Notes from the Learning Analytics and Knowledge (#LAK16) Conference

My colleague at LSBM Karen Stepanyan, and I spent the week (April 25-29) at LAK 16 in Edinburgh.  Also taking in the ending Key note for Learning@Scale.  Here I record a few notes under three headers, and re-present slides that resonated with me.  As part of the week I participated in these workshops: Learning Analytics Across […]

Google Apps for Education with Hapara & Moodle

With this screen cast and accompanying materials in a Moodle course , I am trying give an overview of what in all likelihood, will in time become the standard way in which schools, colleges & other types of organisations manage large parts of their Information, Communication and Technology.  However the focus will be on the […]

Proposing some standard parts in all online evironments to support learning

A primary interest of mine is supporting students development, & an important aspect of this is facilitating communication.  @Stanmore college we have implemented what could be called an online “Personalised Learning Environment” (PLE) .  This YouTube screen-cast should give you some insight.  However in my experience it would do no harm if all maintained schools […]

Notes on migrating to #Moodle 2 with ILP 2 plugin + pruning the DB & site files

Warning (!) These notes might not mean much if you are not involved with Moodle/LMS administration in some way. However, I have found it useful to read and discuss (see footer links) how others have migrated Moodle 1 sites to moodle 2, so have assembled these notes: Background & overview @StanmoreCollege started to use Moodle […]

Personalised Learning enhancement to Moodle ILP

Background We wanted Academic targets to be  more highly visible upon login to our VLE.  Before students had to click though a couple of web pages to get much detail on their Academic targets. Approach Develop a Moodle block that can be displayed on the front page, beside our very fast moving college news items. […]