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Moodle for Training and Professional Development

Video Description

Develop effective online training and professional development courses using Moodle

About This Video

  • Use Moodle to build effective training and professional development courses

  • Incorporate content from multiple sources and platforms

  • Design effective assessments; individual and collaborative

  • Track performance, archive results, and generate certificates automatically for both cohorts and individual trainees

  • In Detail

    Demonstrating competency and a mastery of skills is more important than ever in today’s rapidly changing workplace. It often requires worker certification and legal compliance with training mandates. You can provide online training in a flexible way by taking advantage of Moodle's powerful capabilities.

    Moodle for Training and Professional Development walks you through all the areas that you need to know in order to build your own courses, develop registration databases, create assessments, and administer interactive training for synchronous and asynchronous delivery.With Moodle for Training and Professional Development, you'll learn how to design, build, administer, and archive results with effective online training using the popular open source Learning Management System(LMS).

    This video guide shows you how to create courses, incorporate highly effective multimedia instructional materials, create interactive lessons and training sessions, build interactive assessment, streamline course administration, and manage certification.

    Learn how to use the powerful, popular Learning Management System(LMS), Moodle, to build courses that meet the needs of your learners to receive training and certification in solid, content-rich courses, with reliable, and effective assessment.

    Moodle for Training and Professional Development covers everything you need to design the course, build content, create discussion forums, workshops, incorporate outside multimedia materials, including text, graphics, audio, video, web conferencing, presentations, develop collaborative and individual portfolios, and more. With the capability of incorporating both synchronous (chat, web conferencing, live streaming media), and asynchronous content (archived and streaming), it’s possible to deliver content and testing how and where you want it. This video guide breaks the process into functional units and allows you to quickly build the kind of training and assessment you need to deliver high-quality certification courses and professional development in an online format.

    Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1 : Setting Up a New Course
      1. Selecting Moodle for Professional Development 00:01:18
      2. Selecting Moodle Hosting 00:01:00
      3. Turning Editing On and Off 00:01:09
      4. Adding a New Course 00:01:26
      5. Setting Up Units and Course Organization 00:01:37
      6. Adding Topics 00:01:19
      7. Editing Unit Names 00:01:36
      8. Incorporating Learning Objectives 00:01:15
      9. Following Bloom's Taxonomy 00:02:03
      10. Finalizing Topics and Planning Content 00:01:19
      11. Moodle Docs 00:01:25
    2. Chapter 2 : Preparing Modules
      1. Review of Icons in Moodle 00:01:28
      2. Adding Activities 00:01:46
      3. Adding Discussion Board 00:01:03
      4. Adding Links to the Course Content Using Material from DOAJ 00:01:40
      5. Adding Video Content from YouTube 00:02:22
      6. Adding Photos and Graphics from Flickr 00:02:12
      7. Modifying Links to the URL 00:01:43
      8. Adding Audio Resources 00:03:13
    3. Chapter 3 : Types of Course Content
      1. Types of Content 00:02:04
      2. Sources of Audio 00:01:35
      3. Sources of Video – YouTube Versus Ustream 00:01:34
      4. Maps 00:02:08
      5. Graphics 00:01:56
    4. Chpater 4 : Establishing Conditions for Learning
      1. Establishing Conditions for Learning 00:01:21
      2. Engaging With Personal Experience 00:01:31
      3. Engaging With Choice 00:02:27
      4. Engage Using Quiz With feedback 00:02:12
      5. Size Your graphics 00:02:05
    5. Chapter 5 : Basic Content
      1. Assignment 00:03:29
      2. Adding Checklists 00:00:46
      3. Adding Quiz With feedback for Check Your Knowledge and Assessments 00:02:37
      4. Add a Lesson 00:04:26
      5. Add a Quiz With Limited Access 00:01:22
      6. Add a Calendar 00:01:13
    6. Chapter 6 : Assessment
      1. Assessments 00:01:28
      2. Assessment Using Choice Activity 00:01:37
      3. Assessment Using Quiz 00:01:21
      4. Workshop 00:03:54
    7. Chapter 7 : Boosting Collaboration
      1. Adding Discussion Forums 00:01:44
      2. Adding a Glossary 00:01:20
      3. Adding a wiki 00:04:42
      4. Expanding the wikis 00:02:07
      5. Collaborating Synchronously Via Chat and Skype 00:02:23
      6. Web Conferencing – Big Blue Button 00:04:49
    8. Chapter 8 : Course Management
      1. Course Management – Registering Students 00:01:24
      2. Gradebook 00:04:39
      3. Enrolling Students in a Course 00:01:27
      4. Issuing Certificates 00:01:54
      5. Front Page and Appearance 00:03:53