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 …

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, …