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Moodle for Teachers - Learn to Teach Online

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Moodle for Teachers - Learn to Teach Online 

M4TL2TO - EVO22


 

 


 

Abstract:  

The goal of the session is to introduce Moodle learning management system for face-to-face, blended (hybrid), and fully online programs. Participants will learn how to teach online using the activities, resources, and blocks available on Moodle to develop their own individual and collaborative Moodle courses. 

 


 

Target audience:

  • Teachers of any subject area or age group (young to adult learners)

  • Anyone interested in developing and teaching online courses for blended and/or fully online learning programs or the flipped classroom (paid and free courses).  

 


 

Session objectives: 

By the end of the workshop learners should be able to:

  • 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 their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio
  • Document the resources available in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio by creating video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic and publishing them on Youtube and/or Vimeo 
  • Document the activities available in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio by creating video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic and publishing videos on Youtube and/or Vimeo. 
  • Discuss the role of a manager of a school and in a Moodle course
  • Explore Moodle Tools in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio
  • Document the blocks available on Moodle in the main course area as a student.
  • Document the blocks available in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio as a manager of the course by showing how to add blocks. 
  • Prepare a collaborative teamwork policy and a syllabus for their course. 

 

 

 


 

Syllabus:


 

Week 1: (January 10 - 16) Introduction and Orientation

 

Week 1 Introduction to M4TL2TO - EVO22, Moodle layout and to the participants, Screencast-o-Matic, Awesome, LOOM, Edpuzzle, Flipgrid, 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, Edpuzzle, Awesome, 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 their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio. 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 in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio

  • Document the resources available in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio by creating video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic, LOOM, Vimeo, Edpuzzle, Flipgrid, or Awesome and publishing them on Youtube and/or Vimeo 

  • Document the activities available in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio by creating video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic, LOOM, Vimeo, Edpuzzle, Flipgrid, or Awesome 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 explore, add blocks, and document how they use them in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio. 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 by adding blocks in the block area in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio

  • Document the blocks available on Moodle in the main course area as a student.

  • Document the blocks available in the block area as a manager of the course by showing how to add blocks in their courses on Moodle Cloud or Gnomio. 

  • Prepare a collaborative teamwork policy and a syllabus for their collaborative courses.

  • Get an account on Teachers Teaching Teachers https://onlinecourses4free.com where they will develop their collaborative courses.

 


 

Week 4: (January 31 - February 6) Collaborative Course Design

 

In weeks 3 - 5, participants will work in teams to design a collaborative course on Teachers Teaching Teachers Moodle site. They will document the process using Screencast-o-Matic, LOOM, Edpuzzle, Vimeo, Flipgrid, or Awesome 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, Wakelet, Lino, Miro or any other curation tool and provide feedback. They will fill in the EVO22 feedback form. 

 

 

Media

 

  • Moodle 

  • ZOOM (directly from Moodle)

 

 


Other technology tools: 

 

  1. Vimeo https://vimeo.com

  2. Screencast-o-matic https://screencast-o-matic.com

  3. Flipgrid: https://flipgrid.com

  4. Edpuzzle: https://edpuzzle.com 

  5. LOOM https://www.loom.com

  6. Awesome https://www.awesomescreenshot.com (Chrome Extension) 

  7. Voki https://www.voki.com

  8. Canva  https://www.canva.com

  9. IdeaBoardz https://ideaboardz.com 

  10. Wakelet https://wakelet.com

  11. Miro https://miro.com

  12. Lino https://en.linoit.com/

  13. Padlet https://padlet.com 

  14. Google (docs, slides, forms) https://drive.google.com  

  15. Big Blue Button Meet https://bigbluebutton.org (in the course)

  16. Jitsi Meet (in the course) https://meet.jit.si/.  

  17. Microsoft Teams (in the course) 

  18. Moodle Cloud https://moodlecloud.com

  19. Gnomio https://gnomio.com 

 

 

 

Join this session

 

Registration starts on Jan 2, 2022. 

 

To join this EVO session:

 

From January 2 - 09.

 

  1. Go to http://integrating-technology.org/course/view.php?id=261
  2. Log in the first and each time by clicking on one of the following social icons: Login in with Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Microsoft 
  3. Enrol in https://integrating-technology.org/course/view.php?id=261

 

 

f you need further help on how to log in, please watch the following video:

How to Sign Up and Login (video)

 

 

 


 

Suggested sponsor(s):  

TESOL-IS sponsorship

 


 

Moderators: 

 

Name (last, first)

Email address

Location 
(country of residence)

Biodata 
(max. 50 words)  

Photo

Nellie Deutsch

nelliemuller@email.phoenix.edu

Canada 

Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) mentors educators worldwide. She’s had experience as an English teacher in public schools & colleges (over 40 years) & has integrated technology (computer room) in high school since 1992.  She offers free annual online professional developments courses and webinars on Moodle for Teachers. Course topics include learner autonomy (online and face-to-face) with technology & self-care with mindfulness & the Alexander technique. She applies process based team peer learning, supportive learner autonomy teaching & technologies such as Moodle, Google Classroom, Padet, Wakelet, SMORE Fieldtrip, Quizlet, Kahoot, Voki, Flipgrid, ZOOM, Jitsi, Screencast-o-matic, Vimeo, Nearpod, Quizizz, MeritHub & Google drive. She founded the annual Moodle & Virtual World MOOCs & online conferences (CO09-CO21) (MMVC11-21). She’s on the TESOL CALL-IS committee & EVO coordinating team. 

Nahla Nassar

nahla.shaw@gmail.com

Israel

Nahla Nassar is a lecturer and teacher trainer in preservice teacher education. She teaches subjects such as English proficiency, literature, methodology and technology. She coordinates and delivers virtual exchange projects and facilitates MOOCs sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. She is currently doing her PhD about the development of TPACK in preservice education. She integrates many ICT tools into her teaching practices such as Moodle, Padlet, Flipgrid, MOOCs, Socrative, Voki, Playposit,Wizer.me and Google Drive. In the past, she worked as an English teacher and in-service teacher trainer.

Zeynab Moosavi

znb.moussavi@yahoo.com

Iran

Zeynab Moosavi holds a Master’s degree in ELT, and is a doctoral student in Curriculum and Instructional Technology in University of Malaya, Malaysia. She has been teaching English face to face and online at Language Centers and Universities in Iran and Malaysia. She uses a variety of technology tools such as Moodle, Canvas, Padlet, Storyboard that, Canva, Voki, Google Drive, Quizlet, Kahoot, ZOOM, Screencast-o-matic and Nearpod to engage her students in learning process. She is passionate about creating technology-enabled personalized learning environments to customize learning for each learner's needs and interests.  

Bansal, Sonam

sonambansal9099@gmail.com

India

Dr. SONAM BANSAL is working as Assistant Professor at Rao Lal Singh College of Education, Sidhrawali, Gurugram, India. I have done  Ph.D. (Education) from Panjab University, Chandigarh. I have a total of Seventeen years of teaching experience. I have published more than 30 papers in international and national journals. I got the best teacher award for academic excellence on September 3rd, 2021 from Vice-Chancellor, Gurugram University, Gurugram.  I am an active member of the CTEF Punjab and Chandigarh Chapter, Lifetime member of  ICTE, CTE, AIAER, AIATE.   My areas of specialization are psychology, disability studies, educational technology, instructional designs, OER, pedagogical techniques and approaches, assessment, and evaluation.  I have given various extension lectures and presented many lectures as a resource person on ICT Enabled programs all over India. I have conducted various FDP’s as a resource person individually to train the participants on ICT enabled strategies.  I have signed an MOU with our college for OERu outreach Partnership Programme with Dr. Wayne Mackintosh, Director UNESCO/ ICDE Chair in OER, New Zealand. I got two times special Appreciation award from V.C. of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak for the upliftment of Cultural Activities among students in B.Ed. College in Zonal/ Inter-zonal youth Festival.  Presently, launched a 4 week self-paced open online course on" Techno-Pedagogical skills for Sustainable Development" Total enrolment of 1100 in this course. This course has been launched as a part of the International Online Mentoring Programme of Open Education for a Better World, Slovenia and *UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for Open Educational Resources and Open Learning. 

Praveen  Kumar T.D

 
praviedu2011@gmail.com  India 

Dr. Praveen Kumar T.D working as Assistant professor in reputed Teacher Education Institution situated at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Before joining  as Teacher Educator he was working as Assistant Teacher, Lecturer at Jain Group institution.  He has 16 years of teaching experience with innovative practices. 

ICT is his passion. ICT integrated teaching pedagogy is his main area of research. he completed his Ph.D in Education and also Literature. Act as resource person, trainer in various national and International workshops, seminars related to MOOCs, Digital Pedagogy, Mobile applications in education, OER and FOSS.

He done his OER project under UNESCO - OE4BW (4 weeks course). Acting as mentor in "Open Education India" from past 3 years and helped mentee to create open education resources.

Delivered number of special lectures related to research and Educational Technology.

 

 

Primary Contact: 

Nellie Deutsch 

nelliemuller@email.phoenix.edu

 


 

Acknowledgement

By allowing your name to be put forward as co-moderator of this session

you acknowledge the following:

 

  • I understand that session first-time moderators are required and returning moderators are encouraged to participate in the 5-week Moderators' Development Session from October 17 until November 14, 2021.

  • I am available to actively engage in the EVO session I have agreed to co-moderate between January 10 and February 13, 2022. 

  • I further understand that 

    • EVO sessions are free of advertising and commercial sponsorship.

    • EVO sessions are free and open to all

    • No academic credit may be given for participation.

 

I acknowledge:

Nellie Deutsch

Praveen Kumar TD

Zeynab Moosavi

Sonam Bansal

Nahla Nassar

 

 

 

 

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