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Moodle Add-in Brings Office Agility to Educators

If you have to ask “What is a Moodle?”* you probably don’t need to read further. But if you’re an IT pro in the education arena, you might want to check out Microsoft’s recently released  add-in for Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003 that lets educators open and save Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents directly to and from Moodle websites. You can download it from the Microsoft education labs site. This entertaining video tells more.

Also if you’ve ever wanted to know how to make Sharepoint the file system for Moodle, the Education Labs team steps you through the process in this recently released white paper.

*Okay, a Moodle (or Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a free, open-source software package for producing Internet-based e-learning courses and websites. Now stop daydreaming and focus on your work.

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