What does it all mean?A typical course in this site with 50 contentitems would comprise… – 33 files – 10 links to external websites – 2 quizzes – 4 assignments
What is a ‘good’ Moodle course?
The Moodle Design Pyramid “Moodlecraft” Good website designPurpose alignment
The Moodle Design Pyramid “Moodlecraft”Today we’ll focus on improving these two Good website designPurpose alignment
Want more on purpose alignment?
Martin’s pedagogical progression
Three ‘stretch’ goals for design Construct Collaborate Chain
Beware!Not all of these methods are suitable forall courses – there are times when dump and pump is still a valid model – but theaim of today is to shift your thinking to include the three c’s.
ConstructProvide opportunities for student to construct their ownindividual knowledge which can be used as part of the course
CollaborateProvide opportunities for student to collaborate on knowledgeconstruction which can be used as part of the course
Chain Build on the constructed knowledge within the course by creatingsequences of activities which build on the constructed knowledge
Your review course:Welcome to the Gold Coast!
Course aimed at visitors to the Gold Coast, with the desired learning outcome being aknowledge of all that’s good on the Goldie!
Your task:• Critique the course, thinking about: – The criteria for a ‘good’ Moodle course (Moodlecraft, website design principles, purpose alignment); and – Ways that you could redesign the course to introduce the three c’s• Map out a plan of attack for the changes you would make (if we had more time!)