Monthly Archives for September 2011

Google Docs for Collaborative Projects

The greatest thing about moving away from paper, I think, is the ability to have the same information be in two places at the same time. And the different people in those different places can still be, literally, on the … Continue reading

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30. September 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Moodle: Time Saving Tips for Sharing Files

Are you using your Moodle course to share readings and other files (pdfs, images, Word, MP3, whatever) with your students? Did you know there’s more to Moodle than uploading and sharing files one at a time? Here are some options … Continue reading

29. September 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Embedding: Why, What, Where, and How

If you have multi-media material or presentations to share with your class, a neat way to share them is to embed them into your Moodle page (or any other webpage, for that matter).  Embedding means the material appears right there … Continue reading

23. September 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Moodle Jujitsu: Fight the Scroll of Death

As the semester rolls along you may a) need to move stuff around in your course, and/or b) get really sick of always scrolling down and down and down. The scroll of death is a silent killer- fight back! Move … Continue reading

22. September 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Putting it Out There, Part 2

Here are some ways to have your STUDENTS share information with YOU, or with each other. Moodle Forums Set up a forum in Moodle. It gives students a place to post comments and responses, see and comment on what other … Continue reading

19. September 2011 by Asha Kinney
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“Hello, I’m your iPad.” Well of course you are.

My four-year-old son likes to play a game in which he is a poor orphan and we are prospective parents. After a brief interview, we decide that yes, he is exactly the son for us. Familial bonding ensues. Much like … Continue reading

19. September 2011 by Asha Kinney
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Block by Block: Building Your Course Page

OK you’re set up in Moodle- now what?! Start adding some content. The default layout of our Moodle courses is that you have a section for each class meeting. Within those sections, you can put information about what that day’s … Continue reading

13. September 2011 by Asha Kinney
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