Useful links to online Teaching/Learning
These are personal notes that may be useful for other teachers/learners made while taking the moodle for teachers workshop M4T-3 as part of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) on Moodle.
Additional information is being added during the M4T-4
- 1 The concept
- 2 Universities
- 3 Points that were found to be helpful
- 4 Glossary of Words
- 5 Teach yourself computer skills
- 6 Sites
- 7 Chats
- 8 Quiz
- 9 Screenshots
- 10 Other sites
- 11 Way of making Presentations
- 12 Universal Design for Learning Concepts
- 13 Presentations on YouTube
- 14 What kind of learner are you?
- 15 On line discussion
- 16 Resources for Teachers in alphabetical order
- 17 On line dictionary
- 18 Categories
The concept of online teaching and learning was started by wanting to make free resources available. UNESCO has the International Institute for Educational Planning, which hosted an online discussion in 2006 for making open education available.
An Open Educational Resources Handbook is available on WikiEducator.
The Open Educational Resources, OER Toolkit WikiEducator explained allows assisted training in a group that is very helpful for those who wish to learn Wiki skills.
There are many initiative like FOSS Free and Open Source Software
Points that were found to be helpful
Registering for an online program to obtain skills Learning for Content Registration.
Joining a discussion group with the same interest. WikiEducator discussion group Receiving advice or pointers to what may be useful. Learning on line in a community like WikiEducator one receives advice and links to references.
This one was from Nellie
Designing flexible learning A very sensible easy to understand resource and introduction from the Australian government.
Glossary of Words
Many abbreviations are used and can be quite confusing for a newcomer trying to understand or discuss online learning/teaching
Teach yourself computer skills
Wikispaces wikis for everyone.
Moodle an open-source community-based tool for learning.Video explaining Moodle by using an analogy with Lego blocks
WiZiQ Free Online Teaching and E-Learning with Web Conferencing.
Diigo For Bookmarking and adding highlights and sticky notes for research, for sharing and collaboration as a group repository
Google reader to keep bookmarks
EtherPad for collaborative writing and editing in real time.
Hot Potatoes a freeware to create multiple choice questions, quizzes, crosswords etc.
Wordle a toy for generating word clouds.
drop.io to privately share files and collaborate in real time by web, email, phone, mobile.
Skype free talk and chat from computer to computer, can also be used for discussion groups and group talk.
Backnoise chat that can be done on a public computer.
Google Wave online tool for real-time communication and collaboration, only by invitation at the moment
A YouTube demonstration about setting up a quiz on moodle
Wallwisher collaborative site that is like is wall with stickers.
Voicethreada way to talk about and share images, documents and videos.
Way of making Presentations
To help design learning by removing barriers from educational materials and methods facilitating learning by design.
Presentations on YouTube
The Machine is Us/ing Us by Professor Wesch very interesting video of less than 5 minutes.
What kind of learner are you?
On line discussion
Resources for Teachers in alphabetical order
Glossary of Resources on M4T registration to be able to log in is necessary.