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Introduction to Moodle

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A presentation for Online Teaching Symposium on Moodle.

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Introduction to Moodle

  1. 1. Getting Started With Moodle Presentation for:
  2. 2. Disclaimer
  3. 3. WHAT DO THESE WEBSITES HAVE IN COMMON?...
  4. 8. Answer…
  5. 9. Why am I here?
  6. 10. Constructivist Learning <ul><li>Learn by doing </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Build on life experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility of learning is on student </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher is facilitator </li></ul>
  7. 11. My Workshop Description Designing an online course can be daunting. Moodle can change that for you. Discover how this popular learning management system can put you in the driver’s seat as you design your online course. Learn where to find Moodle, how to install it on a server and some tips to make your site interactive and fun.
  8. 12. Blackboard is great for some users…
  9. 13. SDSU’s Educational Tech program opened my eyes…
  10. 14. Enough about me…Why are you here?
  11. 15. odular bject riented ynamic earning nvironment by teachers for teachers
  12. 16. <ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Modular based </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive </li></ul><ul><li>Easily links to outside sources & subscription based services </li></ul><ul><li>No cost! </li></ul><ul><li>Easily modified </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to change look </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to add features </li></ul>
  13. 17. http://moodle.org/stats/
  14. 18. Currently there are 56731 sites from 211 countries who have registered their Moodle site. http://moodle.org/sites/
  15. 19. Moodle puts you into the drivers seat
  16. 21. You’re in the drivers seat
  17. 22. Where?
  18. 23. SQL, PHP and FTP <ul><li>SQL </li></ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul><ul><li>language </li></ul><ul><li>PHP </li></ul><ul><li>Scripting </li></ul><ul><li>language </li></ul>FTP File transfer program
  19. 24. For more information: www.moodle.org <ul><li>Look at some of the features and possibilities with Moodle such as… </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up the site </li></ul><ul><li>Working with courses </li></ul><ul><li>School features (grading, enrolment, activities) </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar (global and course) </li></ul><ul><li>RRS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Adding news </li></ul><ul><li>Adding activities </li></ul><ul><li>Adding resources </li></ul><ul><li>Turning on and off visibility </li></ul><ul><li>And more… </li></ul>
  20. 25. Signing up for FitOnline next
  21. 26. next
  22. 27. next Your email should look like this which takes you here
  23. 28. next
  24. 29. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll in a class. This is your screen after you log on… Enjoy!
  25. 30. Presenter: Mary Burns Prine Associate Professor San Diego Continuing Education [email_address]

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