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
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
The most valuable part were the lessons I was able to create, using the tools and techniques that I was learning about to implement in my classroom immediately.A.C., Science 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
Loved this classj.e.
The course was great to have time to work on Schoology (LMS) to prepare to use it with my students in class.L.F., Elementary Teacher
I feel this course was valuable in instructing me how to utilize an LMS, how to create content and how to present.H.W., Special Education Teacher
This course was well taught, with very applicable activities that I could use in my own classroom.S.L., Science 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.
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
I thought this was a great course and I am glad that I took it.K.R., Language Arts Teacher
I plan to more effectively implement the use of an LMS in my classroom.A.C., Science Teacher
This was one of my favorite courses taken thus far!!e.s., Special Education Teacher
Very practical and helpful for the actual school requirements.A.C., Special Education Teacher
This was very useful as I was beginning to build my course(s) in Schoology. The built-in work time was valuable as well as the interactions among professionals who were more experienced and able to share ideas.E.Z., Reading Specialist
Very informative and worthwhile! Instructor was very helpful and went above and beyond!A.H., Language Arts Teacher
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Jun 28, 2021 9:12 AM||Jun 17, 2021 9:12 AM||Summer|