How to get the most out of your VLE

Welcome

Welcome to this EdTech course on how to get the most out of your VLE or digital learning platform. It is based on an EdTech CPD session by David Byrne (Advanced Practitioner) and Stacey Foy (Digital and Blended Learning Champion) at The Manchester College.

This course is aimed at teachers, learning coaches, advanced practitioners and anyone supporting blended and digital learning.

In this course we will explore what makes a good VLE, including set up, accessibility, structure, engagement and variety of activities. There are two short videos to watch, and a task associated with each.



Part 1

Watch the video below then complete the task.

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Task 1

Icons can help students to use and navigate a VLE.

The image on the right shows some examples of different icons. The icon of a trophy might represent a reward. What could the other icons represent?

Share your ideas on this Padlet.



Part 2

Watch the video below then complete the task.

Click the icon in the bottom-right of the player to enter full-screen mode.


Task 2

Which of the tools mentioned in the video could you use to personalise your students’ learning environment?

Share your ideas on this Padlet.


Course feedback and certificate

Well done for reaching the end of this session. Please complete this form to receive your certificate of completion.