Build effective online courses with new Moodle book from Packt

February 2010 | Moodle

Moodle 1.9 Teaching Techniques is a new book from Packt that is aimed at developing solid, dynamic online courses that motivate and encourage dynamic learning. Using this book, written by Susan Smith Nash and William Rice, users will be able to unleash their teaching talents and develop exciting courses that really get students moving forward.

Moodle is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.  It is designed to help educators create online courses with a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content. Its open source license and modular design allow any developer to create additional modules and features.

With this book, educators will be able to develop good, long lasting online courses by making sure that their instructional design is robust and that they are built around satisfying learning objectives and course outcomes.  Readers will be able to put together courses by choosing from the many options that Moodle offer which help to save time and reuse great ideas by taking advantage of Moodle's unique features.

Educators will also find different ways of accommodating their students' learning styles and preferences to guide them to a successful outcome for the course.  Motivating students to collaborate and demonstrate what they are learning and to create projects together will also be learnt from the book.

With clear step-by-step instructions and plenty of helpful screenshots and diagrams, this book is ideal for teachers, trainers, and course planners who want to build successful online courses. This book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/moodle-1-9-teaching-techniques/book

Moodle 1.9 Teaching Techniques
Engaging online language learning activities using the Moodle platform

For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/moodle-1-9-teaching-techniques/book

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