Add #gamification to your #Moodle Quiz using Quizventure plugin

December 8th, 2015

Gamification of a Moodle course is a good way to engage learners in solving problems. In a quest to extend the gamification capabilities of Moodle, another new block “Quizventure” is updated to a new version making it compatible with Moodle 3.0

Quizventure is an activity module that loads quiz questions from the course it’s added to. The possible answers come down as space ships and you have to shoot the correct one. Read More

Increase student interaction by extending badge plugins #MoodleBadges

December 1st, 2015

Awarding badges in your Moodle course is a great way to increase the student interaction and motivating them. In the last few days 3 plugins related to badges are released in the Moodle plugin directory which allows you in extending the management and reporting of badges. Read More

Stamp Collection activity module updated to version 3.2

April 18th, 2015

Stamp collection activity plugin by David Mudrak is a very popular plugin in the Moodle plugins database which allows a teacher to give “stamps” (i.e. picture with a comment, similar concept to badges) to students so they collect these stamps. The activity can be used in many ways, such as motivative bonus marks, absence marks, certification records etc. Read More

4 ways to use Youtube with Moodle

April 2nd, 2015

Youtube videos can be a good educational resource in any Moodle course. Teachers can use the youtube videos in their educational courses to enhance and develop their students’ understanding.

Here are 4 ways to use Youtube and Moodle in teaching about major historical events: Read More

Hall of fame badges for students – MDL 49210

March 30th, 2015

Recently, one of the Moodler posted a new feature requirement about showing a hall of fame on the frontpage, showing users that have recently achieved a badge which is similar to showing a recently awarded block for badges.

In my opinion it will be a nice feature to have in the Moodle plugins as it will help in motivating students so that they can congratulate each other on their achievements. It could be a great motivational thing to encourage students to work harder than their classmates similar to the quiz results block. Read More

Research shows : Use of ‘digital badges’ in schools would motivate students

March 15th, 2015
According to new research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam Abramovich, The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges, such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an opportunity to both motivate and measure learning.

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