About the MEC
Completely re-designed by Moodle HQ to certify mastery in understanding effective teaching and learning using Moodle. It extends the foundational skills received via Elearning Expert's own training offerings. Designed for higher ed faculty, K-12 teachers, corporate instructors, and trainers, using leading research on digital competency standards to provide educators with knowledge and skills to impact their practice.
Completely re-designed by Moodle HQ to certify mastery in understanding effective teaching and learning using Moodle. It extends the foundational skills received via Elearning Expert's own training offerings.
Please know that the Moodle Educator Certification Program will not teach you Moodle. It is designed for people who already understand Moodle very well, and want evidence that they use it effectively within their courses.
WHY EARN THE MEC?
Improve the quality of your courses and thus create a better learning experience for your students.
Cases and Examples
Boost the quality of your organizations' learning offerings by learning and applying best practices in the creation of learning resources. Learn to leverage the inherent tools of the LMS as you create engaging and pedagogically sound courses and programs.
Gather examples to use cases and application examples that other advanced Moodlers are using.
FULL CERTIFICATION PATH
Develop your skills with 6 modules focused on education-related digital competencies.
There is One certification path: Comprehensive (all 6 modules).
Actively learn through a series of tutorials and examples guided by a certified Elearning Experts Facilitator.
Get feedback from our Elearning Experts Facilitator to assist you in completing your learning activities.
Earn a badge each time you complete a module then apply for your Certification after completing all 6.
6 practical and interactive courses that tightly match these six competency categories in DigCompEdu.
The 6 modules this certification covers are:
Teaching and Learning
Facilitating Learners' Digital Competence
You complete the lesson, a Quiz and Written Assignment to reflect on your understanding of the lesson.
The Comprehensive Certificate will be awarded once all 6 MEC 2020 modules have been completed.
Exclusive for Elearning Experts MEC participants!
Receive a Silver MEC pin upon satisfactory completion of your first Module!
Receive a Gold MEC pin upon satisfactory completion of the Full Program!
Important: These pins are NOT official MEC pins from Moodle HQ. They are provided to you to celebrate your success and therefore are not branded with Elearning Experts name or logo.
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Frequently asked questions
What is the Moodle Educator Certification (MEC)?
To add a new questioMEC is the Moodle Educator Certification and it is based on the European Framework for Digital Competences for Educators (DigCompEdu). DigCompEdu articulates 22 competences in six areas (see graphic below). The focus is not on technical skills. Rather, the framework aims to detail how
Who is the Moodle Educator Certificate designed for?
Experience (at least one year) in developing courses with a recent version of Moodle (3.7 or later)
Experience (at least one year) facilitating courses using Moodle with real students
Some understanding of educational theory and practice, ideally related to online and blended learning.
What are the MEC courses?
Why should I get certified?
How long will it take to earn the MEC?
MEC courses are facilitated, asynchronous, online modules, and are only offered by qualified Moodle Partners. MEC courses may be completed in any order, at any time. Candidates will need to complete the process within 2 years of starting the MEC.
How do I know if I’m ready to attempt the MEC?
Potential MEC candidates should have:
What is the difference between the original MEC and the current MEC?
What will I need to do if I already have the Core/Foundational level MEC?
Candidates that have the Core/Foundation level MEC will be given credit for the Teaching and Learning module of the new MEC, but only if the full MEC is completed within 2 years of your Core/Foundation registration date. After that you would need to complete the entire program.
What is the cost?
$595 full MEC program (includes 200€ to Moodle HQ)
What can I expect in each module?
Who are the course training facilitators?
How do I register?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org