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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

QMplus Quizzes

30 June 2020 Posted in: Events, Uncategorized By: Shelley Reeder

This one hour online session will focus on using quizzes in QMplus. We’ll show you how create different types of questions, organise them into question banks and then create and configure quizzes using these questions. You do not need any special software to participate. You will need headphones and, ideally, a microphone. You can book . . . Read the full article

Handwritten mathematical content on devices’ screens

29 May 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized By: Richard Chantler

It goes without saying that people cannot write or draw graphs using a mouse.    The top-of-the-range option for presenting handwritten maths is a lightboard, as used in Kahn Academy, such as www.learning.glass/productline/  and revolutionlightboards.com/.  More realistic options include various graphic tablets, such as the Veikk A30 tablet (approx. £40).  If staff already own ipads the new version of Mac OS (Catalina) now has a . . . Read the full article

MoodleMoot UK & Ireland 2019

31 May 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized By: Richard Chantler

Moodle, the software which is behind QMplus is constantly being developed and used in new, exciting ways and the MoodleMoot Conference never disappoints in providing a great opportunity to learn more about what may be coming in the near future, as well as to network with other institutions to find out how they are tackling common . . . Read the full article

Commonly Asked Support Questions

25 April 2019 Posted in: Uncategorized By: Rume Begum

Here are the questions that were most commonly asked via The Helpdesk during the past month. Question 1: I need a Turnitin account so that I can check the plagiarism score for my thesis. Can you create me an account please? Answer 1: Turnitin is to be used for teaching purposes only and an account . . . Read the full article