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E-Learning Newsletter September 2020

30 September 2020 Posted in: News Tagged: , , By: Richard Chantler

An exciting (and extremely busy) start to the 2020/21 academic year! In the last 4 months we have delivered over 130 training workshops, to 1000+ staff and 2400+ students, with the E-Learning Unit (ELU) providing elearning induction sessions to students for the majority of schools. We have also seen an increase of over 100% for . . . Read the full article

Commonly asked support questions

30 September 2020 Posted in: Tips Tagged: By: Annette Muhammad

Here are the questions that were most commonly asked via The Helpdesk during the past month. Question 1: How can I give someone access to my course?Answer 1:  If you are an Administrator, Course Administrator or Teacher on a QMplus course area, you can enrol others onto your course area yourself. For details of how to do . . . Read the full article

E-Learning and Mental Health: Tools, techniques and resources to help you and your students

29 September 2020 Posted in: Articles Tagged: , , , , By: Richard Chantler

Covid has impacted every aspect of our lives and brought many changes to the way we work and how our students study. We have seen large scale, rapid change over the past 7 months or so and a prolonged absence of physical interaction, so we need to ensure that appropriate attention is paid to our . . . Read the full article

Advanced QMplus Quizzes

29 September 2020 Posted in: Events By: Shelley Reeder

In this one hour session we will cover: How to set up some of the advance question types How to create a Question bank with categories and sub-categories How to ‘Export’ and ‘Import’ Quiz questions How to manually mark or override existing marks How do formative and summative settings within a Quiz function You do . . . Read the full article

Digital Accessibility for Teaching and Learning Resources

29 September 2020 Posted in: Events By: Shelley Reeder

This session outlines what Digital Accessibility means and explains the wider benefits of considering accessibility when creating digital materials. In this course colleagues will: Learn the importance of considering accessibility when creating digital materials Gain hands-on experience of identifying some of the accessibility challenges in creating digital content Get a suite of resources along with . . . Read the full article

Recording Yourself

29 September 2020 Posted in: Events By: Shelley Reeder

In this one hour session we will introduce to the various ways you can record yourself using tools that are available to you as a member of staff at QMUL.  You’ll leave the session able to decide which method will work best for what you want to achieve and to go and create a recording . . . Read the full article

An Introduction to Forums

29 September 2020 Posted in: Events By: Shelley Reeder

In this one hour session we will cover: How to set up QMplus discussion forum; what makes for an engaging online discussion and explore best practice for your own discussion forums for online delivery. You do not need any special software to participate in the session. You will need headphones and, ideally, a microphone. You . . . Read the full article