How to download your feedback from assignments

At this time of year students are submitting assignments and exams and, once marked, you’ll then want to view your feedback. We recommend saving off a copy of your feedback for future reference, to plan for future assignments and exams, and to provide evidence for job and further degree course applications. You should do this …

Top ten tips for preparing for online exams

At this time of year, we find students often have questions about exams or assignments, so here are our top tips for coping with the technical aspects of online exam season.  Where are you going to be for the exam? Make sure you’re not in a house full of people watching Netflix etc. If this …

Hybrid Teaching and Learning in HE: a futuristic model or a realistic model for the future? Summary and Reflection

‘Hybrid Teaching and Learning in HE: a futuristic model or a realistic model for the future?’ was a question addressed at a workshop held by the University of Nottingham in early 2022, when universities were ready to turn the pandemic corner. More than 150 participants from around the globe were brought together to share their …

Adding your Moodle open badges to your LinkedIn profile

We’ve introduced Open Digital Badges in a previous blog post. If you’ve received any open badges through Moodle you can add them to your LinkedIn profile. Here’s how: Login to Moodle and go to your own profile by selecting it from the personal menu (see right) Badges are normally on the bottom left of the …

Advent Calendar #10: Groupings in Moodle

Getting together is traditional at this time of year, and getting together in groups is also used a lot in learning activities. Groups can be so useful in Moodle. They can be used for group activities such as: Assignments submitted one per group (e.g. presentation) Working together in a group e.g., in a forum or …

Advent calendar #5: Avoiding plagiarism this essay season

“Tis the season to be jolly” for some students but for others it’s the season for taking exams – or submitting coursework. Plagiarism is when a learner takes someone else’s work and tries to pass it off as their own. It might seem like a gift at first, as it might seem easier and quicker …

Advent calendar #2: How to make a Stream video available to students

So you’ve made a recording  of yourself wishing your students a seasonal greeting. How best to share it with the students? When staff make recordings of Teams meetings and learning sessions, the recording ends up in Stream. Here’s why leaving them in Stream isn’t usually the best way to make these available to students. Normally, …