Exploring Moodle Forum types

Rows of circular ceiling lights

Adapted from “Lights” by European Citizen on Flickr (CC-BY-SA-2.0) https://www.flickr.com/photos/european/7425178526/

(originally posted on a previous version of the university’s Moodle Help blog in August 2011)

I’ve been thinking about the differences between the forum types in Moodle and the simplest

Using Moodle quizzes, polls and survey activities in Teaching and Learning

4000 questions & answers

Adapted from “pocket quiz book” by Chris Drumm https://www.flickr.com/photos/cdrummbks/4765508662 [CC BY 2.0]

A review of recent literature on the use of quizzes clearly associates them with positive learning outcomes, including increased student achievement, attendance, engagement, confidence and improved student learning experience. …

Flipped Learning in BA Education Studies

Ciara Doyle recorded on Panopto

Almost two years have passed since our first meeting with Flipped classroom enthusiasts at the University of Greenwich. Since then the number of enthusiasts has grown significantly, and since then we have seen some fantastic work from across the faculties.

Developing Media Skills for Online Teaching

Storyboarding at the NRIWe’ve been working closely with academic staff in the Natural Resources Institute over the past few months, as they prepare to launch their new fully online MSc in Food Safety and Quality Management.

In addition to facilitating bespoke curriculum development workshops

Review: The BETT Show 2016

Ceiling display screens at BETT2016
Learning technology enthusiasts from all over the world descended on London’s ExCel Centre last month for the 2016 Bett show, a gigantic four-day annual festival of education-facing IT that regularly attracts over 35,000 visitors from every sphere of education.

A visit from PebblePad (Jan 2016)

Pebblepad dashboard
Recently John Couperthwaite, our PebblePad representative, came to visit us at the University. We reviewed the work that has been done so far to introduce the system to colleagues at the University of Greenwich, and met with representatives from around

Mobile Apps in Learning, Teaching & Assessment: Sli.do

Sli.do ​is a Q&A and polling platform for live events, for audiences to ask questions in real time, anonymously if they wish, and vote in live polls via their phones, tablets or computers. It could be a simple alternative to

Mobile Apps in Teaching, Learning & Assessment: Padlet

Padlet ​is a free content interactive tool. It enables postings in the form of “stickies” ( e.g. images, links, videos, and more) to be made on a wall and allows brainstorming, concept formation and comparisons to be done.  It can be used to encourage

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