Learning Technology

Archive for January, 2020

New Engage interface in large lecture theatres

January 13th, 2020 at 01:01

The lecture recording software in large lecture theatres has been updated to Universal Capture, so that all rooms on campus have now changed to use the same interface. Other rooms were updated in Semester One. We recommend that before you begin teaching, check out the room and become familiar with the interface, and/or access the [...]

Why might you need Groupings in Moodle?

January 7th, 2020 at 08:01

Groups are so useful in Moodle. They can be used for group activities such as: Assignments submitted one per group (e.g. presentation) Working together in a group e.g., in a forum or wiki Allowing resources/activities to be visible only to certain students (by putting them in a group) Allocating markers for groups of students Creating [...]

Moodle maintenance Wed 8 Jan 5.30 pm

January 6th, 2020 at 04:01

There will be a short period of maintenance of Moodle on Wednesday 8th January 17.30-18.30 UK time (Thursday 9th January 01.30-02.30 China/Malaysia time). Moodle will be unavailable during this time.

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement course: starts 22nd January

January 6th, 2020 at 09:01

Our Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement course is running again for two weeks online starting Wednesday 22nd January. This course aims to provide those teaching or planning to teach an online or blended course with ideas, techniques and skills to design and facilitate effective learning online. Participants will learn how to design engaging activities [...]