If you’re looking for top quality professional development to learn Moodle via video and other resources, these are three resources you might want to put your allotted training dollars towards:
- Lynda.com‘s online series of videos. Lynda.com is a growing video based training company based in Ojai, California that covers a whole host of technical training subjects, including Moodle. The collection of videos available is over 25 hours. A subscription to Lynda (which provides access to their full site) is as low as $25 per month. http://www.lynda.com/Moodle-2-0-tutorials/Moodle-2-Essential-Training-for-Teachers/85410-2.html
- Moodlerooms Online Courses: Moodlerooms, located in Baltimore, MD provides a selection of online courses and materials available to non-clients. Their training resources are built as courses and include video instruction created by the crack instructional technologists on their team. Course levels range from introduction to Moodle, to administrative tasks, course building and more. Some options are self-paced. For more information visit http://www.moodlerooms.com/lms-solutions/services/training/online-courses/. Course pricing is around $400.
- Moodlebites training: Moodlebites, a sub-brand of HRDNZ (a Moodle Partner) and provides both training on general Moodle functions as well as Certification as a Moodle Course Creator. Prices range (depending on group vs. individual purchases) from $250 to $499NZ. More information is available at http://www.moodlebites.com/