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. Discussions help students learn from one another, take ownership in their learning, and practice digital citizenship skills.
- [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, in here, we first need to give the forum a name, … and I'm going to name this Issues in Genetics. … Below this, we could give a description, … and it may be a good idea to do this, … to put in your expectations of the forum, … in other words, if you want students to use full sentences, … if you want them to stay under a certain word count, … or other things like that. … I'm not going to leave one here. …
- Name the theme that was recently introduced in Moodle 3.3.
- Recognize the symbol that indicates Moodle inline help.
- Identify the block used to keep track of a course schedule.
- Apply the Pencil tool to change the number of points that a quiz question is worth.
- Define a “single simple discussion.”
- Determine the default minimum score required to receive an A.
- Recall the Moodle backup format that is compatible with other learning management systems.
Skill Level Beginner
What you should know1m 2s
1. Learning Management Systems (LMSs)
New features in Moodle 3.63m 25s
2. Get Started with Moodle 3.6
3. Create a Course in Moodle 3.6
4. Course Resources
5. Course Activities
6. Manage Course Participants
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