PacktLib: Moodle 2.0 Multimedia Cookbook

Moodle 2.0 Multimedia Cookbook


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Creating Interactive User eXperiences


Creating a cloze with pictures

Designing a True or False quiz

Developing a quandary maze activity with images

Carrying out and embedding an interactive flowchart

Designing matching activities with images

Ordering paragraphs with related scenes

Linking external 2D interactive activities

Linking external 3D interactive activities

Working with 2D and 3D Maps


Creating maps with sceneries

Drawing regions within a map

Labeling a map with pins

Drawing 3D maps using Bing Maps

Drawing 3D maps using 3DVIA Shape for Maps

Using Google maps to locate European bridges

Displaying interactive information about the solar system

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 an interactive pie chart with labels

Creating bar charts with hyperlinks

Working with area charts

Inserting an X Y (Scatter) chart

Working with stock charts

Creating a poll and designing a surface chart

Drawing a donut interactive chart

Integrating Interactive Documents


Developing collaborative writing exercises with Google Docs

Using Open Office and uploading the file to Moodle

Using Flickr images in Open Office documents

Including live PDF documents in Moodle exercises

Reviewing PDF documents

Designing a Wiki

Working with Audio, Sound, Music, and Podcasts


Recording audio using a microphone

Creating and embedding a podcast

Creating MP3 files from diverse audio formats

Embedding free sound available on the Web

Working with MIDI music

Editing MIDI files

Allowing students to record audio

Creating and Integrating Screencasts and Videos


Creating a screencast

Enhancing a screencast with annotations

Embedding a YouTube video

Embedding a Dailymotion video

Recording a video

Editing a video

Creating a playlist

Enhancing a video with comments

Working with Bitmap Images and Photographs


Selecting between lossy and lossless compression schemes

Creating animated graphics

Resizing photos to their appropriate size

Adding hotspots to photos

Editing color curves

Adding effects and applying filters

Uploading images to Moodle

Linking external image files

Working with Vector Graphics


Converting vector graphics to bitmap images

Rendering parts of a vector drawing

Embedding scalable vector graphics

Improving vector graphics rendering with anti-aliasing

Include vector graphics in Open Office documents

Include vector graphics in PDF files

Linking to scalable vector graphics

Enhancing scalable vector graphics with hyperlinks

Designing and Integrating E-portfolios


Enabling a portfolio

Preparing a portfolio strategy using a Google Docs portfolio

Gathering students' work using a File download portfolio

Enabling a portfolio

Using a portfolio

Embedding a folder in Moodle