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Moodle 3.2: Maximise the City Course Format

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As you think about the design of your Moodle modules for the new academic year, this blog post provides some tips to maximise the City Course Format. All taught Moodle modules at City are created with the City Course Format to provide students with: a consistent layout for Moodle modules across a programme; quick access…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Maximise the City Course Format

Turnitin Feedback Studio is here!

Back in March we hinted that Turnitin will have a new look and feel from late July, and this morning we switched to the new Turnitin Feedback Studio. You will not notice any changes to the process of accessing and setting up Turnitin assignments from Moodle, but there are several improvements to the way you…Continue Reading Turnitin Feedback Studio is here!

Moodle 3.2: Moodle Checklist now available for all staff

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As you are finding your way around Moodle 3.2, we draw your attention to another feature that you may find useful, the Moodle Checklist. This activity enables lecturers to create a checklist to help students monitor their progress on a module. The students can check off each item on the list, as they complete it….Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Moodle Checklist now available for all staff

Welcome to Moodle 3.2

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After months of blog posts, Moodle 3.2 is finally here. The highlights of our latest Moodle release are captured in our 2 minute animation. Check out our Ed Tech Guidance site for more information and guidance. Our What’s New in Moodle 3.2? guidance page provides a quick overview of what’s new in the latest Moodle release….Continue Reading Welcome to Moodle 3.2

Moodle 3.2: Smaller changes that can have a big impact on staff and students

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  This blog post will focus on small changes and improvements that can make difference to your experience of using Moodle. The list below presents useful features that help you to work more effectively with the basic tools such as Assignment, Forum, Choice Activity and Lesson. Pin discussion posts Important forum posts can now be…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Smaller changes that can have a big impact on staff and students

Moodle 3.2: User Tours

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We are very excited about a new User Tours feature on Moodle that will provide more contextual help when using Moodle for both staff and students. This new feature, allows users to create walkthroughs that will bring engaging and informative experiences in Moodle. In Moodle 3.2 user tours will be presented in the form of…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: User Tours

Moodle 3.2: Global Search

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Global Search will enable you to Moodle it, rather than Google it! The Global Search feature lets you search for content on Moodle that you have permission to access. You can search for your modules, activity information and some activity content including; forum posts, Moodle book chapters, glossary entries or collaborative wikis pages. You can…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Global Search

Moodle 3.2: Competency Based Education

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A student may apply for a job having gained a good academic qualification, but does this provide potential employers with enough information to assess what a prospective employee is really capable of? Could Competency Based Education (CBE) help address the workforce skills gap? Well according to an article in Harvard Business Review, online CBE is…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Competency Based Education

Moodle 3.2: Improvements to adding or removing sections

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There will be a few small changes that can make big impact for you in Moodle 3.2. These changes will help to improve your user experience when adding and removing content from your module pages on Moodle. From our Focus Groups this year, we found out it was too complicated for staff to locate “Add/…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Improvements to adding or removing sections

Moodle 3.2: Grading Assignments

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This year’s Moodle update focuses on major improvements to the visibility of feedback for students. We also wanted to provide more reassurance about the visibility of grades and feedback to staff during the marking and moderation process. In our Focus Groups this year, lecturers reported it was not obvious that grades and feedback were hidden…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Grading Assignments