Tag: Moodle

Moodling at MoodleMoot 2017

  I attended MoodleMoot for the first time in my career as an educational technologist. I was unsure of what to expect (besides the hints from the program outline) and I wasn’t disappointed. It was a series of great presentations focused not only on the technical side of the platform but also on showcasing pedagogic use of different tools…Continue Reading Moodling at MoodleMoot 2017

Moodle 3.2: Improved visibility of feedback for students

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Improving the visibility of assignment feedback for students is our priority development for Moodle 3.2. In our Moodle usability sessions last term, students were asked to locate their feedback. We found that a number of students could not easily find feedback on assignments. Our Module Dashboard means that students go to the Assignment overview page…Continue Reading Moodle 3.2: Improved visibility of feedback for students

What to expect in Moodle 3.2

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When you log into Moodle 3.2 from 27June, there won’t be a lot of new features for you to master. We have listened to feedback from staff and students in usability sessions, from ServiceNow queries, and from Focus Groups to design improvements that address areas of difficulty when using Moodle. We have concentrated on developing…Continue Reading What to expect in Moodle 3.2

MoodleMoot 2017: The Dev Perspective

My highlight of the conference was being able to meet and network with developers from other institutions. The connections built at MoodleMoot are invaluable throughout the year when I am on chats and forums asking for help or advice. In addition, mixing with other devs keeps me up to date with trends and new tech….Continue Reading MoodleMoot 2017: The Dev Perspective

MoodleMoot 2017

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The annual MoodleMoot is a great opportunity to come together to share experiences on using Moodle. Highlight My highlight of this year’s Moot was Rebecca Barrington’s presentation on how to put the ‘oo’ back in Moodle. Rebecca, Head of e-Learning at the Cornwall College Group, shared her tips on how to get users excited by…Continue Reading MoodleMoot 2017

Introducing Turnitin Feedback Studio

Turnitin will have a new look and feel from 25th July 2017 when we update to the new Feedback Studio. While the process of accessing and setting up Turnitin assignments will not change, there will be several improvements to the way you can provide feedback and view originality reports. New features include: A new layer…Continue Reading Introducing Turnitin Feedback Studio

On the ‘L’ in VLEs’: Flipping Attention Back to the Classroom

This is not a lecture. (Photo by María Cruz, Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA 4.0)

As the new year and the new academic term get under way, I find myself thinking again of the implications of the ‘Virtual Learning Environment’ (Moodle in our case). As an exercise in reflective practice, I share the following notes….Continue Reading On the ‘L’ in VLEs’: Flipping Attention Back to the Classroom