In this fourth instalment of our monthly #5minutereflection, we will look at Video resources to aid student achievement. Within the Science and Engineering faculty at Manchester Metropolitan University, we’re now two years into a project, initiated by the faculty PVC, Prof. Andy Gibson, to enhance the range of video support materials (aka screencasts) to support… Continue reading #5MinuteReflection 4: Video resources to support student achievement
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
Following on from our previous Sway posts (see Sway), in today’s video we look at exporting Sway to PDF or Word documents. This, in conjunction for being able to create templates, makes Sway an excellent option for people looking for a portfolio or online CV tool for students. One of the most common questions we… Continue reading #439 Export your Sway
Building on some of our earlier posts on Sway, Microsoft’s snazzy presentation tool, we are pleased to announce some very useful extra features. In this video we show how you can share a pre-populated Sway template with your students. If you work at Manchester Met, then you and your students all have access to Sway… Continue reading #437 Template your Sway
If you have used a Moodle assignment, or have completed an offline assignment and want to return the marks online, the offline marking worksheet for Moodle assignments makes this quick and easy to do. You can even use it to return feedback comments to students! Featured imaged shared under a CCO licence from Pixabay
If you’re using Moodle assignments and want to annotate on student scripts, or return feedback files quickly to students, this is the easiest way to do it! Start by downloading the submitted files in bulk, you can then annotate and edit a copy of the student submission, or clear the contents completely if you just… Continue reading #424 Return annotated feedback files in bulk to Moodle assignments
Have your students submitted PDF documents to your Moodle Assignments? Looking for a quick and easy way to add feedback comments onto your student’s scripts? Then look no further! Moodle Assignments contain a built in PDF editor that enables you to annotate directly onto the PDFs submitted by your students, so you can add feedback… Continue reading #414 Adding feedback to PDFs in Moodle Assignments
Occasionally students will, for whatever reason, not manage to submit their assessment to your Turnitin link. This could be because they have experienced technical difficulties, so have emailed you a copy, or because they submitted the file to the wrong place….luckily it’s quick and easy to submit files on behalf of students to Turnitin (you… Continue reading #407 Student emailed you their Turnitin submission? No worries!
If you have marked offline but would like to use Moodle to share grades with your students, you can use the import function in the gradebook to do this. You’ll need to set up a Moodle assignment first to add the grades against, but once you have, you’re good to go. Featured image: CCO from… Continue reading #404 Importing grades into Moodle
If you are marking as part of a team, you might find it useful to agree on a set of quickmarks that you will use across the marking to create consistency in your marking. Once you have created your quickmark set (see: #397 Create customised Quickmark Sets), you can download and share your set with… Continue reading #399 Team marking in Turnitin? Share a quickmark set with colleagues!