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Moodle has no built-in tools for speech messaging or audioconferencing. However, there are various add-ons which allow audio conferencing and direct recording into Moodle's text editor. This page will  highlight some of the freely available options:
Moodle has no built-in tools for speech messaging or audioconferencing. However, there are various plugins which allow audio conferencing and direct recording into Moodle's text editor. This page will  highlight some of the freely available options:
 
  
 
==Audio/video conferencing==
 
==Audio/video conferencing==
* [https://moodle.org/plugins/browse.php?list=set&id=2 Big Blue Button] is a popular audio/video conferencing tool available from the plugins database. It is an open source project which supports real-time sharing of slides (including whiteboard), audio, video, chat, and desktops.  It also record lectures for later playback. See [http://www.bigbluebutton.org/ Big Blue Button Big Blue Button] website for more general information.
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* [https://moodle.org/plugins/browse.php?list=set&id=2 Big Blue Button] is a popular audio/video conferencing tool available from the plugins directory. It is an open source project which supports real-time sharing of slides (including whiteboard), audio, video, chat, and desktops.  It also record lectures for later playback. See [http://www.bigbluebutton.org/ Big Blue Button Big Blue Button] website for more general information.
  
 
==Direct recording into Moodle==
 
==Direct recording into Moodle==
*[http://poodll.com/ Poodll] is an  open source project which allows you to record audio into forums, pages, anywhere with a text editor. Recordings are done via the Poodll server hosted by Amazon and transferred to your Moodle site. The [https://moodle.org/plugins/browse.php?list=set&id=13 Poodll set of tools] (filter, assignment 2.3 type, repository, question type) is available from the plugins database. It is simple to install and doesn't require any particular PHP expertise.
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*[http://poodll.com/ Poodll] is an  open source project which allows you to record audio into forums, pages, anywhere with a text editor. Recordings are done via the Poodll server hosted by Amazon and transferred to your Moodle site. The [https://moodle.org/plugins/browse.php?list=set&id=13 Poodll set of tools] (filter, assignment 2.3 type, repository, question type) is available from the plugins directory. It is simple to install and doesn't require any particular PHP expertise.
  
*[https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=repository_mediacapture Mediacapture]  is a Moodle repository plugin available from the plugins database to record audio/video content using the filepicker. The plugin currently comes with 3 recorders built in -  Nanogong (Java Audio recorder), Red5Recorder (Flash Red5 Video recorder) and Flash Audio Recorder. (You don't need to have a Red5video recorder for the audio to work) Here is a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7nrQBYmjw0&feature=share&list=UUCRg_EbhU9tdpLdiGGN1Mgg|short screencast of the Media capture repository]
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*[https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=repository_mediacapture Mediacapture]  is a Moodle repository plugin available from the plugins directory to record audio/video content using the filepicker. The plugin currently comes with 3 recorders built in -  Nanogong (Java Audio recorder), Red5Recorder (Flash Red5 Video recorder) and Flash Audio Recorder. (You don't need to have a Red5video recorder for the audio to work) Here is a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7nrQBYmjw0&feature=share&list=UUCRg_EbhU9tdpLdiGGN1Mgg|short screencast of the Media capture repository]
  
*[https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=assignment_onlineaudio Online audio recorder] (Flash). This is a contributed plugin available here: https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=assignment_onlineaudio. It is an assignment type and uses Flash (10.1+) to allow students to record audio from a microphone; it then converts the file to MP3 format and upload it to Moodle via HTTP POST. Here is a [http://ourlearning.co.uk/2011/12/online-audio-assignment-in-moodle blog post review]
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*[https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=assignment_onlineaudio Online audio recorder] (Flash). This is an add-on available here: https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=assignment_onlineaudio. It is an assignment type and uses Flash (10.1+) to allow students to record audio from a microphone; it then converts the file to MP3 format and upload it to Moodle via HTTP POST. Here is a [http://ourlearning.co.uk/2011/12/online-audio-assignment-in-moodle blog post review]
  
 
*[http://nanogong.ust.hk/moodle2.html Nanogong] is a java applet that allows recording, playback and saving to Moodle's text editor. It is available either as a  [http://nanogong.ust.hk/moodle2.html#htmleditor plugin for the text editor] or as a [http://nanogong.ust.hk/moodle2.html#activity student activity.]
 
*[http://nanogong.ust.hk/moodle2.html Nanogong] is a java applet that allows recording, playback and saving to Moodle's text editor. It is available either as a  [http://nanogong.ust.hk/moodle2.html#htmleditor plugin for the text editor] or as a [http://nanogong.ust.hk/moodle2.html#activity student activity.]

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Moodle has no built-in tools for speech messaging or audioconferencing. However, there are various add-ons which allow audio conferencing and direct recording into Moodle's text editor. This page will highlight some of the freely available options:

Audio/video conferencing

  • Big Blue Button is a popular audio/video conferencing tool available from the plugins directory. It is an open source project which supports real-time sharing of slides (including whiteboard), audio, video, chat, and desktops. It also record lectures for later playback. See Big Blue Button Big Blue Button website for more general information.

Direct recording into Moodle

  • Poodll is an open source project which allows you to record audio into forums, pages, anywhere with a text editor. Recordings are done via the Poodll server hosted by Amazon and transferred to your Moodle site. The Poodll set of tools (filter, assignment 2.3 type, repository, question type) is available from the plugins directory. It is simple to install and doesn't require any particular PHP expertise.
  • Mediacapture is a Moodle repository plugin available from the plugins directory to record audio/video content using the filepicker. The plugin currently comes with 3 recorders built in - Nanogong (Java Audio recorder), Red5Recorder (Flash Red5 Video recorder) and Flash Audio Recorder. (You don't need to have a Red5video recorder for the audio to work) Here is a screencast of the Media capture repository

See also