Developing Moodle 3.5 Skills for Educators and Education Managers in Higher Education

Date: 24th and 25th April 2019

Time: 8:30AM to 5PM

Venue: Next Gen Suite (6-6-03 and 6-6-05), Monash University Malaysia

Registration Link

Monash Staff - Please register via the myDevelopment portal.

External Participants - TBC

Background

Demonstrating competency and a mastery of skills is more important than ever-in today’s rapidly changing curriculum delivery approaches. Moodle is being used as a VLE in Institutes of Higher Education for a long time. However, Moodle has seen rapid changes over the years, making it ever interactive and poised for Active Learning. The recent changes have allowed the educators to incorporate H5P interactive tools, which can even replace SCORM packages, LTI tools and incorporating multimedia enabled assignment submissions from learners.

Introduction

'Developing Moodle 3.5 Skills for Educators and Education Managers in Higher Education': Hands on workshop is designed to support academics and professional staff in curriculum delivery and marking management through the VLE Moodle at various levels towards a wider goal of developing Moodle skills towards delivery of Flexible and Technology Enhanced Active learning experience for students. The workshop walks you through all the areas that you need to know in order to build your own teaching units, create assessments and grade reports, and administer interactive training for synchronous and asynchronous delivery. The workshop covers everything you need to design the course, build content, create discussion forums, incorporate outside multimedia materials, including text, graphics, audio, video, presentations, and more.

Objectives

  • Enable lecturers to add content and combine activities into sequences that guide learners through structured learning paths.
  • Add interactive and collaborative tools, such as H5P, forums, and multimedia content to create a rich learning environment.
  • Create assignments and quizzes to evaluate learners’ progress and use the powerful Quiz module to take grading off your hands and push results to the grade book.
  • Develop online grading and the grade book to simplify your classroom life.

Target Audience:

  • Academic staffs from Monash, Sunway & several other local and international
  • Professional staffs working in academic offices

Workshop Fee: (Include Meals, Drinks & Workshop resources)

  • External participants: RM 100
  • Monash staff (RM 50 to be subsidized by Education Excellence Unit)

Day 1 (8:30am to 5:00pm)

Pre-workshop activities

  1. Explore Moodle tools in action.
  2. Pre-workshop survey.

Workshop Activities

About Moodle 3.5

9:00am to 9:15am

Explanation of Moodle Input Fields

9:15am to 10:00am

Hands on training on Moodle resources (File, Folder)

10:00am to 10:30am

Hands on training on Moodle resources (URL, Label)

10:30am to 11:00am

Tea break  – 11:00am to 11:20am

Hands on training on Moodle resources (Book)

11:20am to 12:00pm

Hands on training on Moodle activities (Quiz)

12:00pm to 01:00pm

Lunch break – 01:00pm to 02:00pm

Hands on training on Moodle activities (Assignment)

2:00pm to 2:30pm

Hands on training on Moodle activities (Forum)

2:30pm to 03:00pm

Hands on training on Moodle activities (Feedback)

3:00pm to 3:30pm

Tea break  – 03:30pm to 03:45pm

Hands on training on creating groups

3:45pm to 4:15pm

Demonstration of completion progress block in Moodle

4:15pm to 4:30pm

Demonstration of Moving/ Deleting/Hiding activities and resources in Moodle

4:30pm to 4:40pm

Discussion time

4:40pm to 05:00pm

Post-Workshop Activities

  1. Create a quiz in Moodle using 5 different question types
  2. Create a forum in Moodle
  3. Create an assignment in Moodle using rubrics

Day 2 (8:30am to 5:00pm)

Pre-workshop activities

  1. Explore H5P tools in action
  2. Pre-workshop survey

Workshop activities

Explanation of Gradebook fields

9:15am to 10:00am

Hands on training on Gradebook

10:00am to 11:00am

Tea break  – 11:00am to 11:20am

Hands on training on Gradebook

11:20pm to 12:30pm

Discussion time

12:30pm to 01:00pm

Lunch break – 01:00pm to 02:00pm

About H5P tools in Moodle

02:00pm to 02:30pm

Hands on training on H5P tools

02:30pm to 03:30pm

Tea break  – 03:30pm to 04:00pm

Hands on training on embedding H5P tools

04:00pm to 04:30pm

Discussion time & Introducing other Learning Technologies and SCORM package

04:30pm to 05:00pm

Post-workshop activities

  1. Testing the Moodle tools in your own units
  2. Post workshop forum

Notes for Participants

  1. You will need to bring a laptop with its charger.
  2. Please do not forget your Mobile Phone for OKTA verification.
  3. Complete all the pre-workshop and post-workshop activities.
  4. Please be on-time to the workshop.