Digital creation · Digital innovation · Distance Learning · Top tip

#365 Atom: A free text editor

This one is a late Christmas present from me to you! It may not be relevant to you all but I thought I would share this text editor software with you as it has been my lifesaver this year. Atom is a really and intuitive text editor that I have been using to create HTML… Continue reading #365 Atom: A free text editor

Assessment · Formative assessment · Forum · Moodle

#355 Checking discussion ratings in Moodle [2/2]

This post follows on from yesterdays post and explains how to check discussion post ratings in the forum and in the grade book. Watch the video below to find out more: Click here for more Moodle tips. Featured image: “show of hands for venice” by baldeaglebluff is licenced under CC BY-NC-ND 2.

Assessment · Assessment · Formative assessment · Forum · Moodle · Moodle assignments

#354 Rating discussion posts in Moodle [1/2]

Rating discussion posts provide a quick and easy way for staff and students to provide individual feedback when using forums. The rating feature can be added using a custom scale (to learn how to set up a scale by reading blog post #192) Watch the video below to find out how to add a scale… Continue reading #354 Rating discussion posts in Moodle [1/2]

Browsers · ICT proficiency · Top tip

#353 Drag and drop URLs into a Dropbox folder

Did you know that you can save a website URL to a Dropbox folder? Well now you do! This is really useful to keep all your resources in one place. No more saving your files in one place and your bookmarks in another! It’s really easy and will help you keep your files, folders and… Continue reading #353 Drag and drop URLs into a Dropbox folder

Copyright · Creative Commons · Digital creation · Images

#349 Make a splash with Unsplash

We all love something for nothing, don’t we? Unsplash is a website full of free high-resolution photos: All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or… Continue reading #349 Make a splash with Unsplash

Assessment · Assessment · Formative assessment · Moodle · Moodle assignments

#329 Marking group assignments in Moodle [2/2]

This post follows on from post #311 Setting up group assignments. This post demonstrates how easy it is to give group feedback once you have set up an assignment for a group. To find out more watch the video below: Click here for more Moodle tips. Featured image: “cats group photo” by Hery Zo Rakotondramanan is… Continue reading #329 Marking group assignments in Moodle [2/2]