Archived courses.

November 28, to December 3, 2014
In this eWorkshop, you'll discover and explore the new features of Moodle™ 2.8. Learn about the greatly improved Gradebook and Grader Report; the new quiz-building page; and improvements to Forum, Assignment, Choice, Workshop, and  Lesson, among others.
January 30 to February 4, 2015

This workshop explores techniques to engage online learners and set them up for success in online courses.

February 6 to February 11, 2015

WordPress is a free, Web-based software program that anyone can use to build and maintain a blog and a social media-rich website. In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to create more than "just another Blog". Share links, connect networks, manage themes, styles, widgets and plugins-- and have a rich discussion about all the ways this tool can be leveraged for personal, professional and educational uses.  This workshop is an excellent introduction for anyone interested in a hands on approach to creating a website with more.

February 27th to March 4th, 2015

This eWorkshop explores  tips, tools and training to increase parents' and families' engagement in their child's increasingly digital education.

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April 10 to April 15, 2015

This eWorkshop explores must have iPad apps for educators. iPad apps are expanding the learning experience both inside and outside the classroom, making it more interactive, immersive, and engaging. And we know that when students are more engaged, they are more motivated and they perform better. But the entire answer doesn't lay with flash and dazzle or drill and kill--iPads offer learners limitless potential for creativity. This Workshop will focus on both sides of the "app-coin"-- engaging and creating. With so many amazing education apps available--and more being developed all the time--there's no limit to the exciting possibilities for learning and showcasing your learning. Featured creative-apps include: Book Creator, iMovie, Explain Everything.... and more!

April 13 to April 24, 2015

This eWorkshop explores open educational resources, open policy, open research, open practice and everything related to working towards and advocating for open education.

April 27 to May 8, 2015

Are you considering teaching online or are looking for ideas to freshen-up your current online course? Designing for the online environment presents unique challenges, but it also opens a world of exciting possibilities for engaging students in their learning. You will start with the question, "what do my students need to learn?”. Using the learning as the focal point, you will navigate the amazing possibilities presented by the online environment and build your own course.

A course developer's certificate will be awarded to those who complete the course requirements.

May 8 to 13, 2015

This workshop will explore how schools are using Skype, Twitter, and other social media to create authentic learning opportunities and promote parental involvement. With teachers finding great ways to use these tools, social media is going from the banned list to becoming a powerful vehicle to broaden students' experiences and enhance learning in interesting and innovative ways. 

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Engaging Online Learners

No Parent Left Behind

May 15 to May 29, 2015

At the completion of this two week training event, teachers could consider themselves as possessing the competencies to use and develop the full slate of Moodle's assessable activities.

A Moodle Master certificate will be awarded to those who meet the course requirements.