Moodle in the Classroom

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Moodle in the Classroom

  1. 1. Moodle A Course Management System Elizabeth Rogus EDUC 6715
  2. 2. How Does Technology Assist In the Classroom? <ul><li>Keeps students engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Individualizes instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Helps students to be creative </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS). It is a piece of technology that can be beneficial in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>www.moodle.org </li></ul>
  4. 4. How Is Moodle Used? <ul><li>Students can log in and view information about a class. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can organize all documents for a course. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can communicate and collaborate with each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can assess students and keep track of grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can add documents or worksheets to the website for students to see and use. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can add schedules for parents and students to see timeframes for the class and assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents can log in to check for assignments and grades. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Possible Teacher Concerns for Implementing Moodle: <ul><li>Not enough time to keep it up and running </li></ul><ul><li>Too much work </li></ul><ul><li>Not knowing enough about technology and how to use it </li></ul>
  6. 6. Moodle in the Classroom <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9XfwBzt1mY </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Benefits Are Large: <ul><li>Students stay engaged. </li></ul><ul><li>It keeps all of the course work organized and in one place. </li></ul><ul><li>Students stay updated if they are gone or sick. </li></ul><ul><li>Helps students to feel comfortable in sharing and collaborating with others. </li></ul><ul><li>It gives choice and options within the program. Student work can be more individualized. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>“Your job as a teacher can change from being ‘the source of knowledge’ to being a role model and influencer of class culture, connecting with students in a personal way that addresses their own learning needs, and moderating discussions & activities in a way that collectively leads students toward the learning goals of the class.” </li></ul><ul><li>From: http://moodle.org/mod/page/view.php?id=7743 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resources: <ul><li>Moodle – Teaching Do’s and Don’ts </li></ul><ul><li>http://moodle.org/mod/page/view.php?id=7743 </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle in the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9XfwBzt1mY </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>www.moodle.org </li></ul>

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