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Unformatted text preview: Preview: Moodle 2.0 Collaboration Exercises Exercise 1: Create Groups Manually In this exercise you will create three groups and then assign two participants to each group. By creating groups, you will be able to have groups of students work on the same activity. The table suggests group names and who should be assigned to each group. Groups Participants Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Count Chocula, Cook E. Monster Milk N. Cookies, Choc O. Holic Cookie Sweet, Ben EatonSchocolade Refer to the Reference Guide as needed to complete these tasks. Tasks: 1. 2. 3. Create Group 1 Name: Group 1 Add graphic: group1.gif Add users: Count Chocula, Cook E. Monster Create Group 2 Name: Group 2 Add graphic: group2.gif Add users:Milk N. Cookies, Choc O. Holic Create Group 3 Name: Group 3 Add graphic: group3.gif Add users:Cookie Sweet and Ben EatonSchocolade 4. Review your groups with the Overview tab. 5. See your groups displayed in the People block. Extra 1. Rename the three groups to anything you like. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 1 Exercise 2: Create Groupings Now that you have created your groups, you can create groupings. By creating groupings, groups of students will be able to work on separate activities and see content intended for a specific group. The table shows how the names of Groupings and Groups correspond. Grouping Names Group(s) Assigned Grouping 1 Grouping 2 Grouping 3 Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Refer to the Reference Guide as needed to complete these tasks. Tasks: 1. Create Grouping 1 Name: Grouping 1 Add Group 1 2. Create Grouping 2 Name: Grouping 2 add Group 2 3. Create Grouping 3 Name: Grouping 3 Add Group 3 4. Review your groups and groupings with the Overview tab. Note: If you changed the Group names in Exercise 1, use them again for the grouping names. For example, if you have the group name: Muffin Group, the grouping name could be Muffin Grouping. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 2 Exercise 3: Assign a Grouping to an Activity Assign one grouping to a Forum activity. No other group should be able to see the forum listed on the home page. Tasks: 1. 2. 3. Create a Forum activity for Grouping 1 only Name: Dessert Discussion Introduction: Discuss your favorite desserts Choose any Forum type and additional options Change Common Module Settings for the grouping Create a Forum activity for Grouping 2 only Name: Appetizer Discussion Introduction: Discuss your favorite appetizers. Choose any Forum type and additional options Change Common Module Settings for the grouping Create a Forum activity for Grouping 3 only Name: Grilling Discussion Introduction: Discuss what you like to grill Choose any Forum type and additional options Change Common Module Settings for the grouping The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 3 Exercise 4: Add Choice Activity Create a choice activity. Tasks: 1. Add the choice name: Vote chocolate preference. 2. Add choice text: What is your favorite type of chocolate? 3. Enter choices: Choice 1: White Choice 2: Dark Choice 3: Milk 4. Enter settings: Display mode: Display horizontally Publish results: Show results to students after they answer Privacy of results: Publish full results, showing names and their choices Allow choices to be updated: No Show column for unanswered: Yes 5. Try your Choice activity and then delete your choice. Extra Choice activity Choice name: Best pie Choice text: What is the best pie to serve to friends? Choices: pumpkin, rhubarb, pecan, banana cream, cherry Test different settings (e.g., Publish results: Publish anonymous results, do not show student) Feel free to make up your own Choice activity The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 4 Exercise 5 Part 1: Add a Database, 4 Fields, 3 Entries Start a new database and add four fields and three entries. By adding the three entries you will be able to test the Add entry view and see how records display in View single and View list. Tasks: 1. Add a new database. Database Name: Book Reviews Database Introduction: Please submit your book review here. Set Comments to Yes Set Group mode to Visible Groups Set other options as you like 2. Add four fields with field names, field types, and descriptions. Information Date Published Book Title Author Book Review Field name Date BookTitle Author Review Field Type Date Text Text Textarea Field description date book was published title of the book book author book review 3. IMPORTANT! Save the Single and List templates. 4. Add three entries to the Book Reviews database: Record #1 Date: April 3, 2008 Book Title: Cooking Wonders Author: Dunkle Chocolade Review: Great book! The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 5 Record #2 Date: November 7, 2000 Book Title: Chocolat Author: Joanne Harris Review: A widow brings chocolate confections to a small village in France. Not everyone is pleased. Record #3 Date: March 6, 2008 Book Title: The Science of Chocolate Author: Stephen T Becket Review: Describes the complete chocolatemaking process and how science plays a vital role. 5. See how your entries display in View single and View list. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 6 Exercise 5 Part 2: Modify the Single Template Modify the single template by adding the ##User## tag to the top of the table and making the labels more readable. When finished, the Single template will look something like this: Single template modified Tasks: 1. View your entries in View single. How would you change the display? 2. Add a new row to the top of the table. 3. In the left cell of the new top row, add the label: Submitted by. 4. In the right cell of the new top row, add the ##user## tag. 5. Change the alignment of the columns. 6. Format the labels: bold and make them more readable. 7. Save the template and view the results in View single. Note: Do not change fields or tags; anything with brackets [[ ]] or pound signs ## ## The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 7 Exercise 5 Part 3: Modify the List Template Modify the list template to make it a table. Your entries will display something like this: View list with a table template Tasks: 1. View your entries in View list and compare with the table above. 2. Go to the List template and delete everything in the Repeated entry text box. 3. Insert a table with these settings: 5 Columns (Cols) and 1 Row Width: 100% 4. Select all the cells and set these cell properties: Alignment: Left Width: 20% 5. Enter the tags in the cells to look like this: 6. Make the header: copy the table from the Repeated entry text box and paste it into the Header text box. Make the labels and format. 7. Add a background color to the header row. (Rightclick > Table properties > Advanced > Background color) 8. Save the template and view the results in View list. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 8 Note: You may find some useful information on the University of Minnesota Our Brand site: http://www.umn.edu/brand Requirements & Guidelines has information about colors. Electronic colors The official colors are: Gold: R:255 G:204 B:51 (#ffcc33) Maroon: R:122 G:0 B:25 (#7a0019) There are also examples of secondary color combinations. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 9 Exercise 6: Add a Wiki Add a wiki for the entire class to work together. You want your class to write an essay on desserts, and add images of their creations on different pages. Tasks: 1. Add a Collaborative wiki for the entire class. Name: Just Desserts Description: Begin your essay with a short paragraph about desserts. Then start a list of desserts to create new pages. Each dessert will have it's own page with a small image. Set the remaining options. 2. Add a first page. 3. Add a table of contents by formatting with Heading 1. 4. Add a new page. 5. Insert a graphic of a pie. Note: Visible groups does not work with the wiki at this time. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 10 Exercise 7: Add a Feedback Activity Add an anonymous Feedback with two questions. Feel free to make up your own questions and try out additional question types. Tasks: 1. Add a Feedback activity Name: Chocolate Survey Description: This survey is anonymous. Please answer all questions. Choose additional options 2. Add a Multiple Choice single answer question. Question: How often do you eat chocolate? Choose additional options Multiple choice values (1 line each): Every day Several times a week Several times a month Several times a year Never 3. Add a Multiple Choice Rated Question type. Question: How helpful were the quizzes for learning the course material? Multiple choice values (1 line each): 3/Very helpful 2/Somewhat helpful 1/Not helpful The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 11 Extra There is a Depend item that you can use with Feedback. Here is the help window. See if you can get it to work for you. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. This publication/material is available in alternative formats upon request. Direct requests to oca@umn.edu. Printed on recycled and recyclable paper with at least 10 percent postconsumer material. 2011 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. Revised on 8.22.11 12 ...
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