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 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
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
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 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
This was one of my favorite courses taken thus far!!e.s., Special Education 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
Very informative and worthwhile! Instructor was very helpful and went above and beyond!A.H., Language Arts Teacher
I will definitely try some of the technology platforms mentioned that I did not previously have experience with.G.K., Social Studies Teacher
For someone totally new to LMS, this class was very helpful!J.K., Special Education Teacher
The tools that we learned are very beneficial in regards to integrating Schoology into the classroom.A.K.
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 thought this was a great course and I am glad that I took it.K.R., Language Arts 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
I loved the timeliness of this course. It was great that just as we were moving along to Schoology, this course became available. Being able to work through and learn what I was directly doing at school was extremely helpful!T.P., Math Teacher
I really enjoyed this course. The best part of of taking the LMS course is that I can take what we do and apply it directly to my classes. This certainly cannot be said for all courses that I have taken.B.C., World Languages Teacher
|Location||Course Start Date||Registration Deadline||Sem|
|Online||Sep 28, 2019 9:12 AM||Sep 18, 2019 9:12 AM||Fall|