Moving Beyond the Basics in Moodle<br />Lisa Kidder<br />
Play Along<br />slidesha.re/kiddernwelearn2011 <br />lckidder<br />Beyond the Basics<br />bit.ly/kmoodle<br />bit.ly/kmood...
A Little About Me<br />
Overview<br />Why and How would you use “____”<br />Think about some possibilities<br />Look at some little used tools<br ...
Good Practices<br />Universal Design for Learning (UDL)<br />Quality Matters™ (QM™)<br />
Universal Design for Learning<br />Guidelines for creating content<br />Underlying goal – turn novice learners into expert...
Quality Matters™<br />Rubric designed to evaluate your overall course<br />Alignment is key – activities support expected ...
We are going to look at specific principles from both UDL and QM™<br />
Navigation and Introduction<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Vary the methods for response and navigation.      (4.1)<br />Instructi...
Using Blocks & Resources for Introductions and Navigation <br />
Navigation<br />Activities Block<br />HTML Block<br />
Introduction<br />Start Here<br />
Navigation and Introduction<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Vary the methods for response and navigation.      (4.1)<br />Instructi...
Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br />Learning activities provide op...
Using Groups to Foster Collaboration and Community<br />
How Can I Use Groups?<br />Create groups for forums to increase student interaction and build community<br />Provide a “pl...
Adding Groups to Activities and Resources<br />Groups can be used on any resource or activity.<br />Groups are assigned in...
Create Groups Manually or Automatically<br />
Do some planning before you begin creating and using groups.If you have a class of 12 and create 6 groups of 2 for a forum...
And then you create individual groups for a journaling activity…<br />
Students end up in 2 separate groups!<br />
The solution is groupings.<br />
Groupings Allow You to Create Various Sets of Groups.<br />
Now you can create various sizes and types of groups and assign the specific grouping to an activity.<br />
Adding a Grouping to Activities and Resources<br />You can assign a specific grouping for the activity<br />You can restri...
Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br />Learning activities provide op...
Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowl...
Using Glossaries to Foster Student Engagement<br />
How is the Glossary Different?<br />Teacher and/or the student created<br />Ratings<br />Commenting<br />Categories, Alpha...
Settings for a Glossary<br />
How Can I Use a Glossary?<br />Book Reports<br />FAQ<br />Collection of “___”<br />Course Notes<br />Course Resources<br /...
Random Glossary Entry Block<br />
Vocabulary Words - Expanded<br />
Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowl...
Universal Design for Learning<br />Checkpoint 2.5: Illustrate through multiple media<br />Checkpoint 3.1: Activate or supp...
Quality Matters™<br />1.1: Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components. <br />5...
Resources<br />Universal Design for Learning: http://www.udlcenter.org<br />Quality Matters – K12: http://www.qmprogram.or...
Resources (continued)<br />Moodle.org<br />Support – Documentation<br />Creative Glossary Ideas: http://moodle.org/mod/for...
Resources (continued some more)<br />Places to play with Moodle<br />demo.moodle.net<br />gnomio.com<br />mdl2.com<br />
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Moving beyond the basics

  1. 1. Moving Beyond the Basics in Moodle<br />Lisa Kidder<br />
  2. 2. Play Along<br />slidesha.re/kiddernwelearn2011 <br />lckidder<br />Beyond the Basics<br />bit.ly/kmoodle<br />bit.ly/kmoodle2<br />nwteacher<br />NWteacher&1<br />Play with Moodle<br />demo.moodle.net<br />gnomio.com<br />mdl2.com<br />
  3. 3. A Little About Me<br />
  4. 4. Overview<br />Why and How would you use “____”<br />Think about some possibilities<br />Look at some little used tools<br />Big picture first – then move to some of the “how to”<br />Some resources at the end<br />
  5. 5. Good Practices<br />Universal Design for Learning (UDL)<br />Quality Matters™ (QM™)<br />
  6. 6. Universal Design for Learning<br />Guidelines for creating content<br />Underlying goal – turn novice learners into expert learners<br />Creating curricula that meets the needs of all learners<br />
  7. 7. Quality Matters™<br />Rubric designed to evaluate your overall course<br />Alignment is key – activities support expected learning<br />Incorporates technology appropriately<br />
  8. 8. We are going to look at specific principles from both UDL and QM™<br />
  9. 9. Navigation and Introduction<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Vary the methods for response and navigation. (4.1)<br />Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components. (1.1)<br />
  10. 10. Using Blocks & Resources for Introductions and Navigation <br />
  11. 11. Navigation<br />Activities Block<br />HTML Block<br />
  12. 12. Introduction<br />Start Here<br />
  13. 13. Navigation and Introduction<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Vary the methods for response and navigation. (4.1)<br />Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components. (1.1)<br />
  14. 14. Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br />Learning activities provide opportunities for interaction that support active learning. (5.2)<br />
  15. 15. Using Groups to Foster Collaboration and Community<br />
  16. 16. How Can I Use Groups?<br />Create groups for forums to increase student interaction and build community<br />Provide a “place” for students to meet online<br />Forums – asynchronous<br />Chats – synchronous<br />Individual groups for journals<br />
  17. 17. Adding Groups to Activities and Resources<br />Groups can be used on any resource or activity.<br />Groups are assigned in the Common Module section<br />Click ‘Show Advanced’ for the Grouping options<br />
  18. 18. Create Groups Manually or Automatically<br />
  19. 19. Do some planning before you begin creating and using groups.If you have a class of 12 and create 6 groups of 2 for a forum…<br />
  20. 20. And then you create individual groups for a journaling activity…<br />
  21. 21. Students end up in 2 separate groups!<br />
  22. 22. The solution is groupings.<br />
  23. 23. Groupings Allow You to Create Various Sets of Groups.<br />
  24. 24. Now you can create various sizes and types of groups and assign the specific grouping to an activity.<br />
  25. 25. Adding a Grouping to Activities and Resources<br />You can assign a specific grouping for the activity<br />You can restrict an activity for only the selected grouping<br />Click ‘Show Advanced’ for the Grouping options<br />
  26. 26. Student Collaboration<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Foster collaboration and community. (8.3)<br />Learning activities provide opportunities for interaction that support active learning. (5.2)<br />
  27. 27. Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowledge. (3.1)<br />The tools and media support student engagement and guide the student to become an active learner. (6.2)<br />
  28. 28. Using Glossaries to Foster Student Engagement<br />
  29. 29. How is the Glossary Different?<br />Teacher and/or the student created<br />Ratings<br />Commenting<br />Categories, Alphabet, Search, Tags<br />Easy to Import and Export<br />Link entries throughout the course<br />Random glossary entry block<br />
  30. 30. Settings for a Glossary<br />
  31. 31. How Can I Use a Glossary?<br />Book Reports<br />FAQ<br />Collection of “___”<br />Course Notes<br />Course Resources<br />Database of Articles<br />List of Useful Websites<br />Language Vocabulary w/Audio & Pictures!<br />Mini Research Projects<br />Moodle Tips<br />Student Created Quiz Questions<br />Quotes<br />Weekly Lists of “___”<br />Rateable “___” Archive<br />Important Terms<br />Encyclopedia<br />
  32. 32. Random Glossary Entry Block<br />
  33. 33. Vocabulary Words - Expanded<br />
  34. 34. Student Engagement<br />UDL<br />QM™<br />Illustrate through multiplemedia. (2.5)<br />Activate or supply background knowledge. (3.1)<br />The tools and media support student engagement and guide the student to become an active learner. (6.2)<br />
  35. 35. Universal Design for Learning<br />Checkpoint 2.5: Illustrate through multiple media<br />Checkpoint 3.1: Activate or supply background knowledge <br />Checkpoint 4.1: Vary the methods for response and navigation. <br />Checkpoint 8.3: Foster collaboration and community<br />
  36. 36. Quality Matters™<br />1.1: Instructions make clear how to get started and where to find various course components. <br />5.2:Learning activities provide opportunities for interaction that support active learning. <br />6.2: The tools and media support student engagement and guide the student to become an active learner. <br />
  37. 37. Resources<br />Universal Design for Learning: http://www.udlcenter.org<br />Quality Matters – K12: http://www.qmprogram.org/files/QM_Standards_2011-2013.pdf<br />ISU – Instructional Technology Resource Center http://isu.edu/itrc/handouts.shtml<br />
  38. 38. Resources (continued)<br />Moodle.org<br />Support – Documentation<br />Creative Glossary Ideas: http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=54403&mode=3<br />Moodle.org Forums: http://moodle.org/course/view.php?id=5<br />
  39. 39. Resources (continued some more)<br />Places to play with Moodle<br />demo.moodle.net<br />gnomio.com<br />mdl2.com<br />

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