Webinars for Students: Preparing for Remote Learning, March 22-23

Posted on: March 20, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, News, Teaching & Learning
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As we look to the start of remote learning courses, Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) Student Consultants will present webinars for students on Sunday, March 22 at 7 p.m. and Monday, March 23 at 10 a.m. to share tips and best practices for navigating Webex and Kaltura.

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Faculty Training Sessions In-Person and Online

Posted on: March 16, 2020 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Events & Training, Moodle, News
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Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) will offer a series of training sessions, in-person and online, to help you quickly prepare to teach online. Attend or watch recordings of recent sessions about Moodle and Webex. Learn more.

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Workshop: Increase Your Efficiency, Deter Academic Dishonesty with Moodle

Posted on: October 10, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: News, Teaching & Learning
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Elon faculty and staff are invited to join a lunch and learn on Thursday, Nov. 13 co-hosted by the Provost’s Office and Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) focused on incorporating technology tools in Moodle to increase your efficiency and deter academic dishonesty.

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Online alternatives to cancelling class

Posted on: September 5, 2019 | By: Scott Hildebrand | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, News, Online Instruction, Teaching & Learning
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When the unexpected occurs and you can’t make it to campus, cancelling class is not your only option. Consider using online alternatives instead.

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Explore interactive Moodle course content with H5P

Posted on: August 26, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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Refresh your Moodle course and increase student engagement by adding interactive content with the H5P plugin. Learn more about the tool and how to use it as a complement to your course.

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Belk Library to update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning 

Posted on: August 1, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, News
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On Monday, Aug. 5, Belk Library will update Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning. Learn more about key features, other important changes that impact Elon faculty, staff and students, and review step-by-step instructions for activating your LinkedIn Learning account.

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Explore ways Elon faculty utilize Kaltura in class, online

Posted on: May 22, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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The use of video can be very effective in teaching. Whether for an online course or to enhance in-person instruction, video can promote active learning and keep students engaged. Elon faculty have free access to Kaltura – a video platform that allows instructors to easily create and share videos and screencasts with students.

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A closer look: New features in Moodle 3.6

Posted on: May 20, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, Teaching & Learning
Preview new features of the upcoming Moodle 3.6 upgrade, which Elon will update to on Wednesday, May 29, from 3 a.m.-7 a.m.

On Wednesday, May 29, Moodle will be upgraded to version 3.6 from 3 a.m.-7 a.m. The latest upgrade offers several new features to help you customize your experience, offer feedback on assignments and identify duplicate content. This mandatory Moodle update also will refresh existing features and introduce minor look and feel changes.

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Moodle video series highlights key features to help calculate grades

Posted on: April 30, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle
Elon faculty: Need help navigating Moodle? Calculating final course grades. New video series offers guidance through key Moodle features to help you calculate grades more efficiently.

Calculating grades is a time-consuming process for many instructors, but taking advantage of key grading features in Moodle can help lessen the load.

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Moodle Support: Missing a course on your list? Here’s what may be happening

Posted on: February 4, 2019 | By: Tarah Holland | Filed under: Moodle, Teaching & Learning
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It’s the first day of spring semester and you’ve logged into Moodle, only to find that one of your courses is missing. Whether you’re a student or an instructor, this can be a little unsettling. But don’t panic. Here’s what may be happening.

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