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About the author:
Gavin Henrick is a consultant based in Dublin who works with assisting organisations to implement a range of open source learning technologies including Moodle and Mahara. He recently set up an e-learning consultancy company Learning Technology Services (www.lts.ie).
Gavin has worked with technology in business, learning and development for over 10 years and has been working with Moodle, Mahara other open-source applications for the last 4 years.
Gavin is an active member of the Moodle community and is a regular speaker at a number of Moodlemoots and conferences on the use of Moodle focusing on practical examples of usage. Gavin recently organised the Ireland & UK Moodlemoot 2012 and 2013 in Dublin, and is planning the follow up for Spring 2014.
He has co-authored the book Moodle 2.0 for Business Beginner's Guide with Jason Cole and Jeanne Cole. This was published by Packt Publishing in May 2011.
Gavin uses the Twitter handle @ghenrick and maintains a blog at http://www.somerandomthoughts.com
Michael de Raadt is Development Manager at Moodle HQ where he manages developers in Australia and around the world working on Moodle. He is also responsible for overseeing the Moodle Tracker, disseminating release and security information and organizing developer events.
Michael is a regular speaker at Moodle Moots and educational technology conferences. He is Co-chair for the Moodle Research Conference for 2013 and 2014. Michael also has years of experience as a lecturer in the tertiary sector. Michael has conducted research in computing education and educational technology. He holds postgraduate qualifications in computing and education.
Michael maintains a number of contributed add-ons for Moodle. He is the author of the book Moodle 1.9 Top Extensions Cookbook published by Packt Publishing in November 2010.
In his off time, Michael loves spending his time with his family and he enjoys swimming, jogging and theology.
Michael uses the Twitter handle @Salvetore and maintains a blog at http://salvetore.wordpress.com
Extending your Moodle site with Community Addons
Mr G Henrick, Mr Michael de Raadt
Add-ons for Moodle provide powerful functionality, but with hundreds available do you know which add-ons to choose? Have you considered all the costs and risks involved in installing add-ons?
This book provides a guide to setting up your own Moodle test server so you can try add-ons without risk.
It includes authoritative reviews of the best add-ons for Moodle.
Follow step-by-step installation and setup instructions for each reviewed add-on and examples of how to use them.
Follow years of experience to fully evaluate add-ons, so you can use them with confidence in your institution.
- Publication Date:
- Mar 01 2013
- 1909788007 / 9781909788008
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 7" x 10"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Education / Distance & Online Education