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  • 1. A Free Open Source Course Management System Tutorials for StudyZone By Coach Carole
  • 2. Moodle is a free software e-learning platform (also known as a Course Management System (CMS), or Learning Management System (LMS), or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)). Acronym for: M odular O bject- O riented D ynamic L earning E nvironment What is Moodle?
  • 3. Moodle was created in 1999 by Martin Dougiamas , a WebCT administrator at Curtin University, Australia. What is Moodle?
  • 4. Moodle is used in 208 countries in 75 languages. Who uses Moodle?
  • 5. DST 101
  • 6.
    • Moodle can easily be used to:
    • Create, deliver and manage web-based content for courses.
    • Add online elements to traditional courses (to supplement current in-class instruction).
    • Facilitate and deliver completely online courses asynchronously or with limited face-to-face interaction.
    What is Moodle?
  • 7.
    • Moodle can easily be used to:
    • Communicate , real-time and/or asynchronous collaboration and communication tools
    • Assess integrated quizzes and grade books
    • Manage course/content : upload course materials (audio, video, documents like .doc, .pdf, .ppt files), link to other sites, embed files and resources
    What is Moodle?
  • 8.
    • Moodle can easily be used to:
    • Attach files for students to download
    • Link to resources anywhere on the internet
    • Create interesting classroom environments without learning HTML
    • Easily manage your course from year to year (never lose your work!)
    What is Moodle?
  • 9.
    • Moodle can easily be used to:
    • Continue your class discussions online
    • Chat online with students
    • Engage students in discussions forums
    • Help students collaborate over the internet , within their groups and within the classroom.
    What is Moodle?
  • 10.
    • No programming experience necessary
    • Engage all learning styles
    • Provide multiple methods for learning the same material
    • Decrease paperwork ( green solution!)
    • Engage digital natives where they learn best
    What are the benefits?
  • 11.
    • There are 2 ways you can start using Moodle:
    • Using it via web:
    • Or
    • 2. Installing it on your computer
    • (this way you can use it offline too!)
    • Windows, Linux and Mac OS
    How do I start?
  • 12. Practical Moodle
  • 13. Starting with Moodle Go to: Login: Select General Resources: Select Hume Sandpit:
  • 14. The Sandpit
  • 15. Moodle components Admin Updates Content Topics or Weeks
  • 16. Editing with Moodle
  • 17. Editing mode on Note the extra icons, resources & activities
  • 18. Editing a topic block Show only this topic Highlight this topic as the current topic Hide this topic from students Move Topic Down Editing with Moodle
  • 19. Adding a Resource into a Topic Starting with Moodle
  • 20. Adding an Activity into a Topic Starting with Moodle
  • 21. Admin Panel Starting with Moodle
  • 22. Books on Moodle
  • 23. Books on Moodle
  • 24. Books on Moodle Free Moodle book: “ Using Moodle”
  • 25. Presentation online This presentation can be downloaded at:
  • 26. Questions E-mail: [email_address] Ph: 0260 208337 Mob: 0414 532 785