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Moodle 2.5 Essential Training

with Mary Cooch

Video: Moodle 2.5 Essential Training: Welcome

Discover how to use Moodle 2.5 to create engaging online courses for K–12 and college settings and get your students excited about learning.
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  1. 3m 9s
    1. Welcome
      1m 5s
    2. Using the exercise files
    3. Surveying our project for this course
      1m 44s
  2. 24m 9s
    1. Obtaining Moodle
      2m 56s
    2. Logging in and moving around
      3m 16s
    3. Editing your profile
      2m 56s
    4. Using the text editor
      2m 4s
    5. Choosing your course layout
      3m 49s
    6. Setting up your course
      2m 20s
    7. Adding a banner
      3m 12s
    8. Adding a welcome message
      3m 36s
  3. 5m 33s
    1. Announcing course events
      1m 41s
    2. Using the calendar
      2m 16s
    3. Adding events blocks
      1m 36s
  4. 20m 53s
    1. Uploading your course information
      3m 51s
    2. Understanding the edit icons
      2m 43s
    3. Uploading a folder of exam papers
      4m 1s
    4. Giving instructions to your students
      2m 24s
    5. Displaying a YouTube video
      3m 10s
    6. Linking to a useful website
      2m 7s
    7. Embedding widgets into your course
      2m 37s
  5. 14m 30s
    1. Manually enrolling students
      2m 1s
    2. Allowing students to self-enroll
      2m 23s
    3. Putting your students into groups
      3m 14s
    4. Giving access to private files
      3m 16s
    5. Setting up messaging
      2m 7s
    6. Seeing who's online
      1m 29s
  6. 17m 36s
    1. Creating a discussion forum
      3m 47s
    2. Setting up a chat room
      3m 14s
    3. Blogging
      2m 38s
    4. Creating a wiki
      3m 56s
    5. Creating a glossary
      4m 1s
  7. 25m 36s
    1. Setting up a text assignment
      3m 53s
    2. Setting up a file assignment
      3m 39s
    3. Making a group assignment
      3m 52s
    4. Using blind marking
      3m 47s
    5. Student view of an assignment
      2m 13s
    6. Grading an assignment
      1m 56s
    7. Dealing with deadlines
      1m 31s
    8. Downloading assignments
      1m 36s
    9. Uploading feedback files
      3m 9s
  8. 12m 20s
    1. Gradebook overview
      2m 10s
    2. Organizing your gradebook
      1m 47s
    3. Manually adding grades
      1m 37s
    4. Adding custom scales
      2m 31s
    5. Importing and exporting grades
      4m 15s
  9. 10m 57s
    1. Overview of Moodle's quiz
      1m 47s
    2. Setting up a quiz front page
      3m 29s
    3. Adding questions to a quiz
      3m 39s
    4. Student view of a quiz
      2m 2s
  10. 10m 34s
    1. Feedback, Choice, or Survey?
      2m 47s
    2. Online voting with Choice
      4m 7s
    3. Getting student feedback
      3m 40s
  11. 18m 9s
    1. Enabling activity completion
      3m 21s
    2. Restricting access to activities
      3m 35s
    3. Enabling manual self-completion for a course
      2m 1s
    4. Enabling automatic course completion
      2m 47s
    5. Viewing completion reports
      1m 19s
    6. Rewarding students with badges
      5m 6s
  12. 11m 34s
    1. Viewing reports and logs
      2m 19s
    2. Importing from other courses
      1m 58s
    3. Backing up your course
      2m 3s
    4. Restoring a course
      3m 19s
    5. Resetting your course at year-end
      1m 55s
  13. 48s
    1. Next steps

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Teachers, learn how to create engaging courses with Moodle 2.5 and get your students excited about online learning. In this course, Moodle expert Mary Cooch shows you all the steps to creating classes for K–12 and college settings. Learn how to set up Moodle so it's just right for your classroom, add course materials (including videos, widgets, and web links), get your students enrolled, and start fostering collaborative learning with blogs and chats. Plus, learn to build quizzes, grade assignments, and get student feedback. Mary also shows you how to back up a copy of your course to use again the next year, or share with others.

Topics include:
  • Choosing your course layout
  • Using the calendar and managing events
  • Uploading course materials
  • Giving instructions to your students
  • Enrolling students
  • Creating a discussion forum
  • Setting up assignments
  • Grading assignments
  • Adding quizzes
  • Evaluating your courses
  • Tracking course completion
  • Backing up and restoring courses
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Mary Cooch


Hello, I'm Mary Cooch. And welcome to Essential Training using the Moodle 2.5 learning platform. Moodle is a trademark, owned by Martin Dougiamas, founder and lead developer of Moodle. In this course, I'll show you step by step, how to create effective and engaging Moodle courses. First I'll show you how can set up your Moodle so it feels right for you and your learners. Then I'll show you some cool ways of adding content. They can read, view, listen to or download.

Next we're going to look at getting them to interact with each other and learn collaboratively. I'll also go through the important issue of assessing and grading online. And even getting Moodle to do the grading for you. Finally, I'll show you how you can keep copies of your course, to use again, share with others, or take away with you. This course is designed specifically with teachers in mind. Okay then, let's get started with essential training using the Moodle 2.5 learning platform.

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