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Moodle® For Dummies® by Radana Dvorak

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Chapter 8

Adding Communication Modules

In This Chapter

  • Using discussion forums to engage learners
  • Creating and using chat rooms
  • Using messaging and notes within Moodle
  • Introducing your learners to Moodle blogs

Making use of Moodle communication tools allows you to use technology your learners are familiar with to enhance the course experience. Whether your course is completely online or part of a blended learning initiative, making use of Web 2.0 technology and communicating with your students support the nature of Moodle as a collaborative environment where instructors and students learn from and support each other. The strength of the tools is in the flexibility of how you use them to liven your training or teaching methods.

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