What is and why Moodle? Website Lots of tools –Resources –Activities Able to Personalise Flexible
Moodle was originally developed by Martin Dougiamas [in Australia] to help educators create online courses with a focus on interaction and collaborative construction of content, and is in continual evolution.
Smart Notebook Interactive Whiteboard Software Build Pilot and time activities Feedback We almost completely rebuilt it!
Course Design Key Starter Module –Suitable for summer induction + digital coursebooks Level One – Text, Images, + one choice from Toolbar 1, Lesson Activity Toolkit Level Two –Choose 3 out of 4 modules: Toolbar 2, Video, Animation and Linking, Using Internet and Web 2.0, Using Notebook in other applications
Teachers Start when they choose Work at their own pace Group work, Sydney, London
Tools Printable Instructions Screen capture PDF creator
Tools How to videos Welcome message Background Staging Well done message at end
Tools Reflective Journal Opportunities for reflection, making judgements on your own experiences and realising your own shortcomings should be included. When learners use self-observation, self-judgement and self-checking they learn faster. EPIC white paper The Psychology of eLearning