MoodleMoot India 2016: Platform for You to Network, Brainstorm and Discuss ELearning in Indian Context

MoodleMoot India 2016: Platform for You to Network, Brainstorm and Discuss ELearning in Indian Context

Moodle is the best open source LMS in the world backed by a strong community support.

Moodle is an open source learning platform with more than 70 million users (and growing everyday!) worldwide and translated in over 100 languages. Moodle aims to provide educators, individuals, schools, universities and workplaces with the tools to build their own highly customized site for online and blended learning. 

Though Moodle has organized many conferences called MoodleMoot around the globe; for the first time the Indian community of Moodle has planned to host a conference for Moodle in India with the hope that this will spread awareness in the country about Moodle and educational technology in general especially in regards to eLearning.

The event will have the honor of having Mr. Martin Dougiamas (CEO and Founder of Moodle) and Ms. Michelle Chawla as the keynote speaker for the day.

Mr. Martin Dougiamas is leading the team of software developers at the heart of the Moodle project. He has a mixed academic background in computer science and education; and Ms. Michelle Chawla is an open source practitioner and educator running the Tamarind Tree School in Dahanu, Maharashtra, India. It is an alternative school working with first generation tribal learners at the primary level.

The event will help you in:

  • Networking with the Moodle users from all over the country.
  • Brainstorming with the Moodle community members about future pathway of Moodle.
  • Opportunity to discuss your Moodle future ideas with Mr. Martin Dougiamas - Founder of Moodle
  • Sharing your experience with the whole Moodle Community.
  • Discussing - Challenges and advantages of Moodle in Indian Context.

The event will play a big role in bringing all Individuals, Schools, Colleges, Universities, Professionals who are supporting the Open Source Software's and using them to create a better-educated India. The focus of the event will be on constructive collaboration for all the Moodlers, be it in the field of Corporate, Education or Service industry. Moodle India will also have the honor of having Moodle team from Australia with them.

Other invited speakers that will give you a lot to take home are:

-- Dr. Indira Koneru, E-Learning Manager & Trainer, IBS;

-- Dr. Chinmay Shah, Associate Professor, Government Medical College;

-- Dr. GRK Ramakrishna, Senior Scientist, NAARM;

-- Dr. Indranil Mallick, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata;

-- Dr. N S Rajput, Assistant Professor, IIT-BHU;

-- Jayakrishnan Madathil, Research Scholar at IIT, Bombay;

-- Mihir Thakkar, GSoC Student;

-- Ravi Murugesan, AuthorAID trainer, INASP and

-- T S Pradeep Kumar, Assistant Professor (SG) VIT University.

In recent years, Moodle has expanded its spheres of utilization in India. Education and corporate training sector specifically has observed a considerable benefit. Speakers and presenters will share their journey with Moodle and developers will share their ideas for its advancement.

It would be a great opportunity for teachers, professionals, and institution as the event will help build a wider network and will give you a chance to share your experience and achievements with the other community members.  

MoodleMoot IN 2016 aims to provide a common platform and quality education-technology event for new and experienced Moodle users, admins, teachers and others from all over the country. Places are limited, so register early. The last date to register for the event is 31st January.

To register for the event, click here.

The event will be held at:

Venue: Hotel Crowne Plaza, Rohini, New Delhi

Date: The 6th of February 2016 

To keep yourself updated about the event, click here

So Educators, Professionals, Institutions and all you new and old Moodlers; book your dates to attend one of the most important conferences to be happen in 2016!

You can register for the event for only INR 499 by using the discount coupon “ETR-mootin” through the registration page. For complete information about the event, please check out the official website here - https://mootin.moodlemoot.org/

About the Author
Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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