Presentation on theme: "Creating and Delivering Online Professional Development using Moodle."— Presentation transcript:
Creating and Delivering Online Professional Development using Moodle
Hello You epl + text
This session is about … Training teachers to use technologies Why we went online The tools we used to build our courses How we learned to build better courses What we learned about training online
Or … Once upon a time, there were lots of teachers who wanted to learn how to use interactive whiteboards and Moodle so this is the story of how we trained them ….
IWBs Coaching training model Advanced Practitioners (APs) Supportive, organic Needed to fill gaps and acknowledge hard work
Background our teachers
Background Challenges epl + text
Challenges we identified Fear Jargon Different learning styles Remembering Understanding relevance IT skills in general Using tools for a reason, not a gimmick Time Budget
Choosing an online platform
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.
Our first online course
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
Tools Reflective Journal
Tools Shared Task Building Call - Share your Screen
Tools Shared Task Building Shared folders on Dropbox for large files, e.g. videos
Tools Feedback Journals Survey Activity report
Tools Feedback Activity Report
Tools Feedback: Activity Report
Favourites Example Lessons Portfolio Assignments and Quizzes Attention by trainer online F2F component
Our second online course
Learning from experience
Changes navigation, look and feel
Changes use of icons
Changes shared task building
Lets Hear From Some Teachers! Teachers in our two Boston Embassy schools
Where are you?
Whats next for us?
Moodle training Team building of course templates ePortfolio Other journal options Moodle 2.0