Moodle 2.0 Multimedia Cookbook

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Packt Publishing Ltd, May 19, 2011 - Computers - 237 pages
Part of Packt's Cookbook series, each chapter focuses on a different multimedia effect. If you don't have the time to work your way through a long tutorial, then this is the book for you. The step-by-step recipes are independent from each other so you can dip in and out of the book to add great effects to your course as and when you need them. This cookbook is designed for teachers who want to learn how to insert different multimedia assets into their Moodle courses. It is expected that you will have basic knowledge of Moodle 1.9 or 2.0 and have Moodle installed and ready to be worked on. Teachers of different subjects can adapt the recipes to best suit their specific subject.

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About the author (2011)

Silvina P. Hillar has been teaching English since 1993. She has always had a great interest in teaching writing and composing techniques, and has made a lot of research on this subject. She is an English Teacher, a Certified Legal Translator (English/Spanish) and has a Post Degree in Education (graduated with Honors). She has been working in several schools and institutes with native English speaking students and as an independent consultant for many international companies as an interpreter, translator and e-learning activities developer. She has always had a passion for technological devices concerning education. Former videos and cassettes were a must in her teaching lessons, computer was and still is present. Her brother Gaston C. Hillar designed some programs and games for her teaching. Lately, she is teaching using Moodle and the Web 2.0. She believes that one of the most amazing challenges in education is bridging the gap between classic education and modern technologies. She has been doing a lot of research on multimedia assets which enhance the teaching and learning through VLE platforms. She tries to embed the learning of students through new resources which are appealing and innovative for them. Thus, multimedia stimulates the different thinking skills as well as multiple intelligences.

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