Words ofWisdomA moodle developer CPD course modelJ Mason West Island School
Set up TasksTASK:1.Go to Words to the Wise Moodle coursepage.2.Note design brief flipped classroom task3.Acess forum on Words to Wise.
StructureWhy Words of Wisdom?How does it work?Demonstration of a module.Feedback from trainees
My context• ESF Moodle secondee trainer 2011-12• English Academic Purposes teacher GCSE, IB groups• Keen interest in how integration of technology can augment learning experience• Firm believer in learning by doing with help (guide on the side)• Student of MSC in Information technology in education
Our Context- West Island School• 11-18 ESF Secondary School 1,200 students delivering IB, GCSE• Moodle introduced in 2007
More context• Mixture of levels of expertise• Busy environment time is precious• Former failed tech innovations CLC
Stumped by Moodle?• Lists• File repositories• Gulf between Primary and Secondary moodles• “Death by scrolling down" common.• Info push rather than learning pull - Web 1.0• Embedded resources rare• Ongoing PD on Moodle patchy• Centre Periphery model of PD not effective
Course Stages o Wishlist o Consultation with moodle guy/gal o Agree module choices o Creation Time (6-10 weeks) o Using Personal sandbox course o Live coursepage o Follow ups - JIT support where necessary o Reflection/Evidence captured on Google site eportfolio template.
Now create your ownGo to your design brief.Imagine you are training yourcolleagues in using Web 2.0 toolswith a moodle coursepage.Design a suitable module forthem. See Design brief
DESIGN BRIEFDesign a new module called "Do you know your Web 2.0?"Inside the module you will explain and demonstrate the use of a Web 2.0 tool.The elements would be o Colour ful banner image to introduce and catch eyes o Brief Blurb - explaining purpose o Resources to support this. Manuals. Guides Screencasts o Embedding a "live example" of the tool.
Extra Discussion Reflect upon the strategies used in the Developer course? Could these models of Moodle developer model work in your context? Access the file here http://bit.ly/O1c8y9 Report back to the Plenary/Q&A!