The new plugin can be downloaded from http://www.moodletxt.co.uk/download.php. This new release adds address books to moodletxt, giving users the ability to send SMS messages to contacts outside the Moodle system. It also features many under-the-hood enhancements in speed and reliability, as well as a plethora of bug fixes from version 2.2. For more information visit http://www.moodletxt.co.uk/news.php
Archive for March, 2009
moodletxt 2.3 has been released. This major release adds address books to moodletxt, and features speed enhancements and user interface updates.
The new package can be downloaded from www.blackboardtxt.co.uk/download.php. This version includes course and user management, message credit management, a backup email sent with every SMS, enhanced message filtering management and support for multiple txttools (gatekeeper) accounts. Installation instructions are available from within either the zip or tar.gz archive. Edutxt Building Block MS SQL Server v2 will be released in the near future.
Introducing text messaging to remind patients of appointments
has significantly reduced DNA rates, writes James Sutherland,
manager of the Bradshaw Clinic in Derby, enabling the clinic to see
more patients and tackle the problems of substance misuse.
View the full case study: Bradshaw Clinic Case Study (pdf 657 KB)
Did you know you can register your email address and send messages directly from your email client without the need to sign into txttools?
To find out more or to set up your address, login to txttools as usual and click on the Live Help! button in the top right of the page.
Txttools have been invited to provide their conferencetxt application for CoSN conference.
CoSN’s 8th Annual International Symposium
Does Web 2.0 Belong in Schools? Policy Issues and Leadership Challenges
March 10, 2009
Hilton Austin Hotel
Click here for the Conference website
Each year the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) holds the premier national technology leadership conference, dedicated to policy and effective implementation from school district, state, and national perspectives. The conference attracts over 1,000 district, state, and national education technology leaders.
In addition Steve Sidaway, Marketing Director is running two workshops showing examples of how edutxt is being used in Europe and how it can be utilised in U.S. Schools. The presentation will be available to txttool’s customers from their home page shortly.