Learning Technology

Tag: VLE review

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Moodle Project Drop-In Clinics

May 20th, 2011 at 10:05

Our University of Nottingham readers will be aware that the University is moving to use of Moodle as our VLE, with a pilot starting in September 2011 and all courses moving over from September 2012. If you have any questions about the Moodle roll-out, would like to know more, or alert the Team to your [...]

Next Gen VLE for the University

March 10th, 2011 at 11:03

From September 2012, the University will be using a new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) called Moodle – an improved teaching and learning system, designed to support the growing needs of the University. This will be replacing the University’s current VLE, WebCT and follows an 8 month review process including input from the University community both [...]

The VLE Review – A Student’s Perspective [guest post]

January 4th, 2011 at 09:01

With the deadline for the recommendation for the new online teaching environment drawing near for the VLE Review team at the University of Nottingham it must have become obvious early on in the review process that the task of finding the perfect VLE for the University would not be an easy one. As a student [...]

VLE Review update

November 22nd, 2010 at 12:11

Following the announcement in early June that Information Services is undertaking a review of learning technologies/platforms to replace WebCT, the VLE Review steering committee is pleased to announce it has shorted listed three applications for further consideration. The short list was drawn from tools that were suggested by the University user community and narrowed down [...]

Musings about a new VLE for Nottingham (3 of 3)

November 12th, 2010 at 11:11

If you haven’t read my previous post where I introduced myself and gave the context to these posts then it might be worth doing that now. Access All Areas It was very interesting as part of the VLE review to talk to the University of Oxford about how they operate their Virtual Learning Environment (Sakai [...]

Musings about a new VLE for Nottingham (2 of 3)

2 November 11th, 2010 at 09:11

If you haven’t read my previous post where I introduced myself and gave the context to these posts then it might be worth doing that now. Integration Integration is a high priority that came through on the requirements gathering exercise we undertook at the VLE review launch event. My first muse is concerned with integration. [...]

Musings about a new VLE for Nottingham (1 of 3)

November 10th, 2010 at 08:11

This is my first blog post, so by way of an introduction… I’m based in the section of Learning Technology within Information Services. More specifically I’m based in the small team that looks after and supports the users of the centrally supported elearning tools, e.g. WebCT, QuestionMark Perception (& Touchstone), Equella, Eureka and Community, to [...]

From the big bang to the flying squad

November 5th, 2010 at 01:11

 As you may know, the University is currently reviewing its online learning environment, also known as the VLE review. Like many Universities using WebCT and the cessation of vendor support from the end of 2012, Nottingham is exploring our options and where next for our VLE provision. For more information on the VLE review project [...]

Where would we be without (curriculum) maps?

2 October 31st, 2010 at 03:10

“Curriculum Mapping is a procedure for reviewing the operational curriculum as it is entered into an electronic database at any education setting.” Wikipedia, last accessed 29-10-10. I have been discussing curriculum mapping with colleagues from Engineering, Nursing and the Medical School recently. This is part of a wider discussion around the future of the online [...]