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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Activity 3: Using Choice for voting on texts

Aim: Using polls to vote on a text

Moodle modules: Choice

Extra programs: None

Ease of setup: *

Yes, it's good to promote a serious attitude to learning, but whenever we bring in some fun, motivation levels always seem to go up. One way of doing this in Moodle, as we saw in Chapter 3, Vocabulary Activities, is to get students to vote on texts that they have read. Which one was better?

The texts could be simple, like motivational quotes, or longer like extracts from websites, or reviews. You could also get students to read the information on a story from a book cover or a website and then vote on it. The Choice module allows students to select just one response. In the example below they'll decide which ...

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