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There are 13 different types of activities in the standard Moodle that can be found on the "add an activity" drop down menu.  
 
There are 13 different types of activities in the standard Moodle that can be found on the "add an activity" drop down menu.  
*[[Assignment module|Assignments]] - Enable teachers to grade and give comments on uploaded files and assignments created on and off line
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;[[Assignment module|Assignments]]: Enable teachers to grade and give comments on uploaded files and assignments created on and off line
*[[Chat module|Chat]] - Allows participants to have a real-time synchronous discussion
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;[[Chat module|Chat]]: Allows participants to have a real-time synchronous discussion
*[[Choice module|Choice]] - A teacher asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses
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;[[Choice module|Choice]]: A teacher asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses
*[[Database activity module|Database]] - Enables participants to create, maintain and search a bank of record entries
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;[[Database activity module|Database]]: Enables participants to create, maintain and search a bank of record entries
*[[Feedback module|Feedback]] - For creating and conducting surveys to collect feedback
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;[[Feedback module|Feedback]]: For creating and conducting surveys to collect feedback
*[[Forum module|Forum]] - Allows participants to have asynchronous discussions
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;[[Forum module|Forum]]: Allows participants to have asynchronous discussions
*[[Glossary module|Glossary]] - Enables participants to create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary
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;[[Glossary module|Glossary]]: Enables participants to create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary
*[[Lesson module|Lesson]] - For delivering content in flexible ways
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;[[Lesson module|Lesson]]: For delivering content in flexible ways
*[[Quiz module|Quiz]] - Allows the teacher to design and set quiz tests, which may be automatically marked and feedback and/or to correct answers shown
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;[[Quiz module|Quiz]]: Allows the teacher to design and set quiz tests, which may be automatically marked and feedback and/or to correct answers shown
*[[SCORM module|SCORM]] - Enables SCORM packages to be included as course content
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;[[SCORM module|SCORM]]: Enables SCORM packages to be included as course content
*[[Survey module|Survey]] - For gathering data from students to help teachers learn about their class and reflect on their own teaching
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;[[Survey module|Survey]]: For gathering data from students to help teachers learn about their class and reflect on their own teaching
*[[Wiki module|Wiki]] - A collection of web pages that anyone can add to or edit
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;[[Wiki module|Wiki]]: A collection of web pages that anyone can add to or edit
*[[Workshop module|Workshop]] - Enables peer assessment
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;[[Workshop module|Workshop]]: Enables peer assessment
  
 
A site may add other activities which have been developed as [[:Category:Contributed code|contributed code]] and found in Moodle.org's [http://moodle.org/plugins Modules and Plugins] database for adding to a site.   
 
A site may add other activities which have been developed as [[:Category:Contributed code|contributed code]] and found in Moodle.org's [http://moodle.org/plugins Modules and Plugins] database for adding to a site.   

Revision as of 09:32, 10 November 2011

An activity is a general name for a group of features in a Moodle course. Usually an activity is something that a student will do that interacts with other students and or the teacher.

There are 13 different types of activities in the standard Moodle that can be found on the "add an activity" drop down menu.

Assignments
Enable teachers to grade and give comments on uploaded files and assignments created on and off line
Chat
Allows participants to have a real-time synchronous discussion
Choice
A teacher asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses
Database
Enables participants to create, maintain and search a bank of record entries
Feedback
For creating and conducting surveys to collect feedback
Forum
Allows participants to have asynchronous discussions
Glossary
Enables participants to create and maintain a list of definitions, like a dictionary
Lesson
For delivering content in flexible ways
Quiz
Allows the teacher to design and set quiz tests, which may be automatically marked and feedback and/or to correct answers shown
SCORM
Enables SCORM packages to be included as course content
Survey
For gathering data from students to help teachers learn about their class and reflect on their own teaching
Wiki
A collection of web pages that anyone can add to or edit
Workshop
Enables peer assessment

A site may add other activities which have been developed as contributed code and found in Moodle.org's Modules and Plugins database for adding to a site.

See also