PacktLib: Moodle Course Design Best Practices

Moodle Course Design Best Practices

Credits

About the Authors

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Preparing to Build an Exemplary Moodle Course

The advantages of Moodle

Getting started with Moodle

Site settings for course designers

Summary

Planning Your Course

Learning outcomes

Universal Design for Learning

Selecting resources and activities

Types of assessment

Summary

Organizing Your Course

Looking at your course goals and the big picture

Customizing your course page

Additional elements to customize the appearance of your course

Summary

Best Practices in Content Delivery

Managing types of content

Using assessments to deliver content

Backing up and reusing activities

Summary

Designing Self-paced Independent Study Courses

Self-paced independent study

Configuring your course – global settings

Course-level configuration

Resources

Achievement

Summary

Developing Cohort-based Courses with Teacher-student Interaction

Characteristics of instructor-led cohort-based courses

Setting up your instructor-led course – global settings

Course-level configuration

Summary

Creating Student-centered Project-based Courses

Characteristics of student-centered project-based courses

Setting up your project-based course – global settings

Course-level configuration

Summary

Moodle for Online Communities

Moodle and online communities

Summary

Index