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Moodle 3.8 Key Dates

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Please note that the date for the update has changed. Updated information is available from: Moodle 3:8 Update to Key Dates Moodle will be unavailable from 8pm Friday 3rd July to 8am Monday 6th July 2020. This is to update Moodle to the latest release (v3.8), optimise the database and allow enough time to resolve any…Continue Reading Moodle 3.8 Key Dates

Educational Technology Workshops and Drop-Ins, January-April 2020

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The full programe of Educational Technology workshops of drop-ins has been published and is now open for bookings. The team is offering a programme of workshops including: An introduction to Moodle for academics Moodle assignments: managing offline feedback and grading Managing online assessment using Turnitin Interpreting Turnitin similarity reports An introduction to lecture capture An…Continue Reading Educational Technology Workshops and Drop-Ins, January-April 2020

Enhacing the student experience with audio feedback

At our Moodle Refreshers, we’ve been telling staff about the new audio and video feedback feature for grading assignments. One of the lecturers pointed out that there is a body of evidence to show the effectiveness of audio feedback. And so there is… One study sums up the potential benefits quite nicely and revealed “extremely…Continue Reading Enhacing the student experience with audio feedback

Students as Producers: the Digital History Vault

In June, the School of Arts and Social Sciences held its first Learning and Teaching Awards. Our own Connie Tse and Dina Fainberg, lecturer in Modern History, presented the Digital Vault project, a student-produced database of historical documents, for which they won the runner-up prize.   What is the Digital History Vault?  The Digital Vault is…Continue Reading Students as Producers: the Digital History Vault

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…Continue Reading Moodle in a Minute: Module Page Editing Improvements

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…Continue Reading Moodle in a Minute: Module Page Improvements

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…Continue Reading Moodle in a Minute: My Moodle Improvements

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…Continue Reading Moodle 3.6: Assessment Improvements

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…Continue Reading MoodleMoot 2019

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…Continue Reading Moodle 3.6: Module Page Improvements