Learning design and development for a blended programme moving fully online

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LEaD’s Digital education team have been working with civil engineering academics to support them in re-designing a programme which changed from a blended to a fully online mode of delivery. The project ran from March 2021 to April 2023; this post covers how we worked with the programme team, from design to development to delivery…Continue Reading Learning design and development for a blended programme moving fully online

Moodle 4 – Improvements to Dashboard

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In our recent post, we introduced you to improvements in H5P activities on Moodle 4, which will be rolled out from 17th July 2023. This is the latest in our series on the Learning at City blog to introduce you to the new look of Moodle 4 and the new features that will be available. In this post we highlight the changes to Dashboard, which will make…Continue Reading Moodle 4 – Improvements to Dashboard

Event Invite: AI and Neurodiversity, what should we be talking about?

Update to this post,  thanks to Dr Jim Turner (LJMU) Current Chair of ELESIG, for this blog post, Charting Uncharted Waters: How ELESIG’s Roundtable Sheds Light on AI’s Neurodiverse Students’ Education which summarises  the webinar and has the following tips. Tips for thinking through AI and Neurodiversity Here is a summary of some of the…Continue Reading Event Invite: AI and Neurodiversity, what should we be talking about?

Moodle 4 – Improvements to H5P activity 

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As announced in our previous blog posts, City upgrades to Moodle 4 on 17th July 2023.  This is the latest in our series on the Learning at City blog to introduce you to the new features that will be available in Moodle 4. In this post we highlight the changes to H5P Interactive content.  …Continue Reading Moodle 4 – Improvements to H5P activity 

Enabling student choice in assessment #AHEconference2023

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This blogpost details how I redesigned and taught an undergraduate history module in 2019, with a particular focus on the development and implementation of enabling students to choose the format of their assessments. I have discussed this briefly before for Jisc, here I go into more detail in support of a poster presentation on this…Continue Reading Enabling student choice in assessment #AHEconference2023

Get Ready for Moodle 4

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Moodle 4 URL It’s less than one month until City upgrades to Moodle 4, and the new URL will be moodle4.city.ac.uk. From 17 July, staff can access their modules for the new academic year. Older modules will still be accessible to staff and students via moodle.city.ac.uk.  Getting modules ready for the new academic year  From…Continue Reading Get Ready for Moodle 4

Moodle 4 – Improvements to Database activity 

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As we announced in our previous blog posts, City upgrades to Moodle 4 on 17th July 2023.  This is the latest in our series on the Learning at City blog to introduce you to the new features that will be available in Moodle 4. In this post we highlight the changes to the Database activity.  …Continue Reading Moodle 4 – Improvements to Database activity 

Developing Student Skills For The Future – Give Them Space

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, higher education was facing huge challenges in how to respond to a difficult financial and divergent sociopolitical situation; in what way should universities adapt to an uncertain future? One strategic approach is to think about what is important for the learning and development of our students and then decide how…Continue Reading Developing Student Skills For The Future – Give Them Space

Moodle 4 training sessions are open for bookings

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The Digital Education Team have released their calendar of Moodle 4 workshops and drop-ins for staff. The full programme of events will start in June and run through to the start of the academic year in September. The team will be running two separate online Moodle 4 workshops. Each will run at least once a…Continue Reading Moodle 4 training sessions are open for bookings

Spring Clean Your Module for Moodle 4

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As we announced in our previous blog, when City upgrades to Moodle 4 on July 17th 2023, this year’s modules will be copied to the new site so you can roll over the content to your new 2023/24 modules. As with any move, this transition offers a great opportunity to look at your Moodle pages…Continue Reading Spring Clean Your Module for Moodle 4