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Moodle - The First Steps
This unit is aimed at teachers who are new to the popular learning environment Moodle. The unit consists of five learning modules and a series of practical exercises that combine to create a Moodle course for a subject of your choice. The focus of the unit is on skills and pedagogy that should equip the teacher with the knowledge and skills to develop both distance and blended learning programmes for use with their students. The unit is fully supported by online resources written by teachers for teachers in a practical context. There are no exams in this unit.
All units are 10 hours duration and are normally delivered over 5 weeks online which makes them ideal for busy teachers.
This unit is aimed at teachers, lecturers and those who support classroom activities and are looking for new ways to interact with learners outside of the classroom. It covers the skills and pedagogy of wiki management as well as ideas for collaborative online activities. It also includes using social bookmarking as a tool for research and reference which can be incorporated into wikis. The unit consists of five learning modules and a series of practical exercises that combine to create an online activity for a subject of your choice.
This course requires the practitioner to design and edit a wiki whilst incorporating appropriate bookmarking tools, resources and links suitable for a learning activity in a chosen curriculum area.