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Tag: statistics

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Some Moodle statistics

August 1st, 2013 at 08:08

Last month we had a look at some of the statistics and reports which Moodle produces and found out some interesting numbers: As I write this on 31st July we have 18,608 modules in Moodle and 93,314 user accounts There are over 376,100 files in Moodle A total of 53,906 active users had logged in to [...]

Success in Jorum’s Learning and Teaching Competition

1 September 16th, 2011 at 09:09

Open Nottingham wasn’t Nottingham’s only success at ALT-C this year. “Statistics – An Intuitive introduction” (SII) was commended in Jorum’s Learning and Teaching Competition. This is the first time that Nottingham has been placed in this particular competition. Jorum may not be a name familiar to everyone. It began as the UK’s national repository for resources in higher [...]

Award winning, statistically speaking

August 9th, 2011 at 09:08

Congratulations to Dr John Horton within the Learning Technology Section who last month joined a rare group of people at the University as a double Dearing Award winner. John also won the Dearing award in 2002 with the CAL group. The Lord Dearing Award Scheme recognises the outstanding achievements of University of Nottingham staff in [...]

Effective Numeracy or “Come Back Log Books – All is Forgiven!”

November 16th, 2010 at 10:11

The replacement of four-figure tables by electronic calculation – whether pocket calculator or spreadsheet – may well have met with the approval of those who could throw away their log books, but the loss of tables has had its detrimental effects too. Those who never used log books and are only familiar with the 15 [...]

Walking the Web – this week’s links

November 7th, 2010 at 02:11

Features of the Xpert repository of e-learning resources were discussed this week by University of Leicester bloggers.  First Alan Cann posted that while “Finding reusable OER multimedia resources can be very time consuming, Xpert can make life simpler.”  Then, in her blog post Xpertly attribute open access media Jo Badge heaped praise on the “natty little attribution tool [...]

OER in Action

2 October 29th, 2010 at 07:10

Over the last few months, I’ve been working on the second phase of a project for teaching statistics. The first phase was completed a little over a year ago. Although the project began as very much a stand-alone idea, some staff have been so impressed by what we’ve done that one school (Geography) asked us [...]