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Tag Archives: Moodle

Fostering Collabortaion – eLearning Summer School

Fostering Collaboration is the focus of this year’s Dublin Region Higher Education Alliance (DRHEA) elearning summer school. The DRHEA consists of the four universities and four institutes of technology in the Dublin region, which have a total of almost 11,000 staff and about 75,000 students. An elearning newtork of excellence is being established, starting withContinue Reading

Open Source Content Management Systems

I am looking for a tool that will enable a group (some with little technical experience) to create and maintain a website on a voluntary basis.  The desired features include: open source, standards compliant, easy-to-use, secure with threaded discussion forums, news, RSS, calendars and media handling. It must be suitable for showcasing papers, presentations andContinue Reading

UCD Large Class Teaching Project – Human Geography: People and Places

The UCD School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy ran a pilot, large class teaching project with their first-year students in the second semester. The students used Moodle, a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), similar to Blackboard, to investigate major themes in Human Geography. Dr Niamh Moore and Dr Mary Gilmartin of UCD Geography took aContinue Reading