Instructions for Faculty

Moodle Audio Assignment Instructions for Faculty

moodle-logo (1)Beginning in spring semester 2013, the WLC is encouraging language instructors to utilize a new type of audio activity on Moodle, as an alternative to Nanogong.

Quicktime_X_LogoFor this type of audio assignment, students create a recording on their computer using Quicktime player instead of using the Nanogong plugin. They then submit their file for grading and/or feedback by uploading it to a private forum on Moodle.

For detailed instructions on creating this type of assignment and providing feedback for students’ submissions, please visit the link below:


Google Drive Video Sharing/Podcasting

Screen Shot 2014-05-19 at 1.18.05 PMYour St. Olaf Google Drive is a great way to publish your video and audio files for sharing on the web. Videos should be uploaded to Google Drive and configured for St. Olaf users to view. Then, a link to the video can be passed on to viewers via e-mail, a website, or a Moodle course page. For detailed instructions on uploading and sharing video via Google Drive, for podcasts or other purposes, please visit the link below:


Adding Audio to PowerPoint

Powerpoint-Mac-LogoIncorporating audio into a PowerPoint presentation can be an excellent tool for language learning. If you plan to add a large audio file or a long recording ( > 15 minutes), follow these instructions to make sure your PowerPoint and audio files stay connected even when you move them to new locations:


Instructions for MyLanguageLabs.com

The following set of instructions are for language courses that utilize the MyLanguageLabs website (www.mylanguagelabs.com) for class materials and assignments. This website requires Firefox or Internet Explorer, pop-up windows, the newest versions of Java and Adobe Flash Player, and a headset/microphone.

For detailed instructions and troubleshooting help, choose the operating system (Mac or Windows) and the compatible browser you wish to use:

Mac

Windows