Learning Technology

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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. [...]

Formatting assignment submissions for Turnitin assignments

February 8th, 2018 at 11:02

We recommend that students submit PDFs to Turnitin assignments rather than Word or any other format. This is recommended UNLESS module convenors specifically request students submit in Word, PowerPoint or another format. During processing Turnitin converts documents to PDF. This can (rarely) cause changes to formatting, such as number of pages, or the presence of [...]

The University of Nottingham as e-textbook publisher

February 2nd, 2018 at 11:02

Steve Stapleton, Head of Learning Technology, has a post on the JISC blog about e-textbooks, specifically our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSP) and the Applied Ethics e-textbooks.  Students were surveyed on their experience of being provided with these e-textbooks as part of their modules and the data from their responses is analysed in the blog post. [...]