What is Moodle Mobile?

Courses hosted on the Defence Learning Environment (DLE) can now be accessed offline via the Moodle Mobile App to a mobile/tablet. Courses can be downloaded when connected to the internet for completion offline. The Benefits of Moodle Mobile include: Moodle Mobile enables deployed personnel access to DLE courses whilst offline with all personnel being encouraged to download… Read More

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Smartphone, Smart Human?

“Technology doesn’t cause intellectual stagnation, but it enables new forms of it if we are complacent. Technology empowers intellectual enrichment and our ability to indulge and act on our curiosity. With a smartphone, for example, you have the sum total of human knowledge in your pocket and can reach practically any person on the planet. What will you do… Read More

MOOCs & Coursera: Any Good?

If like me, you have completed a course or courses (i.e. MOOCs) on Coursera, then you will be pleased to hear the following. In the last three years, over 25 million people from around the world have enrolled in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by Coursera, EdX, and other platforms. More than one million… Read More

US Army: Captivating Virtual Instruction for Training

The Captivating Virtual Instruction for Training (CVIT) project, instigated in 2013, was a two-year research effort seeking to produce a blueprint for mapping effective instructional techniques used in a live classroom setting to core enabling technologies, which may then be used for the design and development of engaging virtual and distributed learning (dL) applications. This research was funded by the… Read More

Putting Learning in Collective Hands: A New Democracy?

This article looks at the democratisation of learning and the importance of this in an era of technological advances and high-speed innovation and change. Collaborative learning, where two or more people learn together to share knowledge and good practice can help spark innovation, break down silos and boundaries and open up the process of both… Read More