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.
Identify goals and learning objectives; Moodle can help you organize instructional materials.
Need low-cost, easy-to-use Moodle hosting; MDL2 is one example (offers Moodle 2.3).
Make changes to the entire course.
Need to add a new course.
Need to set up the course to meet the needs, and align units.
Need to structure the course around the topics.
Need to rename/refine topics and units.
Need to present learning objectives for the entire course.
Need to develop effective learning strategy for presenting the material and assessing learning.
Need an organized and logical course that follows best practices.
Using Moodle Docs to help troubleshoot any hurdles.
Need to add activities and modify content.
Need to add activities that match the learning goals.
Need to have a place for discussion.
Need high-quality open access content.
Need a video in the course.
Need to add graphics.
Need to make changes.
Review LibriVox, an open source resource for free content.
Cut down the need for developing all the resources, but find and use material that is web-based and commercially available.
Satisfy all types of learners, and include multimedia with from a few reliable sources.
Need good video content, archived plus streaming.
Need different sizes and resolutions for maps used for different historical purposes.
Need high-quality graphics that support learning objectives; both licensed and free.
Need to engage the audience in order to create conditions for learning.
Add a forum with a good prompt.
Add a quiz (many different types)
Need to adjust the size of the graphic.
Need to add an assignment.
Need to let learners know their required work.
Need to let learners check their knowledge, and also engage in review.
Need to upload files for a lesson.
Need to add a quiz that has limits to access and a number of attempts.
Need to add a calendar that gives learners an overview of the course.
Need to assess learner knowledge.
Need to be able to assess using multiple choice self-grading tests.
Need to set up a quiz.
Need to encourage interaction.
Develop glossary for description and lower-level Blooms.
Need to encourage learning by sharing and adding to knowledge.
Need to maximize/optimize interaction.
Need to interact live and save transcripts.
Need to add students/register students.
Need to set up gradebook
Need to add students to courses.
Need to self-generate certificates with grade, name, date of completion, and performance
Need to list your organization and course information on the front page.
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