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

The following set of instructions are for language courses that utilize the MyLanguageLabs website ( 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: