• Overview of M4T EVO21

    This is the 10th annual M4TEVO session. The first M4TEVO session started in 2012. The goal of the M4T - L2TO EVO22 session is to introduce the participants to a learning management system called Moodle for face-to-face, blended (hybrid), and fully online programs. 

    Moodle for Teachers - Learn to Teach Online EVO22 (M4TL2TO - EVO22) 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, LOOM, Flipgrid 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.  

    Target audience:

    • Teachers of any subject or age groups
    • Anyone interested in developing and teaching online courses for blended and/or fully online learning programs or the flipped classroom  

    Session objectives:

    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)


    Syllabus

    Week 1: January 10-16

    Introduction and Orientation

    Week 1 Introduction to M4TL2TO - EVO221, 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, LOOM, Flipgrid, 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 17 - 23

    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. 

    • Compare the resources and activities in a Moodle course
    • Discuss the role of a teacher in the classroom and in a Moodle course 
    • Explore Moodle Tools in the Teacher Practice Area (TPA)
    • Document the resources available in the TPA by creating video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic and publishing them on Youtube and/or Vimeo 
    • Document the activities available in the TPA by creating video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic and publishing videos on Youtube and/or Vimeo. 

    Week 3: January 24 - 30

    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. 

    • Discuss the role of a manager of a school and in a Moodle course
    • Explore Moodle Tools in the Block Practice Area (BPA)
    • Document the blocks available on Moodle in the main course area as a student.
    • Document the blocks available in the Block practice area (BPA) as a manager of the course by showing how to add blocks. 
    • Prepare a collaborative teamwork policy and a syllabus for their course. 

    Week 4: January 31 - 6

    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, LOOM, Vimeo, or Flipgrid 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. 

    Week 5: February 7 - 13

    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). 


    Media:

    • Moodle 
    • ZOOM (directly from Moodle)

    Other technology tools:

    1. Flipgrid https://flipgrid.com/d312bb5f
    2. Vimeo https://vimeo.com
    3. Screencast-o-matic https://screencast-o-matic.com
    4. LOOM https://loom.com
    5. Voki https://www.voki.com
    6. Canva  https://www.canva.com
    7. Wakelet https://wakelet.com
    8. Miro https://miro.com
    9. Padlet https://padlet.com 
    10. Google (docs, slides, forms) https://drive.google.com 
    11. ZOOM https://zoom.us
    12. Jitsi (in the course).  
    13. Microsoft Teams (in the course)