Moodle and BigBlueButton With Recordings!

I just upgraded our Moodle and BigBlueButton (BBB) servers to do web conferencing and record the meetings.  The latest version .8 beta3 of BBB is really nice.  The audio is greatly improved and the implementation of recordings is coming along really nice.  The developers really do an outstanding job working with the community and supporting … Read more

BigBlueButton Upgrade Coming Soon

I will finally be upgrading our servers to the recent BigBlueButton (BBB) Web Conferencing software in the next couple of weeks.  BBB is kicking things into high gear with their latest releases of modules for Moodle.  The two modules work together to allow you to setup meeting rooms as well as manage recordings. I am … Read more

Joomdle ScreenShots

Here are some screen shots from my Joomdle test server.  I am running Joomla 1.7 and Moodle 2.1.2.   In our environment we use LDAP for logins.  I am not sure I have the users synced and single sign on working completely.  No errors, but I am not sure users in Moodle are imported into Joomla … Read more

Joomla, Moodle, and Jomsocial

I have a new vision and in the coming weeks we will be talking with teachers, parents, and students to get their feedback.  This new vision will COMPLETELY change the way we communicate in the district online.  I plan to offer a robust and dynamic social network for staff, students, and parents that is fully … Read more

Alternate Moodle Login Page Template

I created a really cool login page template for Moodle.  It is just CSS and 3 images.  Check out the login page here:  http://moodle.dearbornschools.org.  The background image auto-sizes itself to the dimensions of the browser.  Here are the steps to use this on your site. Download and Unzip the Login Page Template:  Moodle Alternate Login … Read more

Drag and Drop Moodle Integration

I have been following this posting on the Moodle tracker :  http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-29766.  Bascially the plugin allows you to drag and drop files into your course page and now with the integration into the core of Moodle it will allow you to drag and drop files into forum posts and other resources.  I thought Moodle 2.0 … Read more

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