Virtual Moodle Archives
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The dated links are recordings of live virtual sessions done with Moodlers. Further down the page are other resources for integrating blended elements into your Moodle, as well as the link to my tutorial videos. Feel free to use, share, copy ~ whatever works for your own Moodle learning and implementation. Go forth and Moodle!

February 15, 2011
Overview - User profile

Course Settings - The course settings controls how elements appear to the participants in your course. Learn to use the settings so your course runs smoothly and effectively to meet your teaching and learning goals.

Editing Tools - The editing tools are visual icons used to make changes to your course. Learn each icon, its meaning, and its function.

February 23, 2011
Using Moodle Blocks to Enhance Learning - Moodle has many blocks that can be added to or deleted from your course. Learn the various blocks and how they may enhance learning and communication in your Moodle course.

March 1, 2011
Course Design - Tips & Tricks for maximum efficiency, student learning, and communication.

March 9, 2011
Course Administration - These are elements you will use periodically and are good to know.

March 15, 2011
Moodle Forums - (tech issues cut the session short) - Learn the four types of forums, purposes and best practices for each, how to create, manage, and assess student responses.

Previously recorded tutorials for forums:

Each person posts one

Q & A


Standard set in blog format

Single Simple

March 21, 2011
Four types of assignments - Learn the four types of assignments, purposes for each, how to create, manage, and assess submissions.

Q & A Forum - Video of Q&A session

March 30, 2011
The Moodle Gradebook and Reporting System - Learn to use each element to your own advantage as well as to foster student learning and responsibility.

April 13, 2011
Resources - Using the Resources in Moodle to create engaging materials.

April 27, 2011
Glossary - The Moodle Glossary is so much more than "just a glossary." Learn to use this tool as a teaching and learning tool for use by both students and teachers to foster communication, sharing, and learning.

May 3, 2011
Book & Questionnaire - not every Moodle has these modules integrated. If you have these tools available, come on in and learn to create and use both for teaching and learning advantages.
Part One
Part Two

May 11, 2011
Using Moodle Lessons - Create an adventure with this Moodle tool that takes participants through a series of teacher created elements that contain course content. The lesson in Moodle is a very powerful tool. Once you have learned to create a lesson, you will find that you use them quite frequently in your own course.

Resources mentioned in the Book & Questionnaire session
UDL Strategies -a site filled with technology tools to integrate into your Moodle
Meeting the Multiple Needs of Your Learners Using Free Technology Tools - a site created with meeting multiple learning needs in mind - free technology tools to integrate into your own Moodle

May 17, 2011
Moodle Workshop - The Workshop provides a place for students to see an example project, upload their own work, then review and assess each others' work. Workshops can be ungraded, peer graded, instructor graded, or a combination of peer and instructor graded. Workshops enable you to create specific assessment criteria for the graders to use.

Moodle Choice - quick and easy method of getting feedback on a single question
Choice Part II

Quiz instructional video - Create quizzes for assessment, review, or practice in your Moodle course.

Screencast Moodle Tutorials
Screencast Moodle Tutorials

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