Share Paper: Addressing Contextual Adaptation in the Dissemination of Online Technologies: Using Moodle and WizIQ for Professional Development Training

  1. Lyudmila Smirnova, Mount Saint Mary College, United States
  2. Nellie Deutsch, University of Phoenix, Canada
Tuesday, June 24 3:05-3:25 PM B1097

Abstract: With the popularity of online learning comes the need for effective facilitation and learning. The current presentation distinguishes between dissemination of new online technologies and the preparation required to adapt the technology into professional contexts. The two are very different learning tasks and the achievement of both is necessary for implementation to succeed. The focus of this proposal is on the dissemination of the course/learning management e-learning system “Moodle” through the virtual sessions in a variety of formats (webinars, MOOCS, virtual conferences) that additionally adjust the pedagogical perspectives of educators to empower learners. The proposal outlines: (a) the nature of ...