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Moodle 1.9 for Second Language Teaching by Jeff Stanford

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Activity 10: Writing a slideshow commentary using Forum

Aim: Get students writing about a set of images

Moodle modules: Forum

Extra programs: None

Ease of setup: *

Images often motivate us and provoke a response. If we see a set of photos of an event we were involved in, we often feel like commenting on it. If we see a picture of a news item, the story comes to life. If we see a work of art, we may be moved to talk or write about it. The simple idea behind this activity is to choose an image or a set of images and encourage our users to write a commentary.

There are many sources. We can look for copyright-free images on the Web, or even better, use students' own photos or photos we've taken in class.

We're going to use the Forum module to create ...

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