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History Teaching with Moodle 2 by John Mannion

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Random Glossary Entry

Having created a glossary, why not get it to do a bit of work for you? A Random Glossary gives you the opportunity to show entries on the course page thus displaying students work in the way it was originally intended. It also reminds the students that the glossary is there to be used and many students have commented that it is a way of passively absorbing information through a subtle form of repetition. A random glossary entry from our medieval terms glossary is straightforward to set up.

Create a Random Glossary using a block

The creation of a Random Glossary involves our first use of Blocks within Moodle. You may have noticed the presence of Blocks on the left- and right-hand side of the main course topics. In the last ...

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