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Moodle update

July 13th, 2018 at 07:07

Moodle will be unavailable on Tuesday 17th July from 9 am – 8 pm (UK time): 4 pm – 3 am (China and Malaysia time). This is to allow us to update and add some improvements. See below for more details: Moodle Update and Downtime Here is a video that explains the new features: Thanks to Sally Hanford.

Puzzling it out

June 25th, 2018 at 03:06

Helen Whitehead says: I’m presenting at Sheffield University’s TELFest this week, along with Liz Cable from Leeds Trinity University, on Puzzling it Out: Exploring Escape Games for Learning & Assessments Here are the slides we are going to zip through, and a Case Study printout of the Escape Games we’ll talk about, with some ideas for [...]

Notes & Queries 1: Trimming a video in MediaSpace

May 14th, 2018 at 09:05

This is one in a series of answers to questions we’ve been sent. The answers are included here in case they are of use to anyone else. Today’s question: How do I trim a video in MediaSpace using the MediaSpace tools? Here’s how: first press the ‘Launch Editor’ button on the right hand side. This [...]

New Moodle course available for Front of House staff

May 11th, 2018 at 10:05

A new Moodle course is now available for Front of House staff such as in Schools or Student Services, and those who work in Libraries or IT support. The course has an emphasis on basic knowledge of Moodle and the kinds of questions that students often ask. It’s brief and engaging and is designed to [...]

MediaSpace video issues in Chrome

May 10th, 2018 at 09:05

If you have the latest version of Chrome (Chrome version 66 or higher) you may find you are unable to play video in Moodle (and anywhere else it’s embedded) from MediaSpace.  This is due to a change Google made to their browser and the way it handles secure certificates. If you are using Google Chrome [...]

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 [...]

Update your Turnitin iPad app!

March 20th, 2018 at 09:03

If you use the Turnitin Feedback Studio app for online marking, please ensure you are on the latest version. This can be found for free in the App Store. Turnitin have updated the way in which you add classes/modules from Moodle to the iPad app. The app no longer uses an access code: modules are [...]

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. [...]