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Date of training session: August 10, 2010 - 9:00 a.m. in PAHS Library Mac Lab
September 29, 2010 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Session Description:
Introduction to Moodle – Getting Started with Moodle
Give your instruction an online presence by creating a Moodle site for your course. Learn how to customize course settings and layout, communicate news to students and parents, and develop content with resources and files, including internal and external links. Create assignment links, discussion forums, and online quiz/test assessments. Learn how to grade and add feedback to student assignments that are uploaded to your course Moodle. Add a calendar to your course to communicate to students and parents about lessons, assignments, assessments, and due dates. In addition, learn different ways to make your Moodle site eye-appealing with a structure that promotes easy navigation and learning.

Date of training session: September 29, 2010 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in PAHS Dell Lab 216
Session Description:
Introduction to Moodle – Getting Started with Moodle
Give your instruction an online presence by creating a Moodle site for your course. Learn how to customize course settings and layout, communicate news to students and parents, and develop content with resources and files, including internal and external links. Create assignment and discussion forums, and learn how to grade and add feedback to student assignments that are uploaded to your course Moodle. Add a calendar to your course to communicate to students and parents about assignments, quizzes and due dates. In addition, learn different ways to make your Moodle site eye-appealing with a structure that promotes easy navigation and learning.


Moodle works for teachers on three levels:
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  1. Provide information - Create content and resources for learning to disseminate knowledge & information
  2. Provide community - Create a collaborative community for learning
  3. Provide assessment - Assess progress of student
Moodle Statistics
Martin Dougiamas, the creator of Moodle

Training Links:

Resource Links:

Content Icons:


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www.wtvi.com

Video & Presentation Tutorials:

Curriculum, Technology, & Education Reform Moodle for Instructors Tutorials
Moodle Tutorials blog
Tutorials by Alex Salinsky:
  • Getting Started
  • Editing Your Course Page
  • Getting & Using a Forum
  • Embedding a Video in your Web Page

Learning to Change - Changing to Learn by floyda007 on youtube.com


Moodle in the Classroom, by stevenputt on youtube

Tips:

Navigation - Use the breadcrumb links at the top of each page to navigate also.

Iterative Assignments - to create iterative assignments - where the piece of work is graded by the teacher, re-edited by the student, re-graded and so on using either the online file or online text and setting 'Allow resubmitting' to 'Yes' in the assignment settings. (http://docs.moodle.org/en/mod/assignment/index)

Evaluate your online course content (resources & activities) with the **COLLES** (the Constructivist On-Line Learning Environment Survey) **Survey** in the preferred, actual, or preferred & actual form.

Flowchart of Assignments between Teacher & Student on Moodle


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http://docs.moodle.org/en/mod/assignment/index#Assignment_Flow_Chart

Documents:

Introduction to Moodle presentation on slideshare.net



Introduction to Moodle Notepage



Moodle Manual 2010


Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers


Need Help?

  • Email Melanie Wiscount (melanie_wiscount@pasd.us) with any questions you may have about using these technology tools in the classroom.
  • Check out my teacher website at: http://www.melaniewiscount.com