18 episodes

Moodle is the learning management solution used by hundreds of millions of learners worldwide. Across every country and in nearly all languages - schools, colleges, universities, vocational trainers and all types of workplaces use Moodle as a toolbox to manage their online learning.In a series of conversations, this podcast series explores topics, provides insights and uncovers personal stories from a range of guests who are specialists in their field whether in education technology, instructional design, Moodle-based solutions or the future of online education. Join us and become part of the global community that supports freedom and access to high quality education technology as fundamental to allowing education to flourish and grow in a more equitable and accessible way.

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Moodle is the learning management solution used by hundreds of millions of learners worldwide. Across every country and in nearly all languages - schools, colleges, universities, vocational trainers and all types of workplaces use Moodle as a toolbox to manage their online learning.In a series of conversations, this podcast series explores topics, provides insights and uncovers personal stories from a range of guests who are specialists in their field whether in education technology, instructional design, Moodle-based solutions or the future of online education. Join us and become part of the global community that supports freedom and access to high quality education technology as fundamental to allowing education to flourish and grow in a more equitable and accessible way.

    Barrier-Free Learning: Accessibility in eLearning with Brickfield Education Labs

    Barrier-Free Learning: Accessibility in eLearning with Brickfield Education Labs

    In this episode of The Moodle Podcast, host Lucy Sherwood dives into the world of accessibility in education with the passionate team from Brickfield Education Labs, a certified integration partner of Moodle. Joined by Gavin, Karen and Laia, the conversation unfolds into a rich exploration of their mission to enhance the accessibility of online courses.
    Learn more about the Brickfield Education Labs certified integration toolkit for Moodle, and the significance of accessibility, and gain valuable tips on creating accessible and inclusive learning experiences with Moodle. 
    Tune in to this episode for a thought-provoking discussion about the journey towards breaking barriers in the world of e-learning.

    Find out how Moodle provides Accessible Learning on our website here.

    Improve the accessibility of your Moodle Content with Brickfield Education Labs.









     


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    • 22 min
    Steve Watt on Empowering Education with Low-Tech, High Inclusion E-Learning using MoodleBox

    Steve Watt on Empowering Education with Low-Tech, High Inclusion E-Learning using MoodleBox

    As Inclusiv Education says: "Education has a profound impact on people’s lives but not everyone can access it." 

    Steve Watt from Inclusiv Education joins Lauren Foss Goodman from MoodleHQ in this conversation around a use case for MoodleBox and Raspberry Pi, and how it is possible to bring eLearning to those with limited access to infrastructure and resources.

    Find out how Inclusiv Education used  Moodle and MoodleBox to teach children and empower educators in a refugee camp in Kenya.

    Through this conversation, you can learn more about Inclusiv Education's mission to empower the world's most marginalized learners and educators by building their capacity through education technology. Their innovative solutions, such as this eLearning system using MoodleBox and Raspberry Pi, are making education accessible, regardless of circumstances.

    Learn the highlights, challenges, and lessons learned along the way. 
    Visit the Inclusiv Education website.

    MoodleBox is an open source project, founded and run by Nicolas Martignoni. Support the project or learn more here.

    Lauren Foss Goodman is a Learning Designer at Moodle US.

    Learn more about Edutab on their website.
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    • 29 min
    How could AI impact education? | A conversation with Chad Outten

    How could AI impact education? | A conversation with Chad Outten

    Lucy Sherwood from MoodleHQ recently met with Chad Outten, founder and CEO of mylearningspace,  to discuss AI and education.

    Chad recently presented at MoodleMoot Global 2023 in Barcelona about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on education. This presentation was one of the most popular presentations of the event, as voted by other attendees. 

    Join us as we deep dive into AI, including how AI is changing how we teach and learn, including challenges, opportunities, algorithmic bias, regulations, accessibility, and the social implications of using AI in EdTech. 
     
    Plus, Chad shares how AI is presently being used in education settings (including Moodle)  and what opportunities there might be for teachers and learners. 
    Connect with Chad on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mylearningspace/

    Visit the mylearningspace website: https://www.mylearningspace.com.au
    Follow mylearningspace on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/my-learning-space/
    OECD report: https://oecd.org/employment-outlook/2023/

    Free course, Moodle Teaching with AI : https://moodle.academy/enrol/index.php?id=106
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    • 27 min
    Inclusivity in eLearning with Oakland University

    Inclusivity in eLearning with Oakland University

    Introducing Kayla Yucha, Kate Huttenlocher and Dan Arnold from Oakland University. Together, they  work in the eLearning and instructional support office at Oakland University and co-host the podcast Inclusive & Online.

    Inclusive & Online podcast covers topics relating to inclusivity, educational technology, and online learning.

    Today we discuss their key learnings and favourite episodes as well as their usage of Moodle at Oakland University.

    Oakland University uses Moodle as their LMS, supported by the Brickfield  Education Labs integration. Brickfield Education Labs offer a comprehensive platform to improve the accessibility of Moodle course content.

    https://moodle.com/certified-integrations/brickfield-education-labs/

    https://rss.com/podcasts/inclusiveonlinepod/


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    • 21 min
    Shaping the future of Moodle with the Moodle Experience Lab | A conversation with Zoe Rippon

    Shaping the future of Moodle with the Moodle Experience Lab | A conversation with Zoe Rippon

    In this episode, Moodle HQ Communications Manager interviews Zoe Rippon from The Moodle Experience Lab.

    Participants in the Moodle Experience Lab can contribute to research and design projects that make a difference for over 300 million people worldwide.

    Join the Moodle Experience Lab or learn more here:
    https://moodle.org/experiencelab 





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    • 17 min
    How educators can support neurodiversity with Lizzie Somerfield

    How educators can support neurodiversity with Lizzie Somerfield

    In this episode, join Lucy Sherwood from the Moodle Communications team as she interviews neurodiversity advocate, Lizzie Somerfield.

    Together, they speak about Lizzies lived experience and make suggestions for educators to make more neuroinclusive eLearning environments for their students.

    You can find Lizzie on Instagram @Lizzie.Somerfield, LinkedIn, or her website, here: https://www.newdealforneurodiversity.com/

    Learn more about Branching Scenarios in Moodle here: https://moodle.com/news/improve-learner-engagement-lms-branching-scenarios/
    References:
    https://neurodiversity.becg.com/
    https://www.bath.ac.uk/publications/resources-for-researchers-and-the-autism-community/attachments/10-steps-to-creating-a-neurodiverse-inclusive-environment.pdf
    https://uxdesign.cc/a-brief-guide-to-writing-more-accessible-content-e3585c015599
    https://techcrunch.com/2021/10/04/neurodiversity-and-the-software-design-dilemma/










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    • 36 min

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