Activities: Reader

mod_reader
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The Reader module for Moodle 2.x tracks the students' reading achievements.

Reader 2014-04-04 (52) for Moodle 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6

Note This plugin version is no longer available here in the plugins directory.

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Don Hinkelman
Sunday, 6 April 2014, 6:39 PM
Usability
9/10
General comments
The Moodle Reader module is management interface for a "blended" extensive reading program using a paperback book library with online testing and rewards. Extensive reading is a method of learning vocabulary and reading skills in a second language, not through explicit instruction, but from free reading of enjoyable books chosen by the student at an easy level or slightly challenging level.  It is  pedagogically opposite to the grammar-translation method which emphasizes heavy dictionary use and...
Usability
The gamification features make this a highly motivational tool to encourage reading for fun.
Accessibility
I do not know about its accessibility features.
Technical
This plugin is designed for individualized learning, so it is unlikely to be used in mass testing or other heavy load situations.