Copyright · Data literacy · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Searching Skills

#308 Need to share a journal article with your students? Use a stable link!

As always, it’s important that we consider copyright when we are sharing resources with our students, and this includes journal articles. If you upload a PDF version of a journal article into your Moodle area or share by email, it is highly likely that you are breaking copyright laws in doing so. Luckily for us… Continue reading #308 Need to share a journal article with your students? Use a stable link!

Digital creation · Media literacy · Moodle use, organisation and content

#274 Create embeddable content using weblinks!

Embed.ly is a really great and easy to use tool to create embed codes from weblinks. The webpage must be publically accessible for Embed.ly to work. Interested in embedding your content into your Moodle page? Check out #57 Embed ANY Web 2.0 content into Moodle! Featured Image “Embedded” by  Marcus Hebel licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Top tip

#258 Using quick links to navigate around your Moodle area

Quick links are a really useful, yet often overlooked, feature of Moodle. In this short demonstration we show how the quick links can be used by yourself and your students to quickly move around your Moodle page. Featured image: “Gotthard” by Mariano Mantel licenced under CC BY-NC 2.0

Digital creation · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content

#254 Shake things up, change your Moodle layout

Here at Manchester Met University we have two options when it comes to how we display our course content in Moodle. We can show all the content on one page and the student can scroll down to see all the content together or we can show one topic/week per page. With this option selected each… Continue reading #254 Shake things up, change your Moodle layout

Communication / Collaboration · Curation · Digital collaboration · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content

#242 Create a collaborative glossary in Moodle

The glossary tool in Moodle is a great way to work with students on producing definitions for key terms used in your units. Entries can be linked into your Moodle area, so whenever the keyword is used, a definition can be quickly accessed by the students. The glossary tool has a range of different layouts… Continue reading #242 Create a collaborative glossary in Moodle

Data literacy · Information, data and media literacy (critical use) · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · MMU: ISS Themes · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Timesavers · Top tip

#239 Moodle: Adding a folder to organise your page

A Folder resource in Moodle can hold files, which helps to organise the Moodle page better, and stops large lists of files appearing. This video shows you how to create a folder, move a zipped folder in to it and how to unzip the folder. All this in just 1 minute will help you organise… Continue reading #239 Moodle: Adding a folder to organise your page

Digital creation · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Timesavers

#236 How to rollover Moodle content from one area to another

If you are starting to get ready for the next teaching term, you might be considering how to transfer some of your learning and teaching content from last year’s Moodle area into this year’s. Luckily for us, Moodle has got a super easy tool to help this to happen. NB: You MUST NOT rollover turnitin… Continue reading #236 How to rollover Moodle content from one area to another