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Pre-Conference Session [clear filter]
Tuesday, February 12

9:00am PST

Moodle Development Best Practices

Learn about best practices for developing Moodle code from custom plugins to submitting bug fixes for core Moodle code. Topics covered will include:

  • Overview of Moodle plugin systems and available API's
  • Working with the Moodle tracker
  • Peer review process
  • Maintaining a custom plugin using Github
  • Submitting core patches / bug fixes to Moodle HQ
  • Optional (to be done live during the presentation):
    • Developing a small Moodle add-on from scratch 
    • Making changes to an existing add-on

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Justin Filip

Manager of Software Development, Remote Learner Canada (Moodle Partner)
I am the Manager of Software Development for official Moodle Partner Remote-Learner Canada (www.remote-learner.ca). We do a lot of work building custom solutions for client needs working with Moodle, especially integrating it with other systems and products. We are  also actively... Read More →

Tuesday February 12, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm PST
35th floor lab

1:30pm PST

What Moodle 2 Can Do For You

Learn about the functionality changes in Moodle 2 and how it can improve the learning experience for your audience. This preconference session will cover completion tracking, conditional activities, mobile features, advanced grading rubrics, repositories, changes to the assignment module, and other functionality improvements found in Moodle 2. The format will be in the “Chad and Ben” talkshow format, where a casual tone will guide a conversation about the features, investigation when, where, why and how you can make use of the expanding Moodle 2 feature set.

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Chad Leaman

Director of Innovation, Neil Squire Society
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Ben Young

Director of Learning Solutions at Lambda Solutions, Lambda Solutions
Ben is a leader in eLearning and talent management solution implementations. Working with Fortune 500 Firms and leading Healthcare Organizations, Ben provides clients with in-depth knowledge of eLearning services and course creation strategies for learning that engages learners while... Read More →

Tuesday February 12, 2013 1:30pm - 4:00pm PST
35th floor lab