Learn Local Moodle Webinar #3 - Course formating ideas

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-Moodle plug ins that can extend course formatting options and how to install them.
-How to exploit Moodle section, resource and activity links to create custom navigation inside your Moodle course from text or icons.

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  • https://moodle.org/plugins/index.php
  • A plugin may be either a standard plugin (included in the Moodle download package) or an add-on
  • The Plugins overview page in Settings > Site Administration > Plugins > Plugins overview lists all installed plugins, together with the version number, availability (enabled or disabled) and settings link (if applicable). Note: The open or closed eye icon indicates whether a plugin is enabled or not. However, this icon is not clickable and you cannot change a plugin's availability from here.
    New featurein Moodle 2.3! A 'Check for available updates' button enables admins to quickly check for any updates available to core code and for any contributed plugins installed on the site (from the plugins directory). Any updates available are highlighted, with further information and a download link in the notes column opposite the plugin.
  • Moodle = core code + plugins
    Plugins may be either standard plugins (included in the Moodle download package) or add-ons.
    Moodle 2.5 onwards, an add-on code may be deployed from within Moodle, either directly from the Moodle plugins directory or by uploading a ZIP file. The web server process has to have write access to the plugin type folder where the new add-on is to be installed in order to use either of these methods.
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  • Learn Local Moodle Webinar #3 - Course formating ideas

    1. 1. Learner Management Systems Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/25691430@N04/4347819911/ CC: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/
    2. 2. Programme •Moodle plug ins that can extend course formatting options and how to install them. •How to exploit Moodle section, resource and activity links to create custom navigation inside your Moodle course from text or icons.
    3. 3. Presenter Michael Gwyther mick@yumstudio.com.au @mickgwyther
    4. 4. What’s brought you along? Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/7149027@N07/6066027411 CC: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/
    5. 5. ID & Moodle Go your own way Linear Scroll of Death Format Plugins Custom – icons & html
    6. 6. Multimedia sources http://compfight.com http://openclipart.org/
    7. 7. Multimedia sources http://findicons.com/ http://skalgubbar.se/
    8. 8. Moodle – Linear Scroll
    9. 9. Plug ins Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Plugins overview Photo Credit Michael Gwyther
    10. 10. Plug Ins
    11. 11. Plug Ins
    12. 12. Plug Ins Moodle 2.5
    13. 13. Moodle – One topic per page
    14. 14. Moodle – One Topic plug in
    15. 15. Moodle – Grid
    16. 16. Moodle – icon links
    17. 17. Moodle – link to pop up windows
    18. 18. Close pop up windows <a href="JavaScript:window.close()">Close</a> The word Close is the anchor that closes the window <a href="JavaScript:window.close()"><img src="http://www.yumstudio.com.au/mentor/draftfil e.php/5/user/draft/846158481/thumbs_up.png" height="128" width="128" /> The image is the anchor that closes the window Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/92033577@N00/4508020659 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/
    19. 19. Orphaning Topics • Teacher View • Student View Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/92033577@N00/4508020659 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/
    20. 20. Orphaning Topics • • • • • • • • Add resources and activities to a topic 2 Go to Course settings and change the topics to 1 Topic 2 is now “orphaned” (hidden) to the learner Choose the resource/activity you wish to link to (right clicking on the resource or activity and choose Copy Link/URL/Shortcut Use icons or text to link to orphaned resources & activities. Choose “pop up” Add link to return to home page or a pop up window code Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/92033577@N00/4508020659 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/
    21. 21. Thank you Michael Gwyther mick@yumstudio.com.au @mickgwyther

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