Syndicated Blogs with Haverford Sites and WordPress

Introduction Haverford Sites offers many unique opportunities for Faculty and Students to improve their digital literacy. Course blogs are a prime example of this. While students can be made authors of a course blog, it may be more beneficial for the students to create their own sites. This is where syndication comes in. With blog…

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Scan Handwritten Work and Upload it to Moodle

Adobe Scan (free) allows the user to quickly scan handwritten or printed documents in order to create and share PDFs with others. STEP 1: Download and Install the App After downloading Adobe Scan from your online mobile marketplace and installing it, open the app up. You will need to sign in to the application with…

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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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Get Ready for Fall Workshop Series

Instructional Technology Services is offering the following workshops from Monday, August 24 through September 4. Sessions are open to Haverford faculty and staff. Please register for the sessions that interest you. Schedule Monday, August 24 Make Moodle as Your Course Hub: Getting Started with Moodle and Its Friends! Description, Pre-workshop Assignments, and Learning Objectives Time:…

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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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