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Build an interactive book for your class

Inklewriter is a program that allows you to create interactive books for free. By having your students select choices as they go through the book, you can present information that varies based on your students' selections. Or students can create a book themselves that presents different scenarios and possible outcomes.

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New language options on Moodle

by Justin Tanis, Online Learning Coordinator | The GTU's Moodle site is now available in multiple languages: Greek, Hebrew, Spanish, French, and German, as well as English.

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The benefits of awareness

Are you concerned about distraction in the classroom or when students are doing assignments? You are not alone. The Chronicle of Higher Education posted an article about Professor David M. Levy's use of meditation and other awareness techniques at the University of Washington to help his students concentrate and get more out of their learning experience.

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Setting up rubrics for easy grading in Moodle

Moodle gives you the option of creating a rubric as part of an assignment, which then lets you grade the assignment with a simple click of the mouse. You set up the criteria you want to use, then assign point values to each one, and Moodle will generate a table for you.

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Entering your grades and returning papers in Moodle

It's the end of the semester and here are a few pointers on using your grade book, with information about how to enter grades and return graded assignments to your students.The grade book will automatically calculate the weight of each assignment saving you f

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Aligning Assessments with Learning Goals

by Cathleen Young, Online Education Director, Starr King School for the Ministry | Among the resources available on Arizona State University's TeachOnline site is a helpful article on Aligning Assessments with Learning Objectives.

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Getting a view of student participation in your course

It can be very helpful to know when your students are accessing your course and what they are engaged in; Moodle has several options that make this easy for you to see. This data can help you notice which students are really engaged with the material and who might be falling behind.

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Online Learning: Experience Matters

by Laurie Isenberg, Director of Community & Continuing Education, Pacific School of Religion | Students who have successfully adjusted to online learning through preparation or experience are measurably more successful.

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Content from the world's major museums--that you can use in your classes

With more than 30,000 artworks available from 151 museums around the world, the Google Art Project is a treasure trove for educators. The site lets you link directly to works of art that students can see in high resolution detail, along with helpful notes about the artist, the artwork, its location, dimensions and more.

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Teaching with Moodle MOOC

What to learn more about teaching with Moodle? Or curious about what MOOCs* are all about? Moodlerooms has let us know about an online course on Teaching With Moodle, sponsored by WizIQ. The course begins on June 1st and is free and self-paced. Follow the link to sign up.

 

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