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  1. 1. Tool Guide for Teachers Information Assess learning Communication Co-create Bloom’s What you want to Will this tool & interaction Allows what Transfer content What you want to use (technology) achieve (pedagogy) Is it a tool for allow you to Can it be used for Can you & your thinking order? disseminating assess your communication & students •Remember information from students’ interaction collaborate & •Understand you to your learning? among create content •Apply Ease of use students? participants together? •Analyse How easy can this (you & your •Evaluate be set up by you? students)? •Create Add FILE Easy, like an email Yes. Only teachers Maybe. Use to No. It’s a Maybe. Use to None. Upload a file attachment. But can upload files to give task. Collect distribution tool. give task. Collect This is not a (Word Document/ can your doc course site. So student files No option for student files learning activity, PowerPoint) stand on its own? definitely a push- through Forum or interaction or through Forum or but information tool. Assignment. communication. Assignment. transfer. Add Folder Easy, like email Yes. Only teachers Maybe. Use to No. It’s a Maybe. Use to None. Upload a group of attachments. But can upload a give task. Collect distribution tool. give task. Collect This is not a files can your docs folder of files. So student files No option for student files learning activity, stand on their definitely a push- through Forum or interaction or through Forum or but information own? tool. Assignment. communication. Assignment. transfer. Add URL Easy, copy the url Very easy way of Not directly. Maybe. Link to Maybe. You can 6/6 Link to a web – the bit that directing students Option is to link to external tools eg link to external Can do all of the page. starts with to information external activities Google Calendar, collaborative sites above, depending (use correct http://) use “add a outside of such as external groups, blogs or e.g. Google Docs, on where you link settings ) resource.” Moodle. websites. wikis. wikis or blogs. to. Forum Easy. Forum has Share resources Forum is versatile Yes. Students Yes. Students can 5/6 Use for many usable default as links or files. & allows this, e.g. communicate with collaborate & Understand, types of learning settings. A name High message design a formative you & peers. explore topics, Apply, Analyse, activities & description is volume? Risk of assessment Interact as a class discuss them & Evaluate, Create enough. losing info. activity. or in groups. write together. Yes. But you can Maybe. Use to Absolutely. Tutor Yes, e.g. you can 6/6 if used well. Add voice Easy. Use the also allow student give task or add to student or peer use a forum with All down to task To forum, voice tools use. opportunities for to peer, very voice content to design and assignment, included in our additional flexbile. build a bank of student email etc. platform. listening practice. spoken language. engagement. Wiki Tricky. Decide on Yes. Use as Wiki is versatile & Not suited for Yes. Students can 5/6 Use to enable individual & group information site. allows this, e.g. discussions. Use collaborate & Understand, collaborative page settings. Can be Allow editing by design a in brainstorming, explore topics, Apply, Analyse, creation. (Consider hard to master. teachers or by any formative planning, collabo- discuss them & Evaluate, Create using a linked google Get some participant. assessment rative writing,… write together. doc. instead) training. activity. Glossary Default settings Use glossary to Glossary is Not suited for Although original 5/6 Use for learning are good. Try to define terms or versatile & allows discussions. author can edit an Understand, activities that set it so the present info. this. But you need Students can read entry, class can Apply, Analyse, gather resources author’s name is Better yet, let the to design the right other entries & collect reviews, Evaluate, Create or present info shown. students add to it. learning activity. comment or rate. resources, etc. Database Tricky to set up. Can be used for Database is Not suited for Students can 5/6 Allow students to Know what you teacher to present versatile & allows discussions. share info & files Understand, collect, share & want before you info, but better to this. But you need Students can read in searchable way. Apply, Analyse, search created build. Get some let the students to design the right other entries & Create joint Evaluate, Create artifacts training. add to it. learning activity. comment or rate. collections. Survey Easy. Choose from No. The survey Not directly. Used No. Only allows No this is an 2/6 Use to gather data 3 types to assess tool is not a for gathering one way individual activity, Indirectly helps from students Attitudes, distribution feedback to help communication not a group student analyse about teaching of Incidents and channel. improve the from student to activity. and evaluate the the course Constructivism. course. teacher. learning. Feedback Easy but takes No. The Feedback Yes. Use to have No. Only allows No this is an 6/6 Use to gather data time. Configure tool is not a students self- one way individual activity, Can do all 6 but from students on and then add distribution assess their communication not a group this requires you any topic. (consider questions. channel. understanding from student to activity. to be creative in using quia) before and after. teacher. your approach. Great fit Need more Moodle help? How to use this guide • Are you a teacher new to Moodle? Use this guide • Community Forums at http://www.moodle.org to pick the right tool for the job. • Documentation at http://docs.moodle.org Can work w/ some • Know which tool you want to use? Follow its row Follow #moodle on Twitter! learning design across to see its strengths & weaknesses. Tweeters to Follow • Know what you want to achieve? Pick a column @warwicklanguage and follow it to see which tool will help you do it. @catspyjamasnz Not best tool for @ghenrick the job @moodlefairy Adapted for Languages@Warwick by TeresaBased on adaption by: Gavin Henrick ( @ghenrick ) Joyce Seitzinger (@catspyjamasnz) MacKinnon (@warwicklanguage)http://www.somerandomthoughts.com/ www.cats-pyjamas.net / www.eit.ac.nz www.warwicklanguage.org.uk
  2. 2. Information Assess learning Communication Co-create Bloom’s What you want to Will this tool & interaction Allows what What you want to Transfer content use (technology) achieve (pedagogy) Is it a tool for allow you to Can it be used for Can you & your thinking order? disseminating assess your communication & students •Remember information from students’ interaction collaborate & •Understand you to your learning? among create content •Apply Ease of use students? participants together? •Analyse How easy can this (you & your •Evaluate be set up by you? students)? •CreateChoice Easy. Define the No. The Choice is Use choice to No. Tip: Use the No. Tip: Use 5/6Use for student options and best assessing and quickly test forum or chat forums, glossaries Can do 5 but thisdecision making, whether you want querying the understanding like instead. or wikis instead. requires you to bevoting and topic to limit numbers students on a multi-choice creative in yourselection. per choice or not. topic. questions usage.Quiz Tricky & takes The quiz is aimed Quiz can be timed No. Tip: Use No. Tip: Use 6/6Use to assess time. Set up quiz, at assessment, & secure. Has forums instead. forums or wikis Can do all 6 butlearning, then questions. not as distribution essay, mc, true/ instead. this requires youformative or Consider your channel. Tip: use false, matching, & to be creative insummative. categories. as self-diagnostic. other questions. your assessment.SCORM Use bb create to Yes. Great for Yes, allows No. this is an No this is an 6/6Use to present turn a word presenting grading. Can individual activity, individual activity, Can do all 6 butcontent, media document into a multimedia embed questions not a group not a group requires you toand assess multimedia scorm content and and interactive activity. activity. creatively design aretention. object. animations. challenges. learning object.Assignment Easy. Choose from No. However can Yes. Set due dates No. Only allows No. Currently it 6/6Use to collect, 4 types. Both include contextual & maximum very limited does not allow Indirectly.assess & provide online & offline content for the grades. Collect interaction group Depends on yourfeedback on assignments are assignment. assignments and between teacher assignments. Use assessmentassignments possible. provide feedback. & student. forum or wiki . design.Instant messaging Add the bbIM This tool connects May be used for Yes, this tool Yes, this can be 6/6 An easy wayusing bb IM block to your the students on formative and enables text and used to prepare of increasing peer course for your course to ipsative spoken for a collaborative support in your students to each other. assessment communication. task. group. download.Text Chat Easy to set up, Use for invited Chat is versatile. Yes. Hold debates, Yes. Students can 5/6Hold real-time requires some speakers. High Can use in small group collaborate & Understand,text chat effort to manage. speed message formative review sessions explore topics, Apply, Analyse,discussions with volume. Risk of assessment and hold drop-in discuss them & Evaluate, Createclass non-interaction. activities. session for Q&A. write together.Lesson It can be tricky to Great to present Yes, allows No this is an No this is an 6/6Use for presenting set up, make sure information in a grading. Use as individual activity, individual activity, Can do all 6 butbranched info or you plan the branched, guided branched quiz, not a group not a group this requires youtesting lesson first. Worth way. Implement scenario, case activity. activity. to be creative in the effort. adaptive learning. study, role play. your assessment.Workshop Tricky and takes No. Better to use Yes. Students can No. Allows for No. Currently it 6/6Use to collect, planning & time. another tool for be assessed on feedback but does not allow Indirectly.assess & generate 4 stages to follow this. their contribution overall limited group Depends on yourpeer review of for setting it up. and on their interaction. assignments. Use assessmentstudent work review of others. forum or wiki. design. Live classroom Easy to use once Easy way to Yes, if you give Yes, levels of Yes, use it create 6/6 Online teaching you have been connect at a them access to communication archived sessions With some time space which can trainined. distance, can use record own mediated by for editing and re- investment you be scheduled Accessible and to archive presentations. moderator. use. will find this very within moodle. archived. presentation. handy.Great fit How to use this guide Need more Moodle help? • Are you a teacher new to Moodle? Use this guide • Community Forums at http://www.moodle.orgCan work with to pick the right tool for the job. • Documentation at http://docs.moodle.orgsome planning • Know which tool you want to use? Follow its row • Follow #moodle on Twitter! across to see its strengths & weaknesses. Tweeters to Follow • Know what you want to achieve? Pick a column @warwicklanguage and follow it to see which tool will help you do it. @catspyjamasnzNot best tool for @ghenrickthe job @moodlefairy Original design: Joyce Seitzinger Based on adaptation by:Gavin Henrick ( @ghenrick ) Adapted for Languages@Warwick by Teresa (@catspyjamasnz) http://www.somerandomthoughts.com/ MacKinnon (@warwicklanguage) www.cats-pyjamas.net /www.eit.ac.nz www.warwicklanguage.org.uk

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