Updated July 2010 Moodle Course Management System
Session outline Moodle Introduction Examples Moodle demonstration Hands on practice
What is  Moodle ? <ul><li>Moodle is a software package for producing Internet-based courses and web sites. </li></ul><ul><...
What does Moodle do? <ul><li>Moodle is a CMS that supports the management, organisation, creation and delivery of web base...
Benefits of Moodle <ul><li>Simple intuitive web browser interface  </li></ul><ul><li>Provides an easy and flexible way of ...
Moodle Examples OpenLearn  Project at the Open University UK Moodle Exchange : free range of courses
Moodle Features <ul><li>Manage Course and content (upload materials, attach files and readings, link to multimedia objects...
Components of a Moodle Course <ul><ul><li>Content based modules  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource Module  </li></ul></u...
In plain English ! <ul><li>Moodle is an online interactive teaching and learning environment enabling educators to use tec...
DEMONSTRATION There will be time allocated for hands on practice for f2f students .
Demonstration involves <ul><li>Moodle Interface overview </li></ul><ul><li>Administration and Course Settings </li></ul><u...
Login and access <ul><li>Go To  http://83.170.93.38/~unimanc/ </li></ul><ul><li>Type in username and password </li></ul><u...
Further Information <ul><li>Moodle Training Space (how to guides, support material, further links) </li></ul><ul><li>Moodl...
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    1. 1. Updated July 2010 Moodle Course Management System
    2. 2. Session outline Moodle Introduction Examples Moodle demonstration Hands on practice
    3. 3. What is Moodle ? <ul><li>Moodle is a software package for producing Internet-based courses and web sites. </li></ul><ul><li>It supports a social constructionist framework of education. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s provided freely as open source software </li></ul><ul><li>It was developed by Martin Dougiamas as a free alternative to CMS </li></ul><ul><li>Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment </li></ul>
    4. 4. What does Moodle do? <ul><li>Moodle is a CMS that supports the management, organisation, creation and delivery of web based content for courses. </li></ul><ul><li>Delivers course content </li></ul><ul><li>Enables course organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Provides means of communication </li></ul><ul><li>Delivers assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Records and tracks students online activity </li></ul>
    5. 5. Benefits of Moodle <ul><li>Simple intuitive web browser interface </li></ul><ul><li>Provides an easy and flexible way of distributing learning materials online available 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible from anywhere and anyplace, provided that user has access to the internet and a pc. </li></ul><ul><li>Supports the distribution of interactive material of any format, e.g. Microsoft office suite, Videos, podcasts, images, flash presentations, etc. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Moodle Examples OpenLearn Project at the Open University UK Moodle Exchange : free range of courses
    7. 7. Moodle Features <ul><li>Manage Course and content (upload materials, attach files and readings, link to multimedia objects, integrate multimedia, embed graphics, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate: asynchronous n synchronous communication tools (online chat, forums, collaborative activities) </li></ul><ul><li>Assess: integrate quizzes, gradebook and online submissions </li></ul>
    8. 8. Components of a Moodle Course <ul><ul><li>Content based modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glossary Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment based modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication based modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forums Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dialogue Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluation modules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice Module </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. In plain English ! <ul><li>Moodle is an online interactive teaching and learning environment enabling educators to use technology in their classroom! </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s watch a video presentation on how Moodle works </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle explained with LEGO </li></ul>
    10. 10. DEMONSTRATION There will be time allocated for hands on practice for f2f students .
    11. 11. Demonstration involves <ul><li>Moodle Interface overview </li></ul><ul><li>Administration and Course Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Adding content (weblink, files, multimedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Side Blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Add a Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Add an Activity </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG editor </li></ul>
    12. 12. Login and access <ul><li>Go To http://83.170.93.38/~unimanc/ </li></ul><ul><li>Type in username and password </li></ul><ul><li>Access your Course </li></ul>
    13. 13. Further Information <ul><li>Moodle Training Space (how to guides, support material, further links) </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle forums for queries </li></ul><ul><li>www.moodle.org community </li></ul><ul><li>Happy Moodle-ing!  </li></ul>

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