Using Moodle: Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course Management System
Developed by an extremely active open source community, Moodle is a sophisticated course management system that's ideal for creating dynamic online learning communitiesand for supplementing face-to-face learning. Used in more than 115 countries and supporting over 60 languages, Moodle can scale from a single-teacher site to a 40,000-student university.
Teachers who use Moodle have access to an array of powerful tools such as assignments, forums, journals, quizzes, surveys, chat rooms, and workshops. Using Moodle is a comprehensive, hands-on guide that explains how the system works, with plenty of examples and best practices for its many features and plug-in modules. Authored by a member of the Moodle community, this authoritative book also exposes little-known but powerful hacks for more technically savvy users. For anyone who is using-or thinking of using-this CMS, Using Moodle is required reading.
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What Makes Moodle Special?
Creating and Managing Content
Using Forums Chats and Dialogues
Grades and Scales
Managing Your Class
Surveys and Choices
Putting It All Together