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Introducing the Educational Technology Team

Educational Technology: In recent years, the range and scale of educational technologies available to City staff and students has changed radically. ¬†For example, Moodle offers a platform to provide course materials, activities and links to a host of tools, lecture capture can record live presentations, CampusPress is our blogging tool, Turnitin supports online assessment, staff…Continue Reading Introducing the Educational Technology Team

Moodle 2: Ideas for Innovative Assignments

Our educational technology team have identified a number of tools that can be used to help build innovative assessments in your modules. These can be seen in the diagram below. For more ideas, visit our website link here. Tool Available from Types of assessment City Blogs is a service for staff and students to bloAg…Continue Reading Moodle 2: Ideas for Innovative Assignments

Understanding formative and summative assessments

What are formative and summative assessments? As per wikipedia – Formative assessment or diagnostic testing is a range of formal and informal assessment procedures employed by teachers during the learning process in order to modify teaching and learning activities to improve student attainment.[1] It typically involves qualitative feedback (rather than scores) for both student and…Continue Reading Understanding formative and summative assessments

Moodle 2: How to guides and resources

Now that the new Moodle is in operation, you will be invited to a training session via your local educational technology teams. However you might also want some further help and general ‘how to’ guides on our full range of educational technologies. Previously, the guidance on educational technologies has been delivered in various ways but…Continue Reading Moodle 2: How to guides and resources