Moonami Insights

Top 10 Moodle Course Formats

Topic and Week formats not working for you?  There are a lot more creative plugin options available! According to Moodle HQ the Grid course format skyrocketed in popularity in 2019. Here are the top 10 Course Format plugins by downloads in the last 12 months: Grid (11,873 downloads in the past 12 months) Collapsed Topics (10,650)…
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Moonami Offering Moodle Educator Certification Program

Indianapolis, IN. – June 25, 2019 Moonami is excited to offer the Moodle Educator Certification (MEC) program developed by Moodle HQ.  The MEC program certifies mastery in building effective teaching and learning activities with Moodle. It extends the foundational skills received via Moonami’s own training offerings. Designed for higher ed faculty, K-12 teachers, corporate instructors, and trainers, this program…
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Say Good-Bye to Flash, Hello to HTML5!

Indianapolis, IN – June 20, 2019. Adobe Flash Player, once the most popular browser plugin is being phased out and Adobe will officially cease supporting it by 2020.  We are already seeing most browsers disabling Flash Player support (June, 2019). What does this mean for Moodle or Totara users?  Don’t Panic… You can easily determine if your content uses…
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Keys to Picking a Great Moodle Theme

Indianapolis, IN—June 19, 2019—The theme is the foundation for offering the best user-experience for any eLearning site. Choosing the right theme for your Moodle LMS plays a critical role in the success of your learners. So, what’s involved? Here are some tips to help you pick the best theme for Moodle. We’ve based these on our process of recommending a theme…
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New Google Course Kit and Moodle

Indianapolis, IN – May 21. Students have long taken advantage of access to Google Suite for completing course work. Assignments done in G Suite could not be easily uploaded to Moodle…until now. Google’s new plug-in for Moodle makes the submission of assignments from G Suite a piece of cake. The plug-in allows students to turn in G Suite files through Moodle, then…
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Mountain Moot 2019 – Here We Come!

    Moonami will be attending Mountain Moot 2019, one of the top Moots in the US. Held every summer in the mountains of Helena, Montana at Carroll College. July 17-19 are the dates and the agenda looks to be shaping up nicely: hands-on EdTech sessions in Carroll’s innovative sandbox classrooms, custom plug-in development support, course…
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Moonami recaps ATD Conference 2019 in D.C.

Moonami had an great couple days sharing our services with attendees at this year’s ATD Conference in Washington D.C.!  We found solid interest in our business model from folks accustomed to the same old vendor lock and restrictive aspects of most LMS hosting companies. Folks that came by were incredibly interested in the flexibility of open source systems…
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Moodle 3.7 Just Released!

Indianapolis, IN – May 21.  The wait is over! Moodle v3.7 is now here and comes chock full of new features, enhancements to Forum, Assignments and Quiz, new Messaging interface, new Classic theme and major improvements to Learning Analytics. What’s New in Moodle 3.7 Moodle’s official buzz: “Foster student engagement with Moodle 3.7.”  So the focus is on improved user experience…
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Moonami partners up with eLearning Innovation

Webinar Achieving Retention Insights via Data driven Helpdesk Indianapolis, IN—May 10, 2019. Moonami and eLearning Innovation Partner to Offer End User Support that promotes Learner Success and Retention With Actionable Data What is one enrolled learner worth to your organization? What if you knew where your enrolled learners were struggling in your online course…and could…
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