Sometimes you might want to know the engagement from students about resources and activities within Moodle. This video shows how to do that using the Course participation report. Featured image: “Minature Figures” by WiR_Freebies is licenced under CC0 Advertisements
As always, it’s important that we consider copyright when we are sharing resources with our students, and this includes journal articles. If you upload a PDF version of a journal article into your Moodle area or share by email, it is highly likely that you are breaking copyright laws in doing so. Luckily for us… Continue reading #308 Need to share a journal article with your students? Use a stable link!
Embed.ly is a really great and easy to use tool to create embed codes from weblinks. The webpage must be publically accessible for Embed.ly to work. Interested in embedding your content into your Moodle page? Check out #57 Embed ANY Web 2.0 content into Moodle! Featured Image “Embedded” by Marcus Hebel licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0
Quick links are a really useful, yet often overlooked, feature of Moodle. In this short demonstration we show how the quick links can be used by yourself and your students to quickly move around your Moodle page. Featured image: “Gotthard” by Mariano Mantel licenced under CC BY-NC 2.0
Here at Manchester Met University we have two options when it comes to how we display our course content in Moodle. We can show all the content on one page and the student can scroll down to see all the content together or we can show one topic/week per page. With this option selected each… Continue reading #254 Shake things up, change your Moodle layout
The glossary tool in Moodle is a great way to work with students on producing definitions for key terms used in your units. Entries can be linked into your Moodle area, so whenever the keyword is used, a definition can be quickly accessed by the students. The glossary tool has a range of different layouts… Continue reading #242 Create a collaborative glossary in Moodle
A Folder resource in Moodle can hold files, which helps to organise the Moodle page better, and stops large lists of files appearing. This video shows you how to create a folder, move a zipped folder in to it and how to unzip the folder. All this in just 1 minute will help you organise… Continue reading #239 Moodle: Adding a folder to organise your page