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 the following courses with a focus on a specific learning management system
- EDU 920: Learning Management Systems - Canvas Edition
- EDU 920: Learning Management Systems - Schoology Edition
- EDU 920: Learning Management Systems - Google Classroom Edition
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
The tools that we learned are very beneficial in regards to integrating Schoology into the classroom.A.K.
This course was great for me. Having a certain level of confidence in using technology helped get me started and Kathy was able to differentiate seamlessly within our cohort. This provided a truly purposeful experience. I loved it. The entire experience was top notch.l.w.
I have really enjoyed this course, and learned a lot. It has been very useful in my classroom and I have had a great time implementing it.K.S.
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
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
I really enjoyed this course. Gave valuable information as I was beginning with an LMS this year.M.H., Reading Specialist
I really like this course. I liked how you were given time to work on developing your LMS. I feel my LMS is now a much better learning environment for my students.E.P., Science Teacher
This course gave great insight into the use of Learning Management Systems and how they can be utilized to improve education in our changing educational environment.A.C., Science Teacher
This course was very valuable to me in learning more about Moodle and setting up the next unit my students will be doing. I am excited to further set up my PLN because I know I am going to have many questions as I try to incorporate more technology into my classroom.S.K., Reading Specialist
Course was very relevant, instructor was professional and very informed, time was given to implement new concepts into my classroom lessonsJ.J., Language Arts Teacher
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 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
This course provided a lot of information on learning management systems and how they can be used in the classroom.T.P., Science Teacher
I plan to more effectively implement the use of an LMS in my classroom.A.C., Science Teacher
I highly valued this course. I made for great dialog with colleagues, and an excellent opportunity to plan new lesson that incorporated the eManagement systems were learned. The course structure of meeting once a week really facilitated this.R.L., Science Teacher