Moodle training part_one (Stamford College Malacca)
modurian.comA Teacher/Facilitator’s First Taste OfMoodle – A Practical Guide (Part I) Engaging students to LEARN in in a modern environment Frankie Kam 18th April 2011 Note: SCM stands for “Stamford College Malaysia”
What is Moodle?Moodle is a Virtual Learning Environment that is used byeducators to:1. Put online material for students to access2. Engage students with online learning material3. Complement traditional classroom learning with online activities: • Forums • Embedded video • Web 2.0 interactivity3. Monitor students’ online work and to hold students accountable to the teacher/facilitator/lecturer4. Get students to increase their Student Learning Time (SLT) by spending time learning online
Why use Moodle?Every educator worth his or her salt should give Moodlea try for these reasons:1. Moodle allows you to extend your classtime to after- school-hours• Homework can be given and monitored by the lecturer• Homework, whether done or not done can be monitored2. The Web is the natural environment for Generation Y & Z (the Facebook generation of youth) and is the environment of choice to engage students in3. With Moodle you can get feedback from students and you can interact with them through comments and opinions.
How to use Moodle?The following slides will cover the following topics:Logging inEditing your account profileSetup a basic courseEditing a CourseAdding Content Inserting Titles and Summaries Inserting Content Add a Resource Insert a label Compose a Text Page Compose a Web Page Link to a File or Website Display a Directory Add an Activity Assignments ForumsEditing Content
How to use Moodle?The following slides will cover thefollowing topics: •Logging into your pre-setup account •Editing your account profile •Setup a basic course
(a) Logging in to http://scm.moodurian.com Key in your username and password
(b) Editing your account profile To EDIT your account details, click on your username
(b) Editing your account profile To EDIT your accountdetails, click on Edit profile To change your PASSWORD, cli ck on Change Password
(b) Editing your account profile 1. Enter your new password 2. To see your password text, check this box 3. Enter your email address (Yahoo, Gmail, hotm ail, stamford.edu.my ) 5. To save your profileinformation, click 4. You may upload a Update picture of yourself as profile your icon
(c) Setup a basic course 1. Click on this icon to go to the FrontPage 3. Add a new course. 4. Select the2. Click on this link to category of Add a course your course 5. Type in your Course name and Course ID
(c) Setup a basic course 1. Select a Format 1b. Try Collapsed Weeks, you can also change the number of weeks (duration) of the course and the Start and End date of the course 2. Enter an Enrolment key (password), e.g., 123 Students must use this key to enrol in your course.3. Save your changes
(c) Setup a basic course 1. Click on Living Skills to enter your Course2. You can now see your course.Congrats for coming this far so far.