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What does a course area on QMplus look like?

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For: Staff and StudentsApplication: Getting Around , QMplus

QMplus is the online learning environment for Queen Mary University students and teachers. This guide shows what a typical QMplus page looks like and the common features which you are likely to find.

Below is an example of a typical QMplus course page, with some of the commonly found ‘blocks’, activities and resources.

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  1. You will see these options at the top of every page.
    • Flydown dashboard – provides a list of all the modules you have been enrolled onto
    • Zoom icon – allows you to zoom in and out of the page
    • Activity to do list – used to check your to do list
    • Notifications – used to check and read your notifications
    • Messages – used to check and read your messages
    • Search – used to search for a module
    • Recent Modules – used to access a module you have recently visited
  2. Course title – the course title is always displayed here.
  3. Welcome message – You may find a welcome message, introducing you to the course, detailing what the course involves.
  4. Module Info block – This block gives details of the course, the teacher and their contact details as well as a link to the timetable.
  5. Assessment Information area – This is divided into two sections:
    • Assessment overview – Here you will find links to assessment resources, such as past exam papers and documents detailing the assessment criteria.
    • Submit Assignments – Here you will find links to the assignment and quizzes which you will need to complete/submit.
  6. Calendar block – Details of your events will be logged here.
  7. Module Announcements – Any announcements for your course will be shown here.
  8. Q-Review Lecture Recordings – This maybe present on your QMplus page, if it is, then it links to a portal in which you can view any lecture recordings for the course.
  9. Course section – In this section, you may find activities and resources for the course.
  10. Settings block – In this block, you can access your grades and gradesplus.

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