The Open University is not only the organization pushing the development and innovation of the Quiz Module for Moodle, it’s also recently provided one of the best primers for learning about Moodle’s quiz, the pedagogical theory behind assessment, and showcases the many OU create question types as well. The module is freely available to registered users (and has been posted to Moodle.net), and they estimate about 3 hours to complete it. The conditional release of materials will help to keep you on track.
Technology is changing not only how people write, but also how they learn to write. These profound changes require teachers to reconsider their pedagogical practices in the teaching of writing. This books shares instructional approaches from experienced teacher educators in the areas of writing, teacher education, and technology.
This guide brings together some of the best tips on using Twitter in the classroom. We’ve sourced some of the best education blogs from the web to bring you these useful resources from influential bloggers. Our tips come from Jeff Dunn from Edudemic and Christopher Pappas from eLearning Industry plus other education bloggers who really know what they are talking about.
"As we venture into the 21st century, we as a society, are faced with more innovation and challenge than ever before. We now live in an interconnected world, where the Internet and global communications are simultaneously uniting and isolating us as a society. How do we raise critical thinkers to best face the challenges that face our modern society?"
"When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the useful editing tools that are built into YouTube. The YouTube video editor has some useful features for teachers and students."
LearningHouseis an organization that specializes in creating and bringing college programs online. Generally they do so using Moodle as the LMS. Thankfully they’ve shared their 50+ Moodle tutorials via Youtube for the curious Moodler to watch and learn from.
Check out their video collection with tutorials for navigation, enrollment, conditional activities, differences between 1.x and 2.x, sending messages, using forums and much much more. You can view the complete collection at http://www.youtube.com/user/thelearninghouse/search?query=moodle. Below is a video highlighting Hiding and Showing Sections of a course [direct link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzDQJ603dWY]
What constitutes gross misconduct and what to do if a case is brought before an employment tribunal (If an employee sacked for gross misconduct then sues the employer, what evidence does the employer need?
When it comes to marketing strategy, videos are powerful. How powerful? On Facebook, for example, videos are shared 12 times more than non-video posts. And let’s not forget YouTube, the second largest search engine in the world (after Google, of course). The ability of videos to increase user engagement is unsurpassed.
According to YouTube’s statistics page, they get over 800 million unique visitors each month, users view more than 4 billion hours of video each month and upload 72 hours of video every minute. That’s a lot of potential for your video....
"When we search, we often first reach for Google–and rightfully so.
But by using Google students and teachers are unwittingly bending to the will of webmasters who are experts at SEO (search engine optimization), which can mean that you find what they want you to find rather than what you really need. So what to do?
Thankfully, there are options for 21st century learners..."
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