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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Moodle v2: Creating a Course Web Site (2 hours) (Updated!) 
Workshop description

Moodle is an online course management system where you can post assignments, have an online discussion, and organize documents your students can access any time. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of the Moodle system; how to navigate the site, create your online user presence, add files, links, personalized blocks, and create an easy poll activity for your students. As part of this workshop, you will receive your own Moodle course shell from OTAN. It is recommended that you also attend the online workshop - Moodle v2: Designing & Managing Your Online Course (2 hours) (New!)

Prerequisites: Basic computer and Internet skills. Have a digital photo of yourself, class files, lessons, and Web sites ready to add to your course.

Session length 2.0 hours 
Format Workshops: Synchronous online trainings, or series of trainings, in which facilitator and participants interact by voice or chat. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.

Minimum System Requirements for Participating in Online Workshops:

  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, Cable modem or faster, no dial-up).
  • Computer with speakers or headphones (some classes require microphones too).
  • Active e-mail account through registration for the course as an OTAN member.
  • Some workshops have other special requirements, please read the workshop descriptions carefully.