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History Teaching with Moodle 2

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History Teaching with Moodle 2

Overview of this book

Moodle is an open source virtual learning environment that is coming to be used in more and more schools worldwide. History and Moodle complement each other perfectly in terms of content and delivery. This book will show you how to set up tasks and activities that will enable your students to forge a greater understanding of complex issues, bringing History into the 21st century.History Teaching with Moodle 2 presents new and exciting ideas for the delivery of History content making use of tried-and-trusted methods of teaching the subject. By following a sample course, you will find it easy to transform your existing lesson plans into a Moodle course that will become even more efficient, attractive, and useful over time. Make the past come to life using a range of tasks and activities that can consolidate learning for some, enhance understanding for others, and enthuse all. Learn how to add an RSS feed to your home page to display daily 'On this day in history' posts. Create a one-minute quiz about how the Second World War began. Post video footage of a trip to a castle and set some questions for students in anticipation of their next visit. Set up a wiki so that student groups can create their own story about 'murder at a monastery'. Moodle's built-in features allow students to get a better grasp of historical concepts and will rejuvenate their interest in the subject.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

Displaying a Quiz Results table

Assuming students have attempted the quiz, it is possible to show results in a table of results.

As the teacher, you have control over how many results are shown and what information is displayed. You do need to ensure that such an approach fits in with your school marking policy.

  1. 1. Open Year 7 History course and turn editing on.

  2. 2. From the Add a block, select Quiz Results.

  1. 3. Click the edit symbol on the new Quiz Results block.

  1. 4. In the first textbox, select the quiz whose results you wish to display.

  2. 5. In the second box, enter 3 because you want to display the top three quiz performances.

  3. 6. Select Display full names:

    • You could choose to display the results anonymously or just use the ID numbers of students

  4. 7. Select Percentages.

    • You also have the option to display fractions or absolute numbers.

    • The remainder of the settings are the same ones as used earlier to position our RSS feed and Glossary blocks on the page and within the course. I shall place the Quiz...