Branching allows users to have a unique experience based on their interaction within an activity. It is a great way to simulate decision-making scenarios of real life events. In today’s post, I’m going to discuss techniques for designing branching exercises and suggest a few activities in Moodle to use for building them.
We all love to vote, right? Today, Moodlerooms introduces a new way for schools to shape their futures through crowdsourced Moodle development.
As course builders and facilitators for online course, we know that collaboration, engagement, and community building are wildly important. What are some ways in which you currently encourage these in your courses? Could any of these be more effective or efficient? How? In today’s blog, we want to show you how to use Moodle’s Wiki module to fit the bill!
As a teacher or course builder, there are many ways you can design your online courses to simplify the experience for your students. The way you facilitate your course can also greatly improve the student satisfaction. In today’s post, I’ve listed a few tips for trying to keep your students happy as they work in Moodle.
In Moodle you can create differentiated instruction by using the groups and groupings features. This is a multi-step process. In today’s post, I’m going to explain the process and how to set it up so that you can take advantage of these features in your courses.
As a teacher, grading activities is an essential part of your job, but it can be a time-consuming task. Easing grading can save time and allow you to work more on preparing for additional classroom activities and other tasks on your to-do list. Today, I am going to share some tips that I have found to be helpful in easing grading in Moodle and Joule.
Updating and selecting the appropriate user profile settings within Moodle is an important first step for any user, and many people often overlook these settings. It is within the user profile settings where you can choose how to see certain features in the system, define which information is visible to other users, and select how to receive messages and notifications.
According to gamification.org, gamification “typically involves applying game design thinking to non-game applications to make them more fun and engaging.” In education, teachers have gamified the running of their classrooms as well as incorporating game design into the curriculum itself. In this blog post, we’ll explore why you might want to gamify your classroom, examples of gamification, and how to gamify with Moodle.
Flipping the classroom is a blended learning approach that places the lecture time outside of the class time so that the teacher can spend more time during class interacting and working with students. In the flipped classroom, technology plays a large role, particularly the use of teacher-developed videos or videos created by others, like Khan Academy. In today’s blog post, we will explore four Moodle tools for flipped classroom use.
Setting up your gradebook to display real-time grades is not always as straight forward as one might think. In this blog, you will see how to use the Moodle gradebook to show the activities that have been graded along with the students’ current grades.