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Online Module Evaluation Surveys

During this academic session the University is moving the module evaluation surveys to an online system called EvaSys. The My Module Evaluations block has been placed on the Moodle dashboard alongside your course list (not within individual modules). It provides students with links to available evaluations in EvaSys, and provides staff with …

Module Touchpoint Surveys

The Universty is looking to capture the student voice and respond proactively, and will be seeking to gain student feedback on their experience through a range of different mechanisms. The touchpoint survey has been developed as a helpful tool to enhance the practice that currently goes on across the University, …

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

Update: View the  presentations from Gillian Taylor and Stevie Roberston which were recorded using Panopto. 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 …

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 …