Waikato
Presenter : Teresa Gibbison (New Zealand)

Hear about the additional plugins The University of Waikato uses with their Moodle site to enhance communication with students (Dialogue, Adobe Connect), help with plagiarism detection (Turnitin), provide resource sharing (Panopto, Library Titles Block), and Assist with Site and Course Administration (Processes and Reports). Time permitting, Teresa will also touch on the issues around managing...
Thu 26 May
08:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - Fearless Change - Transitioning to Online Learning
Presenter : Lindy Klein (Australia)

In this Keynote Session, Lindy Klein explores the successful navigation from face-to-face teaching and learning to engagement in the online space. How can we as Agents of Change make this transition as successful and enjoyable as possible for all the stakeholders involved? Please note: No spandex is involved in the presentation of this session. Superhero capes are optional and highly encouraged!
Thu 26 May
09:00
(Australia/Perth)
Using Question Statistics to Keep Your Multiple Choice From Sucking
Presenter : Joshua Bragg (United States)

Multiple choice questions are roundly criticized in education for a variety of reasons. One of the most important is that it is not as simple as most people think to write a quality multiple choice question. Thankfully, Moodle question statistics provide an easy way to check the quality of those questions and ensure that they are measuring student knowledge effectively.
Thu 26 May
10:00
(Australia/Perth)
PALS of World Vision using Moodle to increase incomes - Partner Session
Presenter : Lerina Sinaga (Indonesia)
Presenter : Mark Harwood ()
Presenter : Virginia Gough (Australia)

PALS is an online community learning approach that delivers facilitated module based learning and support to World Vision economic development programming staff based in the field. Developed by World Vision Australia’s Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Team (SEED), PALS is delivered and accredited via the global World Vision eCampus online learning platform which uses Moodle as ...
Thu 26 May
11:00
(Australia/Perth)
10 Learning Experience Powers From Experience Girl! #LXDesign
Presenter : Joyce Seitzinger (Australia)

Learner experience design, or LX Design, isan approach to educational design that mixes service design thinking and user experience design (UX) with traditional learning design approaches. In this presentation Experience Girl aka Joyce aka @catspyjamasnz will give you 10 LX special powers for the next course you design.Key in LX Design is the process of developing empathy for your learners ...
Thu 26 May
12:00
(Australia/Perth)
Oranges Café

Join us for a cup of tea, and a nice slice of Moodle chat. Hangout, discuss and unleash your inner Super Hero.
Thu 26 May
13:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - Creative Assessment: Providing Voice & Choice in the Classroom
Presenter : Dana Watts (Hong Kong)

Today formative and summative assessments look vastly different than when we were students. As we continue to innovate and look for new ways to assess learning, the methods we use to measure learning are also changing. Come get a brief introduction to various styles of creative assessment and see examples from peer classrooms across our international school community.
Thu 26 May
14:00
(Australia/Perth)
It takes a village to raise a digital citizen
Presenter : Casper Pieters (Australia)

Using a 3-tiered course program to promote discussion between disparate groups enhances the already constructivist design of Moodle. Each course is specifically designed for the target audience, namely students, parents and teachers. Each course starts at the same time and covers the same topics, but each according to their need, ability and interest. Providing quality and varied resources and ...
Moodle on a really really really small computer (or anyone for Raspberry Pi?)
Presenter : Kenneth Scott Huntley (Australia)

Just out of curiosity, what is the smallest computer Moodle will run on? In this presentation, as an educator, course designer, and IoT tinkerer, I'll show you Moodle running on a very small and cheap computer. And as fun as that sounds, I'll take you through the meaning behind it; what is the Internet of Things, and what will it mean to Moodle and other learning management systems. (Don't ...
Thu 26 May
15:00
(Australia/Perth)
A day in the life of... Moodle - How Moodle is used at one high school.
Presenter : Andrew Chiu (Hong Kong)

This presentation aims to give an overview and some highlights as to how we use Moodle in our high school.At the American International School, Hong Kong, we use Moodleto take and track attendance for each classas a main portal for every courseas the main gradebook for every course (including some creative grading techniques)to coordinate student choicesto track and report on student attitudes ...
Increase language training face to face attendance in a corporate context
Presenter : christophe debarge (Belgium)

More and more companies realise that their staff language skills enhancement should be an essential element of their training strategy in a global business world. Offering language training to their staff during their working time is a great opportunity but is is often difficult to cope with training and office work. Attendance and investment in training is often a great challenge for delegates...
Thu 26 May
16:00
(Australia/Perth)
Predicting student performance through Moodle and telling the students your ...
Presenter : Mark Glynn (Ireland)

The aim of this presentation is to provide you with an overview of the learning analytics project ‚"PredictEd" that is currently being conducted with 17 different first year modules within DCU.The work described in this project uses data generated from students' online behaviour, in order to improve their learning experience and specifically, their performance in end-of-semester written ...
Teaching foreign languages with Moodle
Presenter : Andy Chaplin (Germany)

This session will look at a range off issues affecting course development and teaching in the area of foreign languages. First there will be an introduction to design issues that are particular to teaching languages, and a presentation of some tweaks that can be made without having to change stock Moodle.The second part of the session will look at plugins and embeddable tools which can be used ...
Thu 26 May
17:00
(Australia/Perth)
Accommodating Competency Based Assessment (or why the Gradebook is broken, ...
Presenter : Kenneth Scott Huntley (Australia)

As an educator and course designer in the VET sector in Australia, many of the units we work with are Competency Based. This means that students do not receive a traditional grade, either a letter grade or a percentage. Rather students have to prove they are competent in a unit ; meaning they can accurately and repeatedly meet set benchmarks. This is sounds like an easy system to ...
Bringing Moodle into Port (with Docker)
Presenter : Gerwood Stewart (Australia)

This session steps through how to setup your own Docker container running Moodle.
Thu 26 May
18:00
(Australia/Perth)
Live from HK MUG
Presenter : Shane Elliott (Hong Kong)

The Hong Kong Moodle User Group is a collection of teachers, developers, administrators and general moodle enthusiasts who come together to share their experiences, ideas and the occasional pint (or glass). Join us as we discuss some of our ideas for running a moodle user group.
Thu 26 May
19:00
(Australia/Perth)
Oranges Café

Join us for a cup of tea, and a nice slice of Moodle chat. Hangout, discuss and unleash your inner Super Hero.
Thu 26 May
20:00
(Australia/Perth)
Getting started with Gamification
Presenter : Vinny Stocker (Malaysia)

Aimed at teachers beginning to add game elements to their Moodle courses, this presentation will outline the basics of gamifying a Moodle course, including a look at some of the current Moodle features and plugins to allow this.
Thu 26 May
21:00
(Australia/Perth)
Improving Moodle usage in an Brazilian university
Presenter : Jerônimo Medina Madruga (Brazil)
Presenter : Matheus Braga (Brazil)

Are you fighting in the trenches of the war behind a Moodle adoption?Do you struggle with teachers only using Moodle to upload files?Have you ever seen an course that was posted inside a forum because it was the only known tool?Did you ever had to explain why using Moodle is better than using e-mail to communicate with students?If your answer is "Yes" to any of these questions, this talk was ...
Performance Module: Beyond Self and Peer Assessment
Presenter : Don Hinkelman (Japan)

Performance Module: Beyond Self and Peer Assessment

[also known as the 'Video Assessment Module']

Assessing student performances (speeches, medical procedures, dance/drama, practical trade skills) can be a time-consuming chore that consumes full class periods with limited interaction. With video assessment in Moodle, teachers use digital cameras or iPads to video record student project ...
Thu 26 May
22:00
(Australia/Perth)
Moodle Course Creator Certification (MCCC)
Presenter : Kim Salinas (United States)

This presentation will cover anything and everything you ever wanted to know about the Moodle Course Creator Certificate (MCCC), which is offered solely through Moodle Partners. The presentation will cover the following: Development Benefits Principles Structure & Process Curriculum Support Registration Administration Join in if you want to learn more about earning this gold standard Moodle ...
Rapid Analytics Support for Courses and Learning (RASCAL)
Presenter : Eric Strom (United States)

Support for quality course design and delivery frequently requires time-intensive, one-on-one attention with faculty. As the demand for hybrid and online course delivery increases, the need for this individualized e-learning support will continue to rise. Given the complexity of most learning management systems and the relative inexperience of many instructors, it is inevitable that (despite ...
Thu 26 May
23:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - Adapt Learning
Presenter : Peter Smith (Australia)
Presenter : Emma Clark (United Kingdom)
Presenter : Tom Taylor (United Kingdom)

Adapt is a free and easy to use e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi-device, HTML5 e-learning content using the award-winning Adapt developer framework.
Fri 27 May
00:00
(Australia/Perth)
Radioactive Spider Bite - 8 Tips for Moodle Beginners
Presenter : Stephan Rinke (Germany)

There are many ways to become a Moodle super hero.One of the most common is to start moodling and learn as you go along. That's the hard way, similar to having to train yourself up to be the Batman. Other super heroes become "super" after an event which leaves them with super powers, like Peter Parkerafterhaving beenbitten by a radioactive spider.For Moodle beginners my presentation aims to ...
Fri 27 May
01:00
(Australia/Perth)
Make Click to Grade and Admin Reports in Minutes
Presenter : Ben Haensel (United States)

Have your teachers wished to "click to grade" ALL Moodle assessments or better analyze Moodle data? Using the Configurable Reports Moodle plugin, you can create customizable admin or global reports based on role.What kinds of reports would my institution want to use?Click to Grade teacher reportsStudent Activity/Course CompletionCourse Activity, Groups, or Enrollment countsWhat will this ...
Fri 27 May
02:00
(Australia/Perth)
Oranges Café

Join us for a cup of tea, and a nice slice of Moodle chat. Hangout, discuss and unleash your inner Super Hero.
Fri 27 May
03:00
(Australia/Perth)
Asking for help on Moodle.org
Presenter : Gareth J Barnard (United Kingdom)

The Moodle.org forums are a great source of help but they can be frightening and scary especially if you are not technical. The presentation will cover:An overview of the different forums so that you're in the best place to ask for help.Where to find details of forum rules and etiquette.What sort of default information you should give and where on your system you can find it.How to perform ...
Fri 27 May
04:00
(Australia/Perth)
Teaching Moodle: A Conversation
Presenter : Karrie Vitti (United States)

In this session, we will discuss best practices for teaching Moodle to new users. We will review some current models of instruction and develop some new ones together. This session is for people who just learned Moodle as well as veteran users.
Fri 27 May
05:00
(Australia/Perth)
Collaboration in Moodle
Presenter : Miriam Fischer (United States)

Today we live in a social age. We are all connected and active in different networks, virtually as well as in the real world. Collaboration is key for successful learning and working. It requires visualization, in order to be traced and reflected. When presenting their thoughts or their work to peers, students leave trace of their own learning, not only for teachers, but for their own ...
Improving Moodle usage in an Brazilian university
Presenter : Jerônimo Medina Madruga (Brazil)
Presenter : Matheus Braga (Brazil)

Are you fighting in the trenches of the war behind a Moodle adoption?Do you struggle with teachers only using Moodle to upload files?Have you ever seen an course that was posted inside a forum because it was the only known tool?Did you ever had to explain why using Moodle is better than using e-mail to communicate with students?If your answer is "Yes" to any of these questions, this talk was ...
Fri 27 May
06:00
(Australia/Perth)
10 Learning Experience Powers From Experience Girl! #LXDesign
Presenter : Joyce Seitzinger (Australia)

Learner experience design, or LX Design, isan approach to educational design that mixes service design thinking and user experience design (UX) with traditional learning design approaches. In this presentation Experience Girl aka Joyce aka @catspyjamasnz will give you 10 LX special powers for the next course you design.Key in LX Design is the process of developing empathy for your learners ...
Accommodating Competency Based Assessment (or why the Gradebook is broken, ...
Presenter : Kenneth Scott Huntley (Australia)

As an educator and course designer in the VET sector in Australia, many of the units we work with are Competency Based. This means that students do not receive a traditional grade, either a letter grade or a percentage. Rather students have to prove they are competent in a unit ; meaning they can accurately and repeatedly meet set benchmarks. This is sounds like an easy system to ...
Fri 27 May
07:00
(Australia/Perth)
Designing courses for mobile delivery
Presenter : Stuart Mealor (New Zealand)

This presentation will share our experienced of developing a MOOC course for mobile delivery on Moodle using both mobile browsers and the Moodle Mobile app, in a multi-lingual environment.
It takes a village to raise a digital citizen
Presenter : Casper Pieters (Australia)

Using a 3-tiered course program to promote discussion between disparate groups enhances the already constructivist design of Moodle. Each course is specifically designed for the target audience, namely students, parents and teachers. Each course starts at the same time and covers the same topics, but each according to their need, ability and interest. Providing quality and varied resources and ...
Fri 27 May
08:00
(Australia/Perth)
To the markscheme......and beyooooond!
Presenter : Susan Holt (Hong Kong)
Presenter : Andrew Chiu (Hong Kong)

How to use your markscheme from an exam board or even a standards based markscheme in gradebook whilst building in scope for progression through the year with the same markscheme.All this all in gradebook.From the markscheme.....and beyooooond!
Fri 27 May
09:00
(Australia/Perth)
A day in the life of... Moodle - How Moodle is used at one high school.
Presenter : Andrew Chiu (Hong Kong)

This presentation aims to give an overview and some highlights as to how we use Moodle in our high school.At the American International School, Hong Kong, we use Moodleto take and track attendance for each classas a main portal for every courseas the main gradebook for every course (including some creative grading techniques)to coordinate student choicesto track and report on student attitudes ...
Moodle on a really really really small computer (or anyone for Raspberry Pi?)
Presenter : Kenneth Scott Huntley (Australia)

Just out of curiosity, what is the smallest computer Moodle will run on? In this presentation, as an educator, course designer, and IoT tinkerer, I'll show you Moodle running on a very small and cheap computer. And as fun as that sounds, I'll take you through the meaning behind it; what is the Internet of Things, and what will it mean to Moodle and other learning management systems. (Don't ...
Fri 27 May
10:00
(Australia/Perth)
Pukunui - Facilitating Education
Presenter : Dom Seneque (Australia)

The company blurb is: "With 500+ clients, and supporting hundreds of thousands of users we are the trusted elearning experts in the Asia Pacific region ..." Behind the scenes we do so much more ...
Fri 27 May
11:00
(Australia/Perth)
Changing behaviour through learner experience design
Presenter : Miriam Laidlaw (New Zealand)
Presenter : Miranda Verswijvelen (New Zealand)

Presenters: Miriam Laidlaw, Miranda Verswijvelen Using Cathy Moore's action mapping method, we create e-learning modules that are designed to directly affect change in learner behaviour, by focusing on activities and practicing real life scenarios. This can be especially difficult to achieve in an organisation of 10,000 medical professionals and associated administration staff. However, ...
Fri 27 May
12:00
(Australia/Perth)
Make Click to Grade and Admin Reports in Minutes
Presenter : Ben Haensel (United States)

Have your teachers wished to "click to grade" ALL Moodle assessments or better analyze Moodle data? Using the Configurable Reports Moodle plugin, you can create customizable admin or global reports based on role.What kinds of reports would my institution want to use?Click to Grade teacher reportsStudent Activity/Course CompletionCourse Activity, Groups, or Enrollment countsWhat will this ...
Fri 27 May
13:00
(Australia/Perth)
Helping rural population get 'Qualitative Education' in Pakistan Using LMS
Presenter : Rabnawaz Panhyar (Pakistan)

The Presentation will focus on the strategy that Sukkur IBA (Remained third best business School of Pakistan in 2013) has followed in her current Master level programs to educate more students from rural areas who due to several reasons were previously unable to get on campus Education.
Virtual Exchange and telecollaboration in language courses using Moodle
Presenter : Eric Hagley (Japan)

Language educators need to promote cultural understanding and improve the language skills of their charges. Virtual Exchange (VE) is a powerful means to bring those goals to fruition. The European Commission co-financed INTENT project defines VE as technology-enabled, sustained, people to people education programs between geographically distant groups of students where online intercultural ...
Fri 27 May
14:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - If There Is No Struggle, There Is No Progress
Presenter : Frederic Nevers (Hong Kong)

Although in a completely different context, Frederick Douglass's words have held true throughout my career as a change agent. Change for me has taken many forms: implementing new systems, integrating, re-launching, re-branding, killing or ‘re-purposing' systems, etc. One thing is for sure, no matter how well planned I have been, there have always been surprises along the way. Some welcome ...
Fri 27 May
15:00
(Australia/Perth)
The Hero's Learning Journey
Presenter : Natalie Denmeade (Australia)

Teachers are performers, we use ancient tricks of Bards and Storytellers to grab the attention of learners: humour, challenge, feedback, surprise and narrative tension. During this presentation you will be introduced to a course development framework that uses Gamification to create a Learning Journey based on Campbell's Hero's Journey and Bartle Player types. There are five phases provided. ...
To the markscheme......and beyooooond!
Presenter : Susan Holt (Hong Kong)
Presenter : Andrew Chiu (Hong Kong)

How to use your markscheme from an exam board or even a standards based markscheme in gradebook whilst building in scope for progression through the year with the same markscheme.All this all in gradebook.From the markscheme.....and beyooooond!
Fri 27 May
16:00
(Australia/Perth)
Designing courses for Personalized learning. The use of quiz for selecting ...
Presenter : Vasilis Palilis (Greece)

In this presentation we answer the question '"How can a student chose to study one part of the learning material that is placed inside a Moodle-Course?"The answer has the following steps:Structuring the learning content in Moodle sectionsWe give the capability to a student to choose k of the n sections, with k< = n. For example if n=6 the student can chose k=2. This is done inside a Quiz- ...
Using Moodle core activities to create engagement
Presenter : Tabitha Parker (nee Roder) (New Zealand)

Presenters: Tabitha Parker (nee Roder), Miriam Laidlaw and Miranda Verwwijvelen. This presentation explores some of the ways you can design courses to promote collaboration and engagement using a variety of Moodle core activities. All too often we see Moodle courses that are uploaded readings, a textbook quiz, and a teacher created glossary. We develop workshops and support resources to help ...
Fri 27 May
17:00
(Australia/Perth)
Academic Tribe - Supporter Session
Presenter : Joyce Seitzinger (Australia)

Fri 27 May
18:00
(Australia/Perth)
Oranges Café

Join us for a cup of tea, and a nice slice of Moodle chat. Hangout, discuss and unleash your inner Super Hero.
Fri 27 May
19:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - Rising to the Challenges of the Digital Classroom
Presenter : Julian Ridden (Australia)

We strive to help our students tap into their creative minds, to think independently and out of the box. As educators, one of our primary goals is to empower students to be creative in their learning both during and after class. But what does that look like? How can we transform the learning process, reinvent the way educators interact with students, as well as integrate new digital media into ...
Fri 27 May
20:00
(Australia/Perth)
Asking for help on Moodle.org
Presenter : Gareth J Barnard (United Kingdom)

The Moodle.org forums are a great source of help but they can be frightening and scary especially if you are not technical. The presentation will cover:An overview of the different forums so that you're in the best place to ask for help.Where to find details of forum rules and etiquette.What sort of default information you should give and where on your system you can find it.How to perform ...
Virtual Exchange and telecollaboration in language courses using Moodle
Presenter : Eric Hagley (Japan)

Language educators need to promote cultural understanding and improve the language skills of their charges. Virtual Exchange (VE) is a powerful means to bring those goals to fruition. The European Commission co-financed INTENT project defines VE as technology-enabled, sustained, people to people education programs between geographically distant groups of students where online intercultural ...
Fri 27 May
21:00
(Australia/Perth)
Formative assessment using Moodle Quiz
Presenter : Ravi Murugesan (India)

You've probably heard about formative assessment (assessment FOR learning) and summative assessment (assessment OF learning). The Quiz tool in Moodle is often used for the latter, for example, a test at the end of a course. But it can also be used for formative assessment. In this talk, I'll discuss my experience setting up weekly quizzes in a Moodle course to help learners check whether they ...
Getting started with Gamification
Presenter : Vinny Stocker (Malaysia)

Aimed at teachers beginning to add game elements to their Moodle courses, this presentation will outline the basics of gamifying a Moodle course, including a look at some of the current Moodle features and plugins to allow this.
Fri 27 May
22:00
(Australia/Perth)
Increase language training face to face attendance in a corporate context
Presenter : christophe debarge (Belgium)

More and more companies realise that their staff language skills enhancement should be an essential element of their training strategy in a global business world. Offering language training to their staff during their working time is a great opportunity but is is often difficult to cope with training and office work. Attendance and investment in training is often a great challenge for delegates...
Technology Mapping as Instructional Design
Presenter : Dorian Love (South Africa)

The field of Instructional Design often appears to have little relevance to a classroom teacher using an LMS such as Moodle to enhance their teaching. Traditional approaches such as ADDIE are cumbersome and add to teacher workload. Besides this, ID often appears to favour Behaviourist theories of learning, and ignore Constructivist approaches.In my research on TPACK, I have come across an ...
Fri 27 May
23:00
(Australia/Perth)
Oranges Café

Join us for a cup of tea, and a nice slice of Moodle chat. Hangout, discuss and unleash your inner Super Hero.
Sat 28 May
00:00
(Australia/Perth)
Collaboration in Moodle
Presenter : Miriam Fischer (United States)

Today we live in a social age. We are all connected and active in different networks, virtually as well as in the real world. Collaboration is key for successful learning and working. It requires visualization, in order to be traced and reflected. When presenting their thoughts or their work to peers, students leave trace of their own learning, not only for teachers, but for their own ...
Predicting student performance through Moodle and telling the students your ...
Presenter : Mark Glynn (Ireland)

The aim of this presentation is to provide you with an overview of the learning analytics project ‚"PredictEd" that is currently being conducted with 17 different first year modules within DCU.The work described in this project uses data generated from students' online behaviour, in order to improve their learning experience and specifically, their performance in end-of-semester written ...
Sat 28 May
01:00
(Australia/Perth)
How to publish PowerPoint as SCORM package
Presenter : Guido Hornig (Germany)

PowerPoint can be a full authoring tool
Should we use PowerPoint at all?
When I was asked how to use PowerPoint in moodle, I told people not to use Powerpoint. But there are endless PowerPoint slides around and OpenSource people like me tend to ignore the reality of many users out there. And it has powerful and still simple to use features for media creation.
There is a solution...
I searched for ...

Rapid Analytics Support for Courses and Learning (RASCAL)
Presenter : Eric Strom (United States)

Support for quality course design and delivery frequently requires time-intensive, one-on-one attention with faculty. As the demand for hybrid and online course delivery increases, the need for this individualized e-learning support will continue to rise. Given the complexity of most learning management systems and the relative inexperience of many instructors, it is inevitable that (despite ...
Sat 28 May
02:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - Re-inventing and Rebooting Moodle
Presenter : Lewis Carr (United Kingdom)

Like the film industry, there comes a point where we need to reboot something to appeal to a new audience. We need to change the perception of our Superhero. To meet the needs of the modern learner, we need to re-invent our Moodle Platform. This presentation focusses on how we can go about changing the cultural perception of Moodle.
Sat 28 May
03:00
(Australia/Perth)
BBB - Sponsor Session
Presenter : Fred Dixon (Canada)

Sat 28 May
04:00
(Australia/Perth)
Performance Module: Beyond Self and Peer Assessment
Presenter : Don Hinkelman (Japan)

Performance Module: Beyond Self and Peer Assessment

[also known as the 'Video Assessment Module']

Assessing student performances (speeches, medical procedures, dance/drama, practical trade skills) can be a time-consuming chore that consumes full class periods with limited interaction. With video assessment in Moodle, teachers use digital cameras or iPads to video record student project ...
What's Plugged into Moodle at Waikato
Presenter : Teresa Gibbison (New Zealand)

Hear about the additional plugins The University of Waikato uses with their Moodle site to enhance communication with students (Dialogue, Adobe Connect), help with plagiarism detection (Turnitin), provide resource sharing (Panopto, Library Titles Block), and Assist with Site and Course Administration (Processes and Reports). Time permitting, Teresa will also touch on the issues around managing...
Sat 28 May
05:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - A look at the Economy of Moodle
Presenter : Joseph Thibault (United States)

Sat 28 May
06:00
(Australia/Perth)
Peer Reviews, by hook or by crook (Mostly the latter!)
Presenter : Sarah Ashley (United States)

When our Medical School curriculum designer reached out to me asking for a Peer Review tool in Moodle that would allow their class of 180 students (in groups of 6) submit Oral Case Presentation videos that would be reviewed by their group members, and a faculty advisor (with non-editing teacher role) using a Rubric that they designed, I immediately thought (yes, you probably guessed it): ...
Teaching & Learning with Moodle in FIUBA
Presenter : Cead Fiuba (Argentina)

The School of Engineering of the University of Buenos Aires (FIUBA) started using Moodleas the institutional virtual campusin 2006. Gradually, different courses were incorporated to supplement face-to-face classes.The guiding idea is the integration of modalities, face-to-face and distance education (blended-learning) and student-centered environments addressing their educational needs, pace of...
Sat 28 May
07:00
(Australia/Perth)
Mahara - Supporter Session
Presenter : Kristina Hoeppner (New Zealand)

Mahara and Moodle go well together. So much that this package deal is even referred to as Mahoodle. Mahoodle offers you all the advantages of using Moodle for learning and teaching and adds the benefits of an ePortfolio system. Your learners are able to express themselves in Mahara in different ways than they can in Moodle. At the same time, you can also pull the ePortfolios into your Moodle ...
Sat 28 May
08:00
(Australia/Perth)
The Hero's Learning Journey
Presenter : Natalie Denmeade (Australia)

Teachers are performers, we use ancient tricks of Bards and Storytellers to grab the attention of learners: humour, challenge, feedback, surprise and narrative tension. During this presentation you will be introduced to a course development framework that uses Gamification to create a Learning Journey based on Campbell's Hero's Journey and Bartle Player types. There are five phases provided. ...
Using Moodle on mobile phones - intro
Presenter : Ian Goding (Australia)

Get your course activities into students' hands!Students are often taking photos or record audio and video on their phones - why not use this within your courses?From a Moodle discussion or assignment, students can upload photos and some other items easily.They can:interview a grandparent, small business manager, graphic designer, or other practitionerdiscuss with practitioners common ailments...
Sat 28 May
09:00
(Australia/Perth)
LX Design - Supporter Session
Presenter : Joyce Seitzinger (Australia)

Sat 28 May
10:00
(Australia/Perth)
Take learning to the next level with a portfolio
Presenter : Kristina Hoeppner (New Zealand)

Portfolios have been around for some time now and pre-date the electronic area. In the past, heavy binders were lugged around but students and teachers. These days, all learning evidence can be stored online and viewed easily. You may ask, "Why should I look into ePortfolios when I'm already using Moodle?" It's easy: ePortfolios offer another set of possibilities for your learners that go ...
Sat 28 May
11:00
(Australia/Perth)
7 Exciting Uses For Event Monitoring In Moodle
Presenter : Vinny Stocker (Malaysia)

Event monitoring is one of the most powerful and flexible new features to be introduced into Moodle. (2.8). By the end of this presentation you will be able to; Set up event monitoring. I’ll take you through the steps needed to set this up on your site. Discuss use cases for your institution. To get you doing a little higher level thinking I’ll suggest some uses for event monitoring ...
Sat 28 May
12:00
(Australia/Perth)
BBB - Sponsor Session
Presenter : Fred Dixon (Canada)

Sat 28 May
13:00
(Australia/Perth)
Ménage à Trois: Labels, Completion and Conditional Access
Presenter : Shane Elliott (Hong Kong)

We start with a brief overview of the completion tacking and restrict access systems - turning them on and the various locations of settings. Then we'll demonstrate 5 examples of what is possible with these systems and labels.
Sat 28 May
14:00
(Australia/Perth)
7 Exciting Uses For Event Monitoring In Moodle
Presenter : Vinny Stocker (Malaysia)

Event monitoring is one of the most powerful and flexible new features to be introduced into Moodle. (2.8). By the end of this presentation you will be able to; Set up event monitoring. I’ll take you through the steps needed to set this up on your site. Discuss use cases for your institution. To get you doing a little higher level thinking I’ll suggest some uses for event monitoring ...
Formative assessment using Moodle Quiz
Presenter : Ravi Murugesan (India)

You've probably heard about formative assessment (assessment FOR learning) and summative assessment (assessment OF learning). The Quiz tool in Moodle is often used for the latter, for example, a test at the end of a course. But it can also be used for formative assessment. In this talk, I'll discuss my experience setting up weekly quizzes in a Moodle course to help learners check whether they ...
Sat 28 May
15:00
(Australia/Perth)
How to publish PowerPoint as SCORM package
Presenter : Guido Hornig (Germany)

PowerPoint can be a full authoring tool
Should we use PowerPoint at all?
When I was asked how to use PowerPoint in moodle, I told people not to use Powerpoint. But there are endless PowerPoint slides around and OpenSource people like me tend to ignore the reality of many users out there. And it has powerful and still simple to use features for media creation.
There is a solution...
I searched for ...

Sat 28 May
16:00
(Australia/Perth)
Designing courses for mobile delivery
Presenter : Stuart Mealor (New Zealand)

This presentation will share our experienced of developing a MOOC course for mobile delivery on Moodle using both mobile browsers and the Moodle Mobile app, in a multi-lingual environment.
Sat 28 May
17:00
(Australia/Perth)
Technology Mapping as Instructional Design
Presenter : Dorian Love (South Africa)

The field of Instructional Design often appears to have little relevance to a classroom teacher using an LMS such as Moodle to enhance their teaching. Traditional approaches such as ADDIE are cumbersome and add to teacher workload. Besides this, ID often appears to favour Behaviourist theories of learning, and ignore Constructivist approaches.In my research on TPACK, I have come across an ...
Sat 28 May
18:00
(Australia/Perth)
Radioactive Spider Bite - 8 Tips for Moodle Beginners
Presenter : Stephan Rinke (Germany)

There are many ways to become a Moodle super hero.One of the most common is to start moodling and learn as you go along. That's the hard way, similar to having to train yourself up to be the Batman. Other super heroes become "super" after an event which leaves them with super powers, like Peter Parkerafterhaving beenbitten by a radioactive spider.For Moodle beginners my presentation aims to ...
Sat 28 May
19:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - Customizing Moodle
Presenter : Justin Hunt ()

Out of the box, Moodle is pretty awesome. But there is a lot you can do to make Moodle suit your look and needs, without hiring a developer, or writing PHP. In this presentation we will cover a number of ways functionality and style can be added to Moodle right from the Moodle menus.
Sat 28 May
20:00
(Australia/Perth)
Ménage à Trois: Labels, Completion and Conditional Access
Presenter : Shane Elliott (Hong Kong)

We start with a brief overview of the completion tacking and restrict access systems - turning them on and the various locations of settings. Then we'll demonstrate 5 examples of what is possible with these systems and labels.
Sat 28 May
21:00
(Australia/Perth)
Teaching foreign languages with Moodle
Presenter : Andy Chaplin (Germany)

This session will look at a range off issues affecting course development and teaching in the area of foreign languages. First there will be an introduction to design issues that are particular to teaching languages, and a presentation of some tweaks that can be made without having to change stock Moodle.The second part of the session will look at plugins and embeddable tools which can be used ...
Sat 28 May
22:00
(Australia/Perth)
Oranges Café

Join us for a cup of tea, and a nice slice of Moodle chat. Hangout, discuss and unleash your inner Super Hero.
Sat 28 May
23:00
(Australia/Perth)
Designing courses for Personalized learning. The use of quiz for selecting ...
Presenter : Vasilis Palilis (Greece)

In this presentation we answer the question '"How can a student chose to study one part of the learning material that is placed inside a Moodle-Course?"The answer has the following steps:Structuring the learning content in Moodle sectionsWe give the capability to a student to choose k of the n sections, with k< = n. For example if n=6 the student can chose k=2. This is done inside a Quiz- ...
Helping rural population get 'Qualitative Education' in Pakistan Using LMS
Presenter : Rabnawaz Panhyar (Pakistan)

The Presentation will focus on the strategy that Sukkur IBA (Remained third best business School of Pakistan in 2013) has followed in her current Master level programs to educate more students from rural areas who due to several reasons were previously unable to get on campus Education.
Sun 29 May
00:00
(Australia/Perth)
Teaching & Learning with Moodle in FIUBA
Presenter : Cead Fiuba (Argentina)

The School of Engineering of the University of Buenos Aires (FIUBA) started using Moodleas the institutional virtual campusin 2006. Gradually, different courses were incorporated to supplement face-to-face classes.The guiding idea is the integration of modalities, face-to-face and distance education (blended-learning) and student-centered environments addressing their educational needs, pace of...
Teaching Moodle: A Conversation
Presenter : Karrie Vitti (United States)

In this session, we will discuss best practices for teaching Moodle to new users. We will review some current models of instruction and develop some new ones together. This session is for people who just learned Moodle as well as veteran users.
Sun 29 May
01:00
(Australia/Perth)
Oranges Café

Join us for a cup of tea, and a nice slice of Moodle chat. Hangout, discuss and unleash your inner Super Hero.
Sun 29 May
02:00
(Australia/Perth)
Peer Reviews, by hook or by crook (Mostly the latter!)
Presenter : Sarah Ashley (United States)

When our Medical School curriculum designer reached out to me asking for a Peer Review tool in Moodle that would allow their class of 180 students (in groups of 6) submit Oral Case Presentation videos that would be reviewed by their group members, and a faculty advisor (with non-editing teacher role) using a Rubric that they designed, I immediately thought (yes, you probably guessed it): ...
Using Question Statistics to Keep Your Multiple Choice From Sucking
Presenter : Joshua Bragg (United States)

Multiple choice questions are roundly criticized in education for a variety of reasons. One of the most important is that it is not as simple as most people think to write a quality multiple choice question. Thankfully, Moodle question statistics provide an easy way to check the quality of those questions and ensure that they are measuring student knowledge effectively.
Sun 29 May
03:00
(Australia/Perth)
Moodle Course Creator Certification (MCCC)
Presenter : Kim Salinas (United States)

This presentation will cover anything and everything you ever wanted to know about the Moodle Course Creator Certificate (MCCC), which is offered solely through Moodle Partners. The presentation will cover the following: Development Benefits Principles Structure & Process Curriculum Support Registration Administration Join in if you want to learn more about earning this gold standard Moodle ...
Using Moodle core activities to create engagement
Presenter : Tabitha Parker (nee Roder) (New Zealand)

Presenters: Tabitha Parker (nee Roder), Miriam Laidlaw and Miranda Verwwijvelen. This presentation explores some of the ways you can design courses to promote collaboration and engagement using a variety of Moodle core activities. All too often we see Moodle courses that are uploaded readings, a textbook quiz, and a teacher created glossary. We develop workshops and support resources to help ...
Sun 29 May
04:00
(Australia/Perth)
Agents of Change - closing session
Presenter : Shane Elliott (Hong Kong)

Even a Super Hero has to go to bed.