Moodle for Training and Professional Development [Video]

By Susan Smith Nash
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Demonstrating competency and a mastery of skills is more important than ever in today’s rapidly changing workplace. It often requires worker certification and legal compliance with training mandates. You can provide online training in a flexible way by taking advantage of Moodle's powerful capabilities.

Moodle for Training and Professional Development walks you through all the areas that you need to know in order to build your own courses, develop registration databases, create assessments, and administer interactive training for synchronous and asynchronous delivery.With Moodle for Training and Professional Development, you'll learn how to design, build, administer, and archive results with effective online training using the popular open source Learning Management System(LMS).

This video guide shows you how to create courses, incorporate highly effective multimedia instructional materials, create interactive lessons and training sessions, build interactive assessment, streamline course administration, and manage certification.

Learn how to use the powerful, popular Learning Management System(LMS), Moodle, to build courses that meet the needs of your learners to receive training and certification in solid, content-rich courses, with reliable, and effective assessment.

Moodle for Training and Professional Development covers everything you need to design the course, build content, create discussion forums, workshops, incorporate outside multimedia materials, including text, graphics, audio, video, web conferencing, presentations, develop collaborative and individual portfolios, and more. With the capability of incorporating both synchronous (chat, web conferencing, live streaming media), and asynchronous content (archived and streaming), it’s possible to deliver content and testing how and where you want it. This video guide breaks the process into functional units and allows you to quickly build the kind of training and assessment you need to deliver high-quality certification courses and professional development in an online format.

Style and Approach

Packt video courses are designed to cover the breadth of the topic in short, hands-on, task-based videos. Each course is divided into short manageable sections, so you can watch the whole thing or jump to the bit you need. The focus is on practical instructions and screencasts showing you how to get the job done.

Moodle for Training and Professional Development breaks the process into functional units and allows you to quickly build the kind of training and assessment you need. Meet today’s professional training needs for certification, compliance, and new skills acquisition by affordably and effectively building courses incorporating social media and interactivity using the world’s most popular open source LMS.

Publication date:
July 2013
Publisher
Packt
Duration
1 hour 32 minutes
ISBN
9781782166160

About the Author

  • Susan Smith Nash

    Susan Smith Nash has designed, developed, and administered numerous online programs and courses for more than 15 years. She has experience with many different platforms and applications, with uses in higher education, training, and organizational development and leadership. Her latest books and videos are on Moodle and Canvas.

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