Category Archives: LMS

The LMS: The Crockpot of Education?

I am not particularly for the learning management system any more than I am for or against word processors. But no one expects that by owning word processing software, you are somehow a writer. Or that better word processing software … Continue reading

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Humboldt State’s Moodle Office is Makes the News!

Humboldt State University (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Our own inimitable Bill Bateman’s video tutorials for Moodle 2.5 are featured at the Moodle News Website as were four of his videos for 2.3. Bill is the lead Moodle Support Specialist in Humboldt … Continue reading

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Open Ed Conference: A Case Study of OER from within the LMS

Image via WikipediaSpeakers: John Rinderle, Bill JeromeCan we increase OER uptake with seamless LMS integration?: Realizing opportunities for OER discoverability and data exchange in the LMS. A key factor in OER uptake is the ability of resources to be easily … Continue reading

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Open Learning and the Next Generation LMS

Image by moqub via FlickrWe have been talking at work about what the next generation of LMSs (learning management systems) should look like. In the education blog world, LMSs are considered pretty old fashioned because they tend to be proprietary … Continue reading

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PLNs: The Power of Personal Learning Networks

Image by catspyjamasnz via FlickrWhat is a PLN? I am not talking about the Polish Zloty but “personal learning networks” – the collection of links, tools, and people on the internet we use to support our teaching and learning. I … Continue reading

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Sakai 3: Social Media meets Online Learning

Sakai 3 will be the next iteration of Sakai’s collaborative learning environment. It is meant to be more than just a change of tools, but an evolution of the collaborative philosophy that will include social networking and web 2.0 tools … Continue reading

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Introducing Sakai CLE Version 2.7

rSmart announced the release of rSmart’s Sakai CLE Version 2.7. This is a major update to the collaborative learning environment. This latest version of the CLE is based on the community Sakai-2.7.0 release. rSmart has been working hard to ensure … Continue reading

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TWISA Honorable Mentions Presentation

TWISA is the “Teaching with Sakai Innovation Awards.” There are more awards and information here: Joshua Danish – Indiana University Bloomington Computational Technologies in Educational Ecosystems Karen Swenson – Virginia Tech Introduction to Science Fiction and Fantasy Kate Ellis … Continue reading

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