The Glossary Module: 10 Ways to Make This Old Dog Do New Tricks

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The glossary module is easily Moodle's most versatile tool! With several different glossary types, ratings and commenting capabilities, the random glossary entry block, and more, the list of features goes on and on. All of these features along with Moodle's roles and permissions make for a range of possibilities.

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The Glossary Module: 10 Ways to Make This Old Dog Do New Tricks

  1. 1. THE GLOSSARY MODULE:10 WAYS TO MAKE THISOLD DOG DO NEW TRICKSMichelle MooreChief Evangelist
  2. 2. WHY I LOVE THE GLOSSARYo So many features!o So many applications!o Collaborative content generationo Just-in-time learning opportunities
  3. 3. GLOSSARY AS DICTIONARY
  4. 4. GLOSSARY AS RESOURCE COLLECTION
  5. 5. AUTO-LINKING
  6. 6. PRINT WITH A CLICK
  7. 7. LEARNER CONTRIBUTIONS
  8. 8. RATINGS AND COMMENTS
  9. 9. RANDOM GLOSSARY ENTRY BLOCK
  10. 10. CATEGORIZABLE
  11. 11. SEARCHABLE
  12. 12. KEY WORD SEARCH
  13. 13. OTHER OPTIONSo Duplicate entries allowedo Global glossarieso Main or “master” course glossarieso FAQ formato Encyclopedia format
  14. 14. NOW . . .(AT LEAST) 10 WAYS TO MAKE THISOLD DOG DO NEW TRICKS
  15. 15. 1. CREDIT FOR WORD USEo Glossary entries contain: Vocabularyo Auto-linking: Ono Terms highlighted in the courseo Credit earned for correct term usage
  16. 16. 2. STUDENT OF THE WEEKo Glossary entries contain: Student bioso Random glossary entry block: o Random o Every 7 dayso Variations: o Employee of the week o Bios of people related to field of study – A.T. Wyatt o New employee orientation – bios of key staff
  17. 17. 3. RESOURCE COLLECTIONo Glossary entries contain: Websiteso Categories for resource typeso Ratings: On to rate websites/resourceso Allow learner contributionso Variations: o Tutorials o Forms o Mnemonics o Many more
  18. 18. 4. RECIPE OF THE DAYo Glossary entries contain: Recipeso Categories for different recipe typeso Random glossary entry block: o Random o Every dayo Ratings: On to rate recipeso Comments: To allow tips, variations, correctionso Allow learner contributionso Variations: o Quote of the day
  19. 19. 5. RESOURCE MANAGEMENTo Glossary entries contain: Grammatical tipso Keywords contain variations on errorso Glossary in orphaned topic?o Auto-linking: Ono Variations: o Key concepts definitions or videos o Cooking terms o Process or content review
  20. 20. 6. TIPS AND TRICKSo Glossary entries contain: Tips and Trickso Categories related to different job taskso Ratings: On to rate useful tipso Comments: On to allow additions or clarificationo Random glossary entry block: Optionalo Variations: o What I wish I knew . . . o Common errors
  21. 21. 7. TEST REVIEWo Glossary entries contain: Test content reviewo Categories related to different objectiveso Ratings: On to rate quality of contento Comments: On to allow additions or clarificationo Variations: o Project alternative to writing reports o Content generation for training materialso Credit Dianna Martinez
  22. 22. 8. DEBATE TOPICSo Glossary entries contain: Sample debate topicso Categories related to different types of topicso Random glossary entry block: o Random o On page reloado Allow learner contributions?o Variations: o Spelling words – using audio clips o Practice AP exam questionso Credit Ryan Chadwick
  23. 23. 9. SPELLING LISTSo Glossary entries contain: Spelling listso May want glossary in orphaned topico Random glossary entry block: o Next entry o Every 7 dayso Variations: o Vocabulary lists o Newsletters o Link of the week
  24. 24. 10. YOUR TURN!
  25. 25. THANK YOU! Remote-Learner  540-943-7831  http://remote-learner.net Michelle Moore  Twitter: @michelledmoore  Blog: http://moodleandmoore.com  Slides: http://slideshare.net/michelledmoore

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