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.
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 the online version of the course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. Information regarding these sessions can be found on the course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
This course was a great course for anyone who is a beginner on an LMS.B.P., Language Arts Teacher
I am currently using a LMS and the information gained in this course allowed me to feel more confident using it regularly in my classroom with my students.e.s., Special Education Teacher
The tools that we learned are very beneficial in regards to integrating Schoology into the classroom.A.K.
This course was extremely helpful because it addressed exactly what we are doing in our classrooms and how we can improve our resources and techniques!S.K., World Languages 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.
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
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 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
I am being encouraged to develop a blended course and what we learned in the LMS course is extremely valuable for this task.C.S.
Very practical and helpful for the actual school requirements.A.C., Special Education 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
I thought this was a great course and I am glad that I took it.K.R., Language Arts 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
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Jun 09, 2019 9:12 AM||May 30, 2019 9:12 AM||Summer|