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Welcome!  The purpose of this page is to provide educators with a brief overview of teaching and learning with Moodle and useful links by general topics.
  
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==Moodle principles== 
  
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The design and development of Moodle has been guided by a [https://docs.moodle.org/en/Philosophy social constructionist] theory and practice of teaching and learning. While Moodle can be and is used to support a number of other pedagogical and andragogical approaches, the core Moodle package will continue to be built with these [[five key principles]] in mind.
  
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*[[Pedagogy|Moodle Pedagogy]]
  
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==Moodle in education and training==
  
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Although initially designed for higher education environment (university), Moodle has quickly become used across a broad range of organisations worldwide to conduct courses fully online or support face-to-face teaching and learning.
  
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Its modularity, flexibility, security and free availability have attracted learning communities ranging from single primary school classrooms to large universities, businesses, government departments and other places where people learn.
  
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* [[Primary education]] - Common uses of Moodle in primary education settings.
  
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* [[Secondary education]] - Common uses of Moodle in secondary education settings.
  
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* [[Tertiary education]] - Common uses of Moodle in tertiary education settings.
  
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* [[Adult education and training]] - Common uses of Moodle in adult education and business/government training.
  
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==Versions of Moodle==
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[[Moodle_version_history|Since 2002]], Moodle has undergone many changes and updated versions. Currently, the most widely used stable version of Moodle is 1.9.x
  
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'''Moodle 2.0''' is a major new stable version released in November 2010. It contains a [[Moodle_2.0_release_notes|many improvements and new features]]. Users will be able import and export content in and out Moodle easier, [[Course completion|scaffold courses]] and [[Activity completion|activities]] by using conditions for entry, improved evaluations with re-designed Quiz and Workshop activities, search, enrol in and share courses via [[Community hub]], enter comments in a range of places, navigate easier, integrate better with other systems, mobile devices, customise their [[My Moodle|personal home page]] and more. Check this [http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=5F39867B1037BA89 playlist of short clips] for the new and redesigned features in Moodle 2.0.
  
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==Starting with Moodle==
  
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Countless anecdotes from Moodle users suggest that the best way to learn Moodle is by simply trying and using it in ways you find it creative and useful - like a [http://www.slideshare.net/moodlefan/what-is-moodle-explained-with-lego-presentation box of Lego]. 
Martha Billups
 
  
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* [[Getting started for teachers|Getting started for teachers]] - general overview of technical features of a course with links to expand your knowledge of the how to make different features work, currently for Moodle 1.x.
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* [http://moodle.org/course/view.php?id=17223  moodle.org/educators] – a course with explanations, FAQ, examples of use, useful links, tips, strategies and resources to help educators make the most of Moodle
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* [[Mt Orange School Demo]] -  A demo site in Moodle 2.0, fully populated with accounts and examples to see and play with. Great way to explore the features of Moodle and many ways they could be used in places where people teach and learn. Site link - [http://school.demo.moodle.net  Mt Orange School Demo]
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* [[Teaching with Moodle]] - a wiki on common approaches, strategies (needs updating).
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* [http://download.moodle.org Download Moodle] – Choose from the official Moodle packages to install on your own server.
  
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==Moodle community==
  
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Moodle has been made and improved with participation, mutual help from software developers, educators, translators and many others worldwide. There are many ways to participate in Moodle community, regardless of your background and interest.
  
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* [http://moodle.org Moodle.org] - The multilingual ''alma mater'' of moodlers worldwide! Forums, documents, users, activities, demos, history, Particularly Helpful Moodlers and more. You can see and contribute to the good will and effort of thousands over the years.
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* [https://docs.moodle.org Moodle Docs] - A wikipedia-style documentation about Moodle that we all write. This document is part of Moodle Docs and anyone can contribute, easily.
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* [http://moodle.com/partners/ Moodle Partners] – Optional commercial services for Moodle users, including fully-serviced Moodle hosting, remote support contracts, custom code development and consulting.
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* [http://tracker.moodle.org/ Moodle Tracker] – Community database for recording and managing bugs, improvements and feature requests for Moodle.
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* [http://moodle.org/course/view.php?id=33 MoodleMoots] - List of famously named gatherings of Moodle users, developers and enthusiasts around the world! Other events included.
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* [http://moodle.org/mod/page/view.php?id=7750 Moodle on social networks] – Connect with fellow moodlers.
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* [http://moodle.org/mod/page/view.php?id=7748 Getting help] – There are many ways in which you can ask for and get help.
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* [[Teaching FAQ]] - Commonly asked questions about Moodle and its use
  
IX 570 Design of Online in K-12 Environments
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==Reference==
Professor Donna Cady
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*[[:Category:Teacher]] - List of links to "Teacher" related pages.
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*[[Moodle manuals]] - List of links to manuals in different languages.
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*[http://moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?id=7246 Moodle Books] - List of Moodle books in different languages.
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*[http://moodle.org/mod/page/view.php?id=7745 Tutorials] - Links to manuals and popular video tutorials
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*[[Using Moodle book]] - A real book you can reprint!
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*[http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=150830 Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers] - Great printable poster of Moodle tools and their suitability for different learning tasks.
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*[https://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_Teacher_Certificate Course Creator Certificate] - Get certified by demonstrating your skills in using Moodle as a teacher.
  
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==Useful links==
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*[http://moodle.org/mod/page/view.php?id=7743 Teaching Do and Donts] - A poster with explanatory links.
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*[[Student documentation examples]] - Useful documents for students, multi-language.
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*[[Student FAQ]] - Questions that students may have about Moodle.
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*[[Trainer]] - Useful links for Trainers
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*Non Internet Moodles - Information for small installations and sandboxes
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:[[Complete install packages]] - for installing Moodle on a small server or a standalone computer
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:[[Installation guide - Moodle for Windows on a USB Memory Stick]]
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:[[Development:Windows_Installer_anywhere]]
  
 
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IX 570 – Computer Class
 
Instructor  Martha Billups
 
 
 
Title: Microsoft Window7--Jump Right In
 
 
 
Course Materials:
 
Textbook Information:
 
Title: Microsoft Plain & Simple Window 7
 
Author: Jerry Joyce & Marianne Moon
 
 
 
Software Requirement:
 
AOL Instant Messenger
 
Window 7
 
Microsoft Word
 
Adobe Acrobat reader (available as a free download from Adobe Website at http://tryit.adobe.com/us/acrobat9/?sdid=EVUCM or search online if link does not work)
 
 
 
 
 
Outcome:
 
1. Students will learn how to use the Internet using Window 7
 
2. Students will learn to find the Web page using Window 7
 
3. Students will learn how to set the homepage or pages, finding information on the Internet using Window 7
 
 
 
NACOL- The National Standards for Online Course Quality- The mission of the North American Council for Online Learning is to increase educational opportunities and enhance learning by providing collegial expertise and leadership in k-12 online teaching and learning.
 
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Quality online course standards for quality online courses as a primary source,
 
 
 
Objectives:
 
1. Students will learn the basics: starting Window 7 and shutting it down.
 
2. Students will learn starting programs, switching users with having to shut down all running programs.
 
3. Students will learn how to access documents, arranging open windows
 
4. Students will learn using mouse, getting online help
 
 
 
Learning Analysis:
 
Entry Skills and Prior knowledge:
 
All students have a computer and textbook entitle:
 
Microsoft Plain & Simple Windows 7 by Jerry Joyce & Marianne Moon
 
Students will have access the Internet and Window 7
 
 
 
Lesson One:
 
1. Students will begin with the basic
 
2. Students will test computer system for requirements
 
3. Students will be tested for skill and knowledge of Window 7
 
4. Students will start up, starting a program in window 7, powerpoint, and words
 
5. Students will review lesson.
 
Lesson Two:
 
1. Students will create assignment folder and email to instructor.
 
2. Students will access and organize files and documents.
 
3. Students will create quick access to a file or folder
 
4. Students will share files with instructor and assigned peer
 
Lesson Three
 
1. Students will create a email folder
 
2. Students will create letters using window 7
 
3. Students will email assigned students
 
4. Students will email instructor
 
 
 
Communicating:
 
Email account
 
A. Students will use email account to email letters, documents, and all correspondence to instructors and classroom.
 
B. Students will use email account to communicate all comments with instructors.
 
C. Students will email all assignments using email account.
 
 
 
Students will have access to: www.microsoft.com/window7
 
 
 
Teacher will provide all students with email address, cell number, and home phone number for comments and inputs.
 
 
 
Students will understand with assessments:
 
Assessment is a broad term defined as a process for obtaining information that is used for making decisions about students, curricula, programs and schools; and educational policy (see American Federation of Teachers, National Council on Measurement in Education, and National Education Association, 1990).
 
 
 
Learning Context:
 
 
Equipment: This module will be used at multiple 9th grade schools in Alabama. The computer classrooms are equipped with student’s personal computer. Students will communicate with computer for all correspondences with assignments.
 
 
 
Instructional Strategies:
 
Skills typing tests using computer with window 7 software and
 
Logging in using password protected site
 
 
 
Internet safety and access to all window 7 features will be review
 
Test
 
Assignments using window 7 will be assess, review, and tested on
 
All features in window 7
 
Students will post all assignment to course web sites.
 
 
 
Assessment Plan:
 
The 9th grade computer class 101 is a basic computer course.  Students have demonstrated knowledge of the computer and the need to improve their skills using Window 7 software features.
 
 
The assessment action plan is to use Window 7 and skills
 
assessment tests that will use to test student’s knowledge
 
and skill.
 
 
 
www.microsoft.com/window7help will be use to help students
 
understand window 7
 
 
 
Students will create an online folder for all assignments that will be email to instructor.
 
 
 
www.youtube.com/window 7 will be used to educate students on
 
assignment.
 
 
 
Classroom Assessments: (description of online sites assessments)
 
 
 
1. Skill test using window7
 
2. Creating email account and forward letter to instructors for grade
 
3. Creating folders using Window 7 features
 
4. Powerpoint assignment will be email to instructors and classmates.
 
 
 
Rationale:
 
There are two online learning modules that are used for computer online class. The community of learning will submit all assignment using the Internet and Window 7. Students will have assignments that will require them to test their previous knowledge of the computer using Window 7.
 
 
 
Media/ Online Tools:
 
 
 
1. Computer with access of Internet with Window 7 software.
 
2. Online email account
 
3. PowerPoint, excel, word will be used for assignments.
 
4. Course text book
 
5. Social network
 
6. www.microsoft.com/window7
 
7. www.Window7.com
 
8. www.youtube.com/window7
 
9. www.google.com/window7
 
10. http: //www.sreb.org/programs/edtech/pubs/2006Pubs/06T05_Standards_quality_online_courses.pdf
 
You should also review and refer to the Electronic Communications Policy contained in the most recent Kaplan University Catalog
 

Latest revision as of 02:21, 29 May 2011

Welcome! The purpose of this page is to provide educators with a brief overview of teaching and learning with Moodle and useful links by general topics.

Moodle principles

The design and development of Moodle has been guided by a social constructionist theory and practice of teaching and learning. While Moodle can be and is used to support a number of other pedagogical and andragogical approaches, the core Moodle package will continue to be built with these five key principles in mind.

Moodle in education and training

Although initially designed for higher education environment (university), Moodle has quickly become used across a broad range of organisations worldwide to conduct courses fully online or support face-to-face teaching and learning.

Its modularity, flexibility, security and free availability have attracted learning communities ranging from single primary school classrooms to large universities, businesses, government departments and other places where people learn.

Versions of Moodle

Since 2002, Moodle has undergone many changes and updated versions. Currently, the most widely used stable version of Moodle is 1.9.x

Moodle 2.0 is a major new stable version released in November 2010. It contains a many improvements and new features. Users will be able import and export content in and out Moodle easier, scaffold courses and activities by using conditions for entry, improved evaluations with re-designed Quiz and Workshop activities, search, enrol in and share courses via Community hub, enter comments in a range of places, navigate easier, integrate better with other systems, mobile devices, customise their personal home page and more. Check this playlist of short clips for the new and redesigned features in Moodle 2.0.

Starting with Moodle

Countless anecdotes from Moodle users suggest that the best way to learn Moodle is by simply trying and using it in ways you find it creative and useful - like a box of Lego.

  • Getting started for teachers - general overview of technical features of a course with links to expand your knowledge of the how to make different features work, currently for Moodle 1.x.
  • moodle.org/educators – a course with explanations, FAQ, examples of use, useful links, tips, strategies and resources to help educators make the most of Moodle
  • Mt Orange School Demo - A demo site in Moodle 2.0, fully populated with accounts and examples to see and play with. Great way to explore the features of Moodle and many ways they could be used in places where people teach and learn. Site link - Mt Orange School Demo
  • Teaching with Moodle - a wiki on common approaches, strategies (needs updating).
  • Download Moodle – Choose from the official Moodle packages to install on your own server.

Moodle community

Moodle has been made and improved with participation, mutual help from software developers, educators, translators and many others worldwide. There are many ways to participate in Moodle community, regardless of your background and interest.

  • Moodle.org - The multilingual alma mater of moodlers worldwide! Forums, documents, users, activities, demos, history, Particularly Helpful Moodlers and more. You can see and contribute to the good will and effort of thousands over the years.
  • Moodle Docs - A wikipedia-style documentation about Moodle that we all write. This document is part of Moodle Docs and anyone can contribute, easily.
  • Moodle Partners – Optional commercial services for Moodle users, including fully-serviced Moodle hosting, remote support contracts, custom code development and consulting.
  • Moodle Tracker – Community database for recording and managing bugs, improvements and feature requests for Moodle.
  • MoodleMoots - List of famously named gatherings of Moodle users, developers and enthusiasts around the world! Other events included.
  • Moodle on social networks – Connect with fellow moodlers.
  • Getting help – There are many ways in which you can ask for and get help.
  • Teaching FAQ - Commonly asked questions about Moodle and its use

Reference

Useful links

Complete install packages - for installing Moodle on a small server or a standalone computer
Installation guide - Moodle for Windows on a USB Memory Stick
Development:Windows_Installer_anywhere