Virtual Learning Environment tips and tricks
Earlier this week I was presenting at an event on behalf of the HE Academy, and one of the fellow presenters Santanu Vasant quoted that a VLE is a bit like a pizza, which I thought was an excellent analogy which I will build upon here:
Many educational establishments including schools, colleges and universities will have a VLE or Virtual Learning Environment (e.g. Moodle, Blakboard, Frog, Fronter etc) and these are used to a lesser or greater extent (sadly usually lesser) with a varying range of some just using it as a place to dump files others using it to its full potential.
- If we think of a blank course on the VLE itself as the pizza base – this is technically edible but not very tasty or useful on its own.
- To improve the pizza we will put some tomato puree and cheese on top and make this…
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