Tag: Moodle

Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 3. Best Digital education tools

talking a piciture of food with a mobile phone

This is the third blog revisiting LEaD Light Lunch sessions and it brings together some favourite digital educational tools available here at City: Firstly, there are polling tools. Snigdha Nag (City Law school Professional Programmes) presented an interactive session on the use of Microsoft Forms for multiple-choice questions in class. Snigdha showed us how she…Continue Reading Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 3. Best Digital education tools

New Education Technology Guidance Site

The front page of the new educational technology guidance.

The Digital Education Team are launching a new educational technology guidance site on August 31st. The site will provide detailed guidance on all of City’s educational technologies for both staff and students. The new platform has a number of advantages over our previous guidance site. Look and feel The site has a fresh look which…Continue Reading New Education Technology Guidance Site

Moodle 3.9 Update – Drop-in Sessions

Moodle will be updated to version 3.9 over the weekend of July 2nd to July 5th. Last week, the Digital Education Team presented a LEaD Light Lunch on the main improvements in the update. But if you have further questions, from July 6th, the Digital Education Team are offering twice weekly drop-in sessions where you…Continue Reading Moodle 3.9 Update – Drop-in Sessions

Moodle 3.9 – Other improvements

The updated version of Moodle (v3.9) will be available on Monday 5th July 2021. New quiz question type The update introduces a new type of quiz question – the all or nothing multiple choice question. It has always been possible to create multiple choice questions where students select more than one option from a list…Continue Reading Moodle 3.9 – Other improvements

Moodle 3.9 – Activity Chooser

Moodle activity chooser showing separate tabs

The updated version of Moodle (v3.9) will be available on Monday 5th July 2021. One improvement that will benefit all staff is the new Activity Chooser. The Activity Chooser now has tabs – Starred, All, Activities, Resources and Recommended – to make it easier to find the content you want to add to your module….Continue Reading Moodle 3.9 – Activity Chooser

Moodle 3.9 key dates

a calendar

Moodle will be unavailable between 8pm on Friday 2nd July and 8am on Monday 5th July 2021. This is to update Moodle to the latest release (v3.9), optimise the database and allow enough time to resolve any issues that might arise following the update. You will not be able to access modules or run any…Continue Reading Moodle 3.9 key dates

LEaD Digital Education at City

Digital Education, the new name for the Educational Technology Team within LEaD Introducing LEaD Digital Education The LEaD Educational Technology Team have a new name! In light of the changes that have occurred over the past year and the increase in prominence of digital education both at City and across the education sector, we thought…Continue Reading LEaD Digital Education at City

Moodle 3.8 Activity completion

Athletics track

Activity completion, which allows lecturers to set completion criteria for all or selected activities and resources, will be enabled by default on all Moodle modules for 2020/21. You can access and use the settings when you edit or add a new resource/activity to your module. Activity completion allows staff and students to track progress through…Continue Reading Moodle 3.8 Activity completion

Moving the Masters in Academic Practice Online

EDM116 – Technology Enabled Academic Practice Double credit module.Masters level. Started in term 2. Shifted 3 full teaching days online New structure:​ 10-11am live teaching – recorded​ 11-12pm activities to work on​ 12-12.30 lunchtime surgery​ 1-3pm activities to work on​ 3-4pm live teaching and wrap – recorded ​ Find out more: https://blogs.city.ac.uk/learningatcity/2020/04/24/teaching-online-learning-in-a-time-of-crisis/#.Xs5LDZ5KhrI​ EDM121 – Developing…Continue Reading Moving the Masters in Academic Practice Online

Developing First Aid Skills Online

HS1925 Practice 1: Foundations in Nursing Care Developing first aid skills What the academics did: Usually a practical element of the course. The academics used the Moodle lesson activity and Moodle quiz to create interactive resources for students. In total 6 activities and 9 resources were created. Students were told the whole section would take…Continue Reading Developing First Aid Skills Online