Day: May 10, 2011

Best practices in Moodle course design

Michelle Moore, Remote Learner @ Moodlemoot 2011 Michelle provided some invaluable tips on setting up your Moodle module. Strongly agree with points 3 and 10!  Top 10 tips! Don’t use more than 3 font styles. It increases cognitive load for your learners. Students spend to much time processing info. Maintain consistency. Don’t use course page for your…Continue Reading Best practices in Moodle course design

Moodle Training for 500 Academics

Janina Dewitz, Barking and Dagenham College @Moodlemoot 2011 Initially providing; 1 size fits all training Demand driven group training Ad hoc 121 Negative impact; constant cycle of retraining. doing work for the lecturer So…they redesigned their training scheme Basics Screencasts, help sheets, FAQs Sent staff video tutorials instead of showing them Essentials for teachers and…Continue Reading Moodle Training for 500 Academics

Surveys in Sixty Minutes

Focusing on a popular tool in the HE researcher’s toolkit – the survey Sian Lindsay, Lecturer in Learning Development Ajmal Sultany, Research Assistant Learning Development Centre, City University London What we did in a nutshell For one of the LDC’s monthly research and journal club meetings, we decided to present on what we have learnt…Continue Reading Surveys in Sixty Minutes