Nov 1st 2016

Moodle MOOC 9 (Moodle for Teachers)

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Moodle MOOC 9 (MM9) is scheduled to take place from November 1 - December 4, 2016 on Moodle for Teachers. The purpose of the MOOC is to connect with educators for instruction and learning, reflective practice, social and collaborative learning, cultural exchange and peace, personal and professional development, community building, best practices and challenges involved in teaching with and without technology, student engagement with the content, peers, and the facilitator, and learning to teach online with Moodle course and learning management system.

MM9 will take place on a Moodle website called Moodle for Teachers (M4T). Participants will be able to participate in live online classes and view the recordings from the Moodle session area. The aim of the M4T workshop is to provide participants, who have never used Moodle or who would like to enrich their previous Moodle experiences, with the knowledge and skills to navigate a Moodle course, access resources, activities, and blocks from a student perspective and practice the same Moodle features in practice areas as teachers and managers of a Moodle course. The participants will develop a lesson in teams in a Moodle course of their own.

Participants will learn about resources, activities, and blocks as students and practice the role of a teacher in setting up resources and activities and in the role of a manager to set up blocks in a Moodle course. In addition, teacher will have access to the admin settings for courses and for user enrollments. Participants will learn to create tutorials and collaborate with students using Jing, Screencast-o-matic, PresentMe, SlideSpeech, Plotagon, Smore, Knovio, Google drive and authoring tools (Youtube, Vimeo).

Course Highlights

- Moodle 3.1 theoretical and practical training.

- Adding Resources and Activities

- Learning about Blocks

- Active Learning: Teaching as a Way to Learn

- Creating Video Tutorials for Instruction and Learning

- Course Settings

- Collaborative Teamwork

- Reflecting on Learning

Moodle Teacher Training

Moodle MOOC 9 Moodle for Teachers training course on how to use Moodle 3.1 for instruction is an asynchronous component of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Moodle for teachers and anyone interested in teaching online using Moodle, WizIQ, and other web technologies. The Moodle training will take place on Moodle for Teachers (M4T) Moodle website and will focus on active learning, reflection, sharing, and collaboration.

Expected Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop learners should be able to:

- Create and edit basic activities, resources, and use blocks

- Create video tutorials

- Collaborate with peers

- Create a lesson on a Moodle course using the tools