Have you ever used the linking feature in the Moodle editor to create a text link to a YouTube or Vimeo video? If you have, you may have noticed that Moodle embeds the video directly into the site instead of creating a link. This is because of a Moodle multimedia plugin that is turned on… Continue Reading Videos Automatically Embedding in Moodle?
Author Archive | Ryan Bernstein
Last month, Mark Delonge told you about upcoming Changes to Moodle, including the shift to a new, responsive Moodle theme. We’re happy to tell you that later this week NMC instructors can start logging into their summer and fall courses to see the new theme. The new theme will not be applied to current courses.… Continue Reading New NMC Moodle Theme Available This Week!
One of the educational technologies that you’ve had at your disposal for the last several years has been SoftChalk, a tool that allows you to create customized interactive learning content, activities and quizzes that can be integrated into your Moodle course in a number of ways. Many instructors on campus are using SoftChalk as a… Continue Reading Additional SoftChalk Licenses Now Available
Hello, my name is Ryan and I’m a defunct adjunct. I’ve brought it all upon myself. In addition to being an adjunct at NMC, I have a full-time gig at a local Internet hosting company in Traverse City where I host daily webinars teaching people how to create their own websites. I also have a loving… Continue Reading Defunct Adjunct
There’s been a commercial on TV recently about glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking. It’s an advertisement for a new Google tablet, which does seem pretty cool, but the message about overcoming speech anxiety is even cooler. Watch it now: Google Nexus 7 Fearless. I was hired as an adjunct to teach entry-level English composition… Continue Reading The Joy of Public Speaking