Advanced Moodle - taking Moodle to the next level
National - Master Class Series
Mon 1 Sep 2014, 10:00am to 12:00pm EST
Moodle features a deep range of tools to engage and manage learners. In this workshop we’ll explore how to take Moodle beyond a simple content repository, quizzing and assessment upload tool and how to make your courses look good.
If you are confident with the basic use of Moodle this is the session for you.
This session is not recommended if you are new to Moodle
In this session we will demonstrate:
- Set up users into cohorts, groups and groupings to manage enrolments and assessment within and between Moodle courses
- Establish and contain grade books to suit your assessments
- Create a scored activity that integrates content, feedback and problem solving
- Add multimedia from third part sites and media you create from your smart phone
- Create quiz questions contained within question banks
- Exploit section, resource and activity links to create custom navigation inside your course
- Build a peer reviewed assessment
- Create a pre determined path for the learner to follow based on their performance in activities, and
- Understand the principles for successfully managing discussion-based assessments.
By the end of this webinar, participants will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Set up and organise grade categories, rubrics and outcomes.
- Manage users in bulk with Cohorts and Groups and Groupings
- Explore plug-ins to add teaching and formatting functionality
- Create decision making tree style activities using the Lesson
- Managing and facilitating discussion forum activities
- Control the learners path through conditional activity progression, and
- Potential for peer review assessments.
Facilitated by: Michael Gwyther
Michael commenced working in elearning with ESL learners in the mid 90's before mentoring Community Education teachers in elearning content and facilitation strategies. Now part of Yum Studio. elearning and multimedia consulting company yum studio, he overseas a range of coaching, mentoring and training programs to assist L&D practitioners to introduce and sustain learner centred approaches to elearning. Michael is also an elearning developer working with corporate, tertiary, TAFEs and private RTOs. Michael is the Mentor for this year’s ACPET Vic Govt e-Learning Program. He is the current president of ElNet and eLearning mentor for ACPET Victoria participating RTOs.