Join Mary Cooch for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a discussion forum, part of Moodle 2.5 Essential Training.
We often learn well by discussing aspects of our studies with others and…Moodle has a forum activity which allows your learners to do just that.…In this video we'll look at the different types…of forum and will set one out for our class.…But before we do that it's important to realize…that the news forum which we have by default…at the top of our course cannot be used…with students for discussion because although it says forum.…It's basically an announcement…section where teachers post about course events…and students can just read but not reply.…
So to add a forum, we need to have the editing turned which we've done…either by clicking the button, top right or…by clicking the link in the Administration block.…And in this section that we want, I'm going to use collaborative work.…Clicking the link, add an activity or resource.…This takes us to Moodle's activity chooser and if we click the radio…button next to forum, we're presented with some information about the forum.…And if we scroll down we have a link more help which takes us to…
- Choosing your course layout
- Using the calendar and managing events
- Uploading course materials
- Giving instructions to your students
- Enrolling students
- Creating a discussion forum
- Setting up assignments
- Grading assignments
- Adding quizzes
- Evaluating your courses
- Tracking course completion
- Backing up and restoring courses
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Getting Started
2. Managing Events
3. Presenting Your Course Materials
4. Getting Your Students on Board
5. Fostering Collaboration
8. Building Self-Marking Quizzes
9. Evaluating Your Course
10. Tracking Progress
11. Course Management
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