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Basic Jon

  1. 1. What exactly does Jon do? What it takes to keep Moodle running.
  2. 2. Technical <ul><li>Install and support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Machine setup – virtualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Server OS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle packages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database backend: mysql </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add-ons: scripting languages, feature extensions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-virus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access rights </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Troubleshoot </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Network bandwidth / or speed of access </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Communications <ul><li>Help desk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email and call support for users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support AISI coordinators as they build their areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create starting areas or templates for schools or PLCs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentations or in-service work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Present at AISI meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet with any group wishing to start a PLC </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Author <ul><li>Site Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create constant navigation across all areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and update front page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain site-wide theme </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course and Content Author </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create training materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishing BCP courses (with help from Joan and Wanda) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create science professional learning communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create science course extensions </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Other <ul><li>Predict and prepare for future needs </li></ul><ul><li>Research how others are using Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Test out new add-ons or extensions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trial installs of new additions of moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gather data for presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Did not work for today  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote online collaboration </li></ul>
  6. 6. Moving Forward <ul><li>The current Moodle role should be divided. </li></ul><ul><li>For me, I’d like to decrease in technical. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in authorship, seminars, in-services, and team building. </li></ul>

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