Using Lesson

Lesson activity

This page outlines how students and teachers interact with Moodle lessons once they have been created. For details on how to set up and then organise a lesson, see Lesson settings and Building Lesson



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What the student sees

Note: Since Moodle 2.8.3, If the gradebook is hidden from the student (via Course administration>Edit settings) or if the lesson is a practice lesson, then the 'View grades' link will not be displayed.However, the score will still be displayed at the end of the lesson, unless it is a practice lesson:


What the teacher sees


Preview


Edit


Reports

Overview

By clicking on the specific attempt, the teacher can view the student's answers to specific questions. It is also possible to delete a student attempt by checking the attempt and using the pull down menu to change "Choose" to "Delete".

Detailed Statistics

More detailed reports on individual questions are available from this tab, as in the following screenshot:


Grading lessons


Grading lesson essays


Understanding Flow control

Case 1

The teacher wants the student to be able to attempt any question no more than 3 times and be given the chance to answer the question again. The teacher wants the student to see the response attached to their answer.

Flow control settings

Allow student review Yes

Provide option to try a question again No

Maximum number of attempts 3

Display default feedback No

Number of pages to show 0

Slideshow No

Student selects wrong answer and will see:

"Response for the wrong answer" (if any is shown)

"Yes, I'd like to try again" button

"Continue" button.

Student selects correct answer and will see:

"Response for the correct answer" (if any is shown)

"Continue" button

Case 2

The teacher wants to allow the student 3 attempts at all questions but not see any feedback except the site default feedback for wrong answers.

Allow student review No

Provide option to try a question again Yes

Maximum number of attempts 3

Display default feedback No

Number of pages to show 0

Slideshow No

Not quite. Would you like to try again? as text over the

"Yes, I'd like to try again" button

'"No, I just want to go on to the next question" button

Note: If the wrong answer jump is set to "This page" and the number of attempts is under the maximum, then the student will return to the question, regardless if they select "No, I just want to go on".

"Your answer: {gives the student's answer)"

Response attached to the correct answer (if any)

Case 3

"Speed bump for speed clickers". Teacher only wants the student to get once chance to record an answer on any question. They will only see the response the teacher provides for any question, or the default feedback if no response has been set for the answer the student selected.

Allow student review No

Provide option to try a question again No

Maximum number of attempts 1

Display default feedback Yes

Number of pages to show 0

Slideshow No

"Response for the wrong answer" (if any is shown)

"Yes, I'd like to try again" button

"Continue" button.

Note: When teacher sets the Jump to "This page" for a wrong answer, they will return to the page but their score will not change.

"Response for the correct answer" (if any is show)

"Continue" button


Ideas for using Lessons

Self-directed learning of a new topic

Allow for different learning styles

Role play simulations/Decision-making exercises

Interactive fiction

Differentiated revision guides


See also

A working example of a Lesson from the School demo site.

A downloadable course from Moodle.net for learning about and creating Moodle Lessons