About Moodle

moodle training courseMoodle (https://moodle.org), which is free and open source software, is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners, course developers with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalised learning environments.

Moodle is a leading virtual learning environment for your online course. Since it is open source software, it is free.


About the Moodle Training Course

This course incorporates the principles of instructional design, showing you how to apply them to your Moodle courses. With this guidance, you will develop and deploy better courses, content, and assessments than ever.

The Moodle training course will guide you as you learn how to build and incorporate many different types of course materials and dynamic activities. You will learn how to improve the structure and presentation of resources, activities, and assessments. All this will help you to create better for self-led courses, instructor-led courses, and courses for collaborative groups. The use of multimedia features to enhance your Moodle courses is also explained in this course.


Course Prerequisites

Participants must bring a laptop to the course. We do rent laptops.


What You Will Learn

  • Build a course structure that fits your goals

  • Design a unique appearance

  • Manage the resources and activities

  • Tips for better organisation of your course content

  • Select and set up assessments

  • Include effective instructional strategies

  • Incorporate competency frameworks

  • Run and archive webinars

  • Motivate learners by incorporating badges


Course Content

  • Module 1: Preparing to Build an Exemplary Moodle Course

  • Module 2: Planning Your Course

  • Module 3: Organising Your Course

  • Module 4: Best Practices in Content Delivery

  • Module 5: Designing Self-Paced Independent Study Courses

  • Module 6: Developing Cohort-Based Courses with Teacher-Student Interaction

  • Module 7: Creating Student-Centered Project-Based Courses


Course Venues and Dates

  • Centurion – 18 & 19 June 2020
  • Alberton – T BA
  • Cape Town – 3 & 4 December 2019
  • Durban – T B A

Courses are conducted from 9:00 to 15:00.

The course can be conducted anywhere in South Africa if there is sufficient interest. Do complete the enquiry form on the right (if you are viewing this page on a PC) or at the bottom (if you are viewing this page on a cellphone).


General Remarks

  • FLOSSNet will setup Moodle for a fee even if you do not attend the course. Just send us a request.

  • FLOSSNet will host Moodle for you for a modest fee.

  • FLOSSNet is also able to upgrade your Moodle to the latest version or migrate it to another hosting provider.

  • The course can be conducted on-site for a group.

  • The course can also be conducted over 2 Saturdays or a Friday and Saturday.

  • In some instances we can conduct the course on a Saturday and Sunday for a specific group.



We have generous discounts for early bird payments and where two or more participants registers from the same organisation, company, or school.


Course Registration

Registration for the course is open.

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