Thursday, August 23, 2018: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.
The Getting Started with Moodle workshop is aimed at faculty who are new to Moodle or need a refresher. This session considers general use of learning management systems (LMS), and how this technology might be used to enhance teaching and learning. It provides an overview of Moodle functionality, considers issues about site navigation and course design to align with your syllabus and teaching goals. Instructor-led demonstration and lecture. Participants will be encouraged to participate hands-on and apply the skills on their Moodle course(s) during the workshop. There will be time to ask questions. A handout will be provided.
At the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Set up and begin teaching using Moodle to support their courses.
Add Moodle course content that aligns with the syllabus and learning goals
Add Resources and Activities
Use Moodle's communication features to effectively engage with students outside the classroom
Faculty and Staff with Moodle responsibilities
90 minutes: 1 hour plus additional half hour for open Q & A
Overview of the Dashboard
How to align Moodle functionality with course goals and syllabus
Adding files, editing text and course sections
Adding Blocks and Plug-ins
Using the new Calendar
Activities (require student participation and submission of information): What's available and how to set up
Resources (provide information for students): What's available and how to set up
Communicating with Students
Backing up and Reusing your course
DLMC (5th Floor, Case-Geyer)