Presentation 3
11:30 – 12:00


Using ContentGenerator.net for enjoyable, 
Using ContentGenerator net for enjoyable
automat...
Example game to play .
See EffectiveICT.co.uk for online version
Background
• Our websites –
  – SchoolHistory.co.uk
                 y
  – ReviseICT.co.uk
  – MusicAtSchool co uk
    Mus...
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• Engaging content
• Interactive
• Huge potential
     g p
 – Positive: enthusiasm, design, whizz‐bang!
 – Negative: sty...
• Downloadable software
  Downloadable software
• Generate your own custom activities
• Produces custom .swf (Flash) file
...
Examples




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Usage of ContentGenerator.net
  Usage of ContentGenerator net

• Ideal for starters and plenaries
• Used by a huge number ...
Usage of ContentGenerator.net
   Usage of ContentGenerator net

• Mostly low‐level learning activities
• Yet do slot in re...
However...
S.C.O.R.M.
      SCORM
• Sharable
• Content
• Object
• Reference
• Model
S.C.O.R.M.
    SCORM

Way to track e‐Learning
Way to track e Learning
S.C.O.R.M.
    SCORM

Way to track e‐Learning
Way to track e Learning
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• Tracking scores & usage
  Tracking scores & usage
• Key feature of Moodle
  Key feature of Moodle
• Huge potential
  H...
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(   +   )

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Generate SCORM automatically
  Generate SCORM automatically
• New versions of programs generate:
  – standard .swf (Flash)...
Gradebook
Moodle 




            Surnames removed
            Surnames removed
Standard game...




but...
+      +         +
• Trackable interactive elements
• Change the way you use Moodle
• Id l t id f ‘ l
  Ideal outside of ‘...
+       +         +
• Higher level + more open
• Tool for learning
• E t di
  Extending good practice
                 d  ...
+        +         +
Why bother?
Why bother?
 – Live scoreboard in class
   Live scoreboard in class
 – Trackable homework...
+      +       +

Workshop will give you a chance 
Workshop will give you a chance
to generate your own SCORM 
to generate...
+       +        +
•Explore +ve & ‐ves of SCORM
•Use the software
•Upload to CambsMoodle
•See the benefits in action
ContentGenerator.net/forum
Using ContentGenerator.net for 
enjoyable, automatic assessment 
in Moodle
in Moodle
Flash, SCORM & Moodle with ContentGenerator.net
Flash, SCORM & Moodle with ContentGenerator.net
Flash, SCORM & Moodle with ContentGenerator.net
Flash, SCORM & Moodle with ContentGenerator.net
Flash, SCORM & Moodle with ContentGenerator.net
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Presentation from July 2008 where I showcased the use of ContentGenerator.net programs to generate .swf (Flash) files that were SCORM compliant. These allow the score to be tracked in Moodle - this presentation explains how.

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Flash, SCORM & Moodle with ContentGenerator.net

  1. 1. Presentation 3 11:30 – 12:00 Using ContentGenerator.net for enjoyable,  Using ContentGenerator net for enjoyable automatic assessment in Moodle Andrew Field Head of ICT, Neale‐Wade Community College
  2. 2. Example game to play . See EffectiveICT.co.uk for online version
  3. 3. Background • Our websites – – SchoolHistory.co.uk y – ReviseICT.co.uk – MusicAtSchool co uk MusicAtSchool.co.uk • Engaging students, grabbing attention • Interactive games – ‘trick’ students into learning? trick students into learning?
  4. 4. + • Engaging content • Interactive • Huge potential g p – Positive: enthusiasm, design, whizz‐bang! – Negative: style over content? l ?
  5. 5. • Downloadable software Downloadable software • Generate your own custom activities • Produces custom .swf (Flash) file • No need for Flash authoring skills No need for Flash authoring skills
  6. 6. Examples 7
  7. 7. Usage of ContentGenerator.net Usage of ContentGenerator net • Ideal for starters and plenaries • Used by a huge number of teachers – over  13,500 registrations since 2004. • Range of entertaining games –CCompetitive elements titi l t – Joke violence / humiliation of teachers
  8. 8. Usage of ContentGenerator.net Usage of ContentGenerator net • Mostly low‐level learning activities • Yet do slot in really well into Moodle just as an  uploaded resource – Praised by Mr Moodle himself • Possible higher level usage too Possible higher level usage too – students as authors – revision & transition work
  9. 9. However...
  10. 10. S.C.O.R.M. SCORM • Sharable • Content • Object • Reference • Model
  11. 11. S.C.O.R.M. SCORM Way to track e‐Learning Way to track e Learning
  12. 12. S.C.O.R.M. SCORM Way to track e‐Learning Way to track e Learning
  13. 13. + • Tracking scores & usage Tracking scores & usage • Key feature of Moodle Key feature of Moodle • Huge potential Huge potential – Positive: tracking, AFL, student ownership Positive: tracking, AFL, student ownership – Negative: complex, annoying & frustrating
  14. 14. ( + ) ( + ) +
  15. 15. Generate SCORM automatically Generate SCORM automatically • New versions of programs generate: – standard .swf (Flash) file ( ) – or complex .zip SCORM package • R Removes need to program SCORM dt SCORM • SCORM uploads via ‘Add an activity’ option p y p
  16. 16. Gradebook Moodle  Surnames removed Surnames removed
  17. 17. Standard game... but...
  18. 18. + + + • Trackable interactive elements • Change the way you use Moodle • Id l t id f ‘ l Ideal outside of ‘classroom’ ’
  19. 19. + + + • Higher level + more open • Tool for learning • E t di Extending good practice d ti
  20. 20. + + + Why bother? Why bother? – Live scoreboard in class Live scoreboard in class – Trackable homework – Great personalised AFL tool – Retains visual impact but with  added value dd d l
  21. 21. + + + Workshop will give you a chance  Workshop will give you a chance to generate your own SCORM  to generate your own SCORM activities
  22. 22. + + + •Explore +ve & ‐ves of SCORM •Use the software •Upload to CambsMoodle •See the benefits in action
  23. 23. ContentGenerator.net/forum
  24. 24. Using ContentGenerator.net for  enjoyable, automatic assessment  in Moodle in Moodle

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