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Moodle course proposal VPSS

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    • Ed Tech Workshops Technology Integration for Educators
    • Proposal for VPSS Online Course Development and Training Presented by: David Boin and Barbara Masters April 26, 2011
    • Overview
      • Ed Tech Workshops will design and implement an online instructional platform for the VPSS the Social Studies Curriculum (Tiers 1 and 2) using the Moodle online Course Management System.
      • Moodle is an open source (free) course management system designed for the development of online training programs.
      • Moodle is a dynamic online application that allows for unique content development, collaboration, ongoing assessment, and individual student accountability.
      • The Moodle course environment supports the teaching/learning process with current and relevant textual material, graphics, video, sound files, and Internet resources consistent with the course objectives and state requirements.
      Ed Tech Workshops
    • Program Staff
      • Ed Tech Workshops
      • Program designers are credentialed teachers with experience in both adult learning and special settings. Experienced in both curriculum design and subject matter competency.
      • David Boin
      • Technical Director
      • Research
      • Curriculum and resource development
      • Training
      • Ed Tech Workshops and VPSS liaison
      • Barbara Masters
      • General course design
      • Collaboration design and implementation
      • Assessment design and implementation
      • Training
      Ed Tech Workshops
    • Program Staff
      • Teacher Training Academy
      • Janet Peaks
      • Program Administrator
      • Course requirements
      • Curriculum support
      • District communication
      • Michele Parsons
      • Curriculum advisor
      • Standards and evaluation
      • Ed Tech Workshops and VPSS liaison
      • VPSS Course Facilitators
      • Online support for course participants
      • Collaboration and assessment evaluation
      • Monitor student progress
      • Establish and maintain academic standards
      Administrative staff and course facilitators have experience with adult learning techniques and special populations. VPSS course facilitators are selected for subject matter competency
      • Rosalie Pitts
      • Course enrollment
      • Teacher selection
      • Facilitator selection and training
    • Fiscal
      • Cost of online development and course maintenance services (Moodle)
      • $7,000 each Tier (one subject area)
      • Separate contract for each Tier within an established time period
      • 15 hours training for course facilitators included for each Tier
      • Course changes and additions included during contract period
      • Additional optional training at $200 an hour (beyond 15 hours)
      • Development and course maintenance included during contract period
      • There is no per student cost for course development and support services
      • VPSS online facilitators are compensated based on County guidelines for part time instructors.
      Ed Tech Workshops
    • Ed Tech Workshops Facilities/Basic Technical Requirements Online courses do not require the use of District facilities except for training events and/or student orientation sessions.
      • Participants are required to have:
      • Computer access (PC or Mac) with Internet capability
      • CD ROM drive
      • Installed copy of Microsoft Word for PC or Mac (recommended)
      • Flash drive or other removable storage for saving and transporting course resources and assignments.
      • Headset for listening to audio resources (recommended)
      • Computer connected printer (recommended). Consumable materials (paper, ink) are provided by the course participants.
      • The Ed Tech Workshops staff provides the Moodle access procedures and general technical support
      • Note: Participants are responsible for the hardware requirements unless otherwise provided by the Teacher Training Academy staff.
    • Materials
      • Online Resources and References
      • The Moodle online course includes access to all required and suggested materials required for successful completion of the course requirements
      • Ancillary resources, if needed, are provided by course facilitators to supplement online materials and added to the appropriate online course segments by Moodle course developers.
      Ancillary Materials and References
      • VPSS Curriculum Guide and Workbook
      Ed Tech Workshops
    • Subject Area – Social Studies Tier I and II 5 Day Plan The online course elements support each topic in the 5 Day Plan. The online curriculum includes objectives for each course segment, online text, graphics, videos, and Internet resources to support subject matter concepts. Appendix A The online course structure is aligned to the California State Content Standards for Social Studies – Grades 10-12 Appendix B Ed Tech Workshops
    • Methods of Instruction
      • Organization , Mode of Delivery, Instructional Design
      • Both instructional continuity and corresponding resources are determined through collaboration between the VPSS staff and the course developers (Ed Tech Workshops)
      • The Moodle online course structure provides online sequential instructional elements.
      • Each instructional topic includes a wide variety of related resources that are accessible directly on the Moodle instructional platform.
      • Instruction is self-paced with a required component for collaboration, instructor feedback, periodic assessments, and open communication between students and facilitators.
      Sample Moodle Course Structure Appendix C Ed Tech Workshops
    • Teacher Progress, Documentation, and Access to Data
      • Evidence of collaboration (Forums) are accessible on the Moodle course site.
      • Assignments are posted on the Moodle site for instructor evaluation.
      • Assessments and grades are posted on the Moodle site and can be accessible only to course facilitators.
      • Statistics, including time online, are accessible by course facilitators
      Note: Teachers have access to their posted forums , assignments, resources, and grades Ed Tech Workshops
    • Teacher Progress, Documentation, and Access to Data Online Collaboration Assignments, Grades, Reports Student Data Access Forum Posts Appendix D Grades Appendix E Reports Appendix F
    • Teacher Progress, Documentation, and Access to Data Appendix D
    • Teacher Progress, Documentation, and Access to Data Appendix E
    • Teacher Progress, Documentation, and Access to Data Appendix F
    • Moodle Course Structure Example Appendix C
    • Examples of Educational Institutions Using Moodle Who Uses Moodle? Ed Tech Workshops
    • Technology Integration for Educators David Boin, Director 12753 Cantara St. North Hollywood, CA 91605 818-203-9074 [email_address] www.edtechworkshops.com