Teaching with Moodle

Student can bypass course?

 
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Student can bypass course?
 

Hi all. I'm looking for a solution to a problem. I have set up my online courses as follows:

Topic 1 - Play Course

Topic 2 - Take Quiz

Topic 3 - Get Certificate

Users are able to by pass Play Course by clicking on it, watching 5 or 10 seconds, then going to the Quiz. Is there a way to lock it down where they have to watch the entire presentation before going to the quiz? 


 
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Mary Cooch
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Are you saying "Play course" is a video they must watch? If so then put the video in a Lesson activity and use Restrict access so that they must stay in the lesson for the length of the video before it is marked as complete. Then they won't be able to do the quiz until the length of the video has passed. Now - that doesn't mean they will watch the video but since they have nothing better to do, they might as well! There is an old screencast here (of an earlier version of Moodle ) that might be useful:


 
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Picture of Lisa Nally
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I like this idea but the files are .html files. It's an articulate file technically. The .html doesn't seem to play in the lesson. What type of file should I be using for this?

 
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Picture of Helen Foster
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Hi Lisa,

Another way would be to put a password on the quiz and provide the password at the end of the presentation.

 
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Tim at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
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There is also this technique to force students to watch a video: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Clockwork_Orange_(film)#Psychology

 
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