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Moodle Workshops for Faculty in August

 
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Moodle Workshops for Faculty in August
by Admin User - Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 3:17 PM
 

Session Descriptions

Summer 2017 Changes, What You Need to Know - Self-Paced
In May 2017, Moodle at Capilano University was upgraded to version 3.2. This new version focuses on improving the user experience and accessibility. Watch these self-paced screencasts developed by Moodle.org to familiarize yourself with navigation changes and new features.

Introduction to Moodle – Interactive Workshop
Are you interested in trying out Moodle to augment your face-to-face class this fall? Come and learn the basics of Moodle. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to course management, working with files (how to upload syllabus and documents or create a folder that contains many files), creating links to useful websites and using the HTML editor to create a basic web page. Bring course content to work on!

Grading Students in Moodle - Interactive Workshop
Do you already have a basic understanding of Moodle and are interested in delving in further to track student progress and/or allow students to view their own progress? Maybe you have already started doing this but would like a more comprehensive lesson to learn about the tools and options available. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about the various ways to enter and display student grades and feedback based on your individual course needs. We will cover:

  • Using Assignments for online and offline activities vs simple grade items
  • Giving written feedback online
  • Using the Gradebook to calculate a final course total
  • Displaying letter grades
  • Exporting to Excel at the end of the term

Online Quizzing - Interactive Workshop
Do you already have a basic understanding of Moodle and are interested in learning more about using the online Quiz module for student assessments? In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create self-marking quizzes where you can choose from a variety of question types such as multiple choice, drag and drop, short answer, matching, cloze, etc.  We will also touch on different ways to import question banks into Moodle and share some tips and tricks on how to deter students from cheating.  Bring an actual written quiz to re-create in Moodle and see it in action!