Learning Technology

Category: Moodle

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Blind double marking with Turnitin

May 16th, 2018 at 09:05

Neither Moodle nor Turnitin goes very far in technically enabling double marking, second marking, moderation, sampling, etc., let alone blind double marking. In most cases, an external document such as a spreadsheet, or two spreadsheets, are still the best way to manage double marking. The two are then compared and an agreed final mark and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Students: How to download your assignment feedback

December 1st, 2017 at 11:12

We regularly get requests from students to access feedback on coursework from previous years.  Reasons can include needing evidence to write an application for a further degree, or having secured a job where they have a use for the information. The University recommends that students dowload your feedback as soon as you get it, and [...]

Feedback Studio: editing and deleting bubble comments

November 2nd, 2017 at 02:11

We have been receiving reports from markers that there have occasionally been issues resulting in them being unable to edit or delete a textbox (bubble) comment on Turnitin’s Feedback Studio when using Google Chrome. The issue occurs and then later on will allow the user to edit again. We have raised this issue with Turnitin [...]

Moodle improvements

October 11th, 2017 at 07:10

Moodle is currently running slowly at times. Our engineers continue to investigate this as a matter of urgency and we are doing all we can to identify and resolve the problem and with this in mind, we are taking the following actions: Moodle will be unavailable at a time to be confirmed  Wednesday 11th October from 6pm until [...]

Moodle and Rogo training dates

September 25th, 2017 at 11:09

Training dates for University of Nottingham staff have been organised in the next few weeks.  If you can’t make these, check the booking pages regularly, as we will be adding more as our room bookings come through. Key Moodle Basics (An Introduction to Moodle) All 2-4 in George Green Library Computer Room A13 (Please book) [...]