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Martin Dougiamas Joins Remote-Learner's Board of Directors
Waynesboro, Virginia - November, 18 2013- Remote-Learner is pleased to announce Martin Dougiamas, the founder and lead developer of the Moodle project, has accepted our invitation to join our Board of Directors.
Martin will serve as an independent, outside director.
"I'm very honoured to be invited to have a voice on the board of Remote-Learner
, one of the largest Moodle Partners in the world and one that has been critical to the success of Moodle.
â€œAs a leading independent Moodle partner, our relationship with Martin
and the Moodle community is critical to our success.
Iâ€™m pleased he accepted our invitation to join the board as an outside director, and I welcome his perspective as a leading open source advocate and developer.
Chairman Bryan Williams stated, â€œThe Board is very pleased that Martin has accepted this role as one of the people guiding Remote-Learnerâ€™s strategic direction. â€
is best known as the founder of Moodle
, the popular free course management system used by millions of teachers around the world.
As the executive director of Moodle Pty Ltd in Perth, Western Australia, he leads the team of software developers at the heart of the Moodle project and the global network of more than 50 Moodle Partner service companies that help provide funding for this independent open source software project.
has a mixed academic background with post-graduate degrees in Computer Science and Education, and continues to focus on researching how educators approach internet-based education.
major goal for the future is to improve the quality of education by encouraging social constructionist and collaborative practices within online learning communities.
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is optimistic about the new releaseâ€™s implications and applications:
I'm proud to have them as part of the team that is contributing towards core Moodle development" Martin Dougiamas, founder of Moodle and Managing Director of Moodle Pty Ltd stated.