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Create feature-rich extensions using Moodle

02-17-2011 04:52 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: Packt Publishing

Packt is pleased to announce its new book titled "Moodle 1.9 Top Extensions Cookbook" that will help users to install and configure the best Moodle modules. Written by Michael De Raadt, this book covers many features and techniques in order to allow readers to organize their ideas and thus, to improve teaching using Moodle as a virtual learning platform.

Moodle is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites. It is designed to help educators create online courses with a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content. Its open source license and modular design allows developers to create additional modules and features.

Moodle 1.9 Top Extensions Cookbook starts off with simple activities such as adding and installing modules. It then goes on to explain an interesting topic about the integration of multimedia into Moodle, covering major multimedia elements. Ultimately, the book shows readers how to use Moodle to accept and assess coursework submissions, discuss work with students, and deliver quizzes, tests, and videos.

With this book, users will be able to embed Twitter, Wikipedia, and Facebook in their Moodle course page. They will learn how to manage the space in a course page and navigate around a Moodle site easily. Towards end of the book, readers will find a chapter full of simple challenges such as adding educational games.

Packed with simple and incredibly effective recipes to help get the most out of Moodle modules, this book is ideal for anyone who is involved in teaching using Moodle or any Moodle administrator who is looking for modules that will be useful to teachers and students. The book is out now and available from Packt. For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/moodle-1-9-top-extensions-cookbook/book

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