Xerte Training Session - Creating Learning Objects
Date:Friday 22nd October 2010
Venue: Room E204F, College of North West London, Willesden Centre, Dudden Hill Lane. NW10 2XD.
The West London Lifelong Learning Network will be hosting a staff developmet event on how to create reusable learning objects. This event is free to staff members of Network Partner Institutions. However, places are limitied so please book to avoid disappointment.
Who is this for?
The session is aimed at staff who would like to: quickly and simply, produce professional interactive online learning activities for their learners. No technical expertise is required, but the session could be equally suitable for the IT literate.
Xerte Online Toolkits is a powerful suite of browser-based tools that allows anyone with a web browser to log on and create (and collaboratively create) interactive learning materials easily. Xerte provides around 30 templates for different types of content such as, video, audio, pictures and graphs, along with interactive pages like drag’n drop, quizes & MCQ. The interface is designed to be simple.
How will I be able to use what I learn?
When you have finished the course you should be able to produce a self contained, cohesive, object that takes a student 10-30 minutes to work through with clear learning outcomes.
How long is the session?
The session lasts 2 hours.
- What is Xerte – Examples
- Why use Xerte – free/easy to use etc
- Alternatives to Xerte
Worked Example (15-30mins)
- Interactive session working with members of the group to generate several of the different page types.
- Interactive demonstration taken through to finished object & uploaded on to studyspace to demonstrate simplicity.
Group produce their own objects (45mins)
- Using Xerte site, members of the group will create their own Interactive Learning Objects
- Reference material
- Next Steps – How to collaborate on learning objects. (To be covered in depth by WL LLN on 18th November at CETT event)
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