Moodle 2.6 ELearning Course Development (update): RAW


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  • Get to grips with the new features of Moodle 2.6
  • Successfully configure site settings, set up the front page, create user accounts, and create courses.
  • Follow an example course that will help you to explore the decisions, design considerations, and thought that goes into developing a successful course.

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 350 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : November 2014
ISBN : 1782163344
ISBN 13 : 9781782163343
Author(s) : William Rice
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Open Source, RAW books

Chapter Availability

 

Chapter Number Title Availability
1 Introduction
JULY 2014
2 Installing Moodle
JULY 2014
3 Configuring Your Site
JULY 2014
4 Resources and Activities
IN THE BOOK
5 Creating Categories and Courses
IN THE BOOK
6 Adding Resources
JULY 2014
7 Adding Interaction with Activities JULY 2014
8 Evaluating Students with Quizzes
JULY 2014
9 Getting Social with Forums and Chats JULY 2014

William Rice

William Rice is an e-learning professional who lives, works, and plays in New York City. He is the author of books on Moodle, Blackboard, Magento, and software training. He especially enjoys building e-learning solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. His greatest professional satisfaction is when one of his courses enables students to do something that makes their work easier and more productive.

His indoor hobbies include writing books and spending way too much time reading slashdot.org. His outdoor hobbies include practicing archery within sight of JFK Airport, and trying to keep up with his sons on the playground.

William is fascinated by the relationship between technology and society: how we create our tools, and how our tools in turn shape us. He is married to an incredible woman who encourages his writing pursuits, and has two amazing sons.

You can reach William through his website at http://williamrice.com

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What you will learn from this book

  • Understand what Moodle can do, how it compares to other e-learning packages, and how it can support your teaching strategies
  • Build an interactive e-Learning course
  • Install the Moodle software on your own computer or a server, and navigate your way around it
  • Gain experience in creating different kinds of courses, from team-building group exercises, to individual courses that a student can work on at home
  • Manage students so that you can ensure that the right students are going to the right classes
  • Understand, use, and customize roles
  • Monitor how learners interact with your site using site stats
  • Add multimedia content to your site

In Detail

Moodle is the leading open source e-learning management system. Using Moodle, teachers and professors can easily construct richly textured web-based courses. A course can consist of a number of lessons, with each lesson including reading materials; activities such as quizzes, tests, surveys, and projects; and social elements that encourage interaction and group work between students.

The latest edition of the ultimate introduction to Moodle will show you how to add static learning material, interactive activities, and social features to your courses so that students can discover their learning potential. Moodle is relatively easy to install and use, but the real challenge is to develop a learning process that leverages its power and maps effectively onto the content established learning situation. This book guides you through meeting that challenge.

Packed with clear step-by-step instructions, plenty of screenshots,and thorough explanations, this book guides you through the many features and options that you have to choose from when using Moodle 2.6 Throughout this book you will follow an example course that will help you to explore the sort of decisions, design considerations, and thought that goes into developing a successful course.

This book will help you analyze your students' requirements, and come to an understanding of what Moodle can do for them. After that you'll see how to use every feature of Moodle to meet your course goals. Moodle is relatively easy to install and use, but the real challenge is to develop a learning process that leverages its power and maps effectively onto the content-established learning situation. This book guides you through meeting that challenge.

RAW FAQ

This book is currently available as a RAW (Read As we Write) book. A RAW book is an ebook, and this one is priced at 20% off the usual eBook price. Once you purchase the RAW book, you can immediately download the content of the book so far, and when new chapters become available, you will be notified, and  can download the new version of the book. When the book is published, you will receive the full, finished eBook.

If you like, you can preorder the print book at the same time as you purchase the RAW book at a significant discount.

Since a RAW book is an eBook, a RAW book is non returnable and non refundable.

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Approach

Presented as an easy to follow, step-by-step guide, we'll show you how to build and customize your Moodle course easily and effectively.

Who this book is for

This book is for anyone who wants to get the best from Moodle. Experienced Moodle users will find powerful insights into developing successful educational courses.

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