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History Teaching with Moodle 2 by John Mannion

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Summary

The workshop is worth exploring because of the value of peer-to-peer assessment to your students. Having come this far with the use of Moodle in the teaching of History, the workshop is an Aladdin's Cave of options and experiences for your students—some heartening, some chastening, but all valuable in the context of learning how to learn. It is an innovative, diagnostic, and truly cross-curricular tool.

Immediate success with workshops involves:

  • Knowing your assessment requirements from the start
  • Knowing the grading strategy to impose
  • Making appropriate use of weighting
  • Framing simple, smart questions
  • Having an appropriate sample exercise

Longer term success with workshops involves:

  • Being prepared to switch between phases to adjust deadlines ...

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