Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · Digital communication · Forum · ICT proficiency · Moodle

#409 Don’t swamp your students! Use groups with Moodle Announcements

The steps for using groups with announcements is even easier in Moodle 3.0 and can greatly improve your student experience! Groups enables you to target your announcements to your groups and stop you from swamping them with irrelevant information. If you’re not sure how to create groups, follow the first part of this tutorial: #393… Continue reading #409 Don’t swamp your students! Use groups with Moodle Announcements

Assessment · Formative assessment · Forum · Moodle

#355 Checking discussion ratings in Moodle [2/2]

This post follows on from yesterdays post and explains how to check discussion post ratings in the forum and in the grade book. Watch the video below to find out more: Click here for more Moodle tips. Featured image: “show of hands for venice” by baldeaglebluff is licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.

Digital communication · Forum · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content

#165 Add an anonymous discussion topic in a Moodle forum

The ability to add an anonymous discussion topic to a forum in Moodle brings a whole new dimension to this activity. It is a perfect mechanism for students to ask questions in an open forum without revealing their identity. I have seen this used as a revision technique where students can post their questions to… Continue reading #165 Add an anonymous discussion topic in a Moodle forum

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#4 Using discussion forums for formative assessment

Discussion forums (in any virtual learning environments) are so flexible, there’s really no limit to the types of activities you can develop to take advantage of the technology. Here are a few ideas you could try in the new year: Create a discussion forum for each week to discuss certain themes and topics – students can… Continue reading #4 Using discussion forums for formative assessment