Virtual learning

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Virtual learning

  1. 1. Moodle Virtual Classrooms
  2. 2. Introduction • Moodle is an online virtual learning environment that is free. It was designed to support a social constructionist framework of education and was produced for internet- based courses and web sites. • The acronym “moodle” stands for “modular Object- Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment which is user friendly and adaptable for all levels.
  3. 3. Characteristics • Tools: ▫ Forums ▫ Events ▫ Connected Sites ▫ Registered Sites ▫ Moodle Jobs ▫ News ▫ Search Engine
  4. 4. Advantages • Language of the site can be changed for whatever school / country that is utilizing the site. • Easy to manage • Demos provide a way to sample courses for teachers, students or admin. If something gets messed up it can be reset every hour.
  5. 5. Disadvantages • Must enroll into each class in order to participate in some of the parts of the site • Time consuming to learn about each area of the site
  6. 6. • Pictures Home Page About Moodle
  7. 7. Forums
  8. 8. Events Calendar
  9. 9. Themes
  10. 10. Applications • Online Communities: the moodle database can share documents that people post from all over the world. • Classes: courses that are over flowing with material and have a hard time being covered within class can be distributed through documents, forums and sites.
  11. 11. Recommendations • Include technological applications: ▫ Pod/web casts
  12. 12. Site Link http://moodle.org/

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