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National - Introduction Series
Tue 6 Jun 2017, 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

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TypeInformation Session
LevelIntroduction Series
  • Business Development
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Student Engagement & Support
Duration1 Hour
LocationOnline and at your desk, National
Peer+ points0

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Moodle is a constructivist Learner Management System (LMS) and features a deep range of tools to engage and manage learners. In this webinar, we’ll explore how to take Moodle from beyond a simple content repository, quizzing and assessment upload tool to a social learning system with evidence of participation at its core. 

If you are confident with the basic use of Moodle this is the session for you.

In this session, we will demonstrate:

  • Setting up course categories and sub categories
  • Use Groups and Groupings to customise assessment and content for various cohorts studying the same unit/cluster/course in Moodle
  • Create a scored activity that integrates content, feedback and problem solving
  • Add multimedia from third part sites and media you create from your smart phone
  • Create quiz questions contained within question banks shared across Moodle
  • Exploit section, resource and activity links to create custom navigation inside your course
  • Build a peer reviewed assessment
  • Create a pre-determined path for the learner to follow based on their performance in activities using Conditional Activities
  • Understand the principles for successfully managing discussion-based assessments.
  • Set up completion tracking for specified learning content, activities and assessment.
Learning Outcomes
  • Manage learners through Groups and Groupings.
  • Create branching scenario style activities using the Lesson.
  • Managing and facilitate discussion forum activities.
  • Control the learners path through demonstration of content mastery and conditional activity progression.
  • Overcome the scroll of death by creating internal course navigation.
  • Evaluate the Potential for peer review assessments.
  • Managing and embedding a wide range of multimedia.
Facilitated by: Michael Gwyther

Michael commenced working in eLearning with ESL learners in the mid 90's before mentoring Community Education teachers in eLearning content and facilitation strategies. Now part of eLearning and multimedia consulting company Yum Studio, he overseas a range of coaching, mentoring and training programs to assist L&D practitioners to introduce and sustain learner centred approaches to eLearning. Michael is also an eLearning developer working with corporate, tertiary, TAFEs and private RTOs assisting in the development of blended learning programs, facilitation strategies and eLearning content. Previously Michael was the mentor ACPET Vic Govt e-Learning Program between 2004 and 2013.


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