Moodle 1.9 top extensions cookbook

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de Raadt, Michael. 2010. Moodle 1.9 top extensions cookbook. Birmingham, United Kingdom. Packt Publishing.
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Moodle 1.9 top extensions cookbook

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Authorde Raadt, Michael
Number of Pages324
Year2010
PublisherPackt Publishing
Place of PublicationBirmingham, United Kingdom
ISBN9781849512169
9781849512176
Web Address (URL)https://www.packtpub.com/moodle-1-9-top-extensions-cookbook/book
Abstract

Moodle is growing at a seemingly unstoppable rate. One of the key reasons for its popularity lies in its potential to extend with modules, thus making the site easier to administer, add new features, and completely change the way it looks. This book finds you the best Moodle modules, teaches you how to install them, and helps you to master their configuration.
There are hundreds of Moodle modules available. Find out which you can trust and how to put them to work. This practical book gives you hands-on experience on using and managing Moodle modules, thus making your learning website feature-rich. It covers many features and techniques in order to allow you to organize your ideas to improve teaching using Moodle as a virtual learning platform.
This book begins with simple activities such as adding and installing modules. Then, it moves to a very interesting topic about the integration of multimedia into Moodle, covering major multimedia elements such as images, audio, and video.
Social networking applications like Twitter and Facebook are embedded in the Moodle course in order to invent stories, create group works, and create social team interactions with the virtual classroom. But the book doesn't end there, you will also see how to use Moodle to accept and assess coursework submissions, discuss work with students, and deliver quizzes, tests, and videos.
The book ends with a chapter full of simple challenges such as adding educational games. This book is written to help you find modules that will be useful to you and your students, and to show examples of how these modules can be setup and used in teaching.
Achieve outstanding results with ready-to-use recipes for creating feature-rich extensions for your website with various Moodle modules.

KeywordsMoodle handbook; computer assisted instruction; open source software
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020469999. Other information and computing sciences not elsewhere classified
390405. Educational technology and computing
400699. Communications engineering not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsDepartment of Mathematics and Computing
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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