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Moodle update and downtime

July 5th, 2018 at 08:07

We’d like to let everyone know that we will be updating Moodle on Tuesday 17th July. Moodle will be unavailable from 9 am – 8 pm (UK time): 4 pm – 3 am (China and Malaysia time). The improvements to Moodle include streamlining the look and feel, and some new features. A new Moodle theme [...]

Future Teacher Webinar – Finding images – 25 May

April 30th, 2018 at 08:04

Future Teacher Talks are free monthly webinars on various topics surrounding online learning as part of the wider Future Teacher 3.0 project. Read more about the wider project on their website. Each webinar begins with a short introduction and then in many cases engaging and interactive presentations from guest presenters. The webinars are fully interactive [...]

Moodle training dates: book here

April 26th, 2018 at 03:04

The next Key Moodle Basics are as follows: *Tuesday 15th May 10 am – 12 noon Hallward Library Room 101 *Tuesday 19th June 2 – 4 pm Hallward Library Room 101 *Wednesday 18th July 2-4 pm, Room A13 George Green Library *includes School Support training for those who need it. While the Short Courses booking [...]

ELESIG webinar: Learners and digital capabilities in the curriculum 2 May 2018

April 9th, 2018 at 10:04

ELESIG webinar: How do learners experience the development of digital capabilities in the curriculum?’ Tunde Varga-Atkins, University of Liverpool http://uni-of-nottingham.adobeconnect.com/elesigmay2018/ The development of digital capabilities has received much attention in education in the last few years. My doctoral study, adopting JISC’s digital capabilities framework, aims to explore how the development of digital capabilities are planned, enacted [...]

Nottingham staff discount at Xerte conference

March 19th, 2018 at 02:03

Plans are well in hand for this summer’s Xerte conference. It’s suitable for both experienced Xerte users and those new to it, and will include workshops, delegates and examples from around the world, reflecting the ever increasing community and use of Xerte worldwide. University of Nottingham staff to get a discount on the tickets. You can [...]

ELESIG Webinar: the JISC Tracker. 27 March

March 9th, 2018 at 04:03

ELESIG Webinar: Using the Jisc tracker to research students’ experiences of e-learning Helen Beetham, consultant http://uni-of-nottingham.adobeconnect.com/elesigmarch2018/ The Jisc ‘Digital student experience’ survey has been developed over three years, originally through research reviews, original research and consultation with students, and subsequently through extensive user trials (ca 30k student users) and factor analysis of the survey instrument. [...]

Image Analysis Methods for Biologists – MOOC starts in March

February 5th, 2018 at 11:02

A free four-week course introducing image acquisition and analysis for biologists starts on 5th March 2018. The course from the University of Nottingham, offered via Futurelearn, is aimed at  postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in biological sciences to improve knowledge and understanding of image analysis and develop the practical ability to analyse images. With the significant increase [...]

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement – UoN online course in April

January 29th, 2018 at 10:01

Online Facilitation and Designing for Engagement is a short online course that aims to provide those teaching or planning to teach an online or blended course  with ideas, techniques and skills to design and facilitate engaging activities for learning online. It was well-received by staff in 2017 and we are running it again in 2018 [...]

Sign up for a MOOC from the University of Nottingham including The Qur’an and E-learning for Health

January 11th, 2018 at 03:01

The University of Nottingham has some interesting MOOCs – free online courses – coming up in the near future. The Qur’an Between Judaism and Christianity. Starts Monday 15th January Get an introduction to the history of the Qur’an, and its relationship with Judaism and Christianity. This online course will illustrate how the Qur’an situates itself as part [...]

Webinar: Strategies to support reading, 1 pm 27 October

October 6th, 2017 at 10:10

The autumn programme for the Future Teacher project (aimed at Skills, FE and HE sectors) 3.0 kicks off on Friday 27th October from 1300 to 1350. This month’s theme is Strategies to support reading. Reading skills are fundamental to success at every stage of education but some students struggle with reading text. Difficulties may include [...]