Activities: OU blog
Maintained by sam marshall, Jason Platts, Alan Thompson, Alan Carter
Alternative blog. Can be used as a course activity.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 2:38 PM
- General comments
- We were looking to use Moodle as a blogging platform for a specific project, and tested various configurations of the standard Moodle Blog, and this OU Blog plugin. You can see the results of this implementation on our group blogging site: http://elearningblog.moodlebites.com The key factors that resulted in us settling on the OU Blog were: It's possible to allow any visitor to the site to leave a comment - just like a WordPress, Blogger, or similar site. And the fact that Comments have t...
- The OU Blog is really interesting in that it optionally allows all Participants to create a single blog - which gives the activity quite a different feel, and opens very different possibilities for how it can be used.
- We have built our blogging environment around this OU Blog plugin, and the main thing to note is that you should turn off the standard Blog module in Moodle, because otherwise it's quite very confusing to users about where to add and read entries.