Free annual online professional development courses, MOOCs, webinars, conferences, and workshops. Donations welcome.
Moodle for Teachers EVO21 (M4TEVO21) session will take place on the latest Moodle 3.10 (latest version). Participants will learn how to teach online using resources, activities, and blocks available in a Moodle course as students and practice in the role of a teacher and manager of a course. They will learn to engage in team peer learning, to create video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic, Vimeo, and ZOOM (screen recording) to document learning and to use in a flipped classroom, and to manage their own Moodle courses. In weeks 2 - 5, participants will work collaboratively to create a team policy and syllabus using Google docs and to develop their own Moodle courses.
Weekly digital badges and a final certificate will be available for participants who complete the tasks.
By the end of the workshop learners should be able to:
Manage & edit course settings
Manage enrolment methods and enrol users
Create and edit basic activities, resources, and use blocks
Create video tutorials
Collaborate and engage with peers
Create a course in a Moodle course area using the tools
Earn one badge each week (5 in all)
Week 1: January 11-17
Introduction and Orientation
Week 1 Introduction to M4TEVO21, Moodle layout and to the participants, Screencast-o-Matic and Vimeo for screen recording to create video tutorials, and team formation.
Moodle as a platform designed for team peer learning and learner autonomy
Interactive discussions for information sharing and effective team building tools.
Introduction to Screencast-o-Matic and Vimeo to create video tutorials
Learn and Teach with Moodle
Learn to navigate a Moodle course, use the rich editor, and record audio and video using PoodLL and the recorder, navigate and update personal Moodle profile, and post to the online discussion forums.
Discuss the meaning of student engagement and brainstorm ideas for collaborative lessons and projects.
Team formation for team peer learning
Choose a course topic for the collaborative course.
Week 2: January 18 - 24
Moodle Resources and Activities
In week 2, participants will receive teacher and manager rights, so you can try out the resources and activities available in a Moodle course in the Teacher Practice Area (TPA). They will receive team areas to practice adding resources and activities available on the Moodle.
Week 3: January 25 - 31
Moodle Blocks and Planning a Collaborative Online Course
In week 3, participants will receive rights as managers of a Moodle course and work on the blocks. They will practice in the Manager Practice Area (MPA). They will also start working on their collaborative courses.
Week 4: February 1 - 7
Collaborative Course Design
In weeks 3 - 5, participants will work in teams to design a collaborative course. They will document the process using Screencast-o-Matic and publish the recording as a team on Youtube or Vimeo.
Participants will learn to create and use digital badges and create certificates for their courses that relate to the activities of their Moodle courses.
Showcase and Reflections
In week 5, participants will create videos to document their courses, reflect, and share them on Padlet and provide feedback using Flipgrid (video).
Other technology tools:
This is an extensive 5-week EVO session. You are advised not take more than 1 session or join late. Please note that the system will remove participants at the end of week 5 (end of the EVO session) if they haven't completed the tasks.