Sofos and Ecois Suriname published the Dutch "Moodle 2.3 update for teachers" manual. The target group for this publication counting 50+ pages are teachers with Moodle 1.x experience who want to know and experience the new Moodle 2.x functions. The manual in fact is a textbook with exercises. The whole is used as "hand-out" for a one day workshop with the same title.
The manual consists of the following chapters: introduction, your own course, learning resources, individual learning activities, social learning activities, working in groups, working with conditional activities, and conclusion. Every chapter has text and exercises. Also some special topics are highlighted: editing (multimedia) texts, managing files, grading, information blocks, working in groups, working with role play, introduction to HTML. The appendix describes an exercise to prepare a global course design. All together more than 50 pages.
ECOIS is the Center of Expertise for Education and ICT in Suriname (http://www.ecoisonline.org). It was founded in 2009 by the Dutch SLO, the Teacher Training Institute Suriname (IOL) and Sofos Consultancy.
Sofos and Ecois are both publishing the manual; the author is Pieter van der HIjden.
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