Moodle Short Course

Moodle is an open source learning management system (LMS) widely used by educators around the world. With moodle it is easy to create a dynamic course website or to create effective online learning communities. Moodle is very popular among learning istitutions because it is designed based on a sound pedagogical principle that encourages students to construct knowledge by sharing, collaboration and discussions.

This short course is open to participants from institution of higher learning, schools, or companies who want to implement e-learning to supplement the conventional teaching modes or to develop totally online training programmes. This course is offered in two modules, the first module (Instructor Module) is meant for teachers and lecturers who what to learn how to use the software to create their course website, upload their teaching materials and to engage their students with online learning activities. The second module (Administrator Module) is meant for system administrators who want to install and manage moodle software on their own servers.

More info about Moodle : http://www.moodle.org

Moodle@UTM : http://elearning.utm.my

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Course Objectives

After completing this course, participants should be able to: 

(a) Create dynamic course websites using moodle
(b) Engage students with online learning activities in the moodle environment
(c) Install and manage moodle software on your own server
(d) Manage courses and users in your institution’s moodle system

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The Instructor Module is designed for teachers of lecturers who wish to learn the basics of moodle and to acquire the skills on how to effectively use moodle to supplement their teaching or to conduct online courses. The Administrator Module is designed for system administrators who want to install and manage the system on their own server. It also teaches participants on how to manage moodle courses and users and to optimize the server’s resources for small as well as large scale installations.

 

Course Contents

This short course is a hands-on training on how to use and how to install and manage moodle software package. The topics covered include:

Instructor Module (2 days)
Introduction to Moodle
Course setting Resources
Collaboration tools
Quiz
Assignment
Management of student grades and records

Administrator Module(2 days)
Moodle overview
Server setup
Installation
Site administration
Managing users and authentication
Course creation
Backup and security

Instructors

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Noor Hasan
Deputy Director 1, Centre for Teaching and Learning, UTM

Assoc. Prof. Muhammad Munim Ahmad Zabidi
Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Assoc. Prof. Hanizam Sulaiman IT Manager,
Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering, UTM

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zaidatun Tasir
Faculty of Education, UTM

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jamalludin Harun
IT Manager, Centre for Teaching and Learning, UTM

Azmi Khamis
System Analyst, Centre for Information and Communication Technology, UTM

Mohd Rafi Abu Bakar
System Analyst, Centre for Information and Communication Technology, UTM