We share a sneak peek of what’s in store for MoodleMoot US 2017-New Orleans.

July 19, 2017

In a few days’ time Moodlers from around the world will be joining us at “The Big Easy” for MoodleMoot US 2017 – New Orleans hosted by BbWorld17 (25- 27 July)!

This MoodleMoot is the first of its kind, being hosted by BbWorld and supported by one of our Moodle Partners, Moodle Rooms.

So what’s in store for MoodleMoot US 2017 – New Orleans?

In addition to attending workshops and meeting other Moodlers, attendees will also have the opportunity to hear Moodle stories through pico and short presentations. The skills and practices shared in these stories can then be applied to teaching and learning with Moodle.

We have been very excited to share with you snippets of some of the presentations that will be showcased by our Moodle HQ crew and other Moodlers around the globe on our @moodlemoot_us Twitter

In case you have missed some of these presentation snippets, we’ve gathered them all for you in this one post!

Now, there is still time to book your spot for MoodleMoot US 2017 – New Orleans so if you are really interested in seeing these presentations and more in person (check out our full event program), register today!

Steppin’ Your Scholarly Game Up: Engage Students with Gamification

In their presentation, Jella Corraro and Amanda Molina from the New Jersey Institute of Technology will share how Moodle tools and gamification can be used to engage learners.

11:30am – 12:20pm, July 26
Room 263

Making course content accessible for all

Aaron Page and Marlene Zentz from the University of Montana will showcase how accessible course content can improve learning experiences for all users. They will also present their recent MOOC, which some of our Moodle HQ participated in.

3:30pm – 4:20pm, July 26
Room 260-262

CBE strategies with Moodle: Where to start

Pablo Borbon, from Moodlerooms (our sponsoring partner for this conference), will discuss how to achieve better student outcomes using competency-based education.

9:40am – 10:30am, July 27
Room 263

Update on the Learning Analytics Processor with Moodle

In his presentation, Lou Harrison from NC State University will share with attendees how LAP (Learning Analytics Processor) and Moodle can be used to predict and prevent student failure.

9:40am – 10:30am, July 27
Room 260-262



Leveraging Moodle tools to facilitate high enrollment graduate course

At MoodleMoot US 2017-New Orleans, Jim Friscia will show attendees how Moodle tools, such as groups and forums, can be used to facilitate high enrolment graduate courses.

3:30pm – 4:20pm, July 27
MoodleMoot Schedule Room #2



Moodle’s Education team presents for the first time at #MootUS17 – New Orleans

We are also pleased to be bringing our Education team for the first time to the MoodleMoot stage in New Orleans from 25 – 27 July.

Headed up by our Education Manager, Tom Murdock, our team will deliver a number of presentations, all to help us answer:

“How are we guided by learning ideologies?”
“How do we find Moodle tools to match our ideologies?”

Make sure you attend the following sessions to find out more:

  • Scholar Academic Moodle Design by Tom Murdock (Education Manager, Moodle HQ)
  • Project Inspire: Learning Analytics Update by Elizabeth Dalton (Research Analyst, Moodle HQ)
  • Moodle Community 2.0 Moon Launch: an Envisioning Session by Tom Murdock (Moodle HQ)
  • Social Reconstruction Moodle Design by Brent Parkin (Moodle HQ)
  • Social Efficiency Moodle Design by Brent Parkin (Moodle HQ)

Do you want to see these presentations and workshops for yourself? As mentioned, there is still time to register for MoodleMoot US 2017- New Orleans!

If you cannot attend this Moot, check out our MoodleMoots which are held around the world or join us for a second MoodleMoot US in Miami, Florida from 6 – 8 November.

Lastly, don’t forget to follow us @moodlemoot_us on Twitter for all the latest information and updates leading up to and during the conference.

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