Schedule

Welcome to the iMoot 2012 online schedule. As you can see from below, this years schedule is the biggest yet!

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Times shown for timezone: Australia/Perth

Presentation Types: How To Case Study Academic Paper

Fri 4 Nov
05:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - Moodle and IoT Redux
Presenter : Scott Huntley (Australia)

Last year at multiple Conferences and Moots, Scott presented on experimentation with the Internet of Things and eLearning. In the time since, his experimentation has incorporated the increasingly smaller and cheaper single board computers that have become available to hobbyists and innovators. It has lead him to the question “What is the smallest, cheapest computer that can run Moodle?” With...
Fri 4 Nov
06:00
(Australia/Perth)
Improving the user interface.
Presenter : Gareth J Barnard (United Kingdom)

We will look at four themes: Clean,More, Boost - the new theme in M3.2 under development and 'Shoelace' - my freely available theme. We will discuss what is good, bad about the interface and how it can be improved.  For non-technical participants I will be happy to show you quick non-scary ways of writing CSS selectors to tweak your themes in the 'Custom CSS'.  For the developers in the ...
Fri 4 Nov
07:00
(Australia/Perth)
Validating educator proficiency in Moodle
Presenter : Robbie Coombs (Australia)

This presentation looks at the problems facing current Moodle support practices, and how the VerveEd platform is solving them.  Addressing these problems from the perspectives of educational leadership and classroom teachers, we explore how technologies can offer better training solutions whilst also quantitatively validating teacher proficiency in use of education technologies.
Fri 4 Nov
08:00
(Australia/Perth)
Understanding Student behavior in Moodle - Learning Analytics
Presenter : Julian Davis (Australia)

Having nearly 2/3 of our student cohort being delivered via distance in Moodle, it can be a challenge for the tutors to easily be able to see the behavior of their students within Moodle. Do you know what day is the students most visited? Do you know if a student has accessed and downloaded resources?We integrated the Open Source Analytics application called Piwik in to Moodle. By passing the ...
Fri 4 Nov
09:00
(Australia/Perth)
The free Moodle Mobile MOOC
Presenter : Stuart Mealor (New Zealand)

Earlier this year we ran a free Moodle Mobile MOOC as part of celebrating 10 years being a Moodle Partner.  We were completely surprised by the amount of interest in the event, with hundreds of Moodle users from all around the world signing up.This presentation explores how we designed the MOOC for mobile devices, how we handled a bi-lingual design (MOOC is run in English and French), and how ...
Fri 4 Nov
10:00
(Australia/Perth)
How to install the Oauth2 plugin
Presenter : Jerome Mouneyrac (Australia)

Hi, during this session I will show how to install and setup the Oauth2 plugin. Feel free to let me know what Oauth2 provider you want to see setup. You can tweet your preference @mouneyrac or send me an email at jerome@mouneyrac.com Cheers, Jerome
Fri 4 Nov
11:00
(Australia/Perth)
Using Competency Frameworks and Learning Plans
Presenter : Scott Huntley (Australia)

In this presentation, Scott will walk you through using one of his most anticipated new features in Moodle 3.1 – Competency Frameworks and Learning Plans. As a TAFE teacher in the Australian VET sector, Scott has wrestled with the best way to accommodate Competency Based Education for a few years. For this workshop, he will use an example course set up for ASQA’s VET Quality Framework ...
Fri 4 Nov
12:00
(Australia/Perth)
How to run a MOOC on Moodle
Presenter : Ravi Murugesan (India)

In this presentation I'll share my experience of running MOOCs on Moodle which have had up to 3000 enrolled learners. First I'll go over some factors to consider to get the Moodle site ready for such a course. The main focus of the talk will be about setting up a course for delivery as a MOOC and running the course. The following questions (and perhaps more) will be covered: What kind of ...
Fri 4 Nov
13:00
(Australia/Perth)
Running a multilingual Moodle - more than installing language packs
Presenter : Frederic Nevers (Hong Kong)

Moodle can display and process most of the languages used on the planet. In this session, I will talk about the tools available to run Moodle in multiple languages, and what I have learnt as a Moodle administrator in a bilingual and international schools.
Fri 4 Nov
14:00
(Australia/Perth)
Teaching Our Future Builders - outside the box style
Presenter : Brett McCroary (Australia)

Following the success of last years presentation the growth of the Certificate IV in Building has continued.  After our first year of course completions increased from 40% to 77% we have now broadened our horizons, including teaching online based at Wollongong and streaming through Adobe connect to Nowra/ Cooma/ Moruya and Goulburn.  Majority of students now prefer to complete the course ...
Fri 4 Nov
15:00
(Australia/Perth)
Moodle vs Google - Showdown... Or best of both worlds?
Presenter : Andrew Chiu (Hong Kong)

A number of teachers often ask what system SHOULD they use? Which is BETTER? Google Classrooms? Moodle? What ONE system is the best? In this session, Andrew goes through comparing a few different teaching features in Moodle and in Google for Education (now known as GSuite). We weigh up the different features and benefits of the platforms for doing things like online quizzes, online ...
Fri 4 Nov
16:00
(Australia/Perth)
A little more than Atto
Presenter : Sean Marx (South Africa)

I have built a few of my own Atto editor components that allow you to very quickly create rich interactive content in Moodle.  The presentation would be on introducing people to the components, and how to use them. In helping people build content in Moodle I have found that most of them do not know html or css. Without this knowledge it is nearly impossible to layout and build content that is ...
Fri 4 Nov
17:00
(Australia/Perth)
Using Moodle in an EFL classroom
Presenter : Tish Kirkland (Australia)

In EFL (ESL/TEFL/TESOL), you often do activities with little bits of cut up paper and have the students manipulate these individually, in pairs, or in groups. I love these tactile manipulation activities but I loathe cutting up and sorting little bits of paper. To manage this, I took a couple of activities that would have been 'cut up paper' activities and changed them a bit to put them on ...
Fri 4 Nov
18:00
(Australia/Perth)
Using H5P in Moodle
Presenter : Sharon Lehman (Australia)

H5P is a fantastic open source, community driven project to create rich, interactive and mobile friendly HTML5 content. It is now available as a Moodle Plugin (woot woot!) providing the ability to create interactive and engaging activities just for your learners and within the framework of your own Moodle.During this presentation I will demonstrate: How to create using H5P How to ...
Fri 4 Nov
19:00
(Australia/Perth)
Setting up your own business using Moodle
Presenter : Tish Kirkland (Australia)

I run my own small business using Moodle. It has continuous enrolments in that students self enrol and then work through a course or choose to submit work for feedback from me. I can give you a bit of a history about how my business came about (a kind of 'feel-good' story IMHO*), talk about my experiences of marketing and what makes my business successful, and discuss what Moodle activities I ...
Fri 4 Nov
20:00
(Australia/Perth)
Killing Two Birds with One Stone - Using the Power of Moodle to Teach Two ...
Presenter : Andy Chaplin (Germany)

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is an approach used in language teaching to instruct learners in language skills and another subject at the same time.  This can put quite a strain on the teacher.  Moodle can help.  Using a combination of good teaching practice and the online environment that Moodle can offer, the teacher can effectively cover all the bases leading to an ...
Fri 4 Nov
21:00
(Australia/Perth)
Visible Learning in Moodle
Presenter : Vinny Stocker (Malaysia)

This session looks at some of Professor John Hattie's ideas from his work "Visible Learning" and puts them into a Moodle context.
Fri 4 Nov
22:00
(Australia/Perth)
Moodle for Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Presenter : Donald Schwartz (United States)

UPDATE: This session will now be a live demo of the AOA Moodle system with discussion. I do not have presentation materials but will be following up with a case study in the coming weeks. This session will focus on The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) use of Moodle for the delivery and certification of continuing medical education for their 40,000 plus physician members. AOA and their ...
Fri 4 Nov
23:00
(Australia/Perth)
Keynote - A Beautiful Tangled Mess
Presenter : Thomas Bell (United Kingdom)

The trials and tribulations of growing a Moodle-based Learning Platform Which covers: CRMLMS integration Multilingual Moodle MOOC platforms on Moodle A SCORM-less Moodle platform Moodle development woes - things to avoid Simplifying the Moodle UI United for Wildlife - challenges and successes Squared Online - approaches and takeaways Dot Native - approaches and ...
Sat 5 Nov
00:00
(Australia/Perth)
5 Creative Ways To Use The Database Activity
Presenter : Sarah Ashley (United States)

The versatility of the Database Activity allows Moodlers to explore every creative set up you can think of, if you are willing to take up the challenge! This presentation will demonstrate 5 creative academic as well as non-academic uses of the Database activity by the teachers, students, and staff at Rutgers Biomedical & Health Sciences, and how to set them up: Private Submission ...
Sat 5 Nov
01:00
(Australia/Perth)
Online Literacy Communities
Presenter : Karrie Vitti (United States)

This session will review a variety of different ways to utilize Moodle to create online literacy communities
Sat 5 Nov
02:00
(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 ...
Sat 5 Nov
03:00
(Australia/Perth)
Improving the user interface.
Presenter : Gareth J Barnard (United Kingdom)

We will look at four themes: Clean,More, Boost - the new theme in M3.2 under development and 'Shoelace' - my freely available theme. We will discuss what is good, bad about the interface and how it can be improved.  For non-technical participants I will be happy to show you quick non-scary ways of writing CSS selectors to tweak your themes in the 'Custom CSS'.  For the developers in the ...
Sat 5 Nov
04:00
(Australia/Perth)
Stash! A treasure hunt in Moodle using the new Gamification Plugin
Presenter : Natalie Denmeade (Australia)

Join me for a demo of the new Moodle plugin 'Stash'. Attendees will be given a practice Moodle course as a thank you gift. Stash is a block that allows a teacher to create and then show items around a course. Students can then go and collect these items which will then appear in their stash block. The stash block is a good way to encourage more interaction with activities and is invaluable for...