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.
Moodle allows its users to have different types of role assignments in numerous locations inside the system. The default roles follow a hierarchal pattern where the higher roles have more privileges to accomplish certain tasks than the lower roles. In this blog, you will learn how to customize permissions to enhance your courses within Moodle.
Currently, Joule customers can use advanced grading methods for Assignments and Advanced Forums while Moodle users can use them for Assignments only. In today’s post, I’m going to talk about how I use the Marking Guide method and why I love it.
When facilitating courses in Moodle/Joule you will need to exercise new teaching methodologies and refine some of your existent skills in order to maximize the learning experience of your participants. In this blog post, we will look at the five abilities every online facilitator should develop.
A successful Community of Practice (CoP) generates excitement around topics of relevance, creating a value that attracts and engages members. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how you can create a CoP in Moodle to support communities within your organization.
Janelle Gieseke | How long has it been since you updated your courses? Are they still the first version of the course? Or were they created while you were learning Moodle? These three steps will assist you to take your courses to the next stage.
Moodle is a flexible and adaptable learning environment that gives you the ability to manage content, grades, and virtual collaboration. Today I want to share with you how certain Moodle activities can promote user interaction, and turn your courses into a vibrant collaborative learning environment.