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History Teaching with Moodle 2 by John Mannion

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Summary

Open source software is available to create high quality interactive resources with ease. Audacity and Xerte are two examples of high quality software that takes away the pain of creating pages of content. Xerte uses an impressive range of templates that have different pedagogical benefits to learners and enable the teacher to find the right balance of resources to fit particular learning strategies. If you want students to be able to read text while listening to a voice recording of the same text in order to reinforce understanding then Xerte provides the templates and Audacity provides the means to easily create the sound file. Together they are a potent means of creating durable learning resources. The reality is that they are free, ...

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