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Moodle Basics

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Moodle Basics

  1. 1. 1.How do you use Moodle at the moment? Short discussionShort discussion Opinions on MoodleOpinions on Moodle 2.Short Community Video 3.Moodle is really useful: 1. Virtual Classroom Assistant 2. Distance Learning Classroom 4.Moodle is really important: 1. Rapidly changing work environment 2. Teacher/trainer responsibility 5.Moodle is really easy: 1. Let's look back a few years... 6.What are you going to do now?
  2. 2. A short 2 minute video: ● Click me for a ~3 mins video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4mmMeMDMic ● Important Note: Community resources, like the video, are made voluntarily.
  3. 3. So, what is ● Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Online learning/teaching ● Learning Management System (LMS) Controlled/managed/reported learning ..or.. ● Course Management System (CMS) Carefully guided/systematic courses ?
  4. 4. Moodle is really useful Virtual Classroom Assistant Distance Learning Classroom
  5. 5. Virtual Classroom Assistant “Cloud” toolkit to help aide and enhance classroom activities
  6. 6. Centralised & Incremental Learning
  7. 7. Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 Centralised & Incremental Learning
  8. 8. The “Martini Principle” ● Anytime, anyplace, anywhere ● 24/7 ● Online (up in the cloud)
  9. 9. Moodle Gradebook ● Self-marking tests – Moodle Quiz ● Focus your tutor time with students who seem to be struggling ● Custom Scales (not just 0-100%) ● Online & Offline Assignments graded ● Storage and reporting grades
  10. 10. Formative Testing ● Moodle Lesson: ● Learning ● Checking and reviewing understanding ● Revisiting misunderstood materials ● Tailored to the student, tailored to learning styles
  11. 11. Distance Learning Classroom
  12. 12. What is the difference? When learners are asked to say something in class? When learners are asked to answer a question online?
  13. 13. Social Constructivism ● Social interaction online ● Teacher-led tasks ● Intervening to help direct & provoke discussion ● Summarise discussion ● Moodle Forums ● Moodle WIKIs ● Moodle Chat ● Moodle Messages
  14. 14. Dr. Gilly Salmon 5 Stage eLearning Model
  15. 15. Shift Happens 21st Century information is constantly and rapidly changing ● “The amount of technical information is doubling every 2 years” ● “The U.S. Department of labor estimates today's learner will have 10-14 jobs … by age 38” ● “The top 10 jobs that will be in demand in 2010 didn't exist in 2004” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljbI-363A2Q
  16. 16. You are responsible... 1) ...for sending your learners into the world with a expanding digital literacy a basis from which to learn constantly and rapidly 2) ...for meeting digital expectations of your learners forums/collaborative tools/video,audio etc. 3) … for providing and promoting eSafety walled garden, moderating tools
  17. 17. How Moodle can support it 1) ...for sending your learners into the world with a expanding digital literacy – Moodle has a wide and always expanding range of activities. – Provides social functionalities which are embedded in online social life (Facebook etc)
  18. 18. How Moodle can support it 2) ...for meeting digital expectations of your learners – Moodle is constantly evolving – Learner knowledge is always building – Everyday social tools and technologies are improving VERY rapidly. (Take mobile phones for example)
  19. 19. How Moodle can support it 3) … for providing and promoting eSafety – Walled garden aspect – Monitoring and controlling
  20. 20. Moodle is really easy! ● Finally, a brief overview of 10 social courses we have created ● http://wbl-online.org.uk/moodle

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