PacktLib: Moodle 2.5 Multimedia Cookbook

Moodle 2.5 Multimedia Cookbook


About the Author


About the Reviewers


Creating Interactive User eXperiences


Creating a cloze with pictures

Designing a True/False quiz

Developing a quandary maze activity with images

Designing matching activities with pictures

Ordering paragraphs with related scenes

Creating storyboards

Embedding the story in Moodle

Embedding the Fakebook of William Shakespeare

Working with 2D and 3D Maps


Using maps with sceneries

Drawing regions within a map

Using weather maps

Using Google Maps to locate European bridges

Working with Yahoo! Maps

Watching stars through Bing Maps 3D

Drawing 3D maps using 3DVIA Shape for Maps

Working with constellation maps

Embedding a map of Mars

Labeling the moon

Watching the universe

Working with Different Types of Interactive Charts


Inserting column charts

Embedding a line chart

Designing a graph out of a choice activity

Creating bar charts with hyperlinks

Working with area charts

Creating a poll and designing a surface chart

Drawing a donut interactive chart

Designing a map chart

Creating a gauge chart

Integrating Interactive Documents


Developing collaborative writing exercises with Google Docs

Using Flickr images in OpenOffice documents

Including live PDF documents in Moodle

Using Google Drive Voice Comments for online assignments

Designing a collaborative wiki

Sharing files with Office 365 Education

Sharing a folder from Dropbox

Working with files and folders within Moodle

Working with Audio, Sound, Music, and Podcasts


Recording audio from a microphone

Creating and embedding a podcast using SoundCloud

Using VoiceThread to record presentations

Embedding a presentation in VoiceThread using Moodle

Using LibriVox to embed an audiobook

Allowing students to record audio

Creating and Integrating Videos


Recording a video

Uploading a video on YouTube

Editing a video using a YouTube editor

Embedding a Vimeo video

Enhancing a video with comments

Creating and embedding a Prezi presentation

Creating a playlist

Creating an animated video using Wideo

Working with Bitmaps and Photographs


Selecting between lossy and lossless compression schemes

Resizing photos to their appropriate size

Adding hotspots to photos

Editing color curves

Adding effects and applying filters

Uploading images to Moodle

Creating animated 3D graphics

Linking external image files from

Embedding images from

Working with Vector Graphics


Converting vector graphics to bitmap images

Converting bitmaps to vector graphics

Rendering parts of a converted vector drawing

Embedding scalable vector graphics

Improving vector graphics rendering with anti-aliasing

Including vector graphics in OpenOffice documents

Including vector graphics in PDF files

Enhancing scalable vector graphics with hyperlinks

Designing and Integrating Repositories and E-portfolios


Enabling the repository

Working with

Enabling the Flickr repository

Working with Flickr

Enabling portfolios

Enabling the File Download portfolio

Working with the Alfresco repository

Enabling the Alfresco repository