Kaltura Multimedia: Adding Closed-Captions (CC)

These instructions require that a video be uploaded to the Kaltura Media Gallery within a course and is part of our series of Kaltura instructions. NOTE: These instructions are ideal for videos taken from Zoom Cloud and already have a Continue reading

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Zoom Video Conferencing

Zoom is a synchronous online collaboration tool which can be used to conduct and record online lectures, host office hours, set up group meeting spaces, and more—all with annotation and whiteboard capabilities.   For more information, review the following resources: Zoom Continue reading

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Embedding Videos in Moodle

When possible it’s best to keep students in Moodle when using Moodle to allow them easy return to course content, embedding videos from various hosts is the best way to do this with Video multimedia. Many video hosting services offer Continue reading

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The 7 Principles of Good Practice in Education

Some of our articles will help you meet the 7 principles of good practice in education, see the tags to find articles related to any of the following:

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Moodle: Twitter Feed Block

Part 1: Create a Twitter Widget If you already happen to have a twitter widget that meets your needs you don’t need to make a new one (skip to Part 2), you can use the code of an existing one in Continue reading

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Using The Text/HTML Editor: Atto

The text editor (sometimes referred to as the ‘HTML editor’ or even ‘Atto’) has many icons to assist the user in entering content. Many of these icons and functions should be familiar to anyone who uses a word processor. Some Continue reading

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Extending Quiz Times in Moodle

Assignments have specific instructions on how to provide an extension for students. Quizzes can also accommodate extended times, due dates, number of attempts, and unique passwords for students who need it. NOTE: Moodle uses the terminology Quiz to describe all Continue reading

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Making Links Accessible in Moodle

When a screen reader sees a link… it verbalizes the word: link before reading the linked text. The linked URL may not be read, so users exploring pages in this way may not be able to tell exactly where a Continue reading

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Applying Alt text to Images in Moodle

Some students use screen readers to access online content. This is software that literally reads text on the screen. Images without or with poor alt text that normally add context or clarity to your content can be of little use Continue reading

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Assignment: Extending Due Dates

Assignments can be extended in Moodle to provide students extra time to accomplish a set task. Quiz time extensions have specific instructions. Log in to Moodle and navigate to the desired course. Enter the Assignment activity. Click the Actions Menu (gear Continue reading

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