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Learn how to set up and use Moodle Forums

Learn how to set up and use Moodle Forums

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  • 1. Term1Moodle Training Webinars
  • 2. Term1 Moodle Training Webinars Webinar 4 Forums in Moodle ©GippsTAFE
  • 3. In this Webinar you will…
  • 4. Why use online discussions?
  • 5. Moodle Forum = Blackboard Discussion Board• The icon Moodle uses for forums is:
  • 6. Types of ForumsSix types:• News forum• A single simple discussion• Each person posts one discussion• Q and A forum• Standard displayed in a blog like format• Standard forum for general use
  • 7. Types of Forums• News forum – Comes automatically in a new unit shell• A single simple discussion – Participants can only reply to the first message• Each person posts one discussion – Replies are not limited
  • 8. Types of Forums• Q and A forum – Teacher poses questions for students to answer – Students need to answer before they see other responses• Standard displayed in blog like format – The first paragraph is shown not just the topic• Standard forum for general use – Default setting
  • 9. Standard forum
  • 10. Single simple discussion
  • 11. Blog like format
  • 12. Private Journal• Not available in Forum tool, need to use OU blog and make the settings private
  • 13. Settings
  • 14. Subscriptions• Subscribing to a forum means you get an email each time someone posts to the forum.• Inside a forum, Settings block to subscribe/unsubscribe
  • 15. Profile settingsGeneral area to manage forums.•Email digest type•Forum auto-subscribe•Forum tracking
  • 16. Changing the view
  • 17. Participation Report
  • 18. Grading• Can set up ratings, so far have not had good results with this• Suggest Off Line Activity assignment
  • 19. Locking• Have not worked out how to do this in Moodle• Stay tuned for further details
  • 20. Tips for moderating an online discussion.
  • 21. Questions
  • 22. What did you get out of this webinar?
  • 23. Next session Tuesday 27 Mar @ 12.00 non – 1.00 pm or Thursday 29 Mar @4.00 pm – 5.00 pmGroups & Restrict Access in Moodle Why use groups Setting up Types Restrict Access