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Which brand-name Colleges & Universities are using Moodle?

 
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Which brand-name Colleges & Universities are using Moodle?
 

I'm trying to build the case for switching from Blackboard to Moodle for our college www.PresidioWorldCollege.org

One of the strong arguments will be to show which well-known colleges are already using Moodle.

Can you help us with this list?

(can be anywhere in the world, as long as it's well-known in that country.)

  1. University of California, Irvine  http://learn.uci.edu/cms/
  2. University of Georgia   http://cantor.english.uga.edu/moodle/
  3. Texas A&M University   https://maysportal.tamu.edu/
  4. MIT Teacher Education Program   http://education.mit.edu/moodle/
  5. Ohio State University Math Department  https://webwork.math.ohio-state.edu/moodle/
  6. Iowa State University  http://tesl.engl.iastate.edu/courses/
  7. Orange Coast College (well-known in California, where I am)  http://occmoodle.occ.cccd.edu/moodle/moodle/

Thank you!

George

 
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Dear George Kao,

Thank you for the list of universities above.

Yamaguchi University, Japan but only by a couple of teachers at the moment: yufoe.com, Faculty of Economics, yuego.com (english teaching)
Dublin City University, Ireland in a big way
University of York (Virtual Learning Environment, Department of Mathematics), UK
Leeds University, UK
CICEI, a Research, development and innovation center of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Please see this thread
http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=3017

You might also just go through the list of users
http://moodle.org/sites/
searching
for "ac" and "edu"

Looking at the list of universities in the Japanese list, I hesitate to say which are "well known universities" but Waseda University certainly is. Perhas mine (Yamaguchi) should be removed from the list of well knowns.

Tim
takemoto

 
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Tim,

Only part of Leeds (http://edukalibre.comp.leeds.ac.uk/) uses moodle, the rest are using a home grown VLE called Nathan Boddington

Richard

 
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I didn't realise the Bodington system had a first name, but I'm fairly certain it only has one d.

You may be confusing it with the beer.

 
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California State University, Humboldt.

learn.humboldt.edu

 
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California State University, Humboldt.

learn.humboldt.edu

 
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By: David Sturrock
RE: Decision on LMS [ reply ]  
2004-08-26
23:14

FYI

New thread on Moodle training resources started at https://eduforge.org/forum/forum.php?thread_id=216&forum_id=50

David

 

By: Maurice Moore
RE: Decision on LMS [ reply ]  
2004-07-15
09:41

Sorry for the late response... too many projects! I fully support the choice of Moodle as a robust and scalable product. I am looking forward to getting under the hood.

Maurice Moore
eCampus Manager
UCOL

 

By: Stanley Frielick
RE: Decision on LMS [ reply ]  
2004-06-18
11:25

Like Wayne at Auckland, I guess we are not a direct consortium member either but are very supportive of the Moodle choice. We have a trial installation up and so far it's going great!

Stan
(Northland Polytechnic)

Forum for NZ Open Source VLE Project

 

http://eduforge.org/forum/forum.php?thread_id=60&forum_id=29

 

 Joyce smile

 
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Universidad Simón Bolivar at Barranquilla - Colombia

http://www.unisimonbolivar.edu.co/modulos/programas/eduvirtual

 
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University of Glasgow in Scotland, UK (www.gla.ac.uk). Moodle will be centrally supported in the University during this coming year, although the exact details are still being worked out.
 
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Good grief...... has it been that long smile
 
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First of all, I know this is a 2.5 year old reply to a 5 year old reply.

I don't want to make you feel bad Howard, but when you were piloting Moodle I was still a student. I remember using Moodle for the German modules I took in second year.

Never did use Moodle in Computing Science, but then again they've always kept things completely seperate to the rest of the uni: different workstation desktop environment (plain XP vs. Windows 2000-based CSCE), different way of submitting assignments (custom Java app called AMS vs. Moodle), different ways of accessing course materials (lecturers' own websites vs. Moodle).

I'd be interested to hear if you've had good uptake from the Department School of Computing Science.

 
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Both of my children attend Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and they use moodle extensively on that campus.

 
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You can add Idaho State University to the list. We use it exclusively as our LMS.

Lori Cheezem
Idaho State University
Instructional Technology Resource Center
Pocatello, ID
 
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Lori,

Do your professors utilize the grade book features as well, or do they maintain grades with a separate program?

Thanks.

Mike Franklin

Mount de Sales Academy

Macon, Ga

 
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Hi Mike,

The instructors use the gradebook, however there are a few that use the gradebook and then import the information into an Excel spreadsheet. I hope this helps.

Lori
 
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They don't come much bigger than Open University in the UK.

http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/home.php

Feel free to browse registered moodle sites by country...

http://moodle.org/sites/
 
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I also don't understand why the "brand" counts, not the content. sad
 
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"Herd instinct" (aka "need for affiliation", etc) is a powerful decision force for many...
 
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Some of the Australian Universities:

Australian National University

UNSW and Monash are discontinuing Bb and piloting Moodle

LaTrobe and the University of Western Australia are discontinuing Bb and transferring to Moodle.

Enrollment figures for these schools range from 13,000 to 48,000.

MP.

 
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Univeristy of Minnesota 

 
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Flinders University, South Australia, and the entire Education Department of South Australia, not much but nearly 400 optional sites spread out over 500,000sqks.

 
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And in case you miss my point, Moodle is definitely not just about the intellectually pretentiousness that you will find in the more rarified atmospheres of second rate universities that owe their reputations and positions more to movies and television shows than genuine student achievement.  

 
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TATA Institute of Social Sciences, India for the M.A. in Education (Elementary) course.

 
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Notre Dame College

http://online.notredamecollege.edu/

King College

http://online.king.edu/

Kentucky Wesleyan College

http://online.kwc.edu/

 
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I know this forum post is originally 2004 and that guy probably moved to Moodle a long time ago, but the following places in Scotland use it:

  • Glasgow University (as Howard has already mentioned)
  • Edinburgh Napier University (moving from WebCT this summer)
  • Edinburgh University (only for distance learning courses)
  • The City of Glasgow College (one of the biggest colleges in Scotland, my employer. Moved from two Moodle 1.9 sites and a Blackboard 8 in summer 2011).
  • The University of the West of Scotland (UWS, formerly University of Paisley. Moving from Blackboard in summer 2012)
 
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...and

  • The University of Strathclyde (central learning system since 2010, upgraded to version 2 in June 2012)
 
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Also the Bloomsbury colleges of the University of London, King's College, University College London (UCL), Exeter University.

 
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