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7 months 3 weeks ago #2074 by DigitalTeacher
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The Race For Best FREE Moodle 2019..... from LMS Pluse so it may be a biased view.

For me it has to be the H5P Plugin


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1 year 9 months ago - 1 year 9 months ago #1977 by DigitalTeacher
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How to write better multiple choice quizzes: An evidence-informed approach
(From Teaching with Moodle)

Hi Moodlers,

A recent paper examined the effects of multiple choice quizzes (MCQs) on students' learning* and best practices for optimising learning from MCQs (Butler, 2018). Simply put, Moodle's quiz module can be leveraged to produce substantial learning gains, especially with frequent low/no-stakes quizzes to review previously studied material. I've summarised and elaborated on the paper's findings as follows:

1- Don’t use complex (multi-stage) MCQs. Too complex, too easy to get it wrong, less reliable than simple, don’t add anything to learning/test validity.

2- Target specific (and hopefully authentic) cognitive processes with MCQs, e.g. individual definitions (item specific) and compare & contrast (relational). What decisions/distinctions do learners have to make in practice?

3- Don’t use “None of the above” or “All of the above” (see #1 = complex MCQs).

4- Only 3 options = 1 correct + 2 high quality (plausible) distractors. More aren’t necessary and can have negative effects.

5- MCQs should be challenging to learners but not too difficult (or too easy), i.e. should test ILOs at the level taught.

6- Extra: Provide appropriate feedback on wrong answers. Feedback can be:
corrective (i.e. give the correct answer),
directive (i.e. tell the learner how to get to the correct answer; the process),
or epistemological (i.e. use further questions to elicit the learners’ relevant knowledge about the
question item),
depending on learners’ proficiency/knowledge in the subject matter.
*Also see the testing effect (e.g. Roediger & Karpicke, 2006), also known as retrieval practice (e.g. Agarwal, Roediger, McDaniel, & McDermott, 2018)
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2 years 7 months ago #1931 by DigitalTeacher
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E-Learning Update

Ten ways to improve online learning for students

By Cathy Stone

http://www.aare.edu.au/blog/?p=2618


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5 years 1 week ago - 5 years 1 week ago #1234 by DigitalTeacher
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RSS feeds can be used to get mail from a Moodle Activity

https://docs.moodle.org/29/en/Using_RSS_feeds
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5 years 9 months ago - 2 years 7 months ago #1032 by DigitalTeacher
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Sure you need a bit of a plan before starting to create a Moodle Course/Unit. While you are developing you media, images etc

Check out Hints and Tips for basic page design for Elearning


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