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RSS in Moodle – so easy!

Do you use RSS feeds in your Moodle course?

RSS is Really Simple Syndication – and it allows you to add news feeds and suchlike to your Moodle courses.  These can be from general sources, in indeed very specific to your course subject.

Feeds updated automatically, and are displayed in a Block, with a link to the full article (much like a Twitter or Facebook feed on your smartphone).

For example the BBC provide many news feeds such as:

If your course subject is geography for example, you could add feeds from a variety of sources such as:

Moodle Docs for RSS feeds is a great place to start reading:


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Stuart Mealor

Stuart is interested in all things e-learning, with specific interests in Moodle, e-learning strategy, and business development. His experience in education over 30 years, MBA in International Business, and knowledge of e-learning systems implementation, together with graphic design background, give him a unique skill set for e-learning projects.

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