Best Practices Teaching in Moodle - ISU K -12 MootPresentation Transcript
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BEST PRACTICESTEACHING IN MOODLEMichelle MooreChief Evangelist
Overall, document management and broadcast-oriented communication tools . . . comprise 95% of all [LMS] user actions. - Charles Severance and Stephanie D. Teasley http://misc.si.umich.edu/media/papers/p758-severance.pdf DON‟T think “bulletin board.”www.flickr.com/photos/andrewmalone/2355592191
DO think “blended classroom.”www.flickr.com/photos/misbehave/2947260485/
DO start small.
DON‟T forget to plan big!
DON‟T use more than 3 font styles per page.
DO maintain consistency.Screen capture from http://coolcourses.moodle.org/course/view.php?id=43
DO use topic summaries and labels.
DON‟T use the course page for content.
DO simplify delivery!
DON‟T be afraid of white space.
DO use images to enhance your course.
DON‟T let those images take over your course.
ABOUT YOUR ACTIVITIES
DON‟T be the one doing all the work!Screen capture from http://coolcourses.moodle.org/course/view.php?id=4
DO let students participate and collaborate.
DO work together.
DO involve everyone.www.flickr.com/photos/torontohistory/4908446456/
DO be flexible.www.flickr.com/photos/lindseykone/5362310959/
DON‟T be too flexible!
DON‟T forget about the logs.
Course settings > Show activity reports > Yes DO let students see their logs.
DO walk the walk.http://www.flickr.com/photos/drydens/1216921325
DO think about how to keep „em coming back.
GRADE LEVEL IDEAS Primary Intermediate Middle School High School