Moodle forums allow you to create discussions within your course homepage. Creating online discussions is an excellent way to engage students in the learning process. In this video, learn how to add a discussion to your Moodle course.
- [Instructor] Forums provide a way … to engage students in discussions about course content. … This provides an opportunity for you as the instructor … to read what users are posting, … and then assess their learning or give feedback. … Let's take a look at the Forum activity inside of Moodle. … Now, I want to create a forum, and I first need to decide … which section to add it to. … I'm going to add it to my Traits and Heredity section. … I have editing turned on, so I'll click on … Add an activity or resource. … From here, under Activities, I'll select Forum … and then I'll click Add. … Now, once inside of here, we need to give our forum a name. … I'm going to go ahead and name it Issues in Genetics, … and below this, we can use the rich-text editor … to add a description. … Now, you might want to do this to let students know … about any expectations you have regarding the forum. … Maybe you want them to use complete sentences, … maybe you have a specific word count … that you want to let them know about, …
- Setting up an instructor profile
- Creating a course
- Adjusting course settings
- Posting announcements
- Adding resources and activities
- Managing files and URLs
- Adding assignments
- Creating a quiz
- Enrolling students in a course
- Chatting and sending messages
- Setting up a gradebook
- Viewing gradebook reports
Skill Level Beginner
1. Learning Management Systems (LMS)
2. Get Started with Moodle 3.7
3. Create a Course in Moodle 3.7
4. Course Resources
5. Course Activities
6. Manage Course Participants
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