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Building a virtual classroom

3 February 2020 Posted in: Announcements, News By: E-Learning Unit

We are aware that the situation with the coronavirus has affected teaching on our various joint programmes in China. We have been approached by a number of staff asking which technologies they might be able to use to help over the period where staff are unable to travel to China. They have expressed interest in . . . Read the full article

Closed: We are hiring – Learning Technologist (Digital Exams)

23 January 2020 Posted in: Announcements, News By: Gill Ritchie

Applications for this post are now closed In 2018, QMUL embarked on an ambitious project to provide a robust solution for running PC-based high-stakes exams. The project is currently piloting the WISEflow software for delivering exams and expects to submit recommendations in February 2020 and a proposal for a full implementation by August 2020. We . . . Read the full article

QMplus content not appearing

22 January 2020 Posted in: Announcements, News Tagged: By: Alysa Bramble

This issue was resolved in a hotfix applied to QMplus on Tuesday, 28th January 2020 Summary of the issue Users are currently reporting that the QMplus module content tab is not being displayed by default. Where tabs are in use this may appear as missing content. The issue is being reported since the QMplus update . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Newsletter – Christmas Edition

18 December 2019 Posted in: Announcements, News Tagged: , By: Richard Chantler

QMplus January Release Due to semester based exams in early January, the QMplus January Release has been pushed back to  Tuesday, 21st January 2020, between 7am-9am. The updates to QMplus includes a mix of bug fixes, maintenance chores and new features. For more information, see QMplus January 2020 Release. (Please keep checking this page as some developments . . . Read the full article

We are hiring – come and join us

26 November 2019 Posted in: Announcements, News By: Rose Heaney

Applications for this post are now closed. The E-Learning Unit (ELU) is seeking to appoint a Learning Technology Officer to cover the maternity leave of a member of the current team. The salary will be in the range  £34,220 – £40,194 (Grade 4). The E-Learning Unit provides strategic direction for e-learning at QMUL and works . . . Read the full article

Assessment Information Block versus Tab

24 October 2019 Posted in: Announcements, Articles By: Alysa Bramble

Currently we have 3 Assessment Information (AI) features in QMplus: A javascript version (the oldest form of AI) The Assessment Information tab (developed by our third party partner Synergy) The Assessment Information block developed internally, which is now convertible to Tab format We are keen to maintain one version only – the 3rd option above, . . . Read the full article

Changes to video assignments

14 October 2019 Posted in: Announcements, News By: Gill Ritchie

We have an increasing number of staff getting students to submit videos for assessment. During the QMplus upgrade over the summer, we changed the way this works in QMplus. If you used video assignments in the past, you need to be aware of how things have changed. If you’ve never tried a video assignment, maybe . . . Read the full article