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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Activity 9: Presenting a monolog using the Quiz module

Aim: Help students produce monologs for assessment

Moodle modules: Quiz

Extra programs: NanoGong (optional)

Ease of setup: ***

In Activity 8 we helped students create blogs for public viewing. Sometimes it is more appropriate to make the presentation private. The Quiz module helps us do that. Here are the main reasons for using a Quiz module, rather than a Blog or Forum, as a showcase for students' recordings:

  • Quizzes are private.
  • It's easy for teachers to record individual feedback.
  • Teachers can grade student attempts: the grades are automatically incorporated into the Moodle gradebook.
  • Students may be more motivated to produce the recording if they know that their peers won't hear it. Though ...

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