#FREE! #Moodle #MOOC on #WizIQ Starting June 1, 2013

Teaching with Moodle is a self-paced 4-week course for teachers and anyone interested in teaching online using Moodle, WizIQ, and other web technologies starting June 1, 2013. The course is in the spirt of open education and is completely free.

Join the course: http://www.wiziq.com/course/20705-teaching-with-moodle

Participants will become acquainted with Moodle as a course and learning management system. They will learn how Moodle can be used in fully online, blended learning, and the flipped class. The course will include both asynchronous (not dependent on time) and synchronous (time dependent) elements. The course is self-paced with ongoing discussions (facilitator and technical support), live online classes (recordings), videos, and other relevant content.

Unlike the traditional MOOCs that place stress on content and course delivery, Moodle MOOC will focuses on active learning, reflection, sharing, and collaboration. The aim of the course is for the participants to learn through meaningful connections and social interactions.

The MOOC and the live online classes will be moderated by Dr. Nellie Deutsch and facilitated by Dr. Nancy Zingrone , Dr. Ramesh Sharma , and Judith Behrens (doctoral student) .

Participants will be able to ask questions in advance and throughout the course through the following google drive document. The live online classes will be recorded for future reference, so don’t worry if you cannot attend or if you’d like to review the content.

Live Online Classes on WizIQ

There will be 5 live online classes. The live online synchronous classes will take place on WizIQ on Saturdays at 10 AM (EST). Please check your time zone (June 1) for the exact time. Recordings will be available.

Live Online Classes

Opening Ceremony with Martin Dougiamas, Jason R. Levine (Fluency MC), Facilitators of the MOOC, and other surprises.

Week 1:Introduction to the Course & Moodle Layout
Week 2: Creating Engaging Activities
Week 3: Learning & Teaching Online
Week 4: WizIQ on Moodle
Final Session: Going Beyond the MOODLE MOOC for Active Lifelong Learning

Participants will engage with the facilitator, each other, and the content. For further information, please contact Dr. Nellie Deutsch.

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