Wiki ideas for math, science, history and literature courses

Posted on: March 3, 2017 | By: Cheri Crabb, PhD | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning, Moodle, Moodle Musings
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A wiki is a collection of collaboratively authored web documents that has many class uses.  Here are some suggestions to use wikis in your Math, Science, History and Literature classes. Math Calculus or statistics space for difficult problems so students can collaborate to find solutions and see different approaches to the same tasks. Applied concepts where …

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Encourage class-wide participation with Moodle Forums

Posted on: March 3, 2017 | By: Cheri Crabb, PhD | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning, Moodle, Moodle Musings
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A Moodle forum is an asynchronous communication activity used to discuss various course topics.  There are several types of forums and different purposes for each.  Choosing the right forum Standard Forum is best suited for large discussions monitored by the instructor, or for social forums facilitated by students.  A standard forum may have numerous threads and require …

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The Moodle wiki

Posted on: January 7, 2017 | By: Cheri Crabb, PhD | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning, Moodle, Moodle Musings
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A wiki is a collection of collaboratively authored web documents. Wikis were named from the Hawaiian term “wiki wiki” which means “very fast.”   Indeed wikis are a quick method for creating content as a class, group or individual.  Wikis don’t have a center of control but rather the community edits and develops content directly …

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Collaboratively define key concepts with a Moodle glossary

Posted on: March 7, 2012 | By: Cheri Crabb, PhD | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning, Moodle, Moodle Musings
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The glossary module provides instructors the ability to develop shared vocabulary lists of words, field-related terms, concepts, or processes which can be enhanced with pictures, audio, video, reader comments, internal and external resources.  Students can upload files into the glossary using the attachment options and download files from peers.  Glossaries in Moodle This feature allows you to …

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