PacktLib: Moodle 2.5 Multimedia

Moodle 2.5 Multimedia

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.packtpub.com

Preface

Getting Ready for Multimedia in Moodle

Multimedia in Moodle

About the course Music for everyday life

Configuring Moodle for multimedia

Three simple things using Moodle and multimedia

Summary

Picture This

Finding free pictures online

Capturing and enhancing pictures using GIMP

Capturing screenshots

Creating comic strips using Stripgenerator

Creating slideshows

Summary

Sound and Music

Finding free music and sounds online

Moodle it!

Creating and delivering

Converting text to speech using Voki

Podcasting using PodOmatic

Summary

Video

Finding free videos online

Downloading online videos

Creating videos quickly and cheaply

Creating a screencast using Google Hangouts

Summary

Understanding Web-based Applications and Other Multimedia Forms

Creating dynamic charts using Google Drive (Spreadsheets)

Creating a shared folder using Google Drive

Creating floor plans using Floorplanner

Creating mind maps using Mindomo

Creating interactive timelines using Tiki-Toki

Creating dynamic maps using Google Maps Engine

Creating a dynamic presentation using Prezi

Summary

Multimedia and Assessments

Adding multimedia to multiple choice answers in Moodle quizzes and lessons

Creating exercises with Hot Potatoes

Creating interactive exercises with JClic

Assessing multimedia using rubrics

Summary

Synchronous Communication and Interaction

Communicating in real time using text, audio, and video

Creating an online real-time classroom

Summary

Common Multimedia Issues in Moodle

Copyright and licensing issues

Understanding safety issues

Selecting web-based applications

Moodle plugins of interest

Summary

Index