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Moodle 2.0 E-Learning Course Development by William Rice

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Adding files for your students to download

You can add files to a course, so that your students can download them onto their personal computers. Some examples of files you might want students to have are: forms, reading to complete before class, word processing files to edit, and more.

What happens when a student selects a file from the course?

When a student selects a file from your course, the student's computer will attempt to open that file. Moodle will only pass the file to the student's computer. For example, if it's a PDF file, your student's computer will try to use Adobe Acrobat to open the file. If it's a word processing file, your student's computer will attempt to use Word or some other word processor to open it.

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