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Designing Moodle Themes

Video Description

Packt video courses are designed to cover the breadth of the topic in short, hands-on, task-based videos. Each course is divided into short manageable sections, so you can watch the whole thing or jump to the bit you need. The focus is on practical instructions and screencasts showing you how to get the job done. An easy-to-follow video tutorial to help you design your own Moodle themes; taking the e-learning experience to the next level. If you develop e-learning tutorials in Moodle and wish to create a course which is embossed with your brand, this video tutorial is just right for you. It will provide you with the means to develop a Moodle theme that has the advanced functionalities to make your course unique. Just do your basic homework in HTML and CSS, and you are good to go.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Getting Started with Moodle and Moodle Themes
    1. An Overview of Moodle 00:02:26
    2. Icons in Moodle 00:02:28
    3. Creating a Course and Adding Course Components 00:02:09
    4. What is a Moodle Theme? 00:02:40
    5. How Themes Help You 00:03:28
  2. Chapter 2 : Preinstalled Themes
    1. Finding the Location of Themes in Moodle 00:04:17
    2. Theme Settings 00:02:52
    3. The Theme Selector 00:03:43
    4. Themes for Assessment-based Courses 00:03:57
    5. Themes for Discussion-focused Courses 00:03:33
    6. Themes for Multimedia and Instruction-heavy Courses 00:04:29
    7. Themes with Social Media-intensive Courses 00:03:26
    8. Designing for Moodle Mobile 00:04:00
  3. Chapter 3 : Customizing the Appearance of Activities
    1. Customizing a Calendar 00:02:52
    2. Customizing Forums 00:04:56
    3. Creating a Course Repository 00:02:32
    4. Customizing Assessments: A Quiz 00:03:48
    5. Modifying the Workshop for Portfolios 00:05:20
    6. Modifying the Workshop for Collaborations 00:02:17
  4. Chpater 4 : Customizing the Appearance of Resources
    1. Adding URLs: Changing Links 00:02:50
    2. Creating Icons for Clickable Links 00:01:44
    3. Customizing the Appearance of a Link 00:02:33
    4. Embedding a Player or Creating a Link to a Plugin 00:03:01
    5. Embedding Videos: Changing the Appearance 00:02:48
    6. Incorporating Google Maps/GPS Information 00:02:47
  5. Chapter 5 : Using Cascading Style Sheets for Modifying Built-in Themes
    1. Cascading Style Sheets 00:04:25
    2. Common Codes to Use in CSS 00:03:55
    3. Colors in CSS 00:04:02
    4. Fonts in CSS 00:04:39
    5. The CSS Theme Tool Block 00:03:02
  6. Chapter 6 : Downloading Themes
    1. Advantages of Using Core and Contributed Themes 00:04:07
    2. Moodle Docs: A Great Source 00:02:49
    3. Reviewing Themes 00:05:01
    4. Selecting Themes for Instructor-led and Self-study Courses 00:04:42
    5. Selecting Responsive Themes for Multiple Devices 00:06:09
  7. Chapter 7 : Developing Our Own Themes
    1. The Rapidly Changing World of Online Learning 00:03:00
    2. Competency-based Education: A Certification Program 00:03:54
    3. Mobile On-the-Job Competency Demonstration 00:03:34
    4. Collaborative Social Media Use 00:05:27
    5. MOOC (Massive Online Open Course): Update Designs 00:04:12
  8. Chapter 8 : Customizing Outcomes
    1. Customizable Outcomes/Assessments 00:05:07
    2. Certificates: Generating upon Completion of Assessments 00:03:18
    3. Changing the Appearance of Certificates: Title and Fonts 00:02:28
    4. Changing the Appearance of Certificates: Graphics 00:03:25
    5. Badges and their uses 00:02:45
    6. Designing Badges 00:03:16
    7. Creating/Sizing Badges 00:04:43