Learning Technology

Tag: WebCT

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RIP WebCT

January 7th, 2013 at 02:01

WebCT is now no longer available to staff or students. It has been superseded by Moodle. Please make sure any bookmarks or favorites now point to Moodle, and that any documentation, materials or websites which referred to WebCT are amended. Moodle is now the online learning environment for the whole University (the last group of [...]

e-Learning Community: Moving to Moodle

December 15th, 2011 at 03:12

On Weds 7th December 2011, the e-learning community meeting discussed the ongoing migration to Moodle. Details and links to the presentations below… Moodle: Where we are now and where we’re going – Andy Beggan 1.       Moodle: How it’s changed my course – Sally Chappell, Molecular Medical Sciences 2.       WebCT and Moodle: Compare and Contrast – [...]

Contacting WebCT Support

October 3rd, 2011 at 04:10

The Learning Technology Section (Learning Team Support Helpdesk) are pleased to help you with your start of session enquiries. However, as we are busy with queries from both staff and students, the more information you can give us when you contact us, the quicker we will be able to help you. It is usually helpful [...]

WebCT Student Induction video now available

1 September 21st, 2011 at 12:09

If you are doing an induction for University of Nottingham students, and you would find a short (3 minute) video introducing WebCT helpful, please get in touch with learning-team-support@nottingham.ac.uk and we’ll send you the link.

Ways to use the VLE: Making announcements

August 24th, 2011 at 01:08

In most VLEs you can create an announcement for your students: a reminder of assignment deadline dates, a note about change of location of a lecture, any one of 101 things you might need to inform your students about. For example, in WebCT you can create an announcement and get it to “pop up” the next [...]

New WebCT & Turnitin course dates

March 21st, 2011 at 01:03

We’ve organised some new dates for WebCT and Turnitin courses for University of Nottingham staff. Anyone interested in or working in the area of teaching with WebCT or in using Turnitin plagiarism comparison software for assignments is welcome to these courses, including academic staff, learning technologists, administrative and support staff. Book places at the links below. Using TurnitinUK [...]

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 [...]

Creating sign-up sheets in WebCT

1 January 25th, 2011 at 10:01

Simply put, sign-up sheets allow students to add themselves to groups.  These groups may be used for a variety of purposes: Face to face workshops Online workshops or seminars Tutorials at different times Task groups for collaborative work Choice of a topic for an assignment Choice of a case in problem-based learning To take a [...]

Advent Calendar Day #2: Logging on to WebCT

December 2nd, 2010 at 03:12

This Advent Calendar tip is specifically relevant to WebCT at the University of Nottingham. One of the most frequently asked questions on the WebCT Support Desk is about a problem with logging into WebCT. The commonest reason for failure of login is using the incorrect URL. To log in to WebCT either click on the [...]