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Presenters & Author(s)発表者と著者:
Jack Barrow (Osaka International University)
Presentation title 発表標題:
Managing a Required Oral English Program with Moodle
Presentation type 提出原稿のタイプ: プレゼンテーション 40分 40 minute presentation
Day & Time 日時: 日 Sunday 09:50 - 10:30
Location 場所: 162B
Presentation abstract 発表内容
Moodle is used at our university to manage a required freshmen Oral English program that is almost entirely taught by part-time teachers. From April 2011, all students and part-time teachers in both the 4-year and 2-year departments at our campus campus were requested to enroll in the blended-learning Moodle courses created by this author and a student assistant. Grouped by department and day of the week, the Moodle courses consisted of two-levels, Upper and Regular, decided by placement test. Students were asked to do most of their preparation and homework online in the form of Moodle quizzes, counting for 20% of their grade for each semester course. For each unit, vocabulary, listening and grammar questions of various formats such as fill-in, multiple choice, and matching questions were assigned with deadlines. The presenter will report on student participation (over 500) and scores attained in 2011-2012, and what organizational changes were made in 2012. In particular, orienting numerous part-time teachers and students not familiar with Moodle proved to be a major hurdle. Some ideas and procedures for smooth introduction of Moodle courses will be discussed.

Presentation topic(s) トピック:
学校でのMoodle導入事例 - Moodle in traditional educational settings
Keyword(s) キーワード:
large program management, oral English, blended learning