Chris Walsh Moogpal in Action

Moogpal = Moodle + Google Apps + Drupal

Skype: Chris Walsh (fitzwalsh)

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Susan van Gelder (susanvg)
Chris Walsh (fitzwalsh)
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Lorna Costantini (lornacos1)

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Lisa Durff: (mrsdurff)

Presenter: Chris Fitzgerald Walsh
Location: Walnut Creek, California, USA
Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page
Presentation Title: Moogpal in Action
Presentation Description: What do you get when you cross Moodle with Google Apps with Drupal? Moogpal! This presentation provides a preview of the development work currently underway by New Tech Network of high schools to integrate these free and open source tools to personalize learning, improve communication, and spur collaboration. The video includes an overview of why we chose these tools, their unique characteristics, and shows early mock-ups of how we plan to use them across our nationwide network of 40 high schools.

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Chris Walsh is a Digital Learning Specialist at WestEd working on new ways to use collaborative technology and interactive media in the K-12 community. Chris specializes in eLearning, web-based communication, and technology-enhanced instruction, and he assists a wide-range of education organizations with strategic planning, multimedia production, and professional development. He is a popular speaker at education conferences and has led numerous workshops and teacher institutes, including the Google Teacher Academy.

Chris has a wide range of experience in education and business, including positions as a middle school teacher, camp director, multimedia producer, marketing director, and technology director. He is an active member of ISTE and Computer Using Educators, and he serves as the chair of the CUE Communications Committee. Chris is the host of the live webcasts for the NECC and CUE conferences, and he produces and hosts the Infinite Thinking Machine show.

Director of Innovation and Design, New Tech Network