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History Teaching with Moodle 2 by John Mannion

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Chapter 2. Create Attractive Courses

The use of images in a Moodle course is vital. It can make or break the course as far as students are concerned. They are used to web pages appearing seamlessly on screen with innovative use of images that immediately grab their attention. This does not mean that you have to go on the next available Photoshop course but it is important to bear in mind certain fundamentals when selecting images to use on your Moodle course. They can do so much more than simply help to break up the text and give each topic or weekly section a separate identity. Images, used sensibly and creatively can enhance a course page and profoundly influence the success of the learning process. Images can spark debate, reinforce understanding, ...

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