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Moodle has no built-in tools for speech messaging or audioconferencing. However, there are some interesting projects which are working towards enabling the use of voice tools within Moodle, at various stages of maturity:
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==Free tools==
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Moodle has no built-in tools for speech messaging or audioconferencing. However, there are various add-ons which allow  video and audio conferencing and direct recording into Moodle's text editor
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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.
  
* '''[http://www.covcell.org COVCELL]''', an EU-funded project to provide various enhancements for online language learning, including audio conferencing.  
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* [http://openmeetings.apache.org/ Openmeetings] provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming.  OpenMeetings is a project of the Apache. See [http://openmeetings.apache.org/MoodlePlugin.html Moodle plugin] for more details.
**See also [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=5368 COVCELL discussion forum on moodle.org] The audio conferencing will use a RED5 Flash-based server.
 
* Integration of Moodle with '''[http://gong.ust.hk/ Gong]''' (requires a Java server)
 
**[[NanoGong]] is Open Source, may require code change of HTML editor
 
* Integration of Moodle with '''[http://www.dimdim.com/ dimdim]''' open-source webconferencing system. (requires Windows or Linux for the server, Flash+IE/FireFox for the admin and client - still in beta (9 April 2007))
 
* '''[http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=50265 MoodleSpeex]''' Java applets for voice messaging (note: does not require any modifications/additions to the server setup)
 
*[[Audio_in_Moodle#Using_Audacity_to_Convert_audio_and_Record_voice Audacity]] is Open Source
 
  
==Commercial tools==
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*[http://poodll.com/ Poodll]  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.
  
* The '''Horizon Wimba''' company provides a subscription-based service providing [http://www.horizonwimba.com/products/voicetools/ voice tools] for use in VLEs. [[Wimba Voice Tools module]] has been created in Wimba to integrate into Moodle.
 
  
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Latest revision as of 08:29, 19 December 2016


Moodle has no built-in tools for speech messaging or audioconferencing. However, there are various add-ons which allow video and audio conferencing and direct recording into Moodle's text editor

  • 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.
  • Openmeetings provides video conferencing, instant messaging, white board, collaborative document editing and other groupware tools using API functions of the Red5 Streaming Server for Remoting and Streaming. OpenMeetings is a project of the Apache. See Moodle plugin for more details.
  • Poodll 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.