Microsoft Office 365 Plugins Update

Remote-Learner is pleased to announce the latest updates to the Microsoft Office 365 plugins. With these updates, Office 365 subscribers can now take full advantage of the Office 365 OneNote Assignment and Repository plugins. In addition to the OneNote integration, this release also extends support into Moodle for the new Microsoft Office 365 User Groups…

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What’s New In Learning Spaces

By Amy Kotwitz, Training Services Manager With 19 Course Developer courses (available for Moodle versions 2.6 and 2.7) and 14 Administration courses, Learning Spaces continues to be a comprehensive Moodle-based training solution for users across markets.  In June, the 2.8 versions of Course Developer and Administration courses will be released.  Additional Course Developer and Administration…

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Remote-Learner Hires Ted Hopper as Chief Revenue Officer

Seasoned eLearning and Software Executive Will Lead Sales, Marketing and Partnering Efforts WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA, May 6, 2015 — Remote-Learner, provider of technology- enhanced learning solutions throughout North America, named Ted Hopper to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Hopper, who spent the last seven years in management roles within Blackboard, Inc., is…

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New Microsoft Office 365 open source integration with Moodle transforms education technology

Plugins developed by Microsoft Open Technologies and Remote-Learner provide speed and efficiency for Moodle users. LONDON — Jan. 19, 2015 — Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. (MS Open Tech), a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp., together with leading Moodle partner Remote-Learner.net Inc., on Monday announced integration between Moodle and Microsoft Office 365, bringing a more productive experience…

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Moodle + Office 365: better together with new MS Open Tech open source plugins for education workflows

Blog entry created and owned by: Jean Paoli, President Josh Gavant, Senior Program Manager Doug Mahugh, Senior Technical Evangelist Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. Today MS Open Tech is releasing to the public a set of open source Moodle plugins that enable tight integration between Moodle, the popular open source learning management system (LMS), and Office 365’s…

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Office 365 Moodle Integration Project – OneDrive

By Mike Churchward, CIO/President Our initial work with Microsoft Open Technologies has progressed, and we now have an integration with OneDrive for Business. In this post, I will describe and provide brief demos of how Moodle and OneDrive for Business can work together. At its basic level, the OneDrive for Business integration is a repository…

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New Microsoft Office 365 Integrations

By Mike Churchward, CIO/President Along with the OneNote integration, discussed in my last post, the work with Microsoft Open Technologies has also produced two integrations with Office 365. The first is an integration with Outlook calendars and the second is a OneDrive for Business integration. In this post, I will describe and provide brief demos…

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OneNote Moodle Integration Project – Progress

By Mike Churchward, CIO/President In my last post, I started talking about the work we are doing with Microsoft Open Technologies to create integrations with Moodle and a number of Microsoft technologies and applications. That work has progressed quickly, and we are now testing our first efforts. In this post, I will describe where we…

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New Moodle Integrations with Microsoft

  Remote-Learner is working with Microsoft Open Technologies to build and provide integrations between Moodle and Office 365, OneDrive for Business and Consumer, OneNote and Outlook Calendar. These integrations will provide seamless workflows between Microsoft products already used by organizations, and Moodle, one of the most popular Learning Management Systems (LMS) in use today. The…

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Working With Microsoft Open Technologies

By Mike Churchward, CIO/President I recently became involved in a partnership project with Microsoft Open Technologies. This project has the ambitious goal of providing tighter integration of a variety of new Microsoft products with Moodle. The products we are focusing on initially include OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook Calendar and the various pieces these integrations will support,…

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Mixing Proven Methods With Innovative e-Learning Design

By Page Chen, Chief Learning Officer When people speak of instructional design, they are usually referring to a systems approach, which involves a process of setting goals and objectives, analyzing resources, and creating a plan of action all followed up with a continuous evaluation/modification of the program. However, traditional systems approach models do not serve…

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Remote-Learner Announces ELIS 2.6 Release

Waynesboro, Virginia– May 2, 2014- Remote-Learner, a founding member of the Moodle partnership program, announces its flagship product ELIS (Enterprise Learning Intelligence System) is now completely plug-able with Moodle 2.6. How will the ELIS plug-ins benefit the Moodle community?  “The enterprise-level curriculum and user management features of ELIS are now available to the entire Moodle community without…

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What the heck are ePortfolios?

By Paul Taylor, Sr. Product Manager You probably hear a lot these days, at least in the last few years, about ePortfolios.  Experienced educators probably read about them with a worry smile as we have heard about them for many years and they have never really delivered on their promises.  Most industries, not just education,…

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Budgeting for eLearning Course Development

Analyze (25% of budget) Good instructional analysis is the foundation for all phases of a design project. The steps required during the analysis process will differ depending on your unique needs and any existing content you already have in place. Before embarking on the design of instruction, it is critical to gather all information that…

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