IF YOUR SUBJECT DOES NOT YET HAVE E-SUPPORT, THEN:
The most widely used e-learning environment, but also the most complex, is Harno Moodle.
In Moodle you can upload learning materials for students, create tasks, self-tests, tests. Learners can be given feedback, evaluated. Create opportunities for communication / discussion, eg forum, chat, webinar. You can use BigBlueButton or Jitsi to conduct a webinar.
To use Moodle, you need to:
Moodle guides by main and most important activities
Alternatively, each TU account user can create their own course in the Google Classroom.
In the Google Classroom, it is possible to upload study materials and videos for students. Create tasks, including tests. Give feedback, evaluate. Instructions
The easiest solution is to upload the learning materials to Google Drive and share them with students. Instructions
Hettel Sõrmus, phone: 640 9281
Veronika Rogalevitš, phone: 640 9282
- Course page has appropriate title - the same as in the study information system (course code, title and study year and/or term).
- Link to the course page is added in OIS (course program). Tutorial
- Course page contains a course program (file or link) that describes the main goals and learning outcomes of the course, volume (credits) and assessment criteria.
- Course page contains timetable and course plan: number of contact hours and independent work hours is written for every topic/activity; all the important deadlines are brought out.
- All learning activities are described on the course page or in course program/timetable (including those that are outside e-learning environment).
- Course has a communication channel with students: discussion forum, chat, Google hangouts, Skype, Messenger group etc.
- Course has a solid and logical structure that reflects the entire content of the course.
- Study materials are presented in various forms, slide presentations do not fully replace real study materials: Try to use less pdf or ppt files, prefer interactive structured digital materials like web-pages, H5P column, Moodle book etc. Consider volume parameters: videos should not be longer than 10 minutes; texts - preferably up to 2 pages per one document.
- Course contains interactive practice activities like quizzes that are not being assessed by the teacher but give automated feedback to students to support their learning process.
- Course contains assignments that are meant to measure the achievement of learning outcomes and are being assessed by the teacher (individual and group works).
- Students get regular feedback on their learning progress, both individually and in group, automatically (interactive quizzes) or by teacher.
- Students can see their learning progress, results and grades in e-course (grading table, progress bar).
- Course study materials contain references and/or list of used sources if any are used.
- Course is available only for registered users and not open for guests (guest access is closed in Moodle)!
TU lecturers have the opportunity to use a fully equipped self-recording studio in room T-323. Check out the possibilities and rules of using the studio here: https://t323.weebly.com/
Also, it’s possible to use software Panopto. Panopto allows you to record lectures or other video materials, stream lectures, store your videos on a Panopto server and share them in Moodle, eDidactic or Google Classroom. You can log in to Panopto here: https://tlu.cloud.panopto.eu/ (if you have problems logging in, please contact email@example.com)
You can record lectures in your computer with Screencast O'Matic (free recording of up to 15 minutes) and then upload it to Youtube for sharing with students. You can add a link to the video to Moodle / Google Classroom.
The webinar can be conducted with Zoom (free account allows to create meeting up to 40 minutes). You must contact the Institute for unrestricted use of Zoom licenses. Guide for using Zoom
It’s possible to make video calls and seminars with Google Meet - allows you to make real-time meetings, discussions, record appointments, etc. Google Meet is built into Google Classroom courses. TU Google Meet is limited to 100 participants. Instructions
Harno Moodle has a tool called BigBlueButton for holding and recording virtual meetings, seminars, lectures.
Tools for activating learners in the lecture: www.tlu.ee/juhendid subsection “Active Learning”.