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Moodle 1.9 Teaching Techniques by William Rice, Susan Smith Nash

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Assessment with quizzes and distributed practice

Once you have determined the ideal instructional strategy for your course that will involve a certain number of assessments, you can start the process of building them in Moodle. For learning outcomes that involve identification, definition, and explanation of concepts and key terms, a quiz is often a very effective assessment tool. Fortunately, Moodle makes it convenient to create a quiz that ties directly to the Gradebook. It also allows you to put in time constraints and to allow students to retake and repeat the quiz for practice and mastery learning. One useful technique for students in the online environment is the concept of distributed practice.

Distributed practice is when a student practices ...

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