Sunday, October 25, 2015

Presenters of Moodle MOOC 7

Moodle MOOC 7 (MM7) is scheduled to take place from November 1 - 30,  2015 on Moodle for Teachers.
Organized by Dr. Nellie Deutsch
Dr. Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is an education technology advisor, English faculty member  in blended learning and fully online programs at a university and faculty on leadership fully online in the transpersonal graduate program at Atlantic University. She’s on the IATEFL YLTSIG, EDMedia executive, WAOE, TESOL CALL-IS, HEIS and SSIS committees. Nellie has been teaching English in high school and at the college level for over 35 years and integrating technology since 1992. She organizes free online programs for educators on how to manage and teach with Moodle and integrate technology into face-to-face, blended, and fully online courses online MOOCs, online conferences (Connecting Online and Moodle MOOTs), and other online events such as Fall and Spring Blog Festivals. She is passionate about using technologies such as Moodle, WizIQ, Movenote, PresentMe, Slidespeech, Screencast-o-matic, and google drive to promote active learning and teaching as a way to learn.

The purpose of the MOOC is to connect for instruction and learning, reflective practice, social and collaborative learning, cultural exchange and peace, personal and professional development, community building, best practices and challenges involved in teaching with technology, student engagement with the content, peers, and the facilitator, and learning to teach online with Moodle course and learning management system.

MM7 includes webinars and Moodle training. The presenters of the webinars will focus on connecting online for collaborative learning and teaching with technology, education technology, professional development, and topics that pertain to teaching and learning online and/or on mobile devices/smartphones.

The Moodle training will take place on Moodle for Teachers (M4T) Moodle website and will focus on active learning, reflection, sharing, and collaboration. The aim of the course is for the participants to learn through meaningful connections and social interactions. Participants, who wish to receive a certificate of participation, will be required to document their learning experiences by keeping a blog, wiki, website, or any other artifact that will include a description and reflection of the live sessions and/or recordings.

The Moodle training will include Moodle, Google Drive Docs, blogs, Google Apps, Mobile Devices, Virtual Classes, and other online learning environments for face-to-face, blended, and fully online learning. In addition, participants will learn to use Movenote, Screencast-o-matic, PresentMe, SlideSpeech, Plotagon, Smore, Quizlet, Slideshare, Evernote, Movenote, WizIQ, and other technologies for effective and engaging student-based activities. The live presentations will include the speakers’ reflective process on teaching and learning in fully online and blended learning formats.

Course Highlights

  • Moodle 2.9 Theories and Practice Training
  • Active Learning: Teaching as a Way to Learn
  • Learning & Teaching Online: Creating Engaging Activities
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Learning and Teaching in a Live Online Class
  • Blended Learning
  • Flipped Learning
  • Fully online learning
  • Mobile Learning
  • APPs for Learning

Moodle for Teachers

Moodle MOOC 7 Moodle for Teachers training course on how to use Moodle 2.9 for instruction is an asynchronous component of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Moodle for teachers and anyone interested in teaching online using Moodle, WizIQ, and other web technologies. The course will take place in the month of November 2015. The MOOC is in the spirit of open education and is completely free.