If you have been following the #MootDE17 hashtag on social media, you will find a number of tweets from many happy Moodlers who attended MoodleMoot Germany 2017.
This Moot was held between 21 – 23 June at Mannheim University and the three-day event as full of workshops, panel sessions, presentations and keynotes as Moodlers shared their story and latest innovation with the learning platform.
MoodleMoot Germany 2017 covered the main topics of:
In this post, we will try to summarise the three-day conference that was #MootDE17.
Day 1: pre-conference
Day 1 of MoodleMoot Germany was a pre-conference that featured eight workshops by passionate and experienced Moodlers:
Judging by some of the tweets post day 1 of the conference, the workshops were well received and a great way to launch MoodleMoot Germany 2017!
Day 2: keynote by our chief Moodler and many presentations later…
The second day of MoodleMoot Germany dawned nice and bright in Mannheim, greeting Moodlers with a heatwave!
But that didn’t deter anyone from attending the keynote presentation by our chief Moodler, Founder and CEO, Martin Dougiamas.
Martin delivered a keynote titled, “Moodle for the next ten years,” and spent some time re-iterating:
Martin spent the rest of his keynote delighting Moodlers with new Moodle HQ initiatives, including the breaking news of aiming to open a new EU subsidiary, firstly in Barcelona.
Martin also talked about progress on Moodle HQ major products, including:
You can view Martin’s presentation on our YouTube channel for MoodleMoot Germany 2017.
Following Martin’s presentation, a total of 37 presentations were delivered throughout day 2 of #MootDE17.
Presentations included Moodle development, e-learning and cloud file sharing, student quizzes, quiz generation, greenscreening in the languages classroom and digital storytelling.
Day 3: Last day of MoodleMoot Germany for 2017!
The third and last day of #MootDE17 began with a keynote from Thomas Strasser, educational technologist, Professor of Technology-Enhanced Learning at University College of Teacher Education in Vienna.
Thomas’ keynote was titled: “With screen, charm and wireless free zone – what it for 1 life?”
If you would like to watch the full presentation, you can also do that now on our YouTube channel.
The keynote was then followed by a series of 28 presentations on this last day, with talks ranging from using audio in the classroom with ipads, Geogebra in Moodle, Learning apps, eportfolio and virtual reality, amongst many.
Thanks everyone who attended MoodleMoot Germany 2017.
Enjoy and until next time in Germany!