Avoiding Cognitive Load Meltdown in Moodle

Cognitive load is something that is talked about a lot in Instruction Design theory ... but rarely in everyday course building with online teachers. "Cognitive Load Theory suggests that learners can absorb and retain

How to Design like Michelangelo

  We've all hit the wall of zero ideas. Staring at an empty Moodle course thinking ... Oy. Where to START... I'm a bit artsy, I realize, but I can share this with you ...

How to Add Project-Based Learning in Moodle

One of the hottest new trends in education is project-based learning. Unfortunately, it's often a challenge to have successful projects in online (and other distance education) courses. Two major reasons for this are ... a)

5 Classic Game Types to Gamify Your Moodle Course

If you are thinking of gamifying your Moodle course, Game Designers are way ahead of you in creating fun, engaging "problems" to solve. I always look to the gaming world for inspiration and ideas when