Moodle for Mobile Learning
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Moodle for Mobile Learning

Connect, communicate, and collaborate with Moodle for m-Learning
4.0 (3 ratings)
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Created by Packt Publishing
Last updated 11/2014
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What Will I Learn?
  • Apply the appropriate theme and app to fit the course style of your audience
  • Optimize content and innovative methods of delivery such as podcasting
  • Utilize different content creation tools such as Xerte and Articulate to create exciting mobile content
  • Engineer social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook to enrich the learning experience for your students
  • Invigorate student communication with mobile communication tools for Moodle
  • Rejuvenate your formative assessment techniques through mobile learning as it enables assessments to take place at any time or place
  • Immerse your students in interactive mobile learning activities such as Google Maps' custom learning walks
  • Innovate with mobile learning techniques such as flipping the classroom
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  • This is a practical video course with clear, step-by-step instructions for enhancing your learning experience using Moodle for mobile devices.

"Moodle for Mobile Learning" will show you how you can transform your classroom by using mobile learning activities. You will learn how to create engaging mobile content in Moodle that will captivate your students and with the help of social media, students will be able to communicate and collaborate more effectively.

"Moodle for Mobile Learning" starts with the setting up of Moodle to enable effective learning through mobile devices. It ends by looking at different mobile activities that a teacher can use to engage their classroom. Along the way we have easy-to-follow, clear video instructions that will revolutionize the way you teach.

You will learn how to set up up Moodle, including theming for mobile devices and the new Moodle mobile app. You will discover different ways of creating innovative content and assessments for mobile devices. You will be able to use social media to interact with your students. Assessment and communication through mobile devices will add a new dimension to your course.

"Moodle for Mobile Learning" will help you to achieve a different classroom from the one you currently have. It will give you the skills and techniques to transform your teaching, through easy-to-follow, practical video tutorials.

About the Author

Graeme has been involved with learning technology for over 10 years and has been a Moodle administrator for the last four years. He recently project managed his organization's move from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2.1. Graeme devised the concept for the soon-to-be-released Caboodle Moodle block. This block has been created through a combined project with five educational institutions, and aims to increase the student utilization of e-resources by making access to the resources easier.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is aimed at course designers, professors, or e-learning professionals who want to enhance their course design with m-Learning using Moodle. It will enable you to enhance your students’ learning through the use of Moodle and mobile devices. You can enjoy the full benefit of these videos with almost no experience of Moodle.
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Curriculum For This Course
33 Lectures
Setting Up Moodle for Mobile Learning
4 Lectures 14:20

Make your Moodle course easier to access, view, and use.

The Official MyMobile Theme

Main theme branding will be different to the MyMobile theme. Use of a responsive theme solves this.

Third-party Responsive Themes

Allow easier integration with your Moodle course through the official Moodle app.

Preview 03:11

Unsure which app to use? Look at the features of each app to help you decide.

Third-party Moodle Apps
Content Delivery
5 Lectures 20:32

Normal content may not work on a mobile device. Optimize your site to make sure it is accessible from mobiles.

Guide to Delivering Content for Mobiles

Large files and wrong-format files may be difficult to download on mobile devices. Optimize these to offer the best user experience.

File Downloads

Move away from text-driven content and towards audio podcasts.


Previously, it was difficult for students to share images/videos they have recorded as evidence. Moodle activities can help with this sharing culture.

Photo and Video Sharing

How can students and teachers store and use files from their mobiles.

My Private Files Area
Mobile Learning Content Creation
4 Lectures 16:04

Save time creating content that is already available. Use a SCORM unit to ensure that content will work within your Moodle environment.

SCORM e-learning Modules

Having to login to different websites can be frustrating but LTI can help solve this issue.

Preview 02:54

If your content is plain and dull, you can create an accessible, interactive, learning resource with XOT (Xerte Online Toolkits).

Xerte Online Toolkits

Articulate is a new package that can produce really interesting and exciting e-learning objects.

Using Social Media in Moodle
4 Lectures 14:40

Cut down on dull activities. Use social media to engage participants.

Introduction to Social Media

Change your dull static Moodle course. Enable dynamic content with the use of Twitter feeds.

Preview 03:55

How can you collect a group of tweets together? Using Twitter hashtags.

Twitter hashtags

Everyone is using Facebook instead of Moodle, so bring Facebook into your Moodle course.

Using Facebook in Moodle
4 Lectures 14:36

Communication with students is proving to be difficult. Use Moodle to communicate with large amounts of students in different ways.

Guide to Communication

Stop sending lots of different e-mails to students. Use Moodle messaging to save time and effort.

Moodle Messaging

Student not reading their e-mails? Immediately target students' favorite communication device and send a message to their phone.

SMS Notifications

Lack of having an engaging communication outside the classroom. Set up a forum to encourage peer discussion.

Group Forums
Mobile Assessment
5 Lectures 20:02

Students not able to use formative assessment when and where they want to? Mobile assessment will solve this problem

Guidelines for Delivering a Mobile Assessment

Swamped with the amount of marking? Set up self-marking, formative assessment quizzes to aid your students. Ensure that your quiz is displayed correctly on mobile devices.

Preview 04:19

There are lots of different questions you want to ask? The different question types should cater for all you needs.

Quiz Design

Looking to engage your students with their assessments? Use audio and video assignments to do this.

Audio and Video Assignment

Marking taking too long? Use the audio feedback to benefit you and your learners.

Audio Feedback
Mobile Learning Activities to Use in the Classroom
3 Lectures 14:14

Are your classes always indoor and lacking engagement? Get your students outside with their mobiles on a learning walk.

Learning Walks Using Google Custom Maps

Do your students use a lot of evidence in their courses? Create a database activity to collate these together.

Use the Database Tool with Camera Phones

Are your English Literature classes very dry and textbook based? Use audio to enliven and enrich classes.

Using Audio with English Literature
Tips and Tricks
4 Lectures 18:36

It can be difficult to type out a long web address on a mobile device. Use the power of QR code to direct people to your mobile learning resources.

Preview 05:20

Want to know what the respondents thought of your conference soon after they leave? Use the Moodle feedback tool to set up a survey they can complete on their phones.

Moodle Feedback Activity

Struggling to enable reflective practice in your learners? Use blogging as a tool to encourage self-reflection.

Fostering Reflective Learners through Mobile Blogs

Are your students encountering difficulties when completing homework? Flip your classroom to empower your students to learn more effectively.

Flipping the Classroom
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