Moodle  for  Fire and EMS
Moodle is ideal for Fire & EMS Education <ul><li>Easy to use by students </li></ul><ul><li>Available 24/7 via web </li></u...
Madison <ul><li>Madison is the Capital of Wisconsin </li></ul><ul><li>UW Madison </li></ul><ul><li>Population 228,000 </li...
Fire Department <ul><li>335 members </li></ul><ul><li>11 Stations </li></ul><ul><li>5 Training Officers </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>24 hour shifts </li></ul><ul><li>48 hour week </li></ul><ul><li>Required training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WI Departm...
How do you Train 335 Members? <ul><li>Travel to Training Division </li></ul><ul><li>Training Officer to Station </li></ul>...
Madison's Experience <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMT basic refresher content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICS t...
Advantages of Moodle <ul><li>May be Asynchronous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor not present when student is. </li></ul><...
How did we end up here <ul><li>Blackboard becomes unavailable </li></ul><ul><li>Contacted various providers </li></ul><ul>...
Tools used with Moodle <ul><li>Camtasia Studio – Tech Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Articulate Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity...
Some Department using Moodle <ul><li>City of Madison Fire Department </li></ul><ul><li>Dane Co. (WI) Paramedic Services </...
Moodle (iTrain) demonstration
Secure Track-able Login
Content
Web Sites
Media
Glossary
Quiz
Flash Cards
Grades
Reports/Tracking
Roles
Reusable <ul><li>Multiple classes </li></ul><ul><li>Review & Update </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New info </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
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Moodle Program for fire & EMS

  1. 1. Moodle for Fire and EMS
  2. 2. Moodle is ideal for Fire & EMS Education <ul><li>Easy to use by students </li></ul><ul><li>Available 24/7 via web </li></ul><ul><li>Activity tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Secure </li></ul><ul><li>Content is easily transferred </li></ul><ul><li>Previous web content experience </li></ul>
  3. 3. Madison <ul><li>Madison is the Capital of Wisconsin </li></ul><ul><li>UW Madison </li></ul><ul><li>Population 228,000 </li></ul><ul><li>85 sq. miles </li></ul>
  4. 4. Fire Department <ul><li>335 members </li></ul><ul><li>11 Stations </li></ul><ul><li>5 Training Officers </li></ul><ul><li>25,000 calls for service </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>24 hour shifts </li></ul><ul><li>48 hour week </li></ul><ul><li>Required training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WI Department of Commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Fire Protection Association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance Service Office </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How do you Train 335 Members? <ul><li>Travel to Training Division </li></ul><ul><li>Training Officer to Station </li></ul><ul><li>Company Officer in-house </li></ul><ul><li>Outside education </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Online Training </li></ul>
  7. 7. Madison's Experience <ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMT basic refresher content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICS training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harassment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paramedic Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest Speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CD/DVD training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moodle (iTrain) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information resource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration/Partners </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Advantages of Moodle <ul><li>May be Asynchronous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor not present when student is. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economy of scale </li></ul><ul><li>Can be available 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Can be available outside station </li></ul><ul><li>Sharable content </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional design support available </li></ul>
  9. 9. How did we end up here <ul><li>Blackboard becomes unavailable </li></ul><ul><li>Contacted various providers </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle use in Wisconsin </li></ul><ul><li>Local contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Gar Green </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tools used with Moodle <ul><li>Camtasia Studio – Tech Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Articulate Studio </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity – </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop LE </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Premiere LE </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Dreamweaver </li></ul>
  11. 11. Some Department using Moodle <ul><li>City of Madison Fire Department </li></ul><ul><li>Dane Co. (WI) Paramedic Services </li></ul><ul><li>Raleigh Fire Department, NC </li></ul><ul><li>Peoria Fire Department, AZ </li></ul><ul><li>Hall Co. Fire Department, GA </li></ul>
  12. 12. Moodle (iTrain) demonstration
  13. 13. Secure Track-able Login
  14. 14. Content
  15. 15. Web Sites
  16. 16. Media
  17. 17. Glossary
  18. 18. Quiz
  19. 19. Flash Cards
  20. 20. Grades
  21. 21. Reports/Tracking
  22. 22. Roles
  23. 23. Reusable <ul><li>Multiple classes </li></ul><ul><li>Review & Update </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New info </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sharable </li></ul>
  24. 24. Questions

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