Moodle 100: Basic Training

Course Description:

Moodle 100: Basic Training is an instructor-led, hands-on exploration of Moodle for course instructors, facilitators, and developers. Learners will design an interactive online course on a topic of their choice, participate in a community of learning, develop basic Moodle skills, begin building their course in Moodle, and be prepared to open their course for testing.


Moodle 100: Basic Training is a pre-requisite to more advanced Moodle online courses. Click here for course syllabus.

Learners must complete the Introduction to Moodle course or be fimiliar with using Moodle including navigating a course, participating in discussion forums, and uploading assignments.

Course Details:

  • Cost: $89.99
  • 2014 Course Date
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    • January 22 - March 5, 2014- Registration for this session is closed.
    • May 7 - June 18, 2014 Registration for this session is closed.
    • September 10 - October 22, 2014
  • A certificate of completion and 1 ALLLM CEU are awarded to those meeting the requirements.

How to Register

A limited number of virtual seats are available for this course and are first come, first serve. Seats will no longer be available after the course is full or once the course begins.

Course Goal:

Moodle 100 will enable participants to design and build an interactive online course using basic Moodle resources and activities and be prepared to open the course for testing.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Plan and design an interactive online course
  • Write a clear course goal and S.M.A.R.T. course objective
  • Configure basic Moodle course Settings
  • Configure basic Moodle course Blocks
  • Create and add Moodle Resources including Summaries, Text and Web Pages, Labels, and Books
  • Link to external web sites
  • Upload files and documents and include them in the course
  • Apply copyright and fair use guidelines in the selection of content
  • Add basic media including images, embedded video. and slide presentations
  • Create and add Moodle Activities including Choice, Feedback, Forums, and Glossary
  • Implement best parctices in building a Moodle course
  • State best practices for facilitating a Moodle course
  • View and test the course from different roles and perspectives

Estimated Course Participation:

Participants should expect to spend as much as 7 hours per week learning Moodle, building their course, and participating in discussion forums.

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