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Moodle 2.0 E-Learning Course Development by William Rice

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Chapter 8. Adding Social Activities to Your Course

Social course activities encourage student-to-student interaction. Peer interaction is one of the most powerful learning tools that Moodle offers. It not only encourages learning, but also exploration. It also makes courses more interesting because students can share their knowledge, which increases student participation and satisfaction. This chapter teaches you how to add social resources to a course, and how to make the best use of them.

Chat

The Chat module creates a chat room where students can have real-time, online chats. Online chat has some unique advantages over an in-person classroom discussion. Students do not need to deal with a fear of public speaking, transcripts can be edited and ...

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