Term 3 Practicum – August 3-5 2010


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A Moodle (EDUCO) Basics
Learn how to create your courses using Moodle – the on-line course delivery session.
During the workshop the topics that will be covered are…
· Course Creation Basics
· Adding content to courses
· Creating and managing content
· Using other resources you have come across
Prior skill level required – Beginner Level, no experience needed
Day / Date - 9am – 12:30 pm
(It would be useful to bring with you come resources for a course with you. Please ensure you have your current login username and password for EDUCO from the ICT Administrator )

B VLN portfolios
Learn how to create your on-line portfolios using Mahara (EDUCO). This is the tool that allows you and your students share exemplars, work, notices etc. It can also be used to work with the social network side of learning.
During the workshop the topics that will be covered are…
· Create profiles / Groups
· Create Views
· Using documents and resources
· Creating and managing content / Using other resources you have come across
Prior skill level required – Beginner Level, no experience needed
Day / Date - 9am – 12:30 pm
(It would be useful to bring with you come resources for a course with you. Please ensure you have your current login username and password for EDUCO from the ICT Administrator)

C Prezi
An online presentation tool with a difference! Prezi offers a strong alternative to the creating of slides and transitions from the more traditional tools such as powerpoint slideshows and standard documents.
During the workshop the topics that will be covered are…
· Creating Prezi accounts
· Resources
· Adding text
· Using online resources
Prior skill level required – Beginner Level, no experience needed
Day / Date – 1:30pm – 3:15pm
(Please ensure you have access to either your school or personal email address.)

D Word /Powerpoint
Participants will learn to create different styles of effective worksheets and presentations using Microsoft Word 2007 and Powerpoint 2007.
During the workshop the topics that will be covered are…
· Using and modifying templates
· Smart Art graphics
· Creating slides
· Presentation features
Prior skill level required – Beginner Level, no experience needed
Day / Date – 1:30pm – 3:15pm

E Various Web 2.0 Tools
During this workshop participants will explore 3 useful tools for the classroom and how they can be used for collaboration, presentation, brainstorming, creating notes and timelines.
During the workshop the topics that will be covered are…
· Pros and Cons of Web 2.0 tools
· Group and class collaboration
· Brainstorming
· Converting brainstorms into notes
· Creating timelines with images and notes
Prior skill level required – Beginner Level, no experience needed
Day / Date - 9am – 12:30 pm
(Please ensure you have access to either your school or personal email address.)

F Photo Story 3
Bringing your photos to life! A simple 1-2-3 step presentation tool for presenting photo slideshows with simple yet effective effects such as editing photos, sound, transitions, titles and captions.
During the workshop the topics that will be covered are…
· Using photos
· Transitions
· Adding voice and sound to the photo story
· Presentation and sharing
Prior skill level required – Beginner Level, no experience needed
Day / Date – 1:30pm – 3:15pm
(Please bring photos (in digital form) to be used in this session and you have internet access for your computer)

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