Day: September 20, 2013

Moodle 2: Embedding twitter(social media) into your module

What are the benefits of using social media for students? Embedding social media into modules can make your students want to: engage with your module much more be able to easily network with their peers and personal tutor be more receptive to receiving new types of information Why is it important to have social media…Continue Reading Moodle 2: Embedding twitter(social media) into your module

Moodle 2: How to make personal tutorial appointments with your students

Moodle 2 has an integrated system called the Scheduler which can help you set up one-to-one appointments with your students, but I am told you can also set up group appointments¬†if you have created groups on your course. Could this be the end of notices placed on your doors which students fail to see? If…Continue Reading Moodle 2: How to make personal tutorial appointments with your students

Story telling session

Alison Davies,a professional story teller, ran a small story telling session this week giving a taste of the workshops she runs with academics around how to use story telling. language and creativity to improve the teaching and learning experience.¬† We participated in exercises designed to enable us to turn events into stories and explore different…Continue Reading Story telling session