Mountain Moot 2021 - Update
Last week we attended the 2021 Mountain Moot as a sponsor and presenters. The Mountain Moot, usually held in Helena, Montana took place online instead of in-person for the second year in a row.
We had two presentations at this year’s Mountain Moot:
- Moodle Board- a “sticky-note” like feature for inside Moodle (Gavin Henrick and Jay Churchward)
- Finding, Fixing and Future-proofing your Moodle Courses (Karen Holland and Gavin Henrick)
Moodle Board: a “sticky-note” like feature for inside Moodle
Gavin Henrick, CEO and Jay, Developer at Brickfield Education Labs presented this session at the Mountain Moot.
Moodle Board is a student collaborative activity for inside Moodle. This activity mimics a whiteboard, or sticky note like feature for online learning and was funded by Dublin City University, Athlone IT and University College London.
In their session, Jay and Gavin shared some examples of Moodle Board.
Gavin and Jay ended the session by inviting the attendees to experience Moodle board themselves in an interactive board example.
Moodle Board is now available to download. Find it in the plugin database.
Finding, Fixing and Future-proofing your Moodle Courses
Karen Holland and Gavin Henrick presented on Friday evening of the Mountain Moot. In their session, they covered how to find, fix and future-proof Moodle courses and content. Gavin shared his experience of speaking to universities and said that institutions all seem to face a common set of challenges. Gavin and Karen then went through how Brickfield can help as a solution to these challenges. They also ran through the features of the Brickfield Accessibility Toolkit, and how it can ensure that online education is accessible to all.
Gavin and Karen finished their session with a short Q&A. Here, Karen and Gavin answer questions live about accessibility, Moodle and the Brickfield Accessibility Toolkit.
Sponsoring Mountain Moot 2021
We were delighted to be a sponsor for the 2021 Mountain Moot. This year, each sponsor showcase was hosted on Congregate live during the coffee and lunch breaks. It was lovely to meet each of you (virtually) and to see attendees growing interest in accessibility and inclusive online education.
If you were talking to us at the Mountain Moot and would like a follow-up, feel free to contact us for further information or arrange a live demo.
Keynote with Martin Dougiamas
We were delighted to be mentioned in Friday’s keynote session with Martin Dougiamas. Martin listed Moodle’s certified integrators and then spoke individually about us, Brickfield Education Labs and our accessibility checker for Moodle 3.11.