Audio assessment using SoundCloud + Moodle

The instructors I work with are looking for options beyond text for learners to demonstrate knowledge and skills. Audio assessment is one of the alternatives we’re exploring and soon we’ll be creating assignments for learners to submit links to recorded audio. We’ll be putting in the caveat that learners are NOT allowed to read from a script. Obviously some might – and if it’s mission critical they don’t, we’ll look at video assessment. Here is…

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Badges in Moodle?

If you wished to build in recognition for Moodle users within a particular course who contribute well to forums, you can mimic what the Moodle.org site does and use Groups and Group icons. You don’t have to set up groups within your forum to make this work. A forum can be a no groups forum and the icons will still show up. All you have to do is enable Groups in your course settings create…

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