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History Teaching with Moodle 2 by John Mannion

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Chapter 1. Course Structure

In classrooms far and wide vivid accounts of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 and explanations of the siege engines of war are brought to life through the innovative use of ICT. The advent of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) in recent years has added a whole new dimension to the use of ICT in the teaching of History. One VLE in particular seems to have been created with History teachers in mind because of its ability to capture their enthusiasm and expertise and facilitate the creation of vivid and dynamic courses that mimic effective History teaching practice.

Moodle—Ideal for teaching History

Moodle, the VLE in question:

  • Equips the History teacher with an array of tools that enhance good practice in the classroom
  • Extends ...

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