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Moodle.ppt

  1. 1. MoodleModular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment<br />
  2. 2. What is Moodle?<br />Course Management System (CMS)<br />Created by Martin Dougiamas<br />Large Community of Users and Developers<br />Utilized by Universities, Community Colleges, Internet Education and K-12 Educators<br />It’s FREE to it’s users<br />
  3. 3. Uses<br />Online Courses<br />Supplement Face to Face Courses<br />Excellent way to enhance teaching<br />Allows you to post assignments, discussions and grades online for immediate access by parents and students<br />
  4. 4. Understand Who You are Teaching<br />Today’s student is called a digital native. (born after the 1980’s)<br />Immersed in technology since the day they were born<br />They process and expect things at “twitch speed”<br />They enjoy random access<br />They use parallel processing<br />They look at graphics first<br />They are play-oriented<br />They are always technology connected<br />
  5. 5. Knowing You<br />We are digital immigrants born before the 1980’s<br />We work at conventional speeds<br />We process in a linear fashion<br />We read text and directions first<br />We are work oriented<br />We are used to stand-alone problems or concepts<br />
  6. 6. Meet in the Middle<br />Moodle will help you bridge the technology gap between you and your students<br />It can enrich learning, even in the most difficult child<br />
  7. 7. Moodle Benefits<br />Can be accessed anywhere in the World<br />Create a course website exclusively for your students<br />Upload and share materials<br />Hold online discussions and chats<br />Give quizzes, tests and take surveys<br />Disseminate, gather and review assignments<br />Record grades for students to view online<br />Online file cabinet<br />Communicate outside of the classroom<br />
  8. 8. Moodle<br />The possibilities are as diverse as your imagination and teaching style.<br />Download Moodle at http://download.moodle.org/<br />Reference<br />The bulk of this presentation was accessed on September 29, 2010 and obtained from<br />http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/bevwilliams-187778-moodle-classroom-podcast-enhanced-education-ppt-powerpoint/<br />

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