Moodle LMS - Bridging the Divide

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This is the presentation given at the Nephrology Educators Network Conference 2009, held in Sydney, Australia.

Moodle is a freely available educational software solution driven by an international community of more than 750k registered users in 200 countries and 80 languages. Through its social constructivist design, Moodle promotes flexible learning, quality teaching and 21st century education.

Learn how Moodle can add value to your organisation and overcome the tyranny of distance through a blended or distance approach to learning.

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Moodle LMS - Bridging the Divide

  1. 1. Learning Management Systems From: <Chad Outten> To: <Esteemed Educators @NEN.conf.09> Date: <28 July 2009> Subject: <e-Learning - Bridging the divide>
  2. 2. Background www.mylearningspace.com.au
  3. 3. Objectives - LMS overview - Evaluate LMS options - Identify use case scenarios - Improve learning outcomes - Add value to your organisation www.mylearningspace.com.au
  4. 4. Social Constructionism 1. All of us are potential teachers as well as learners 2. We learn well from expressing something for others 3. We learn through observing peer activity 4. By understanding learner context, we can teach more effectively 5. A learning environment needs to be flexible & adaptable http://docs.moodle.org/en/Pedagogy www.mylearningspace.com.au
  5. 5. e-Learning “Pedagogy empowered by digital technology”... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-learning www.mylearningspace.com.au
  6. 6. Computer Browser Internet GSOH LMS Software Web Server Database PHP www.mylearningspace.com.au
  7. 7. LMS Features Participants Courses Activities & Resources Communication & Collaboration Assessment, Tracking & Reporting www.mylearningspace.com.au
  8. 8. Commercial vs Open source User license agreement General Public License Expen$ive Free download US-centric International community Rigid design Flexible & customisable .com .org www.mylearningspace.com.au
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  10. 10. K Customisable I Inexpensive D Dynamic N Networkable E Engaging Y Yours www.mylearningspace.com.au
  11. 11. Moodle LMS -Open-source -Freely available -200 countries -80 languages -700k+ moodle.org www.mylearningspace.com.au
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  13. 13. Recent LMS Report • 95.5% - allows better learning distribution • 18.6% - Moodle most popular choice • Moodle ranked first for: - Cost - Ease of installation, customisation & use - Implementation time - Business impact - Assessment capabilities - Support for Web 2.0 http://moodle.mylearningspace.com.au/mod/resource/view.php?id=79 www.mylearningspace.com.au
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  15. 15. Australian Dental Council Australian College of Natural Medicine Australian College of Psychotherapy Australian Nursing Federation (SA) Australian Medical Association (NSW) Complementary Healthcare Council Department of Psychology (Macquarie Uni) Flinders Medical Centre Health Informatics Society of Australia Integrated Care Management Royal Australasian College of Physicians Oceania University of Medicine Pharmaceutical Society (WA) The College of Health and Fitness St Vincent’s Hospital The College of Nursing (NSW) www.mylearningspace.com.au
  16. 16. Benefits Cost-effective Less travel Resource efficient Flexible delivery Collaborative learning www.mylearningspace.com.au
  17. 17. Scenarios Deliver same program to various locations Staff training, assessment & reporting Meet legislative requirements Knowledge base or online community www.mylearningspace.com.au
  18. 18. Case Studies...
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  27. 27. LMS Tools... www.mylearningspace.com.au
  28. 28. Communication Forum -public space to discuss & exchange ideas Messaging -instant & private text communication www.mylearningspace.com.au
  29. 29. Collaboration Glossary -browsable, searchable index of key words Wiki -quick web pages editable by anyone www.mylearningspace.com.au
  30. 30. Assessment Assignment -Electronic task submission, grading & feedback Quiz -Revision questions with automated marking www.mylearningspace.com.au
  31. 31. Grade book Scales Outcomes Grades Feedback Reporting www.mylearningspace.com.au
  32. 32. Test drive... www.mylearningspace.com.au
  33. 33. Proverb Tell me & I forget. Show me & I remember. Let me do & I understand. -Confucius www.mylearningspace.com.au
  34. 34. Free LMS Demo http://moodle.mylearningspace.com.au www.mylearningspace.com.au
  35. 35. Vragen ‫ﺍﻻﺱﺀﻟﻪ‬ !"न Kysymykset Pytania Въпроси Fragen Perguntas Questions?.. Întrebări Spørgsmål Domande Frågor Вопросы Cuestiones Pitanja Otázky Ερωτήσεις Spørsmål www.mylearningspace.com.au

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