Next Workshop begins on February 12, 2012 at http://www.integrating-technology.org/course/view.php?id=363
Moodle for Teacher Administrators (M4TA) is a 6-week online workshop for teachers who wish to be administrators of a Moodle. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Nellie Deutsch, an experienced teacher admin of a few Moodles and facilitator of Moodle for Teachers (M4T) workshops and Dariem Garcias Urquiza, the tech support person of IT4ALL Moodles (1.9 and 2.0), virtual learning environments (Wordpress, Joomla, Sakai), Moodle Pluggins, IT4ALL servers, and the creator of the WebQuest module for Moodle Dariem Garcés Urquiza. Dariem has an MA in Moodle and is a Moodle developer under Martin Dougiamas, the creator of Moodle.
Participants will be given the roles of administrators in two Moodle labs for 2.0 and 1.9 Moodles to practice. They will learn about plesk and filezilla and practice adding plugins/modules to the Moodle in the labs. The workshop is based on hands-on activities where participants learn by doing.
The tuition for the 6-week course is $150.
Learning Objectives for the 6 Weeks:
1. Manage the various parts of the administrators console:
Course administration overview
Managing course settings
Managing user roles
Backing up your course
Restoring data from a backup
Importing content to another course
Managing files and folders
Customizing your profile page
2. Understand global settings, security, and privacy
3. Manage changes of appearance
4. Add themes
5. Manually create and manage accounts and assign roles
6. Provide support for teachers
Participants get admin rights in Moodle 2.0 + and Moodle 1.9 + to practice what they learn and free consultation and support for the Moodle for 12 months.