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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Part 4: General design principles for creating a good Moodle course

It's likely that the activities you choose will be determined by the language syllabus you're teaching to. A good online course follows the principles of a good face-to-face course. Here are 10 reminders which might be handy.

Ten principles of a good Moodle course

Structure

Make sure your course and the activities are clearly structured, so that it's clear what is happening at any particular stage.

Audience

Make sure the course and activities are appropriate for your students.

Goal

Remind yourself why you've set the activity. With so many goodies available in Moodle, it's easy to fall into the trap of doing something because it's there rather than because it's useful ...

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