2 3 98 2009 Moodle Co Creation


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2-3-98 2009 MoodleMoot presentation: Co-Creation: Empowering Students with Roles and Overrides in Moodle: Clark Shah-Nelson

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2 3 98 2009 Moodle Co Creation

  1. 1. Co-Creation: Empowering Students with Roles and Overrides in Clark Shah-Nelson Coordinator of Online Education SUNY Delhi: [email_address] http://delhitools.net/2-3-98
  2. 2. Online Coordinator <ul><li>Began December 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Past experience teaching with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Education (Jones) (1999-2001) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eCollege (2001-2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Past experience admin/support for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard (2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Position described working with WebCT and SLN… </li></ul>
  3. 3. SUNY Delhi Online Courses and Enrollments <ul><li>Growth: </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Plan <ul><li>Bit of history/definition of roles </li></ul><ul><li>Administrator settings </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers: assigning roles </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers: override </li></ul><ul><li>Show the possibilities, inspire you </li></ul>Image: flickr.com/photos/pamramsey
  5. 5. The Definition: Roles <ul><li>Roles: what users are able to do/not do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers can add activities (forum) to a course. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students can reply to a forum. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students cannot reply to a news forum. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers cannot administer the Moodle site. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guests cannot submit an assignment. </li></ul></ul></ul>Image: flickr.com/photos/delhionline
  6. 6. Roles: The Old Paradigm <ul><li>System-wide roles: (non-editable!) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Admin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multiple logins for multiple roles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clark-admin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clark-teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clark-student </li></ul></ul>Image: flickr.com/photos/jiazi
  7. 7. Newer Paradigm <ul><li>Ability to assign different (non-editable) roles to same user - by course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course 1: instructor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course 2: student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course 3: guest </li></ul></ul>Image: flickr.com/photos/delhionline
  8. 8. The Latest: Roles and Capabilities <ul><li>Editable, by user AND by context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(ie. context: forum, role: student or context: quiz, role: teacher) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign a student as “non-editing teacher” on 1 particular assignment or a set of activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Override capabilities for role “student” or for context “forum” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add 1 capability to 1 student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(unlimited time on a quiz…) </li></ul></ul>Image: flickr.com/photos/wendalicious
  9. 9. <ul><li>From http://docs.moodle.org </li></ul>Image: flickr.com/photos/avlxyz
  10. 10. Disclaimer: <ul><li>Your Moodle may differ. </li></ul><ul><li>Administrator must have enabled certain settings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users > Permissions > Define Roles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> Allow Role Assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> Allow Role Overrides </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practice in a sandbox course! </li></ul><ul><li>Use your local support for assistance </li></ul>Image: flickr.com/photos/kthread
  11. 11. Moodle’s Default Roles Image: flickr.com/photos/bcmom
  12. 13. Admin: Allow Role Assignments: <ul><li>Who gets to assign roles to whom… </li></ul>
  13. 14. Teacher: Assigning Roles: Whole Course Image: flickr.com/photos/headsclouds
  14. 15. Assigning Roles by Context (Locally assigned roles) <ul><li>Forum: Make a student also be an instructor for only that activity </li></ul>
  15. 16. Admin: Allow Role Overrides <ul><li>Who can assign overrides… </li></ul>
  16. 17. Teacher: Overrides (Update Activity)
  17. 18. <ul><li>Inherit </li></ul><ul><li>Allow </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibit </li></ul><ul><li>(see more here:) http:// docs.moodle.org/en/Manage_roles </li></ul>
  18. 19. Forum Overrides: <ul><li>Only certain functions, not all </li></ul><ul><li>Limited to what you see (otherwise: code) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on any to see definition on docs.moodle.org </li></ul>
  19. 20. Activity/Block Overrides
  20. 21. The Results: <ul><li>More ability for instructor to determine workings of course, what students are able to do or not </li></ul><ul><li>Guide on the Side vs. Sage on the Stage </li></ul><ul><li>More ability to set up course activities for students to co-construct, co-create </li></ul><ul><li>More ability to give students advanced responsibilities, enhanced functionalities </li></ul>
  21. 22. “Editing Student” Role <ul><li>More ability to participate in their own learning environment, beyond discussion forum postings, assignment uploads, and wikis: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add activities and blocks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add resources and files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add questions and self-checks or peer quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participatory, constructivistic, enhanced cognitive and social presence </li></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Enhanced ability for students to create and share resources and activities within Moodle AND embed content from Web 2.0 sites into Moodle. </li></ul>
  23. 24. The End <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>Clark Shah-Nelson, SUNY Delhi </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://delhitools.net/2-3-98 </li></ul>