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Published Articles/Blog Entries I’ve Written About Moodle (or that refer to it):

  1. How to Manage Your District’s Online Learning Opportunities (Education World)
  2. 5 Essential Technology Tools for Administrators (Education World)
  3. Doing the Moodle Mambo
  4. Moodle Habitudes: Constructing Online Learning Environments
  5. Book Review – Moodle 1.9: E-Learning Course Development by William Rice
  6. Why Moodle? A few reasons culled from around the Web using Google
  7. Moodle-izing Your Education Enterprise (to appear in Education World 03/2009) – View draft copy


Moodle Tips Series:


Moodle Tips Roundup – a list of tips I’ve picked up in my Moodle journey. Here’s the list:

  1. Session Cookies – Have more than one moodle on your server? here’s how to keep them from fighting over the cookies!
  2. Copying Content from One Course to Another – A walkthrough of how to import content from one course to another. Saves time and energy to do it this way!
  3. Adding a Photo Gallery – Walks through adding a photo gallery to your Moodle. Quite easy to use and impressive tool available.
  4. Removing “Topic Outline” and “Available Courses” from your Moodle – It can be annoying to see these words appear where you don’t want them. Here are several approaches.
  5. Empowering Teachers to Create/Delete Users – Give teachers the authority only administrators have to create and remove students from their course, without giving them full admin rights.
  6. Quick Backup of a Moodle Database – Some tips on backing up your Moodle, especially on a Mac, using no-cost tools.
  7. Keeping Moodle Safe – Some accumulated tips on how to protect your Moodle against spam, etc.
  8. Moodle Cron Job Automation – Cron jobs make Moodle go. Find out how here.
  9. Handling Student Accounts and Email – Here are some suggestions on what to do about managing student accounts and email.
  10. 3 Tips for RSS Feeds – Want RSS feeds for your discussion forums? Want to remix Moodle Feeds or pull in remote RSS feeds? This is the entry to read!
  11. Moodle-Google Integration – Find out about how to integrate Moodle and Google, to simplify account management for students and educators using GoogleApps for Education.
  12. Finding Moodle Hosts – Can’t host Moodle on your own server? Use one on the web.
  13. Reducing Spam Risk with reCaptcha and Spam Domain list – Some things you can do to protect against spam if you have to do email authentication/self-registration in Moodle.
  14. Top Moodle Blocks, Filters, and Modules – Enhancing Moodle is all well and good but how do you know what enhancements to make? Here are a few that I prefer and I’m open to suggestions.
  15. Free Themes for Moodle – As soon as I installed Moodle, I started looking for ways to “liven” it up and found a treasure trove of free themes.
  16. Enabling Embedding of Video Playlists – This tip shows you where to click to enable TeacherTube, YouTube videos, etc. and videos from various providers in your Moodle sidebar (or anywhere).
  17. More are being added, so be sure to visit the Moodle Tips Roundup web site


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