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Moodle for Mobile Learning by Mark Aberdour

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Creating a video lesson

Role: Tutor

Time: 30 minutes and above

Device: Desktop

Many distance learning courses make use of recorded lectures played back as a single recording; however, it is much better practice to split up online lectures into smaller chunks in order to allow time for student reflection. Fortunately, Moodle has an excellent tool for doing just this, called the Lesson activity. A Lesson is a collection of pages incorporating text and media, question screens, and even branching pages that can build up a personal learning path through the activity. Using the Lesson activity for lecture playback allows us to intersperse recorded lecture components with text summary screens and question screens, in order to test understanding ...

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