Tag: Moodle

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

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….Continue Reading What are the key trends in technology enhanced learning across the UK HE sector?

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…Continue Reading Educational Escape Rooms

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,…Continue Reading Can you help us to improve Moodle?

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…Continue Reading Innovation in Assessment: Pitching a Service Improvement Initiative

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…Continue Reading Blend your teaching to increase student engagement

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…Continue Reading Moodle 3.4: What’s new for students?

Moodle in a Minute: Module Page Overview

Dangling pocket watch above a path with leaves to the side

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….Continue Reading Moodle in a Minute: Module Page Overview