Moodle lessons and Moodle books are two common ways for presenting written content to students. Both are useful for different purposes. Moodle Books Moodle books are a great option when you want students to be able to easily navigate through the material. Moodle books have a table of contents sidebar where students can see the…

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How do you present content to students when you teach in a face-to-face classroom? Do you lecture from notes? Write on a chalkboard? Project a file or presentation on a screen? Some of these methods are easier than others to replicate in an online environment. In this post we will focus on presentation tools that…

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When you are teaching an online class, using video is a great way to increase your online presence as students hear your voice and see your face. There are plenty of free tools that help you capture and edit videos and make it easy to share videos with your students. These tools are also easy…

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A picture may be worth a thousand words, but finding the right picture can be a challenging task. And once you do find the perfect image, figuring out whether or not there are copyright restrictions attached to it, and what attributions might be needed can be even more challenging. This post will introduce you to…

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While video may be the first option that many of us think about using to create online lectures, there are actually many other options out there for communicating content to our learners. We will discuss a few of those options in this post. Moodle Tools Moodle offers several ways that you can share content with…

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Incorporating video in your course can be a great way to help learners engage with the content. Creating your own videos is a fantastic way to enhance your teaching presence in the online environment. But the overuse of video does have some drawbacks. In this post we want to consider some suggestions for best practices…

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