(PD Title No. EDU4464)

Using Moodle: Tools to Take Your Classroom Beyond its Walls

Proficiency Level: Mastery

Subject(s):Foreign Languages,Language Arts and Reading,Guidance,Health Education,Industrial Education,Interdisciplinary,Leadership Training,Multicultural Education,Music,Parent Education,Psychology,Science,Social Science,Volunteer,Special Education,Technology,Computer Education,Mathematics,Business,Art,Career Tech,Library Media,Basic Training,Physical Education,Standard 1 Planning for Continuous Improvement,Standard 2 Teaching and Learning,Standard 3 Human Resources Development,Standard 4 Diversity,Standard 5 Community and Stakeholder Relationships,Standard 6 Technology,Standard 7 Management of the Learning Organization,Standard 8 Ethics

Grade(s): PreK,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,CC,Other

Hours: 30.00


Description: Course Structure and Requirements:

This course is divided into an orientation week and six one-week sessions which include readings, videos, activities, online discussions, and collaboration between course participants. Participants are expected to complete weekly assignments, including active participation in discussion forums. In addition, participants will develop and share their final product with facilitator and/or course participants. Allow 2 - 5 hours per session for completion of all requirements.

The topics for this workshop are as follows:
Session One: Setting Up a Moodle Course
Session Two: Links
Session Three: Choice
Session Four: Forum
Session Five: Glossary
Session Six: Assignments and Quizzes

Final Product:

Over the expanse of the course, you will set up the framework of your own Moodle course in a practice environment.  You will also create sample instances of each tool covered in the course.  These exercises will require you to demonstrate your understanding of the utilization of Moodle as an extension of your classroom as well as how to apply the use of Moodle’s various tools to relevant learning exercises.


Pre-requisites: This is an introductory course for teachers, technology specialists, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Participants are expected to have regular access to computers. In addition, participants should be proficient with using email, browsing the Internet, and navigating to computer files. High-speed access is preferred.


Objectives: Goals and Products:

This course will enable participants to:
• Become familiar with the concept of Moodle
• Develop proficiency in using Moodle tools
• Integrate the use of Moodle as a teaching tool to enrich and extend classroom instruction beyond the physical walls
• Set up a Moodle course and deploy resources and activities