ACPET eLearning Mentor Program - Moodle LMS


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Overview of LMS characteristics for workshop focusing on Moodle. Participants create courses, upload users and build content and activities on a new fresh Moodle course.

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ACPET eLearning Mentor Program - Moodle LMS

  1. 1. ACPET - Vic Government e-Learning Program 2011 Learner Management Systems
  2. 2. Programme <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RTO Visit and online preparation meeting confirmation Moodle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Administration Functions of Moodle </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle Roles and Setting up courses </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adding Learners and creating courses </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Content and File Management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using multimedia – iSpring, Slideshare </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding Social Media assets </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(video, audio, PowerPoint, rss and social network feeds) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding Learning Objects </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creating and Managing Quizzes </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using Discussion Based Activities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Principles of Creating scenarios style learning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adding Assessments </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. LMS What is it? <ul><li>a software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process. </li></ul><ul><li>provides the trainer with a way to create and deliver content, monitor student participation, and assess student performance. </li></ul><ul><li>provides students with the ability to use interactive features such as threaded discussions, video conferencing, and discussion forums. </li></ul>
  4. 4. LMS Popular
  5. 5. LMS Characteristics <ul><li>Good for: </li></ul><ul><li>familiar web-page look and feel, with newsy front page </li></ul><ul><li>adaptable – repository, course, group work, collaboration, self paced, facilitated </li></ul><ul><li>providing forums/support to learners </li></ul><ul><li>introducing teachers to online tools, training ground </li></ul><ul><li>relatively easy to learn and use (but takes time) </li></ul><ul><li>group/collaborative work </li></ul><ul><li>automated “assessment” </li></ul><ul><li>difficult to create course content </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate course content made with rapid elearn tools (using SCORM) </li></ul>
  6. 6. LMS Experts already predicting the “Death of the LMS?” <ul><li>To truly learn, students need to get out of their LMS shells. They need to engage the world around them – publishing content for people other than classmates to read, and participating in the global discussion that surrounds the topics covered in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to think critically and blog their experiences for others to read. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to work collaboratively with other students in their class. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to socialize with other students that aren’t in the same classes they are in. </li></ul><ul><li>Students need to continue learning on a particular subject beyond the last class date. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Multimedia Plug ins Supported Media Formats * .mp3 - MPEG Audio Stream, Layer III * .swf - Macromedia Flash Format File (Adobe, Inc.) * .mov - QuickTime Video Clip (Apple Computer, Inc.) * .wmv - Windows Media File (Microsoft) * .mpg - MPEG Animation * .avi - Audio Video Interleave File * .flv - Flash Video File (Macromedia, Inc.) * .ram - RealMedia Metafile (RealNetworks, Inc.) * .rpm - RealMedia Player Plug-in (RealNetworks) * .rm - RealMedia Streaming Media (Real Networks, Inc.) * .mp4 (in Moodle 1.9.6 onwards) * .m4v (in Moodle 1.9.6 onwards) In Moodle 1.9.6 onwards, a YouTube link filter (disabled by default) is also available.
  8. 8. Workshop Dates <ul><li>Wednesday 20 th April </li></ul><ul><li>Crown Courseware and Adaption </li></ul><ul><li>Using HTML and Dreamweaver to adapt Toolboxes and Lorn Learning Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading Toolboxes to Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding SCORM </li></ul><ul><li>Deploying SCORM Learning Objects into Learner Management Systems </li></ul>