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Moodle in a Minute: Module Page Editing Improvements

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As part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.6, this post explores the improvements when editing module pages. Quick access to editing features and Settings Turn editing on and Settings have been moved to the top of the page to facilitate editing and updating of module pages, resources and activities. If a module

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Moodle in a Minute: Module Page Improvements

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As part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.6, this post explores the improvements to module pages when navigating. Navigating Collapsed Topics All taught modules use collapsed topics to provide students with a concise overview of their module. The Open all and Close all buttons have increased in size to make them more

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Moodle in a Minute: My Moodle Improvements

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As part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.6, this post explores the improvements to the My Moodle page. Accessing Modules For Moodle 3.6, we’ve improved access to modules and reduced the number of clicks to access modules. Modules you are enrolled on are available directly from the My Moodle page.  Users with

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Moodle 3.6: Assessment Improvements

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As part our series on what’s new in Moodle 3.6 (15th July 2019), this post explores assessment improvements. Multimedia feedback Lectures will be able to provide short, personal feedback to students on Moodle assignments using the new record feature on the Moodle assignment grading interface. Dr Mark Glynn from DCU has provided a really helpful

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MoodleMoot 2019

Matt and Olivia joined Moodle users from UK and Ireland at the annual MoodleMoot in April. If you look really hard, you’ll be able to spot us in the group photo in the far left of the shot! Group photo at #MootIEUK19 ! pic.twitter.com/rAckFHUui2 — 🎓 Martin Dougiamas (@moodler) 17 April 2019   Highlights Adaptive

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Moodle 3.6: Module Page Improvements

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City is updating to Moodle version 3.6 on 15th July 2019. This post is part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.6. In this post we are looking at the improvements to the module page and improvements to support module design. Module page improvements Reduce scrolling on module pages Our collapsed topics are

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What are the key trends in technology enhanced learning across the UK HE sector?

Front cover of the UCISA Technology Enhanced Learning survey report

Every two years the UCISA Digital Education Group survey UK Higher Education institutions on their use of technology enhanced learning (TEL). The Survey team includes City’s Head of Educational Technology, Julie Voce. The TEL Survey report has now been published; here are the highlights from the report with some reflection on activities at City: 1.

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Educational Escape Rooms

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At the LEaD away day this summer, we were introduced to the idea of gamifying teaching and learning. The Educational Technology team was inspired to bring aspects of gamification into our training sessions. This resulted in the Get Your Moodle Fix(ed) game at the start of this academic year. Soon after this, I spotted an

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Can you help us to improve Moodle?

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  Last academic year we redesigned Moodle. We would like to get insights into how usable the design is and to get feedback on your satisfaction with the redesign. We are inviting staff to give their feedback through “Thinking Aloud Tests”. This will involve undertaking tasks on Moodle and describing what you see, think, like, dislike,

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