moodlemoot 2011 a perspective “...all I learned I learned myself or from others or in the forum of moodle – the course was rubbish.” Sydney 2011
moodlemoot 2011 a perspective Mary Cooch (UK) Jan Herrington (Australia)
moodlemoot 2011 Mary Cooch Be precise Be humble Use everyday language Student logins for teachers when learning Teach moodle in 2mins, 10 mins or 1 hour snippits
moodlemoot 2011 Jan Herrington “Teach carpentry not hammer” Oppenheimer http://www.notjustanameonawall.com/ Why use moodle: Publically polished products created and shared. Access anywhere, anytime, any device Recognise at-risk learners early Creating community
moodlemoot 2011 pedagogy Moodle contains the process of teaching within the tool.
moodlemoot 2011 deployment Security, system and platform performance, backups etc. Training, formal support, policy & governance, moodle mentors and community of practice (NCMUGS) Sustaining the system – people and technology
moodlemoot 2011 the best extensions The best moodle extensions: Mark & annotate assigment Collapsed format Feedback Group selection Progress bar Twitter feed Map module Translator block Course Contents
moodlemoot 2011 game design Game design for teaching Usually training is click here do this – not sustainable Using conditional release of material using only labels/pages/forums. Tasks not related to learning moodle but used to achieve a task.
moodlemoot 2011 Reality is Broken The most efficient way to put the ball in the hole in golf would be to walk up to the hole and drop the ball in. We decide to hit the ball great distances with very skinny bats and count the number of hits...and enjoy it! – Why?
moodlemoot 2011 open Source vs proprietary A limitation or annoyance in WORD – we accept. A limitation or annoyance in OPEN Source – we want to change... any maybe we can.
moodlemoot 2011 References etc A Guide to Authentic E-Learning by Jan Herrington Moodle 2.0 First Look by Mary Cooch Moodle 1.9 Top Extensions Cookbook by Michael de Raadt Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How they can Change the World by Jane McGonigal Moodle.org Course design – http://www.notjustanameonawall.com/ Training and support at La Trobe Uni http://www.latrobe.edu.au/lms/moodle/support-students.html The Moodle Dailies – UNE http://moodle.une.edu.au/enrol/index.php?id=4 Speaker: Sarah Thorneycroft.