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Panopto training sessions

Date: Wednesday 5th September, Time: 0930-1130 and 1330-1530, Venue: Craiglockhart 0/09. The University is trialling the Panopto Classroom Recording service during session 2018/19. These sessions are open to all academics interested in participating in the trial and aims to get you familiar with Panopto’s features while considering the pedagogical implications on your …

Lunch & Learn: Activate Student Learning with TurningPoint Classroom Voting

Date: Wednesday 29th August, Time: 1230-1600 (lunch included), Venue: Craiglockhart 2/05. You are warmly invited to this event to learn how TurningPoint classroom voting can increase participation in lectures and promote peer discussions. There will be presentations from academics on their approaches, and we will be joined by Alan Duddy …

2018-9 modules in Moodle

Staff access to 2018-9 modules are now available after the roll forward from the previous session. Use the Course Overview filters to manage which courses appear in your Moodle dashboard. These are empty course shells and so contents from previous versions need to be imported. Here you will find guidance …

Active Learning Rooms at the TF Conference

At the January Teaching Fellows conference Stevie Robertson, Kristen Marshall (Business School) and Stephen Bruce (Information Services) provided an overview of the three Active Learning Rooms at Craiglockhart, and initial observations on the impact they have had on student engagement and teaching approaches. These rooms have been converted to flexible learning …

Moodle forums and emailing students

A reoccurring concern from students is the volume of unwanted emails in their University inbox which makes it harder for them to notice important messages. Busy email inboxes is a fact of life for everyone and we all make use of Outlook ‘rules’ to manage incoming messages. This article describes …

Staff Guidelines for eSubmission

A set of eSubmission Guidelines have been created to support staff with setting up, downloading and processing student coursework submissions. eSubmission refers to the process of students submitting their work online, and many modules already use this method successfully with Turnitin or Moodle Assignments. View the eSubmission page for an overview of …

How students can find their group

If you have a spreadsheet of students groups then here’s a way you can upload them to Moodle and use the Group Choice activity to allow them to see which groups they are in. While there are several ways to automatically group your students, these are either based on the programme code/year, …