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#503 Moodle gradebook and weightings – revisited

In my job as a Learning Technologist at Manchester Metropolitan University I get asked about setting up the Moodle Gradebook and apply weightings to summative assessment. In this post we revisit how to do this in the current version of Moodle that’s used at Manchester Met University. Image is CC0 and is available here Advertisements

Communication / Collaboration · Digital communication · Forum · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Moodle · Uncategorized

#502 Moodle Forum: Using a Q and A Forum to encourage independent thought

Moodle forums can be a very useful way of extending learning beyond the physical classroom. A popular activity is to ask students to comment on an article or a video relating to what was covered in the class, but often students will read other posts before formulating their own, which can lead to repetition. A… Continue reading #502 Moodle Forum: Using a Q and A Forum to encourage independent thought

Communication / Collaboration · Digital creation, innovation and scholarship (creative production) · Uncategorized · Video

#499 Creating GIFs with BB Flashback

Have you ever wanted to create a GIF? BB Flashback has a built in export option to GIF. If you work at Manchester Met you’ll find BB Flashback is installed on your computer as standard, if you’re not sure where to start with BB Flashback, check out one of our earlier guides: #41 Introduction to screen… Continue reading #499 Creating GIFs with BB Flashback

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital creation · Media literacy · Uncategorized · Video

#494 Collaborate with Kaltura

At Manchester Met we have a video hosting service called MMUTube, which is provided by Kaltura. Recently I have discovered the collaboration feature, which means you can set up colleagues as co-editors or publishers of your content, very handy when you are working in a team! Featured image CCO shared via Pixabay

Communication / Collaboration · Data literacy · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · Microsoft Office · MMU: ISS Themes · Timesavers · Working with Data

#488 Branched Microsoft Forms

Microsoft forms allows you to create branched forms where you can direct respondents depending on there responses. This allows you to present questions based on the input of previous questions creating more sophisticated interactions. This simple example shows you how you can get started. Photo by Zach Reiner on Unsplash  

Audience response system · Classroom technology · Curation · Social Media

#483 Hootfeed to share your tweets

Hootfeed is a great way to share a twitter search with your students or to view twitter discussions during a conference. It’s really quick and easy to set up and is based around a key word search or hashtag, it even has a built in profanity filter! You will need a Twitter account to use… Continue reading #483 Hootfeed to share your tweets