It’s well known that students who engage more with learning resources get better results, and modern mobile devices enable more engagement than ever before. Moodle for Mobile Learning shows you how to create compelling learning experiences that work great on smartphones and tablets. Using screencast demonstrations and clear explanations, this friendly video course will show you how to:
Select a responsive theme for your Moodle course, so that it adapts itself to viewing screens of any size
Provide innovative mobile learning activities to enhance your students’ learning experience
Integrate Moodle courses with Twitter and Facebook, deepening engagement with learning among groups
Communicate directly with your students through Moodle messaging and SMS tools
Set mobile-friendly learning assessments including quizzes and audio/video assignments
Present mobile-ready content including podcasts and portable file downloads
Experiment with interactive learning methods using Google Maps custom learning walks, creating QR codes, and flipping the classroom
You’ll find the course full of tips, tricks, and ideas for how to get maximum learning benefit from mobile devices and Moodle… as well as clear detailed instructions on how to implement these techniques in your own courses.
You’ve already seen how mobile devices have become a standard way for accessing information and communicating with peers. Now see how to employ these powerful tools to enhance your students’ learning.
Fostering Reflective Learners through Mobile Blogs 05m 21s
Flipping the Classroom 03m 33s
Moodle for Mobile Learning
2 hours 13 minutes
Graeme has been involved with learning technology for over 10 years and has been a Moodle administrator for the last four years. He recently project managed his organization's move from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2.1. Graeme devised the concept for the soon-to-be-released Caboodle Moodle block. This block has been created through a combined project with five educational institutions, and aims to increase the student utilization of e-resources by making access to the resources easier.Graeme has a passion for innovative pedagogy, especially mobile learning. He is the current Chair of the RSC Northern e-learning forum, and an active member of the North East Learning Environment. He writes an educational blog at http://www.graemeboxwell.co.uk, and tweets about educational technology at @graemeboxwell https://twitter.com/GraemeBoxwell. Graeme is the Learning Technology Coordinator at Sunderland College in the North East of England.