•  Free Professional Development Programs

    Integrating Technology and Moodle for Teachers are self-funded projects founded by Dr. Nellie Deutsch (see Linkedin) in 2009 in order to bring free online professional developoment to educators in developing and developed countries for blended and fully online programs worldwide. Check herYoutube channel for more. The programs include two 3-day online conferences called CO09-24 in February and MMVC11-24 in August, workshops, 6 online courses, and two one month long MOOCs, Moodle MOOC in May and Virtual Worlds MOOC in September. Here's the full list of the annual online events on Google docs

    Moodle is more than a Learning Management System. Moodle is a social team-based peer learning environment that is completely free for all learners around the world. You can learn what Moodle does and how it enables engaging activities on Moodle for Teachers free online professional development academy for educators worldwide. Take a look at the courses available.

    Moodle for Teachers, on how to teach online with Moodle, provides free Moodle training for teachers, technology coordinators at schools and businesses, and ICT leaders around the world. There are 3 Moodle training courses available to teachers who wish to learn about Moodle activities, resources, and blocks; teachers who wish to develop their very own online courses; and administrators who want to manage a Moodle site. All the courses offer practical hands-on activities to practice the skills. 

    Note: You don't need to have a username or password to get an account or log in. You just need to click on the "Log in" at the top right and use the social networks to create an account or "Sign in with" each time. Watch the video below for more.

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Available courses

Moodle MOOC 24 (MM24): Learn to Moodle
Moodle Training

The first Moodle MOOC started in 2013. Moodle MOOCs take place once a year in May. The goal of the Moodle MOOCs is to introduce the participants to a learning management system called Moodle so they can use it to teach in face-to-face, blended, and in fully online programs. The Moodle MOOCs take place on the latest stable Moodle version. There are 3 courses available for beginners and advanced Moodlers. This course is for beginners. Participants will learn about and practice using the activities, resources, and blocks available in their very own Moodle course. 

Develop a Moodle Course
Moodle Training

This course is for advanced teachers of Moodle. Develop a Moodle Course (DaMC) is a 4-week online course. The content of DaMC focuses on tips and tricks for Moodle teachers. The course is for participants, who have taught at least one Moodle course and know how to add activities, resources, and blocks. They will learn how to edit the course, add enrollment methods, enroll students, learn about course completion and competencies, how to create certificates and tips and tricks on how to engage learners in collaborative peer-based learning activities.


Manager of a Moodle Site
Moodle Training

Manager of a Moodle Site (MOMS) course is a free 4-week training course for advanced Moodlers who have developed their own Moodle courses and wish to practice the features available to managers of a Moodle site. The course includes user, course, and other manager activities.  Advanced learners, who receive a certificate of completion from previous Moodle for Teachers courses on how to teach with Moodle can go on to learn how to manage a Moodle site. The course takes place in May of each year.

Sandbox
Moodle Training

This is where I try out new activities and resources on Moodle. You can join me if you'd like to try things out as a teacher or learner. Send me a message if this interests you. 

Digital Technologies for Educators
Professional Development Events

Event Description: Join Dr. Nellie Deutsch for an exclusive series of live professional development events. hosted on Zoom, this series offers free certificates for attendees, validating their learning and commitment to staying ahead in the digital age.

Why Attend? Elevate your professional skills, meet experts and peers from the education sector, and gain valuable certifications that showcase your commitment to professional growth and technological proficiency in the ever-evolving world of education.

Professional Development Events
Professional Development Events

7 months of free annual online professional development MOOCs, webinars, conference, workshops, and  courses on Moodle for Teachers starting on the first week of January. 

AI Generated WebQuests
Integrating Technology

WebQuests are problem-based learning activities that engage learners in the learning process. WebQuests are valuable instructional tools for learners of all ages in both the school and work settings. The WebQuest motivates, and empowers teachers and learners as they engage in experiential (hands on) learning activities. These activities promote collaborative social skills, higher order critical thinking skills, inquiry problem-based learning, and technological skills.  

In this course, teachers will learn how to generate WebQuests using Artificial Intelligence tools. 

 

 

TESOL Online
Teach English

TESOL Online consists of two parts: a 4-week free online course from August 1 - 31 and one month from September 1 - 30 to develop an online course on a learning management system on Moodle or Canvas. 

The course is completely free (including the certificate), but requires your active engagement with the content and your peers. In order to qualify, please fill in this form and record and upload a 2-5 minute video introducing yourself and explaining your interest in taking TESOL Online. You can do the video live on Youtube, on your phone, on ZOOM or ZOOM alternatives, Vimeo, or any other screen recorders.  Make sure the video is public and viewable. 

Download the syllabus

MMVC24 August 2-4
Moodle MOOT

MMVC24 13th anniversary August 2-4, 2024. Free badges and certificates will be available to presenters and attendees. 

Virtual Worlds MOOC 2024
Virtual Worlds

The annual Second Life MOOC (renamed the Virtual World MOOC in 2018) started in 2014. The 10th VWMOOC24 will take place from August 1-30, 2024. 

Connecting Online Conference - February 23 - 25, 2024
Connecting Online

Connecting Online (CO) is a free 3-day online conference that has been taking place in the month of February since 2009.  CO24 is the 15th annual CO event. This year, the event will take place from February 23 - 25, 2024. 

Creating Basic H5Ps For Your Teaching Context Collaboratively
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

This is a hands-on course.  Teachers will be given their own Moodle H5P sandbox course upon successfully completing the tasks in Week 1. Teachers will learn how to create interactive content using H5P tools that engage and align with their teaching goals. They will learn how to credit their H5Ps with Creative Commons licenses.

Creating AI-Generated Activities for ELT
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

Participants will gain hands-on experience creating AI-generated activities for ELT. They will utilize AI-generated language apps to develop text-to-image, video-based, vocabulary, grammar, listening, writing, and speaking tasks. The syllabus of the course is available in a digital book format. Log into the site (top right) and enrol in the course, so you can view, download, and print the book

Moodle for Teachers - Develop a Moodle Course
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

This is the 12th annual Moodle for Teachers hands-on course. Participants will learn how to teach online using the activities, resources, and blocks available as they develop their very own Moodle course. The course syllabus is available in a digital book format. Log into the site (top right) and enrol in the course, so you can view, download, and print the book

Video Based Mobile Learning
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

This is the third annual hands-on 5-week online course. Participants will learn to engage students in creating videos for storytelling, tutorials, and slide presentations on their smartphones and computers. The syllabus of the course is available in a digital book format. Log into the site (top right) and enrol in the course, so you can view, download, and print the book

Mindfulness Awareness Practice
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

This is the 3rd annual 5-week online course. Mindfulness helps promote effective communication with students, and improves classroom climate. The syllabus of the course is available in a digital book format. Log into the site (top right) and enrol in the course, so you can read, download, and print the book 

Teaching EFL to Young Learners
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

This is the 8th annual Teaching EFL to Young Learners (TEFL2TL). The first course started in 2016. The syllabus of the course is available in a digital book format. Log into the site (top right) and enrol in the course, so you can view, download, and print the book

Technology for Spoken English
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

This is the 4th annual hands-on 5-week online course. The syllabus of the course is available in a digital book format. Log into the site (top right) and enrol in the course, so you can view, download, and print the book

Tools for Student Collaboration
Electronic Village Online - EVO 2024

This is the 5th year of the hands-on 5-week online course. The syllabus of the course is available in a digital book format. Log into the site (top right) and enrol in the course, so you can view, download, and print the book

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