Can I share videos with my class in Moodle?

With so many classes online, many faculty are looking for ways to create and share video with students. This article will help you pick options that work for your needs? We look at several types of videos: feature films, online videos, and your own video files. Feature films Sharing feature films has both technical and…

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New option for saving, editing, and sharing Zoom cloud recordings

In mid-July, IITS implemented a new feature for Zoom. Zoom cloud recordings are now automatically copied to our Panopto recording/video hosting system. Once on Panopto, you can edit, share, or delete recordings as you like. If you are using Zoom for an academic course, you can make the copy to go directly into the Panopto…

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From Bluebook to Moodle: Options for giving an exam online

Under the current circumstances, the traditional bluebook is not viable. However, you can use a Moodle quiz or the Moodle assignment to distribute and grade the type of exam that works for your course.  A Moodle assignment works well for collecting final papers or untimed essay questions. For timed exams, or exams with multiple choice…

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The Moodle Assignment: Collect and grade submitted work

The Moodle Assignment module lets you collect student assignments—including research papers, spreadsheets, presentations, photographs, and short audio or video recordings—online. The video below is a great resource for seeing how to add an assignment and to understand many of the most useful options. A text version of the information, along with some specific recommendations for…

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Teaching with Zoom (for Faculty)

Haverford faculty, students, and staff can get a Pro Zoom account under the Haverford college site license with Haverford credentials. You need a zoom account to host zoom meetings (classes), but you do not need a zoom account to join zoom meetings. Therefore, your students including Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore students can join your zoom…

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Available Online Asynchronous Teaching Tools for Haverford Faculty

Dear Faculty,Following up on the email sent by the Provost’s office yesterday, Instructional Technology Services would like to share three main online asynchronous teaching tools available to everyone, VoiceThread, Panopto, and Moodle. VoiceThread What is VoiceThread? VoiceThread allows you to have threaded conversations via voice/video. Haverford College has an institutional license so you and your…

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