To learn more about the Moodle Transition, please visit our
Learning Managment Systems blog at: http://blogs.butler.edu/lms/
Visit Moodle for Butler University at http://moodle.butler.edu.
Faculty Moodle training event
Get your free
Registration is now open for
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Various times starting at 9am and
ending at 4pm
JH041 | JH043 | JH048
Celebrate the start of a new year and Butler
University's new Learning Management System (LMS), Moodle. The
comprehensive faculty development program and the Center for
Academic Technology invite you to join us for workshops throughout
Listed below is the schedule of workshops,
locations, and times. Please note that Moodle Open Consulting is
being held concurrently to other workshops (from 9am-noon and
1:00pm-4:00pm) in JH048. Moodle Open Consulting is intended to
build on previous experience and working knowledge of Moodle and is
ideally suited for those who have at least completed Intro to
Moodle. You do not need to register for the Moodle Open
Please view the training video before
attending a training session.
BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE! Attend three sessions
(excluding lunch) and be entered in the raffle for a free Kindle
Please click on the individual session links
below to register for any of the Moodle-Palooza workshops you
would like to attend (including lunch so that we can plan
Some common questions include:
- For how long will I have access to my Blackboard course
Blackboard will remain accessible
through the end of the 2012-2013 academic year, allowing sufficient
time to transfer course content into Moodle.
- Do I have to move to Moodle now?
No. Interested individuals may
choose to begin teaching with Moodle beginning with the Fall
semester of 2012 others may take advantage of training
opportunities throughout the academic year in order to be fully
ready to use Moodle. Our goal is to have all courses migrated to
Moodle by the time our Blackboard license expires at the end of
- Do I have to get training?
We strongly encourage all faculty
attend one of our many Moodle training opportunities to ensure that
our students have the best experience with the new tool. Our first
sessions begin on June 20 and will continue throughout the academic
year. We will offer shorter sessions on the essential uses of
Moodle throughout the academic year. To register for Moodle
training sessions, please visit http://bucat.eventbrite.com.
You may also visit our online tutorials at:
- Who can help me with the transition?
The Center for
Academic Technology will help faculty and staff design and
build courses or communities in Moodle. Beginning fall 2012,
faculty members will be able to request in-class introductions to
Moodle through the Information
- Who will help my students?
Students will have access to
individualized support via Information
Commons in the Center for
Academic Technology and the Library, and the
IT Help Desk located on the third floor of the Holcomb
For more information about the implementation of Moodle on
campus, please contact Julianne Miranda, Senior Director, Center for