Course Outline - 2024

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1. Moodle Training for Site Administrators

Course Description:

This 30-hour course is intended for aspiring and current LMS Administrators with a background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, ICT, Educational Technology, and other related studies. The lessons covered in this course will provide learners with adequate skills and knowledge of LMS so that they will be able to maintain LMS in their organization. Some tips and best practices in LMS administration will be discussed and applied during the training for the learners to maximize their time and effort and instill in their minds the proper way of LMS management and administration.

General Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants should be able to;

  1. Define the Moodle LMS and enumerate the general features.
  2. Explain the job functions, obligations, and skill sets of the Site Administrator.
  3. Define and distinguish the roles within Moodle LMS, and understand how these roles impact user permissions and responsibilities.
  4. Describe and set up various authentication methods commonly used in Moodle, such as manual account, email-based self-registration, Guest access, etc.,
  5. Manage categories and courses which sets the foundation for a well-organized and structured, such as adding categories, and sub-categories, deleting course categories, organizing courses and categories, creating courses, and managing courses in bulk.
  6. User management. Discuss the user profile field, add a new user either manually or bulk upload, upload a user picture, browse the list of users, perform standard actions &, etc.,
  7. Enrollment methods. Differentiate the concept of enrollment methods and enable various enrollment methods, such as self-enrollment, manual enrollment, and cohort-based enrollment.
  8. Define roles and Distinguish between different context roles in Moodle, such as roles within system context, categories, and courses.
  9. Explore the Moodle look and feel. Differentiation of site versus dashboard navigations, customize navigation, explore the font settings, the Moodle themes, and the accessibility tool. 
  10.  Discuss the Moodle plugins overview. Installing third-party plugins,  keeping plugins up to date, and determining good and bad add-ons.
  11. Explain the security aspects of Moodle and Demonstrate the use of the reporting tools.

Course Outline:

Topics Learning Outcomes  Duration 

 Module 1: Moodle LMS Administration and Course Management.

  1. Moodle LMS Overview.
    1. General Features.
    2. Course Development and management features.
    3. Administrative features.
  2. LMS Administrators Obligations and Define Roles.
  3. Authentication
    1. Manual account
    2. Email-based self-registration.
    3. Guest access.
    4. & others.
  4. Categories and course management
    1. Adding a category and courses overview
    2. Adding sub-categories
    3. Editing or moving a category
    4. Hiding categories
    5. Setting category depth
  1. Comprehensive understanding of the Moodle Learning Management System and its general features.
  2. Equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively perform the job functions, meet obligations, and apply the requisite skill sets of a Moodle LMS Site Administrator.
  3. Define and distinguish the roles within Moodle LMS
  4. Proficient in configuring, managing, and selecting appropriate authentication methods in Moodle LMS, thereby enhancing security and access control.
  5. Organize courses into categories, create and manage courses effectively, and implement course management strategies to ensure a structured and user-friendly learning experience within Moodle LMS.
5 hrs

Module 2: Efficient User Management and Enrollment Management with Cohorts.

  1. User profile fields
    1. user profile categories
    2. Fields
    3. Example of use
  2. User management 
    1. Add a new user
    2. Upload users
    3. Browse the list of users
    4. Bulk user actions
    5. Upload users pictures
  3. Enrollment method 
    1. Manual enrollment
    2. Self-enrollment
    3. Guest access
    4. Cohort sync
    5. Paypal
  4. Cohorts 
    1. Create, delete, and move cohorts
    2. Add and remove cohort members
    3. Cohort Themes
    4. Syncing a cohort to a course
  1. Manage user profile fields in Moodle, tailoring the system to gather specific user information to meet organizational requirements.
  2. Manage user accounts in Moodle, including user creation, either manual or bulk upload, modification, and perform standard user actions.
  3. Implementing various enrollment methods within Moodle, allowing them to effectively enroll and manage users in courses, making the learning process flexible and accessible.
  4. Creating and using cohorts in Moodle, facilitating the organized grouping of users for specific courses.
5 hrs

Module 3: Moodle Roles and Permissions.

  1. System context
  2. Roles and permission 
    1. Standard role
    2. Context role
    3. Assign role
    4. Custom role
    5. Checking permissions
  1. Understanding of standard roles in Moodle and their predefined permissions.
  2. Proficient in distinguishing between different context roles in Moodle, such as roles within courses, categories, and activities.
  3. Assign roles to users in various contexts, ensuring that the right individuals have appropriate permissions to fulfill their responsibilities within Moodle.
  4. Create and configure custom roles in Moodle to align with their organization's unique requirements, tailoring permissions to suit specific administrative and instructional roles.
  5. Understand the intricacies of permissions in Moodle, enabling them to manage and fine-tune the permissions assigned to users, roles, and activities within the LMS.
5 hrs

Module 4: Customizing the Moodle Look and Feel: Site Appearance, Navigation, Themes, and Accessibility.

  1. Site Appearance 
    1. Site Home
    2. Navigation
    3. Themes
  2. Accessibility
  1. Customize the site's appearance, including logos, color schemes, and branding elements, to reflect the organization's identity.
  2. Proficient in configuring the site's homepage to provide essential information, resources, and navigation options, creating an engaging entry point for users.
  3. Capable of optimizing the site's navigation, ensuring a clear and intuitive user experience, and effectively managing menus, blocks, and course layouts.
  4.  Ability to select, customize, and apply themes to the Moodle site, enhancing its visual appeal and user experience according to the organization's needs.
  5. Understand the principles of web accessibility and will be able to implement best practices to ensure that the Moodle site is inclusive and usable by all, regardless of disabilities or impairments.
5 hrs

Module 5: Harnessing the Power of Moodle Plugins: Installation, Evaluation, and Administrator-Recommended Plugins.

  1. Plugins overview 
    1. Access Moodle.org/plugins and its categories
    2. Install and Uninstall
    3. Determine good and bad plugins
  2.  Useful Admins Plugins
      • Configurable report
      • Auto Enroll
      • Course Size
      • Restriction by course completion
      • Opcache management
      • Intelliboard
      • All backup
  1. Navigating Moodle.org/plugins, understanding its categories, and effectively searching for plugins to enhance their Moodle LMS.
  2. Install and uninstall Moodle plugins, ensuring the seamless integration and management of additional features and functionalities.
  3. Assess and evaluate Moodle plugins, distinguishing between reliable, high-quality plugins and those that may not meet their needs or standards.
  4. Equipped with the knowledge to identify and recommend specific Moodle plugins, aligning the unique requirements and goals of their institution or organization.
5 hrs

Module 6:

Adaptive Learning in Moodle and Add-on Topic - Moodle Mobile Application 

  1. Moodle Security
    1. Security recommendations
    2. Security overview report
    3. Site security settings
    4. Site notifications
    5. Increasing Privacy in Moodle
    6. Reducing spam in Moodle
  2. Moodle Reports
    1. System Reports
    2. Custom Reports
  1. Understand the Significance of Moodle Security and recognize and articulate essential security recommendations for Moodle, including password policies, access controls, etc.,
  2. Apply security settings to enhance the overall security of the Moodle site.
  3. Access course reports to evaluate course progress, participation, performance, etc.,
  4. Create and generate a custom report by selecting relevant data fields according to the organization's needs.
5 hrs
Total hours: 30 hrs

 

Methodologies

Guidelines:

  • A total of six  (6) weeks with an estimated time of 30 hours to complete the course.
  • The participants are enrolled for 3 months which may allow 4 to 5 hours weekly to take the lesson, submit the design challenge, answer the assessment, and accomplish other similar activities to acquire the certificate of completion. 
  • The Participants will receive a calendar invitation prior to the webinar schedule
  • After completing this course, you will be able to download your certificate. The skills you acquired from this training will be your ticket if you want to pursue it later on if you choose to undergo training in (Full Moodle Course) and the Moodle Educators Certification or MEC.

Mode of Delivery: Three options are available;

  1. Virtual training (for online training). There will be six (6) webinar sessions for the full discussion and demonstration each week. The Live Webinar duration is 45 mins to 1 hour, it is recorded and made available in the course
  2. Blended learning (for a mix of online and in-person training). There will be a one (1) day session for the discussion and demonstration.
  3. Self-paced training (for full online). Enrolled in the course for three months.

2. Moodle Training for Teachers

Course Description:

This 35-hour full online training/ workshop is intended for Educators, Module Developers, LMS Managers, and Administrators to be fully equipped with knowledge and skills in creating Moodle courses. It focuses on the use of key resources, activities, and functions inside the LMS and relevant templates and instructions, to deliver dynamic, effective, and stimulating online learning courses for learners.

General Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants should be able to;

  1. Build a course in Moodle using its key resources and activities. 
  2. Develop a dynamic and effective course by creating course modules, applying assessment strategies, collaboration and communications, learning workflow, restricting access and conditional activities, adaptive learning, giving rewards through badges, and other important techniques an educator needs to learn.
  3. Familiarize oneself with the new updates and functionalities of the recent version of Moodle. 
  4. Increase participant engagement by developing or creating interactive media content using H5P.
  5. Extend pedagogic understanding of the theories, philosophies, and principles discussed in the Moodle Training for Teachers course.
  6. Reflect on existing instruments for educators’ digital competence and synthesize these into a coherent model that would allow educators at all levels of education to comprehensively assess and develop their pedagogical digital competence through Moodle LMS.
  7. Access powerful reports and analytics in Moodle that will provide educators with important data for their decisions.
  8. Create an instructional design or learning design that will fit the requirements of the learners/ participants.
  9. Create an assessment or evaluation for learners, and provide ways of viewing reports effectively.

Course Outline

Topics Learning Outcomes  Duration 

 Module 1:

Overview of Moodle LMS.

  1. Overview of Moodle as an educator.
    1. The Role of the Teacher
    2. Navigation in Moodle
  2. Theoretical foundations, educational philosophies, and key principles of Moodle.
  3. Course management 
    1. Create a course
    2. Enroll participants
    3. TinyMCE
  1. Articulate the theoretical foundations, educational philosophies, and key principles that underpin Moodle's design and application in instructional contexts.
  2. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the Moodle Learning Management System, including the distinctions between courses, users, and roles within the platform.
  3. Understand the pivotal role of the teacher in Moodle, encompassing course design, content management, interaction facilitation, and assessment administration.
  4. Create a sandbox course and enroll participants in a Moodle course.
  5. Create a course plan and instructional/ learning design through sketch noting.
5 hrs

Module 2:  

Moodle Resources and Add-on Topic: Creating Interactive Design using H5P.

  1. Moodle Resources.
    1. Text and media area
    2. Page
    3. Book
    4. File
    5. Folder
    6. URL
  2. Introduction to H5P 
    1. Content types
    2. Create a course presentation
    3. Embed and reused
  1. Learn how to add and set up various resources in Moodle.
  2. Create engaging and interactive elements by incorporating content types, interactive videos, and course presentations.
  3. Enhance your Moodle teaching by embedding and reusing a variety of resources that lead to career advancement opportunities and recognition for innovative teaching practices.
5 hrs
Module 3:

Assessment Types and Tools in Moodle

  1.  Assessment Types and Tools in Moodle
    1. Formative Assessment
      • Choice
      • Quiz
      • Forum
      • Workshop
      • H5P
      • Lesson
    2. Formative
      • Assignment
      • Quiz
      • Forum
    3. Peer assessment
      • Glossary
      • Database
      • Forum
      • Workshop
    4. Self-assessment
      • Choice
      • Feedback
    5. Question set content types
  2. Managing Assessment Tools
    1. Question bank
    2. Quiz Templates
    3. Quiz Reports and Statistics
  1. Distinguish between different types of assessment tools in Moodle, such as formative, summative, peer assessment, and self-assessments.
  2. Gain insights into best practices for assessment tool selection, design, and administration.
  3. Design assessments using various assessment tools such as assignments, quizzes, workshops, etc. 
  4. Manage questions on the question bank, such as organizing questions from categories, importing and exporting questions, and status versioning.
5 hrs

Module  4:

Learning Workflow, Course Reports, and Managing Course

  1. Learning workflow using the activity completion and restrict access
  2. Groups vs. Groupings
  3. Reports in Moodle 
    1. Logs and Live logs
    2. Activity report
    3. Course participation
    4. Activity Completion
    5. Completion Progress
  1. Configure the activity completion settings and control access by applying specific conditions.
  2. Promote collaboration and differentiation in online learning environments to align with broader goals by incorporating groups.
  3. Gain insights into how learners interact with course content to further improve the strategies and provide personalized support to improve learning outcomes through the utilization of Moodle Reports
  4. Execute course backup, restoration, and duplication procedures in the course.
5 hrs

Module 5:

Collaboration and Communication Tools in Moodle

  1. Communication Tools 
    1. Chat 
    2. Messaging
    3. Forum
    4. BigBlueButton
  2. Collaboration Tools 
    1. Database
    2. Glossary
    3. Wiki
    4. Workshop
  3. Other Tools 
    1. Choice
    2. Feedback
    3. Survey
  1. Organize information, such as student profiles, research topics, or any other data using the database activity.
  2. Build a collective resource by contributing to the glossary with definitions and helpful information.
  3. Collaborate with others on a single document or a collection of pages using the wiki activity.
  4. Promote critical thinking and self-reflection by using the workshop activity to deepen your understanding of course materials.
  5. Encourage collaboration and communication using the tools for the exchange of ideas, sharing experiences, and providing feedback to one another to diversify your learning environments
5 hrs

Module 6:

Adaptive Learning in Moodle and Add-on Topic - Moodle Mobile Application 

  1. Adaptive Learning Using Lesson Activity
  2. Useful Plugins for Learners and Educators 
    1. Attendance activity
    2. Completion progress
    3. Grade me
    4. Open AI
  3. Moodle Mobile App 
    1. Download Moodle Mobile App
    2. Access the LMS in the Moodle App.
    3. Create a mobile app-friendly course.
  1. Design an adaptive learning content using the Lesson activity.
  2. Identify valuable Moodle plugins that enhance the learning experience for both learners and educators.
  3. Download the Moodle mobile app and access the LMS in the Moodle app.
  4. Gain practical knowledge and expertise in implementing effective tips for creating mobile-friendly courses in Moodle, ensuring accessibility and usability across various Devices.
5 hrs

Module 7:

Rewards and Gamification

  1. Badges 
  2. Certificate
  3. Gamification
  1. Implement gamified learning experiences that enhance learner engagement, motivation, and knowledge acquisition.
  2. Understand the ethical implications of gamification 
  3. Apply responsibility practices in the implementation of gamifications in courses, considering issues like fairness, and equity.

 

5 hrs
Total hours: 35 hrs

 

Methodologies

Guidelines:

  • A total of seven (7) weeks with an estimated time of 35 hours to complete the course. 
  • The participants are enrolled for 3 months which may allow 4 to 5 hours weekly to take the lesson, submit the design challenge, answer the assessment, and accomplish other similar activities to acquire the certificate of completion. 
  • Each participant shall be provided a course sandbox that serves as their working space to design their work. 
  • The Participants will receive a calendar invitation before the webinar schedule
  • After completing this course, you will be able to download your certificate. The skills you acquired from this training will be your ticket if you want to pursue it later on if you choose to undergo training in Moodle Administration (Full Moodle Course) and the Moodle Educators Certification or MEC. 

Mode of Delivery: Three options are available;

  1. Virtual training (for online training). There will be seven (7) webinar sessions for the full discussion and demonstration each week. The Live Webinar duration is 45 mins to 1 hour, it is recorded and made available in the course.
  2. Blended learning (for a mix of online and in-person training). There will be a one (1) day session for the discussion and demonstration.
  3. Self-paced training (for full online). Enrolled in the course for three months.

3. Moodle Educator Certification

MEC is the Moodle Educator Certification and it is based on the European Framework for Digital Competences for Educators (DigCompEdu). DigCompEdu articulates 22 competencies in six areas, as shown below and MEC has one course for each area: Professional Engagement, Digital Resources, Teaching and Learning, Assessment, Empowering Learners, and Facilitating Learners’ Digital Competence.

The six MEC courses, matching the six groups of competencies,  are online, asynchronous, and facilitated. In each course, there is a quiz to evaluate each competence and two writing assignments that allow candidates to reflect on what they have learned and how Moodle can support their teaching practice. 

 

Module and Competence

Duration

  1. Professional engagement

    1. Organizational communication - Use a variety of communication methods to enhance communication within their organization.

    2. Professional collaboration - Collaborate and share resources

    3. Reflective practice - Improve their practice through critical reflection and feedback.

    4. Digital CPD - Engage in continuous professional development using sites such as MoodleNet.

8 hrs

  1. Digital Resources

    1. Selecting digital resources - Locate, assess, and select appropriate open content such as from MoodleNet.

    2. Creating and modifying digital resources - Create and share appropriately licensed open content.

    3. Managing, protecting, and sharing digital resources - Respect and correctly attribute open content and apply privacy and copyright rules.

8 hrs

  1. Teaching and Learning

    1. Teaching - Engage learners with thoughtful use of interactive materials.

    2. Guidance - Support learners individually and within groups using a range of tools.

    3. Collaborative learning - Motivate learners with collaborative learning activities.

    4. Self-regulated learning - Create scenarios supporting self-regulated learning.

8 hrs

  1. Assessment

    1. Assessment strategies - Use summative and formative approaches appropriate to their learners.

    2. Analysing evidence - Track and support learner progress by informed use of activity and course reporting.

    3. Feedback and planning - Provide targeted support with a range of feedback options appropriate to their learners.

8 hrs

  1. Empowering learners

    1. Accessibility and inclusion - Create accessible and mobile-friendly courses to ensure inclusion.

    2. Differentiation and personalisation - Create personalized and adaptive learning paths to meet learners’ diverse needs.

    3. Actively engaging learners - Foster learner independence and creativity by using a range of strategies to motivate and reward learner success.

8 hrs

  1. Facilitating learners’ digital competence

    1. Information and Media Literacy - Guide learners to source and critically evaluate online materials.

    2. Digital communication and collaboration - Encourage learner communication, collaboration, and civic participation.

    3. Digital content creation - Provide opportunities for learners to co-create content relevant to them.

    4. Responsible use - Guide learners to be safe online

    5. Digital problem solving - Challenge learners with technical problem-solving activities and scenarios.

8 hrs

Total hours:

48 hrs

 

Guidelines

  • The MEC course is a 48-hour full online training self-paced course, with 1-hour live session per week, and will run for a total of six (6) weeks. 
  • All MEC takers are required to take the pre-assessment exam.
  • All participants who passed the pre-assessment will be able to directly take the MEC program.
  • A total of six (6) weeks with an estimated time of 48 hours to complete the course. 
  • The participants are enrolled for 3 months which may allow 6 to 8 hours weekly to take the lesson, answer the assessment, and accomplish other similar activities to acquire the certificate of completion. 
  • The Participants will receive a calendar invitation before the webinar schedule.
  • After completing this course, you will be able to download your certificate. 

4. H5P Interactive Content Training

Course Description:

This 25-hour full online training/ workshop will empower educators, instructional designers, and e-learning professionals to create engaging and interactive online content. H5P is a powerful open-source tool that enables users to create and share interactive content. Participants gain expertise in designing and delivering captivating, dynamic, and interactive learning experiences. The course focuses on various H5P content types, with content-type categories such as; question set, media and video, content resources, and game simulations, enhancing online education and making learning more interactive and effective.

General Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants should be able to;

  1. Define the H5P and explain the concept of H5P (HTML5 Package) and its role in creating interactive content for online learning.
  2. Explore H5P Features: Discover the core features and functionalities of H5P, such as its open-source nature, compatibility with Moodle LMS, and wide range of content types.
  3. Build a course in Moodle and set up various H5P Content types with content-type categories such as; question set, media and video, content resources, and game simulations.
  4. Designing and delivering captivating, dynamic, and interactive learning experiences
  5. Demonstrate how to embed and reuse content types with other Moodle activities.

Course Outline

Topics Learning Outcomes  Duration 

Module 1: Introduction to H5P and Course Presentation

  1. H5P Content Types
  2. Course Presentation
  3. Embed and reused
  1. Understand the H5P Interactive and differentiate between content types, such as; question sets, media and video, content resources, and game simulations.
  2. Create a course and use the course content bank.
  3. Create a course presentation with text, multimedia, and assessment.
  4. Embed and reuse content types with other Moodle activities.
5 hrs

Module 2: Question Set content types

  1. Multiple Choice
  2. Fill in the Blanks
  3. True or False 
  4. Single Choice Set
  5. Quiz (Question Set)
  6. Drag and Drop
  7. Find the Words
  8. Drag the Words
  9. Mark the Words
  1. Identify and enumerate Question set content types, such as Multiple Choice, Fill in the Blanks, True or False, Single Choice Set, Quiz (question set), Drag and Drop, Find the Words, Drag the Words, and Mark the Words.
  2. Add and Set up the various elements of the question set content type.
  3. Apply question set content types in your course sandbox.
5 hrs

Module 3: Media and Video Content Types

  1. Interactive Video
  2. Image Hotspots
  3. Image Choice
  4. Dialog Cards
  5. FlashCards
  6. Timeline
  1. Identify and enumerate media and video content types, such as Interactive video, Image Hotspots, Image Choice, Dialog Cards, FlashCards, and Timeline.
  2. Add and Set up the various elements of the media and video content types.
  3. Apply media and content types in your course sandbox.
5 hrs

Module 4: Content resources

  1. Interactive Book
  2. Branching Scenario
  3. Documentation Tool
  4. Column
  1. Identify and enumerate content resources, such as Interactive Book, Branching Scenario, Documentation Tools, and Columns.
  2. Add and Set up the various elements of the content resources.
  3. Apply content resources in your course sandbox.
5 hrs

Module 5: Games Simulations

  1. Crossword
  2. Image Sequencing
  3. Memory Game
  4. Sudoku
  5. Arithmetic Quiz
  1. Identify and enumerate game simulations such as Crosswords, Image Sequencing, Memory Game, Sudoku, and Arithmetic Quiz.
  2. Add and Set up the various elements of the game simulations
  3. Apply game simulations in your course sandbox.
5 hrs
Total hours: 25 hrs 

 

Methodologies

Guidelines:

  • A total of seven (5) weeks with an estimated time of 25 hours to complete the course. 
  • The participants are enrolled for 3 months which may allow 4 to 5 hours weekly to take the lesson, answer the assessment, and accomplish other similar activities to acquire the certificate of completion. 
  • Each participant shall be provided a course sandbox that serves as their working space to design their work. 
  • The Participants will receive a calendar invitation before the webinar schedule
  • After completing this course, you will be able to download your certificate. The skills you acquired from this training will be your ticket if you want to pursue it later on if you choose to undergo training in Moodle Administration (Full Moodle Course) and the Moodle Educators Certification or MEC.

Mode of Delivery: Three options are available;

  1. Virtual training (for online training). There will be five (5) webinar sessions for the full discussion and demonstration each week. The Live Webinar duration is 45 mins to 1 hour, it is recorded and made available in the course.
  2. Blended learning (for a mix of online and in-person training). There will be a one (1) day session for the discussion and demonstration.
  3. Self-paced training (for full online). Enrolled in the course for three months.

5. Moodle Gradebook Setup Training

Course Description: This 9-hour training course is designed to equip instructors with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively set up and manage the gradebook within the Moodle learning management system (LMS). This course provides a comprehensive overview of the features and functionalities of the Moodle gradebook, enabling instructors to efficiently organize, track, and calculate student grades across various assessments and activities within their courses.

Through instructional materials, hands-on exercises, and practical demonstrations, participants will learn how to configure the gradebook to align with their specific grading policies and course requirements. From creating grade items and categories to setting up grade scales and calculation methods, this training will empower instructors to leverage the full potential of the Moodle gradebook to enhance their teaching and assessment practices.

Whether you are new to Moodle or seeking to deepen your understanding of its gradebook functionality, this training course will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively manage grades and assessments within your Moodle courses.

General Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants should be able to;

  1. Understand the purpose and importance of the Moodle gradebook in managing student grades and assessments within a course.
  2. Navigate the gradebook interface in Moodle and locate key features and functionalities.
  3. Applied advanced gradebook features such as gradebook views, filtering options, and gradebook reports to monitor student progress and provide timely feedback.
  4. Create grade items and categories in the gradebook to effectively organize and structure assessment data.
  5. Familiarize yourself with different grade aggregation methods, including Mean of grades, weighted mean of grades, and more.
  6. Utilized the grade calculation method to accurately determine final course grades based on customized formulas.
  7. Set up gradebook preferences and settings to customize the gradebook layout and behavior according to instructor preferences.
  8. Customized grade letter scales ranging from 1 to 5 in the Moodle gradebook to correspond with the transmutation table or aggregate grade points.
  9. Set up gradebook preferences and settings to customize the gradebook layout and behavior according to instructor preferences.
  10. Learn how to import and export assessment data into the Moodle gradebook.
     
Topics Learning Outcomes  Duration 

Module 1: Introduction to Gradebook

  1. Gradebook Overview

  1. Gain an understanding of the Gradebook's purpose and its overall overview.
  2. Navigate the Moodle gradebook interface proficiently, identifying and utilizing its essential features and functionalities.
  3. Implement advanced gradebook features including gradebook views, filtering options, and other related functionalities.
3 hrs

Module 2: Gradebook aggregation and Setup.

  1. Grade Categories and Grade Items
  2. Grade Aggregation
  3. Grade Calculation
  1. Understand and create grade categories and items.
  2. Organize course activities into categories.
  3. Identify aggregation Methods for Calculating Category Grades.
  4. Describe and illustrate the utilization of Grade calculation. 
3 hrs
Module 3: Managing Grades: Settings, Import, and Export

  1. Grade Settings
  2. Import
  3. Export
  1. Recognize and explore grade settings and grader report preferences.
  2. Import grades by transferring a relevant column from a spreadsheet, and define alternative methods.
  3. Export grades into an Excel spreadsheet format.
3 hrs
Total hours: 9 hrs

 

Methodologies

Guidelines:

  • A total of three (3) weeks with an estimated time of 9 hours to complete the course. 
  • The participants are enrolled for 3 months which may allow 2 to 3 hours weekly to take the lesson, answer the assessment, and accomplish other similar activities to acquire the certificate of completion.
  • Each participant shall be provided a course sandbox that serves as their working space to design their work. 
  • The Participants will receive a calendar invitation before the webinar schedule.
  • After completing this course, you will be able to download your certificate. The skills you acquired from this training will be your ticket if you want to pursue it later on if you choose to undergo training in Moodle Training for Teachers or the Moodle Educators Certification or MEC.

Mode of Delivery: Three options are available;

  1. Virtual training (for online training). There will be three (3) webinar sessions for the full discussion and demonstration each week. The Live Webinar duration is 45 mins to 1 hour, it is recorded and made available in the course.
  2. Blended learning (for a mix of online and in-person training). There will be a one (1) day session for the discussion and demonstration that runs for 2-3 hours.
  3. Self-paced training (for full online). Enrolled in the course for three months.

6. Instructional Design in Moodle

Course Description: The Instructional Design in Moodle Training is designed for educators, course creators, LMS administrators, and those who are developing course content for their Learning Management System (LMS). This training underlines the process of designing effective and efficient instruction for an online course.

General Objectives: 
At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the basic components of Instructional Design
  • Distinguish the different instructional design frameworks.
  • Determine whether the Learners are Motivated.
  • Develop the Final Thoughts on the e-Learning Design.

TOPICS

LEARNING OUTCOMES

DURATION

  1. Distance education requirements

  2. Instructional Design

  3. Instructional design frameworks

    1. The ADDIE Model

    2. Merill’s Principle of Instructions

    3. Gagne’s Nine Events

  1. Identify the requirements of distance education

  2. Explain instructional design

  3. Distinguish the different instructional design frameworks

3 hours

  1. Focus of Affective and Skills Training

  2. Instructional Design Frameworks

    1. Blooms’ Taxonomy

    2. Dick and Carey Model

    3. Kemp Design Model

    4. Action Mapping by Cathy Moore

  1. Identify the focus of affective and skills training

  2. Discuss the different instructional design frameworks

3 hours

  1. Keeping Learners Motivated

  1. Understand ideas to keep students excited about learning.

  2. Explain 5 ways to motivate the unmotivated.

  3. Discuss 5 hallmarks of creative projects and suggested activities.

3 hours

  1. Aristotle's Rhetorical Triangle

  1. Understand the Ancient Wisdom for Teaching in Challenging Times

  2. Discuss the  5 Ways to Build Resilience in Students

  3. Identify How to Help Students to Believe in Themselves

  4. Develop the Final Thoughts on the e-Learning Design

3 hours

  1. ABC Learning

  1. Identify ABC LD (Learning Design) to help develop new programmes and review existing provisions.

  2. Identify opportunities for blended learning to review assessment and feedback and align the programme to wider institutional priorities

  3. Create a course using ABC LD development methodology.

3 hours