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
I really liked the suggestions and tools available in creating digital lessons.M.R., Elementary Teacher
I will definitely try some of the technology platforms mentioned that I did not previously have experience with.G.K., Social Studies Teacher
The course offered some new ways of instructing students based around the idea of personalized learning. I felt challenged to try new things for my students.S.A.
Michelle was very organized and helpful!M.W.
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
The course was an excellent overview of different LMS platforms that are currently in use. If your school already has a chosen LMS you were cornered into one system.G.K., Social Studies 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
It will help me with blended learning.M.L., Social Studies Teacher
I loved that Robin made this course relatable to all types of classroom teachers, not just one specific area.e.s., Special Education 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 provided a lot of information on learning management systems and how they can be used in the classroom.T.P., Science 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
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.
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
This was a wonderful course that helped me to think about ways in which I can plan digital lessons and the tools available in the creation of them.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|