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Innovation in Assessment: Pitching a Service Improvement Initiative

Following on from Health’s Got Talent in June (see our previous blog posts), we are sharing some of the excellent learning and teaching and practice presented at the event. In this post we will explore the use of technology to support assessment diversification, with an example from Caroline McGraw in the School of Health Sciences. Caroline

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Blend your teaching to increase student engagement

Following on from Health’s Got Talent in June (see our previous blog post), we are sharing some of the excellent learning and teaching and practice presented at the event. In this post we will explore the use of technology to produce engaging content for students, with an example from Kat Millward in the School of

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Moodle 3.4: What’s new for students?

This blog post is part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.4, and provides an overview of the major changes in Moodle 3.4 from a student perspective. The focus of this year’s Moodle update is on redesigning Moodle. We’ve concentrated our efforts on streamlining and improving functionality, as well as providing a more

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Moodle in a Minute: Module Page Overview

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This blog post is part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.4 and is the fourth of our Moodle in a Minute screencasts. The focus of this year’s Moodle update is on redesigning Moodle. We’ve concentrated our efforts on streamlining and improving functionality, as well as providing a more contemporary look for Moodle.

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Moodle in a Minute: Find a Module

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This blog post is part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.4 and is the third of our Moodle in a Minute screencasts. The focus of this year’s Moodle update is on redesigning Moodle. We’ve concentrated our efforts on streamlining and improving functionality, as well as providing a more contemporary look for Moodle.

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Moodle in a Minute: My Moodle Overview

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This blog post is part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.4 and is the second of our Moodle in a Minute screencasts. The focus of this year’s Moodle update is on redesigning Moodle. We’ve concentrated our efforts on streamlining and improving functionality, as well as providing a more contemporary look for Moodle.

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Moodle in a Minute: Moodle 3.4 Overview

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This blog post is part of our series exploring what’s new in Moodle 3.4 and is the launch of our Moodle in a Minute screencasts. The focus of this year’s Moodle update is on redesigning Moodle. We’ve concentrated our efforts on streamlining and improving functionality, as well as providing a more contemporary look for Moodle.

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Moodle 3.4: New Look Moodle

In May, we posted about what we’d been working on with the new look for Moodle. Since then, the Educational Technology Team and Education, Research and Enterprise Services (ERES) have been working with our Moodle Partner, Synergy Learning on implementing the new look for Moodle. This culminated in a focus group with staff and students

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Module 3.4: Online Assessment

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As part of our series on what’s new in Moodle 3.4, this post highlights the two improvements to assessment in Moodle. Accepted File Types Last year, Lecturers and Course Officers could restrict the assignment file types accepted by Moodle assignments. However, the accepted file types had to be input manually. In Moodle 3.4, you will

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