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Easy editing with the mass actions block

24 November 2020 Posted in: Articles, Tips By: Gill Ritchie

If you’re about to embark on getting your QMplus area ready for teaching in semester B you might find the mass actions block useful. This block can help reduce the amount of clicky-clicking and drag and dropping you have to do when editing your QMplus area. After installing the block in your QMplus area, you . . . Read the full article

Seeing is believing: the use of cameras in webinars 

24 November 2020 Posted in: Articles By: Shoshi Ish-Horowicz

On 5th November, a number of the ELU attended the London e-Learning Reading Group’s discussion about the use of cameras in webinars.  Joining colleagues from different London institutions, we explored the issues around expectations of camera use including privacy, anonymity and emotional wellbeing.  Although there is, as yet, limited academic literature on this topic, we started our discussion by looking at . . . Read the full article

MoodleMoot 2020

1 October 2020 Posted in: Articles By: Shoshi Ish-Horowicz

In the final days of September, Annette and Shoshi from the ELU attended the first Virtual MoodleMoot, to learn how institutions around the world are using Moodle (the platform behind QMplus). Session topics ranged from ‘Engaging students’ to ‘integrity of assessment’ to ‘Video Capture and Virtual Classrooms.’ The focus, naturally was on the current crisis, . . . 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

E-Learning Newsletter August 2020

2 September 2020 Posted in: Articles, News, Uncategorized Tagged: , , , , , By: Richard Chantler

QMplus – September Release QMplus is to be updated between 07:00-09:00 on Tuesday the 8th of September. During this period, QMplus will be in read only mode and QMplus Hub will be unavailable.  The release will implement several developments to QMplus, which were too late for the summer upgrade. Some of the changes featuring in . . . Read the full article

Commonly asked support questions

2 September 2020 Posted in: Articles, Uncategorized By: Richard Chantler

Here are the questions that were most commonly asked via The Helpdesk during the past month. Question 1: How can I migrate content across from one course area to another? Answer 1: There are a few options available to you, but the easiest way is to add the ‘Sharing Cart’ block and to either add . . . Read the full article

Commonly asked support questions

30 July 2020 Posted in: Articles By: Richard Chantler

Here are the questions that were most commonly asked via The Helpdesk during the past month. Question 1: Why can’t I access Gradesplus histograms? Answer 1: We have encountered an issue with Gradesplus histograms as a result of the upgrade. IT-Services are working on a fix for this, which will be included in the September . . . Read the full article