Join Mary Cooch for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the text editor, part of Moodle 2.5 Essential Training.
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Whenever we type text into our Moodle course, we…use a special text editor known as tiny MCE.…You may seen it before in other online places like Wordpress blogs and so on.…In this video we're going to take a look at…how you can make the most of the Moodle text editor.…One of the first places we'll meet the text editor is when editing our profile.…If I click my name, and come up with my…profile page, then in the administration block, if I click…the link Edit profile, to get to the edit screen, scrolling down.…You'll see that we arrive at the text editor.…
Many of the icons here you'll probably…recognize already from regular word processing programs.…Bold, italic, justify, and so on.…But Moodle also has some other cool icons which are very useful.…For example, this icon which looks like a tree.…If you click it, it allows you to upload and…embed an image.…Not just from your computer, but if your administrator has allowed…it, from image sharing sites, such as Flickr, Picasa, or Wikimedia.…The icon which looks like a film strip,…
- 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
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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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