Moodle 2.0 E-Learning Course Development
By William Rice
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: August 2011
Pages: 344

In Detail

Enhance your teaching with the Moodle 2.0 E-Learning Course Development book and eBook

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.

Moodle 2.0 E-Learning Course Development shows you how to use Moodle as a tool to enhance your teaching. It will help you analyse 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 and eBook guides you through meeting that challenge.

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 reach their learning potential. Whether you want to support traditional class teaching or lecturing, or provide complete online and distance e learning courses, this book will prove a powerful resource throughout your use of Moodle.

A complete guide to successful learning using Moodle, focused on course development and delivery and using the best educational practices.

Written by William Rice, this is the newest edition of the best selling introduction to Moodle book and eBook, showing you how to set up an e-learning site using the hotly-anticipated version 2.0

Approach

Follow an example Moodle course

This book and e-book contains everything you'd expect from an introduction to Moodle: clear step-by-step instructions, plenty of screenshots, explanations and guides through the many features and options that you have to choose from. Throughout this book and e-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.

Who this book is for

Get the best from Moodle

This book and ebook is for anyone who wants to get the best from Moodle. Beginners to Moodle will get a thorough guide to how the software works, with great ideas for getting off to a good start with their first course. More experienced Moodle users will find powerful insights into developing more successful and educational courses.

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