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Moodle from Scratch (A beginner’s guide)
National - Introduction Series
Mon 19 Jun 2017, 1:30pm to 2:30pm EST

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TypeInformation Session
LevelIntroduction Series
  • Business Development
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Student Engagement & Support
Duration1 Hour
LocationOnline and at your desk, National
Peer+ points0
Cost inc. GST (Members)$60
Cost inc. GST (Non-members)$88

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Moodle is an open source LMS (Learning Management System) designed to support educators to deliver training and assess learning anywhere, anytime. Moodle has proved very popular with many RTOs here and training organisations worldwide.

So, what is the buzz about? Through this webinar, you will understand the benefits Moodle can bring to your training plans through the implementation of blended learning. Addressing student demand for engagement through online delivery in your courses can support engagement and retention.

We’ll look at how Moodle can share learning content as well as options for capturing student participation through a variety of self paced, student publishing and facilitated activities.

Michael will provide details of resources to support your Moodle introduction a variety of teaching and learning approaches through a progressive implementation.

We’ll look at Moodle Cloud, a free online Moodle instance that provides a free opportunity to evaluate Moodle to your needs before you commit.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand how the role of an LMS (including Moodle) can support a blended learning strategy
  • Getting courses up and running with implementing Moodle
  • Understand how resources and activities are created and distributed to learners
  • Knowing how to teach and assess using Moodle
  • Clarify the options for hosting Moodle
  • Evaluate the implications for RTO resources, staffing and support when implementing Moodle
  • Address student digital literacy
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 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 assisting in the development of blended learning programs, facilitation strategies and eLearning content. Previously Michael was the mentor ACPET Vic Govt e-Learning Program between 2004 and 2013.


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