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  1. 1. Welcome<br />Moving Faculty to the Moodle Big Leagues with All-Star Trainingwith Courtney Bentley, Lafayette Collegeand Jan Pontia, Birmingham-Southern Collegea special topic for instructional technologists and their colleaguesOctober 2, 2009Moderator: Nancy Millichap, NITLEMIV Support: Bret Olsen, NITLE<br />
  2. 2. What do you hope to gain from this session?<br />Type in the chat area one thing that you hope to hear about during this session.<br />
  3. 3. You First…<br />Name your team: (where do you fit best)<br />A. Instructional Technology<br />B. Information Technology<br />C. Library<br />D. Faculty<br />E. Other<br />
  4. 4. Place a Mark… Identify your Moodle Use<br />Major league =2+ years<br />Minor league 1-2 years<br />Rookie &lt;1 year<br />In the Dugout: considering /piloting<br />Have never seen<br />the Moodle interface<br />
  5. 5. Our Stats:<br />Rookie VetJan- BSC Courtney-Lafayette<br /><ul><li>197 full-time faculty
  6. 6. 48% of Fall ‘09 course sites in use
  7. 7. 2,382 students
  8. 8. 2+ Moodle support
  9. 9. 5 semesters on the field</li></ul>125 full-time faculty<br />Approx. Faculty trying Moodle first term of use = 90<br />1500 students<br />1 Moodle support (Inst. Tech)<br />1stfullblown term – just out of the dugout<br />
  10. 10. BSC, The Wind Up <br />Fall 2008: Faculty vote to switch from Bb to Moodle<br />Spring 2009: 2 pilot groups<br />Group 1 = 4 faculty, 4 courses, 4 sessions MIV with Bob Puffer and Jan <br />Group 2 = 12 faculty, 4 sessions with only Jan<br />April: 1st week dev. sessions for summer faculty<br />Summer 2009: <br />30 Moodle courses, 10 Bb courses<br />Dev. Session weeks: May, June, July, August (&lt;8 per session)<br />Fall 2009: Bb gone, 250 Moodle courses<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  11. 11. Lafayette’s Timeline<br />
  12. 12. Lafayette,Warming Up<br />Semester long pilot: 8 faculty/16 courses<br />Two training sessions, 3-4 lunch sessions<br />Used lunch times to discuss issues, pedagogy<br />Mid-term survey to students<br />Moodle Support course <br />Crowd-source documentation: wiki, forums<br />Brownbag to report on Moodle pilot and announce Blackboard retirement<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  13. 13. Lafayette, First Inning<br />Summer workshops<br />Faculty Quickstart<br />Developing your course (working session)<br />Use pilot courses as examples<br />Use Moodle News forum for updates<br />Populate Global calendar - Academic dates<br />Documentation to ITS site & Moodle by RSS<br />Moodle Minute podcast<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  14. 14. Lafayette Moodle Support Course<br />
  15. 15. BSC, Curve Balls from the Pilot Groups<br />First major faculty session: April 2009 instead of May<br />Grand Slam!!...“Faculty Friday” - Piloters share <br />Session topics: “Starting Lineup Only”<br />Slow pitch/fast pitch (session pace)<br />Share faculty samples - 2 screens<br />August refreshers (“STRIKE”)<br />Include sabbatical and adjunct faculty<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  16. 16. BSC, Pitches Over the Plate…<br />Peer Help: Bob Puffer from Luther College – Pilot 1<br />Peer Help: Courtney’s faculty (Michelle – our pinch hitter) - Moodle through MIV<br />Food<br />Provost involved – Pilot 2 & Messages<br />Last inning July – Faculty decide dates<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  17. 17. …BSC, continued<br />“Moodle the Pieces” course – references, short videos for help, Q/A (Big Now), sharing area, wiki for pedagogy/sample ideas<br />Sessions &lt; 8 people to meet indiv. needs<br />Helpdesk Communication - Key<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  18. 18. Lafayette, Extra Innings<br />Moodle Showcase <br />May during finals week<br />Ask for nominations from students<br />Moodle museum for generating new ideas<br />One-on-one to discuss pedagogical goals and match tools to them (or not)<br />Personalized Jing videos<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  19. 19. BSC, Next Dev. Session Plans<br />Offering for all learning styles<br />Reference<br />Quickstart videos<br />Demo/discussion (bring in faculty to share)<br />Hands-on development<br />Fall 2009, Hope to “hit” 3-4 new topics<br />Pedagogy first<br />How-To second<br />Place a mark next to any idea that has worked for you.<br />
  20. 20. 7th Inning Stretch<br />List one of your favorite development/training ideas<br />
  21. 21. An Empty Moodle Course<br />
  22. 22. BSC Sample<br />PsychologyMeggers<br />
  23. 23. LafSample<br />Economics<br />Averett<br />
  24. 24. Everyone Wants in the Game<br />Staff/Aux. uses of Moodle<br />RA training<br />NCATE preparation<br />Academic Records<br />Library group<br />Advisees courses<br />PolSci Archives<br />Student Liaisons<br />Search committees<br />Placement testing<br />First year orientation<br />Accreditation review<br />Academic departments<br />Student clubs<br />Faculty committees<br />
  25. 25. Switching from Another LMS<br />Opportunity to rethink HOW we do things<br />Allows for new creativity<br />Clean up<br />Change can be good for growth<br />“Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”-Babe Ruth<br />
  26. 26. Moodle Resources<br />Other NITLE Instructional Technologists<br />NITLE Moodle Exchange (NME) course<br />Moodle Museum (on<br />Moodle Moots<br /> (forums) <br />Moodle Tracker<br />Web searches<br />YouTube videos<br />Faculty at other institutions<br />Share your resources:<br />
  27. 27. Moving Faculty to the Moodle Big Leagues with All-Star Training<br />Vet: Courtney BentleyLafayette<br /><br />Rookie: Jan PontiaBirmingham-Southern<br /><br />