Integrating-Technology (http://www.integrating-technology.com/pd/), a collaborative professional development site is promoting their 3rd Moodle for Teachers program which will start January 4th, 2010. The four-week program covers various aspects of Moodle (why use it, building courses, assessment, promoting engagement, etc.) and provides a sandbox so that you can begin creating your course materials on the same site. The site claims that only a few hours a week of time will be expected of participants.
M4T-3 is a 4 week workshop that will cover the following topics:
- Week 1: Teaching and Learning Online: Why Moodle?
- Week 2: Teaching with Moodle: Who Am I as an Educator?
- Week 3: Teaching with Moodle: Supporting Collaboration and Interaction.
- Week 4: Teaching with MOODLE: Assessment for Learning.
The aim of M4T is to help you learn how to create and manage Moodle courses. The workshop will take place on the IT4ALL Moodle so there will be no need to move to other learning environments. M4T include asynchronous (via the Moodle) (via WiZiQ) components and provide participants with theoretical and practical skills. The workshop demands at least 2 hours of course work a week.
The Moodle workshop is password protected, so please send an email to [email protected] to get the enrollment key.
M4T-3 will begin on January 4, 2010.You are encouraged to enroll in advance.
Participation is free.
Among the organizers is Nellie Deutsch, a widely known participant of the online education community who will provide at least part of the direction for the M4T course.