USABILITY EVALUATION “MOODLE AS INTERACTION TOOL” DONE BY: Shaimaa AlDheeb Bayan AlRwas Tafool Tabook
Is a free and open-source e-learning software platform, also known as a Course Management System, Learning Management System, or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
Moodle has many features typical of an e-learning platform, plus some original innovations.
Moodle is very similar to a learning management system, but it has many more standard features. Moodle can be used in many types of environments such as in education, training and development, and business settings
Moodle is a lot like other LMSs in that it provides all the basic tools for e-learning.
THE PURPOSE OF THE EVALUATION:
To evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction of moodle as interaction tools
The target audience:
The SQU instructors and students.
Moodle's infrastructure supports many types of plug-ins :
activities (including word and math games)
question types (multiple choice, true and false, fill in the blank, etc)
data field types (for the database activity)
authentication methods (can require username and password accessibility)
Student participation: topics, Glossaries.
has total control over course (when and what)
Monitorizing students progress
Feedback to students
Create courses with other teachers
Inmediate feedback (predetermined feedback is very difficult to see in advance all possibilities)
Easy Teamwork: no need of physical or time coincidence