Free-moodle-the greek effort


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Free-moodle-the greek effort

  1. 1. Free Moodle The Greek Effort Presented byAnna Krassa (E-learning Consultant, MCCC Mentor Assessor) Vasilis Palilis (BS in Physics and Education, MCCC) George Chalatzoglidis (Science Teacher Med, MCCC)
  2. 2. What is? provides completely free Moodle hosting for completely free Moodle courses “Changing the world for the better through Moodle- enabled free education!”
  3. 3. Supported by?Human Resource DevelopmentInternational Limited - Free Moodle course hosting - General company information (HRDNZ, Moodle Partner) - Online Moodle training courses for Teachers, Designers andAdministrators - Public testing and demonstration of plugin modules - Themes training and services - Mahara training environment
  4. 4. The InspiratorHaidee Mealor
  5. 5. University of Macedonia Open ICDL Course Subject ICDL Foundation Africa Content Origin Creative Commons LicenseLibrary & Information Center
  6. 6. University CoursesWindows Linux Suite Writer Calc Presentations Attribution NonCommercial Internet browser ShareAlike Mozilla Firefox Mail client Mozila Thunderbird Operating System Ubuntu Linux
  7. 7. FreeMoodle CoursesContent Update Course Setup Call For Participation Run eCourse
  8. 8. • Course duration: 9 weeks – 1st week: Get familiarized and Install LO – 9th week: Assessment• Content delivering: Labels, Pages, Lessons• Learning activities: Quizzes, Assignments• Feedback activities: Choices, Feedback• Certificate
  9. 9. 1 st run -• Audience: 18 - 55 ages• Number of participants: 22• Number of graduated: 16• Location of participants: All over the Greece
  10. 10. 2 nd run -• Audience: 18 - 52 ages• Number of participants: 10• Number of graduated: 6• Location of participants: All over the Greece
  11. 11. The majority of participants: • Found LO particularly interesting • The course content and structure helpfull • Moodle and Asynchronous eLearning method very effective • Spent 1-3 hours per week/module • Are interested to participate in more LO courses
  12. 12. Teacher: • Spend 2 months to update the content and create the course • Needed around 2 hours to facilitate each week/module • Felt satisfied • Want want to run another course in FM
  13. 13. Interesting (e)teaching experience ~ Vasilis Palilis, Calc Teacher
  14. 14. • Course duration: 8 weeks – 1st week: Get familiarized and Install LO – 8th week: Assessment• Content delivering: Labels, Lessons• Learning activities: Lessons, Quizzes, Assignments• Feedback activities: Feedback• Certificate
  15. 15. 1 st run -• Audience: 20 – 55 ages• Number of participants: 33• Number of graduated: not yet, still running• Location of participants: from all Greece
  16. 16. Participants seem to: • Found LO interesting • Get used Moodle easily • Enjoy the flexibility of Asynchronous eLearning • Feel comfortable and confident with the (e)class feeling
  17. 17. Teacher: • Spend 2 months to update the content and create the course • Needed around 6 hours per week/module • Feel satisfied
  18. 18. Students great response and positive feedback in oureffort is the only reward for us and gives us strength to continue. ~ George Chalatzoglidis, Impress Teacher
  19. 19. GreekLug Association of Greek Users and Friends of FS/OSS A NPO/NGO for the adoption of Open Standards and the promotion of Free Software
  20. 20. GreekLugRecent activity: • Support work and donation to the 4th Elementary School of Pilea • Support work and donation to the Social Solidarity Clinic • Donation and support activity to the Elliniko Pediko Xorio (Hellenic Childrens Shelter) • School seminar: a presentation of Free Software
  21. 21. Future plans: • Update old content • Invent a Certification on OSS
  22. 22. Thank you!Questions?
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