Educational technology final presentationPresentation Transcript
Educational Technology Final Presentation EDFI560 SP2011
Moodle Modular Object Oriented Dynamic Learning
What is Moodle? Moodle is a free electronic learning management system. It was developed to help educators create interactive online programs
Moodle Features Instant messaging Discussion forums WIki Grading Online Quizzes and games Assignment submissions
Moodle Features Cont.d Moodle supports plug-ins to allow educators to customize their students’ learning experiences Its is completely free to any educator, business, or training program
Classroom Learning Moodle allows educators to either develop fully online courses or develop lesson plans or activities that can be used along side face to face classroom interactions. The teacher has the ability to create the ultimate learning experience for their student using Moodle
Classroom Learning Cont.d Interactive quizzes and assignments allows students to apply their cognitive skills by testing their knowledge, comprehension, and critical thinking abilities related to the particular subject matter.
Classroom Learning Cont.d Online modules allow students to learn at their own pace Moodle also helps students stay organized with interactive calendars and assignment submissions
Obtaining Moodle Moodle can be downloaded from the moodle.org website absolutely free There are different downloads depending on your operating system
Funbrain Funbrain.com is an interactive educational website that was developed for children preschool age through middle school
FunbrainCont.d Funbrain is free to teachers, students and parents It provides interactive learning games, books, and comics that help increase students skills in math, reading, and reading comprehension
FunbrainCont.d Funbrain is not intended to replace standard classroom teaching but can be used as an aid for students to practice what they are currently learning. It is intended to help master current knowledge and also introduce new concepts
FunbrainCont.d Funbrain stimulates the students cognitive domain by increasing knowledge, comprehension, and understanding of learned subjects. Majority of the online games require the students to problem solve.
FunbrainCont.d This website is published by the Family Education Network and is deemed appropriate for all ages. Its fun design appeals to children and encourages learning without stress. Funbrain makes learning fun
FunbrainCont.d Funbrain also provides links to lesson plans and online grade books for teachers that are also free of charge. Anyone can access the website as long as there is access to the internet.