Joseph G. Thibault - GlobalClassroom
Executive Director
Speaking Topic: OSSIE: Introduction to Moodle

Joseph Thibault is the Executive Director of GlobalClassroom, a Vermont-based company offering online education and career development opportunities to students, teachers, professionals and adult learners nationwide. Joe has worked in community and economic development as well as education since graduating. He holds a BA in Political Science and a M. Ed both from the University of Vermont. A dedicated life long learner and student, Joe is currently enrolled in Java Programming at City College in Santa Barbara, CA where he lives with his Fiancée.


This session will highlight the popular, open source learning management system (LMS) known as Moodle. Attendees will learn about its capabilities as seen from both the teacher and student view. Moodle is a free resource for teachers across the globe, which allows them to easily add digital resources to their current classrooms, reduce waste and turn their classroom into a 24 hour learning environment. Additionally, the current and future uses of the platform in the US will be discussed.