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Moodle Tutorials

  1. 1. A Free Open Source Course Management System Tutorials for StudyZone By Coach Carole
  2. 2. Moodle is a free software e-learning platform (also known as a Course Management System (CMS), or Learning Management System (LMS), or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)). Acronym for: M odular O bject- O riented D ynamic L earning E nvironment What is Moodle?
  3. 3. Moodle was created in 1999 by Martin Dougiamas , a WebCT administrator at Curtin University, Australia. What is Moodle?
  4. 4. Moodle is used in 208 countries in 75 languages. Who uses Moodle?
  5. 5. DST 101
  6. 6. <ul><li>Moodle can easily be used to: </li></ul><ul><li>Create, deliver and manage web-based content for courses. </li></ul><ul><li>Add online elements to traditional courses (to supplement current in-class instruction). </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate and deliver completely online courses asynchronously or with limited face-to-face interaction. </li></ul>What is Moodle?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Moodle can easily be used to: </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate , real-time and/or asynchronous collaboration and communication tools </li></ul><ul><li>Assess integrated quizzes and grade books </li></ul><ul><li>Manage course/content : upload course materials (audio, video, documents like .doc, .pdf, .ppt files), link to other sites, embed files and resources </li></ul>What is Moodle?
  8. 8. <ul><li>Moodle can easily be used to: </li></ul><ul><li>Attach files for students to download </li></ul><ul><li>Link to resources anywhere on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Create interesting classroom environments without learning HTML </li></ul><ul><li>Easily manage your course from year to year (never lose your work!) </li></ul>What is Moodle?
  9. 9. <ul><li>Moodle can easily be used to: </li></ul><ul><li>Continue your class discussions online </li></ul><ul><li>Chat online with students </li></ul><ul><li>Engage students in discussions forums </li></ul><ul><li>Help students collaborate over the internet , within their groups and within the classroom. </li></ul>What is Moodle?
  10. 10. <ul><li>No programming experience necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Engage all learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Provide multiple methods for learning the same material </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease paperwork ( green solution!) </li></ul><ul><li>Engage digital natives where they learn best </li></ul>What are the benefits?
  11. 11. <ul><li>There are 2 ways you can start using Moodle: </li></ul><ul><li>Using it via web: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>2. Installing it on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>(this way you can use it offline too!) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Windows, Linux and Mac OS </li></ul>How do I start?
  12. 12. Practical Moodle
  13. 13. Starting with Moodle Go to: Login: Select General Resources: Select Hume Sandpit:
  14. 14. The Sandpit
  15. 15. Moodle components Admin Updates Content Topics or Weeks
  16. 16. Editing with Moodle
  17. 17. Editing mode on Note the extra icons, resources & activities
  18. 18. Editing a topic block Show only this topic Highlight this topic as the current topic Hide this topic from students Move Topic Down Editing with Moodle
  19. 19. Adding a Resource into a Topic Starting with Moodle
  20. 20. Adding an Activity into a Topic Starting with Moodle
  21. 21. Admin Panel Starting with Moodle
  22. 22. Books on Moodle
  23. 23. Books on Moodle
  24. 24. Books on Moodle Free Moodle book: “ Using Moodle”
  25. 25. Presentation online This presentation can be downloaded at:
  26. 26. Questions E-mail: [email_address] Ph: 0260 208337 Mob: 0414 532 785