EDU 920 Learning Management Systems
Investigate the function, benefits and challenges of an LMS in today’s learning environment. Evaluate the best components to choose in building an online-supported course, and identify best practices in managing digital content, activities and collaboration using an LMS. Analyze the current shift in personal instructional practices and student engagement.
An LMS is a great tool for developing digital content for students and extending learning beyond a traditional classroom setting with a blended approach.
Does your school provide, or are you already using, a program that allows you to host your class in an online environment? In today’s educational landscape there are many popular Learning Management Systems (LMS). Whether you are using Edmodo, Schoology, My Big Campus, Moodle, Blackboard, D2L, or one of the many other options available, there are common best practices that improve the effectiveness for the student within any LMS. There will be in depth instruction that focuses on helping course participants apply best practices into their specific LMS and learning environment. We are also offering EDU 920: Learning Management Systems - Canvas Edition with a specific focus on Canvas.
Learning Management Systems is an appropriate course for teachers at any skill level. The novice user will experience patient, step-by-step instruction with ample time to practice. Intermediate and advanced users will be provided with targeted, personalized instruction and will focus on additional topics as dictated by their interests, abilities, and the course content.
*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
This course was helpful to learn more about learning management systems, especially schoology. I appreciated having time to create and add more to my courses in schoology.M.M., Math Teacher
I really enjoyed this course. Gave valuable information as I was beginning with an LMS this year.M.H., Reading Specialist
I really liked the suggestions and tools available in creating digital lessons.M.R., Elementary Teacher
This was one of my favorite courses taken thus far!!e.s., Special Education Teacher
This course was well taught, with very applicable activities that I could use in my own classroom.S.L., Science Teacher
I really enjoyed being able to collaborate with other educators on how Moodle works for them. It was helpful to bounce ideas that I would never have thought of.S.D., Math Teacher
I really appreciated the activities we were required to complete - they helped me "stretch" my understanding and technical skills in areas that I otherwise would have avoided.E.F., Librarian
I accomplished so much more than I thought I would be able to! I started with absolutely zero experience, very limited knowledge with what Moodle even was, and a very doubtful attitude that I would be able to accomplish the course goals. I am very excited about my progress!C.H., Special Education Teacher
Loved this classj.e.
Great practical course. Love the schedule.M.H., Elementary Teacher
Everything that was covered in this course is relevant to the courses that I teach and can be applied to increase rigor and engagement.C.S.
The tools that we learned are very beneficial in regards to integrating Schoology into the classroom.A.K.
The video Zoom classes were the most valuable aspect because everyone had the ability to discuss and share best practices and learn from all classmates instead of just writing about one for the instructor.G.K., Social Studies Teacher
It was very helpful to take the class as my district is moving toward having an LMS expectation for daily use every dayE.W., Social Studies Teacher
I think the concepts learned in this class will be very valuable in making my classroom instruction more organized and planned out.M.R., Elementary Teacher
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Apr 05, 2021 9:12 AM||Mar 25, 2021 9:12 AM||Spring|