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eLearningMeet: Using animations in eLearning materials

Paul shared his experience of using animations to support learning and teaching in higher education. The idea is that animations on Moodle pages and pedagogic web sites provide an engaging and immersive experience for students that can be used in a number of different ways. Paul found […]

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eLearningMeet: Developing creative practitioners through an e-portfolio

Alison shared her experience of teaching the ‘Developing Creative Learners’ module for the first time. The idea behind the module is to create a context of informed understanding through a blend of reflective processing of previous and current polices, and how they stand in the light of existing […]

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eLearningMeet: Using the ‘Explain Everything’ app

Mari Cruice from the School of Education gave a presentation on the ‘Explain Everything’ app.  She showed colleagues how she has used this app to: Run a ‘flipped’ lesson Summarise a module using the PechaKucha format Introduce an assignment brief. She then demonstrated the way in which some […]

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3rd UR eLearningMeet: What did you miss?

eLearning Services held its third eLearningMeet on June 16th 2016. Seven Roehampton academics along with two eLearning Advisers and two invited Rose Bruford College academics signed up to present for 7-10 minutes on their use of technology to aid teaching and learning. This post lists the eight […]

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My first MoodleMoot! – London 2016

MoodleMoot London 24th-25th March 2016 – I was fortunate enough to attend my very first MoodleMoot in London at the end of March this year and had a fantastic time listening to many interesting presentations, learning about new plugins and changes, and meeting so many interesting people […]

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Moodle Users Association

What is the Moodle Users Association?         The Moodle Users Association (MUA) is a not-for-profit association and separate to Moodle HQ (Moodle Pty Ltd).   Members of the association pay a membership fee to join and are given voting rights according to their membership level.  […]

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MoodleMoot 2016 – 24th March 2016

I recently attended the annual MoodleMoot conference that was held in London. For anyone who doesn’t know, MoodleMoot is an event hosted by Moodle HQ every year that brings together Moodle users. The Moots are held in various locations across the world and the March event was […]

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eLearning Staff Newsletter – catch up on the first three!

eLearning services has just started sending out newsletters to the departments we support. Catch up here on any newsletters you have missed, and look out for new ones every week or so!  

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The Moodle Progress Bar Block

One way of giving your students a quick view of their progress on a particular module in Moodle is by using the Progress Bar block. The Progress Bar block in Moodle is a time management tool that provides students with a visual display of their engagement or […]

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eLearning Meet: Using the Audience Response Systems

The Audience response systems aka clickers aka the ‘who wants to be a millionaire thingies’ have been in use at Roehampton for several years now. They are used quite significantly in the Department of Life Sciences and a few other departments across the University. Feedback from staff […]

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