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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.
Please use this support forum to ask questions, add comments and to make suggestions.
Please introduce yourself and tell us about your experiences as a face-to-face and online teacher. Remember to respond to one other participant.
Answer the following questions:
Create a video tutorial demonstrating how you can speak using audio and video straight from the editor. Notice the editor has more than one recorder. In order to see the full editor click on the arrow pointing down. It's on the top left hand side of the editor.
Use my Screencast-o-matic organization account to create a video tutorial demonstrating how a student can speak straight from the editor in a Moodle course, or use Vimeo screen recorder (Chrome with extension or not), or Awesome Screenshot on Chrome extension.
Share your experience in using the tools and screencast-o-matic and remember to respond to one other or more participants.
To get started,
If your video needs improvement, it will be moved to the support forum for week 1. Repost your video in this forum when it's ready. Once you receive a grade and reply to one other person, you will see the box ticked off.
For further questions, use the support forum for week 1.
Remember, learning is about the process so enjoy creating your video tutorials.
In week 1, you will start forming groups so you can work together in the Teacher Practice Area (TPA), in the Manager Practice Area (MPA) and in the collaborative courses you'll develop in weeks 3, 4, and 5.
Start with the discussion below and then continue with the forming groups activity.
In week 1, you will select your team. In this section you can learn about each other and discuss topics and strategies on how to develop a collaborative Moodle course in weeks 3, 4, and 5.
Please remember to reply to another participant's thread.
Please create a team or join a team. You can remove yourself and join another team at any time.
Watch the following video on how to form teams for the collaborative courses and click on the group selection activity to create or join a group below. This is a required activity.
Create a video tutorial using Screencast-o-matic or Vimeo Screen Recorder as you explore your profile, add a photo, connect to open badge pack from your profile, and show other user preferences.
Respond to at least one other participants.