Every organizations and learning establishments that uses Moodle, has a story to tell and are not shy to share with others. Whether it is an 80 or 800 or 8000 user base, we all have our own ways with Moodle and the more we share them with others the more everyone will benefit, such is […]
In this video we look at the different aspects of Managing The Course Area on Moodle specifically: – How to Add, Remove or Hide a Section – How to Update Section Header & Description – How to Re-order the Sections Colour My Learning is your source for some of the best learning platforms and Virtual […]
Our first in the the series of VLE Tutorials from our Teaching with Technology Course that we will be producing in the coming weeks. In this screencast episode we look at how to Get Started on your Moodle VLE. This is the first in the series of training videos and we will be looking to […]
I recently had a really good chat with a Director of Learning at a large Academy and I was asked, “How would one use Moodle for lessons held in classrooms where students do not have access to computers?” While it is easy to see how one would use Moodle to teach Computing or ICT as […]
For those using the Assignment module to set homework for students, it’s easy to skip some of the settings available for you to control the way the module work. Apart from the Assignment Name and Description which are both compulsory fields, most users tend to skip down to the bottom to save and publish the […]
New to Moodle? Here are some quick 5 steps tutorials to get you started. Originally created on Moodle as part of a course to introduce teachers to Moodle in schools, the quick 5 steps tutorials give you step-by-step instructions on how to create categories and sub-categories, create a course, enrol students, turn on editing and enable […]
Often schools find that the numeric scale on Moodle rather limiting and does not meet their specific grading requirements. The numeric scale ranges from 1 to 100. However, a maximum point can be set if the activity is part of a combined assessment. For example, if 40 is selected, students can be graded between 1 […]
Working with Food Technology, we looked at building an online recipe book on the VLE as part of the student’s activity. Glossary and Database immediately come to mind. But, which one is better? Let’s look at the pros and cons of using each one and ideas for applying these in your teaching.
If you are like me and have your files and folders organised on network share drive and wants to make this available on the VLE for students, you will appreciate this quick tutorial on how to upload files and folders onto Moodle.
Redbridge College in Essex, Greater London is a college offering extra courses for students working on their GCSEs, school leavers and full-time or part-time courses for working professionals or young adults. Located between Ilford and Romford, Redbridge claims to be in the top 15% of the colleges in the UK for vocational courses. The college […]
Here at ColourMyLearning, we love good looking, straight talking, easy to use VLEs. While features are a great thing to have, this should never be at the cost of the user experience. It is a fact that there will always be pros and cons to every learning platform, be it commercial or open source, but […]
Possibly one of the cleanest and coolest VLE we have ever come across, The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy’s Virtual Learning Environment. It is the VLE that many school would envy and wish they have. Having just moved into a new modern building benefiting from the latest facilities and physical learning spaces a purpose built school […]
Leeds City College decided to go with Moodle as their VLE from September 2010. The decision was made following the merger of Leeds College of Technology, Leeds Thomas Danby and Park Lane College Leeds and Keighley. Pulling together a huge number of courses from different VLEs (2 previous moodle installations and 1 previous blackboard installation) […]
St. Mark’s CoE Secondary School in Bath is a comprehensive co-educational school near the centre of Bath, in the South West of England. The school’s learning platform is based on the popular open source VLE, Moodle. The strength of its VLE lies on its simplicity and ease of access for different groups of users. Users […]