Do you have students that need extended time on assessments?

Do you have students that need extended time or other timing adjustments on assessments? Moodle allows you to override the timing and duration on Quiz and Assignment activities. The article discusses how to do this. It also warns of some serious issues with the group override option. Warning Before going any further, you should know…

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Online teaching roundtable recap

Hiroyo Saito, Director of Instructional Technology at Haverford, hosted a Roundtable Discussion on online teaching on February 2nd. Several faculty from the sciences and humanities attended and shared a lively conversation about their ideas and experiences with online teaching. Participants looked at a variety of tips and techniques for teaching online effectively during both asynchronous…

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Updated Assignments with Voicethread

The newest version of Voicethread has significant updates that will benefit users at Haverford greatly. We transitioned to this new version over break and would like to share detailed information about these updates with any current users. Below are all of the detailed updates that Voicethread made regarding assignments and how both students and instructors…

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Collaborative editing and close reading with Perusall

Perusall is a powerful tool with lots of features. Students can work individually, in groups, or as a class to study, annotate and discuss docs and other media. You can also use Perusall to create assignments around annotations. While you can evaluate those assignments yourself, you can also have Perusall provide students with automatic, AI-enhanced…

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Video assignments via Moodle and Panopto

IITS is happy to introduce a new feature for the Spring 2020 semester. Students can now create or upload video from within the Moodle assignment tool. You can create a Moodle assignment that accepts video submissions pretty much like you create any Moodle assignment. This means that students can now easily upload videos of any…

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