Power Copy and Paste

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  As we roll into the new year, a few quick tips on how to Copy and Paste will save you time. In the following video you will see how to: Find the place in a Word document where you were editing the last time you worked on the document.(Shift+ F5 (Mac and PC)) Move… continue reading »

With Students in Mind Part 1

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This first post of With Students in Mind presents practical teaching tip #1: Design your course with students in mind Buzz words in higher education are “flipped classroom”, “active engagement”, and “student-centred” but what do they mean? In essence, they mean that students do most of the talking and thinking during class time rather than… continue reading »

Options for Reflective Work in Moodle

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Many staff like the idea of having their students keep a reflective journal of their learning journey, but are unsure of the best format for setting this up in Moodle. I’d like to discuss two options that can be set up in Moodle to set up a reflective portfolio that also allows for the convenor… continue reading »

Learning Analytics

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  Technology Enhanced Learning. eLearning. Educational Technology – this is a field that is so filled with buzzwords we have trouble deciding what to call ourselves. One emerging field that some might consider a buzzword is Learning Analytics. Simply put, learning analytics is the practice of analysing data from student interactions with online learning material… continue reading »

Creating Groups in Moodle

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Moodle provides a way to automatically create groups. You have options to choose the following: Your naming convention Students per group, or per number of groups Random, or surname based This video will show you how you how. Hosted by UniTube Another post will show you how you can use ‘Team Builder’ to create groups based… continue reading »