Learning Spaces Wednesday Webinars

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K-20 Webinar Series


Live webinars providing best practices, how tos, and various tips for online learning delivery using the Moodle® LMS. Remote Learner has hundreds of years of combined LMS expertise and we love to share it with the K-20 community.


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Note: Webinar times are displayed in the user time zone. It is important to confirm the time zone in your profile is correct for accurate webinar times. All webinars are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Eastern / 8:00 a.m. Pacific time.


Integrating Audio & Video with Poodll 

Integrating Audio & Video with PoodLL


In our daily lives, it's never been easier to record and distribute audio and video. In learning environments, however, audio and video are still often viewed as too cumbersome and too expensive for all but a few use cases. But that doesn't have to be the case. Learn some simple and clever ways to make courses more engaging and interactive with audio and video recordings created with Poodll.

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Online Quiz 

Best Practices: Quiz and Question Bank


The Quiz activity is one of the most popular means of assessing learner comprehension, but are you using it to its fullest potential? This session will address best practices for the use of the Quiz activity, as well as examine tips to best utilize the Question Bank as an efficient means for organizing, archiving, and sharing questions across multiple quizzes, courses, and even instructors.

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The Power of Discussion: Forums in the LMS


The Forum activity is one of the most popular and educationally powerful activities available in the LMS, but are you maximizing its potential? In this session we'll explore the various forum types, how to assess learner participation, and examine some of the most recent updates to the forum activity that make it easier than ever to use.

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Building Your Student Engagement Toolbox


Learner engagement is the holy grail of online learning experience and course development. Luckily there are a variety of plugins and core LMS functions available that can be integrated throughout your instruction to help ensure learners remain engaged in the learning process. Join us for an exploration of the tools/techniques available in the Moodle™ and Totara Learn LMS to promote learner engagement, as well as a sneak peak at some of the engagement tools available in the Learning Pool LMS.

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Plotting a Course: Activity Completion & Access Restrictions


Without an instructor in front of them, it is all too easy for learners to get lost in a digital class. With the thoughtful application of Activity Completion and Access Restriction options, instructors can better control the pace and direction of student progression through a course, providing an automated path to online success.

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User 

Getting Personal


Who are your learners? Sure, you read their essays and see their forum posts, but that’s all within the context of your course. The human beings behind those assignment submissions have a desire to be known, and that’s where the LMS profile comes in. This session will take a deep dive look into the LMS profile system: including the creation of custom profile fields and how that data can be leveraged to personalize user experience, understanding the profile functions available to learners and peers, the contexts of profiles, and the options available for sharing one’s identity when within the LMS.

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Best Practices: End of Course Term


The end of a course can be a busy time for instructors, with grading, finals, and prepping for the start of the next course offering. Join us as we explore best practices for reducing the last minute rush as you close out one term and prepare for another.

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Course Design Basics


An effective online course is one that is easy to use, easy to maintain, and easy to look at. With a few design basics as a guide, we'll help you end the "scroll of death," eliminate software compatibility issues, and avoid the classroom clutter that can turn students off before their first click.

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Gradebook Supercharge


Ready to take your gradebook to the next level? Whether it be using letter grades, adding extra credit, importing grades from outside assignments, or creating custom grading scales, we'll show you how to get the most out of your LMS's powerful gradebook module.

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Let Me Show You: User Tours


User tours offer an exciting option for providing real time direction and advice for your LMS users. Whether onboarding new course participants, highlighting new site features, or providing walk-throughs for complex processes, User Tours can be applied to any page on your site to help keep users informed, engaged, and headed in the right direction.

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gradebook fundamentals 

Making the Grade: Gradebook Fundamentals


While the LMS automatically builds a gradebook as you build your course, there are some tips for configuration that can help you and your students make sense of all the numbers. From establishing categories to choosing a method of aggregation, learn the basics of gradebook design to ensure that your course grades are calculated as you intend.

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Individualization 

One Course Fits All: Differentiation of Instruction


Online courses provide a wealth of opportunities for personalizing instruction based on student need and ability. Employing conditional activities, group and individual overrides, and personalized credentials, instructors can automatically tailor coursework for each individual participant.

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All Access


As modern courses employ increasingly rich and interactive content options, course designers cannot lose sight of ensuring that instructional content is accessible by all students. Utilizing tools provided within the LMS interface, inside common productivity software, and available freely online will help you make sure your online courses comply with federal law and widely accepted accessibility guidelines.

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You Complete Me


The completion tracking capabilities built into your LMS offer an easy and effective method for monitoring user progress through course materials and programs of study. Proper configuration of activity and course completion options can provide real-time status updates for students and instructors alike, and a variety of available reports can help all stakeholders track student completions.

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