LIT2T Leadership Guide

68 TO: TABLE OF CONTENTS A3 – LINC Courseware And Moodle Training Options Once teachers enter Stage 2, they are provided with courseware to edit and deploy to students. Teachers with courseware have access to all of the available functions in the learning management system at We recommend teachers first focus on the basic skills introduced in Stage 2, and later work on using the advanced features introduced in Stage 3. The following is a list of those functions found in the courseware and, where applicable, the item is supported in our training. Activity Completion The path a student moves through a series of activities and resources in a Moodle course that is predetermined by a set of completion criteria set by the instructor of a course. Activity Report An activity report displays all activity in the course, sorted by topic in sequential order. Each item is shown with its type and name. (Stage 3) Assignment An ASSIGNMENT enables instructors to grade and give comments on learner uploaded files and assignments created online or offline. (Stage 3) Badge A DIGITAL BADGE is an indicator of accomplishment in an online course Badges can be used by instructors to indicate learner progress. Instructors can also earn badges to add to their profile. Standard Block A STANDARD BLOCK is a block that provides a single function within a block on a Moodle course. Examples of standard blocks are: Activities, Blog menu, Blog tags, Calendar, Course/ site description, Courses, Global Search, Latest News, Logged in user, Login, Mentees block, Messages, Network servers, Online users, People, Quiz results, Random glossary entry, Recent activity, Recent blog entries, Remote RSS feeds, Search forums, Section links, Tags, and Upcoming events. (Stages 2 and 3) Blog Moodle provides a personal blog or writing space available to all registered users. These blogs can be shared with other course participants or kept private. (Stages 2 and 3) Blog Menu A BLOG MENU BLOCK is a block that provides links to locate personal blog entries or a quick link to a new blog posting. (Stage 2) Calendar A CALENDAR is a digital organizer based on dates and times. The calendar can easily be made visible in any course. It allows instructors to display site, course, group and or user events in addition to assignment and quiz deadlines, chat times and other course events. (Stage 2)