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Moodle for Mobile Learning by Mark Aberdour

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Setting up a virtual classroom plugin

Role: Admin

Time: 15 minutes and above

Device: Desktop

Virtual classrooms—also commonly known as webinars or web conferencing—introduce an important element of synchronous learning into online courses, which can lead to higher engagement and enhanced interaction among students.

Note

On distance-learning courses, virtual classroom sessions need to be carefully scheduled in order not to conflict with the schedule flexibility that appeals to many distance learning students.

Typically, a virtual classroom session will consist of a presenter and multiple attendees, in which the presenter uses webcam video and a slide-show or screen sharing to deliver a presentation, while attendees can interact with each ...

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