New Book Alert – Moodle for Mobile Learning

Aberdour Covers Mobile Learning Strategy and More

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Do you need to use a learning management system (LMS) to track and report on mobile learning in your organization?

Moodle for Mobile Learning book coverOne approach would be to use an LMS that has been adapted for mobile learning (contact us for a list), or use an open-source LMS such as Moodle to do the job.

If moving is your choice, you should be aware of the new book by Mark Aberdour called “Moodle for Mobile Learning,” just out from Packt Publishing.

Mark Aberdour is head of learning platforms at Epic, a leading U.K. learning technologies company. He has more than 15 years of experience in software engineering, with professional roles in software testing, learning platforms development and open-source services delivery.

The book covers the following topics:

  • Develop your mobile learning strategy
  • Improve your understanding of how to use mobile devices to enhance your courses
  • Selecting a mobile-friendly Moodle theme
  • Understanding the uses for Moodle mobile apps
  • Delivering static content to mobile devices
  • Delivering multimedia content to mobile devices
  • Using mobile devices for capturing reflective logs and journals
  • Performing assessments using mobile devices
  • Communicating with mobile users

This book is primarily aimed at Moodle course practitioners – teachers, tutors, instructors and learning and development professionals.

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Gary Woodill is a senior analyst with Float, as well as CEO of i5 Research. He has been involved with computers in education since 1974, when he was introduced to the PLATO system for computer-assisted instruction in his master’s studies in educational psychology. In 1984, Gary received a doctorate in applied psychology from the University of Toronto, and in 1993 he co-founded an educational multimedia company that developed educational CD-ROMs for children. In 1998, he designed an adaptable learning management system and has developed more than sixty online courses for various corporate clients. Gary is co-author of Training and Collaboration with Virtual Worlds and author of The Mobile Learning Edge, both published by McGraw-Hill in 2010. He is also the author of numerous articles, research reports, and white papers on emerging learning technologies.

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