The New Outcome system was created by Moodlerooms to meet the needs of instructors in assessing their students on competency based learning.
So… you’ve read all the blogs and articles you can find telling you what you should do when designing Moodle courses, but you’re still not 100% happy with what you’ve developed?
Did you know that Moodle provides teachers with the possibility of using filters to enhance the appearance of their courses?
I hope everyone is having an excellent 2014! At the beginning of the year, I like to create a to-learn list that identifies items I want to study or research more throughout the year.
As educators, we know that engagement is important in any learning environment and that the ways in which we build engagement into our courses will often vary wildly given our classroom need, our curriculum, our s
Determining group settings can affect how a non-editing teacher is able to view and interact with groups in a course, ranging from seeing all students in a course to only viewing the students added to a particular group.
The Moodle Database activity module allows the teacher and/or students to build, display, and search a bank of record entries about any conceivable topic.
Have you ever wished to create learning objects in one place and use them in multiple online courses? What about applying the same quiz in courses created in different Learning Management Systems?
Building a course for online delivery as a face-to-face instructor or content designer presents many challenges. Not only are you learning new technology, but you are also trying to maintain the effectiveness of your instruction, deal with time constraints, and create new activities that fit the online world. Many of your face-to-face activities won’t directly translate to the online environment, no matter how effective they may be in the classroom. In this blog post, I am going to cover ideas for designing an overall online course structure, whilst adding engagement and promoting collaboration in your online courses.
In a Moodle course, the resources and activities can create a long course home page. If a course has many resources and activities, the user will scroll endlessly to find content. This problem is referred to as the “scroll of death.” The scroll of death is inefficient screen navigation, leading to user frustration as they have a difficult time finding resources and activities. While a course builder will never be able to get away from using a plethora of resources and activities within a Moodle course, there are ways to make finding course content easier. In this post, I will show you two tricks to defeat the “scroll of death,” making your course easier to navigate, more attractive, and better organized.