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  1. 1. Twitter Tag #um4tvirtualcon Optimizing Professional eLearning Opportunities Special thanks to Diana Benner for sharing her resources for this presentation.
  2. 2. Visit online - http://moodlemayhem.org• Facilitator: Miguel Guhlin -• Email? mguhlin@gmail.com - Twitter? @mguhlin
  3. 3. http://moodlemayhem.orgSession Resources Online athttp://bit.ly/4toptimizelearning
  4. 4. http://goo.gl/1XgJ9 Source: http://goo.gl/Idt8aWhen you see a slide like this one, itmeans, “jump in” and share your ideas,questions, comments (no tomatoes,please!)
  5. 5. http://goo.gl/1XgJ9 How many of you feel like this whenjumping into online learning facilitation and/or course development?
  6. 6. Source: http://goo.gl/YHaQkHow should we approach learning?
  7. 7. No more differentiated instruction....What we really need to help occur inclassroom is differentiated "learning". This accomplishes the studentownership of the learning, allows for apassion-driven approach, shifts theresponsibility for the learning to thelearner (where it belongs) and changes Source: http://goo.gl/6o3B5the teachers role....Source: Tom Welch as cited at The InnovativeEducator blog - http://goo.gl/KkAYq Learning – a social endeavor or an independent activity...or both?
  8. 8. Are we absolving teachers frombeing lifelong learners when weput the responsibility on student learners?
  9. 9. Source: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3342/3433124914_753c662a6f.jpg How does learning work for you?
  10. 10. Ipad Apps Using Blooms Taxonomy in educationis a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students. With the recent popularity andpervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms inthe classroom using theapps that are available. Source: https://sites.google.com/site/bloomsapps/
  11. 11. Is the reason why Moodle andiPad apps are popular is because we have some semblance of control?
  12. 12. ...teachers confide that they cantpossibly create 32 different lessons foreach of their students...When we giveup control and empower the students tolearn the way they want with the toolsthey want, the results are terrific and thestudents are partners with their teacherin designing learning methods, tools,and environments that are best forthem.Source: The Innovative Educator blog - http:// Source: http://goo.gl/vLbFBgoo.gl/3ZULP Learning – a social endeavor or an independent activity...or both?
  13. 13. Is the plethora of tools...overwhelming?
  14. 14. Share in the chat how many of the tools above YOU know how to use.
  15. 15. How many tools are blocked in schools?
  16. 16. Is Moodle a “trojan horse” that we can use to introduce K-12 and adult learners to new technologies in a “safe, controlled learning environment?”Source: Adapted from http://www.slideshare.net/mrollins/moodle-and-blooms-taxonomy
  17. 17. If the focus should be on differentiated learning—rather than instruction--why use a course management system like Moodle?Pros Cons
  18. 18. Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  19. 19. "This introductory course has greatly influenced how I feelabout online learning. Although I was very nervous at first ithas clearly given me the self confindence to take on a courseof this nature. Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysletaIn addition this course has given me the opportunity toreflect on my own experiences and evaluate those skills Ialready had.I encourage anyone who is skeptical about an online courseto embrace it with open arms and reap the benefits it has tooffer." --Adult Learner in San Antonio ISD
  20. 20. "I know that I am an independent learner, but I also know that I am one to respond positively through active conversation with others. I felt that the only way to do that wasWatch video of adult online in a traditionallearners at http://goo.gl/ANy06 classroom; now I understand that I can have that active conversation through others comments and postings."
  21. 21. What is the purpose of professional learning in your district?Source: http://www.my12stepstore.com/media/Cards/HopeOneWay.jpg
  22. 22. Often, professional development in schools is ONE WAY. The purpose isnt to help people learn, its to push a certain agenda or instructional program...a way of standardizing teaching and learning, making it idiot-proof.Source: http://www.my12stepstore.com/media/Cards/HopeOneWay.jpg
  23. 23. "Is the checklist we operate from, our scope and sequence of traditional; skills and lessons, enough for our students to invent, create, collaborate, and solve their own problems?" --Angela Maiers, Classroom Habitudes Source: http://goo.gl/9X4W0Source: http://goo.gl/MdnNf
  24. 24. What is on your checklist for professional learning?
  25. 25. Wondering where to START?Source: http://ucdavismagazine.ucdavis.edu/issues/su07/graphics/FuturePower.jpg
  26. 26. Stage 1 - Develop Your ProgramSource: http://media.salemwebnetwork.com/Crosswalk/SpirLife_Objects/SeedlingInHands.125w.tn.jpg
  27. 27. Are we absolving teachers frombeing lifelong learners when weput the responsibility on student learners?
  28. 28. Stage 1 - Develop Your ProgramWhat do you need to begin?1. Online Course Template2. Process for getting an Online Course3. Training Courses o Online Professional Development in Moodle (Face-to-Face Course) o Digital Workshops Effective Practices (Self-Paced Online Course)
  29. 29. Consistent Course Design and Content Source: http://intouch.saisd.net/learn
  30. 30. Online Course Template Get it online at http://bit.ly/4toptimizelearning
  31. 31. Online Course Template
  32. 32. Online Course Examples
  33. 33. Online Course Examples
  34. 34. Process for Getting an Online Course
  35. 35. Process for Getting an Online Course
  36. 36. Process for Getting an Online Course
  37. 37. Process for Getting an Online Course
  38. 38. Training Courses for Moodle
  39. 39. Designing Online Courses is Time-Consuming!
  40. 40. Managing MoodleInstances is easy by comparison....
  41. 41. Plan Your Moodle SitesOpenCampus Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysletaProfessionalLearningCenterTechnologyCenter Decide which Moodles will be open to email authentication, require Active Directory,SAISD themes, modules,Departments blocks, etc. in advance.
  42. 42. How do you manage multiple Moodle instances?
  43. 43. How to facilitate onlinelearning? Source: http://intouch.saisd.net/learn
  44. 44. Stage 2 - CollaborateSource: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.hawkent.com/hawk/wp-content/01
  45. 45. Adapted from http://goo.gl/4myLYStage 2 - Collaborate Tech Dept Curriculum Leadership Lets get a private cloud going!
  46. 46. Stage 2 - CollaborateCollaborate with Key People: Whos the main contact? the go-to person? What kind of courses are going to be created? Whos going to be trained on them? Whos going to create them? Whos going to be administering them?
  47. 47. Stage 3 - Putting the Pieces Together • Online Professional Development Training • Online Course Checklist • Syllabus Development • Storyboarding Source: http://www.innovationmanagement.se/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/ How-do-innovation-intermediaries-help-you-to-implement-open-innovation.jpg
  48. 48. Online Professional Development Text TextThis course will be available July 1, 2011.
  49. 49. Source: http://goo.gl/qq12BOnline Course Checklist
  50. 50. Online Course Checklist
  51. 51. Online Course Checklist Source: http://goo.gl/qq12B
  52. 52. Online Course Checklist Source: http://goo.gl/qq12B
  53. 53. Syllabus Development Source: http://goo.gl/EhswF
  54. 54. Storyboarding - For Digital Stories.... Source: http://goo.gl/aZj6q
  55. 55. Storyboarding for Moodle Source: http://goo.gl/QwwMk
  56. 56. Stage 4 - Management Tips • First Day Prep • Welcome Letter/Email • Course FacilitationSource: http://trendsupdates.com/the-endless-and-useless-debate-on-leadership-vs-management/
  57. 57. First Day Prep
  58. 58. Welcome Letter/Email Source: http://goo.gl/XWg1V
  59. 59. The Future? Online Courses Professional Learning Communities Blended CoursesSource: http://ucdavismagazine.ucdavis.edu/issues/su07/graphics/FuturePower.jpg
  60. 60. Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysletaPoint #1 - “We don’t create in a vacuum.”
  61. 61. Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta (Source: video from http://intouch.saisd.net/plc )Point #2 - Begin with the end in mind
  62. 62. Special thanks to Pam Cranford, White Oak ISD Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysletaPoint #3 - Seize your Virtual Space!
  63. 63. Point #3 - Seize your Virtual Space! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  64. 64. Point #3 - Seize your Virtual Space! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  65. 65. Point #3 - Seize your Virtual Space! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  66. 66. Point #3 - Seize your Virtual Space! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  67. 67. Point #4 - Design an Engaging Inner Space! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysletaSee more online at http://www.woisd.net/view/ Login: woteacher Password: woteacher
  68. 68. Point #4 - Design an Engaging Inner Space! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta Voicethread linkSee more online at http://www.woisd.net/view/ Login: woteacher Password: woteacher
  69. 69. Point #5 - Make Your Space Interactive! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  70. 70. Point #5 - Make Your Space Interactive! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysletaThis activity continues...with a GoogleMap.
  71. 71. Point #5 - Make Your Space Interactive! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  72. 72. Point #6 - Add multimedia! Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta“You can’t hear President Roosevelt in your textbook.” - Pam Cranford - Twitter: txgal8437
  73. 73. Point #7 - Pull in Content via RSS Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta http://bit.ly/9Z7eHq
  74. 74. Point #8 - Share content via RSSVisit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  75. 75. Point #9 - Give careful thought to course planning. Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta
  76. 76. Point #9 - Give careful thought to course planning, existing Moodle modules.... Learning Moodle Activities Activities Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta Reading.................................Web page, Glossary, Wiki Book Sharing Ideas........................Discussion Forums, Blog, Wiki, Lesson Collaboration.........................Wikis, Forums (groups) Presenting.............................Assignment (upload preso) Getting Feedback..................Journal, Questionnaire Assessment...........................Quiz, all graded assignments Adapted from An Interview with Diana Benner (http://diben.pbworks.com)
  77. 77. Point #9 - . . .and openweb activities to embed. Embed podcasts or allow students to upload them as assignments or as part of discussion forum postings. Aviary.com/tools Visit online - http://bit.ly/moveysleta Audio editor Moodle Activities Adapted from An Interview with Diana Benner (http://diben.pbworks.com)
  78. 78. http://bit.ly/d2jCjs Visit online - http://bit.ly/moodlemayhem My 5 Favorite Modules
  79. 79. #1 - Questionnaire Visit online - http://bit.ly/moodlemayhemView it online at http://bit.ly/dhJsr7
  80. 80. #2 - Book Visit online - http://bit.ly/moodlemayhem Powerful use of the Book Module to provide a news archive.http://vle.olchs.lancs.sch.uk/mod/book/view.php?id=111366&chapterid=4020
  81. 81. http://bit.ly/d2jCjs #3 - CertificateVisit online - http://bit.ly/moodlemayhem
  82. 82. #4 - Lightbox Gallery Visit online - http://bit.ly/moodlemayhem View the Online Tutorials at http://bit.ly/cRUOFS or http://bit.ly/cYdQDJ
  83. 83. http://bit.ly/d2jCjs #5 – ChecklistVisit online - http://bit.ly/moodlemayhem
  84. 84. Other Recommended Modules from Moodle Mayhem eGroup Participants1.Attendance2.Course Menu Visit online - http://bit.ly/moodlemayhem3.DragMath Equation Editor4.Flash5.Podcaster6.QuickMail for Large Classes7.SideBar http://bit.ly/cMRuAE Special thanks to: Joel Parker Davo Smith Ben Wilkoff - http://learningischange.com A.T. Wyatt, McMurry University
  85. 85. Source: http://www.greekshares.com/uploaded/files/good_bye_and_thank_you.jpg
  86. 86. Resources:http://moodlemayhem.org Source: http://www.livechatbot.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/crm.jpg