Learning management systems like Moodle allow instructors to create an online class, add assignments and assessments, and communicate with students. The LMS allows students to access the course and course resources online, complete assignments, and communicate with the instructor. Learning management systems can be used to facilitate online courses, or to foster a blended learning experience.
- Before we begin learning how to use Moodle,…let's take a second to understand what it is.…Moodle is a Learning Management System, or LMS.…Learning Management Systems are online platforms,…where teachers and students can collaborate…in order to improve student achievement.…They allow teachers to create an online class,…add assignments, add resources for students…to use both inside and outside of the classroom.…An LMS can help to grade these assignments…and deliver quick, high-quality feedback,…and they allow teachers to communicate with students…in a number of ways.…
Essentially, Learning Management Systems allow teachers…to organize and optimize their entire class process.…For students, the Learning Management System…allows them to access their class online.…They can find their class syllabus and assignments,…including due dates.…They can find and use a wide variety of classroom resources,…and they can even turn in assignments…and view up-to-date grades.…Also, students can use their Learning Management System…
- Navigating a Moodle course
- Starting with a blank course shell
- Using Moodle blocks to add different features and functionality
- Creating course sections
- Adding resources as file downloads and links
- Incorporating assignments, quizzes, and forums
- Enrolling students
- Creating groups
- Setting up the gradebook
Skill Level Beginner
1. Learning Management Systems (LMS) Introduction
2. Getting Started with Moodle 3.0
3. Creating a Course in Moodle 3.0
Adjusting course settings7m 32s
4. Course Resources
5. Course Activities
6. Managing Course Participants
Next steps1m 8s
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