OpenBadges pilot at UNE

OpenBadges logo

After upgrading Moodle to 2.7 in October 2014, Open Badges have become available to UNE to use. Open Badges is an open, standardised platform for issuing digital badges (small graphics with accompanying metadata) as credentials. Badges can be aggregated from any institution by a user into their personal portfolio (“backpack”). They provide an efficient, transparent […]

Comic icebreaker scenario

Comic strip

The Gang of Four is a comic-styled scenario introducing the idea of insect diversity to entomology students. Most students found them “interesting rather than useful,” and a good introductory stimulus or icebreaker for the module.

Interactive tutorials

Slides from an interactive tutorial

An interactive presentation or tutorial which can be added to your Moodle unit for students to complete it in their own time. Adobe Captivate is the software used to author the presentation. This example, called ‘On My Own‘ was developed for the School of Law at the University of New England. A number of relevant […]