[Server-devel] Content in Moodle
leeming at pipolfastaem.gov.sb
Wed Nov 26 16:38:54 EST 2008
I would like to understand the vision for content management on the server
Up to this point (with version 0.4), we have been using browsable folders of
HTML content (including expanded SCORMs with customised index files, for
instance from the Wikieducator's IMS package export utility), and also PDF
material. Both work fine. HTML is more flexible and easier to port - PDF
material needs reformatting for the XO,to make it more readable.
I am fairly familiar with Moodle as we have one in our DLCP project
www.schoolnet.net.sb but the focus is on "courses" not "content" so I was
wondering how this fits with the OLPC content vision, collections and the
On another minor point, I want to provide the option to go to browsable
folders or moodle on first acess to the school server. So far I have done
this by editing the who.php file and adding a link "click to browse
folders". But maybe I am missing something that can be better managed by
I would also like to see a collaboration platform (we used the JoinNet Home
Meeting one with DLCP, using National Sun Yat Sen University of Taiwan's CCC
LMS server). That would combine video chat with sharing a whiteboard, with
ability to post slides, annotate them etc.
Also, an offline wiki on the server would be useful.
Any ideas would be appreciated.
OLPC Coordinator, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) www.spc.int
Technical Advisor, People First Network
P.O. Box 652, Honiara, Solomon Islands, South Pacific
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