Tag Archives: Moodle

What is a Learning Management System?

As you explore the online learning environment, you will find it as broad and varied as the traditional classroom. While online and traditional courses share many developmental steps, you must carefully consider the format and...
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Major Learning Management Systems

Which learning management system (LMS) an institution selects depends entirely on the institution's specific needs. Each LMS comes with its own benefits and drawbacks, and the choice usually involves much debate and deliberation on the...
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Moodle Goes Mobile

This week, developers Moodle, an open source learning management system, have released a new, free app for users of Moodle 2.1 or later. At this time, the app is only compatible with iOS 4.2 (or...

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The LMS Upgrade Process

Keeping Up With the Digital Age Since the era of online learning has arrived, several delivery platforms for higher education have been created to facilitate a smooth learning experience, optimize learning outcomes and minimize interruptions in...
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Four Types of Discussion Forums

Forums are a useful tool that can engage all participants of your online classroom. Deciding which type of forum to apply can affect the flow of your discussion. Each forum type has different posting parameters...
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The News Forum

A Personal Megaphone in the Classroom Many online instructors and course developers understand the purpose and appreciate the value of Moodle Forums, particularly the Discussion Forums. However, other valuable tools in this group, such as the...
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Enhancing Forum Discussions

Forums, also referred to as discussion boards, are a good resource for encouraging cooperative and collaborative thinking. If you are new to teaching online or would like to learn new forum techniques, here are a...
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Eliminating Student Confusion in Moodle

Moodle is used to make students and instructors comfortable with online learning. Some setting in Moodle, however, can be confusing for both parties. By being aware of a few common Moodle settings, both students and...
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Closing Moodle Forums

Moodle forums can be great assets to courses, as they allow students to form a community. In some cases though, an instructor may want to rate posts and then close a forum to prevent...
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Preventing Dishonest Test-Taking Practices

Cheating on online assessments is as much of a problem in online courses as it is in face-to-face classes. Cheating is often grounds for dismissal from a course, program, and sometimes, an institution. Moodle has...
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