Lecture Recording Project: Next Steps

The first two weeks of term with an opt-out lecture recording policy have been incredible.  Here are some headlines and highlights: A fivefold increase in recorded lectures in Week 1 […]

H5P: Interactive Content in Moodle

About H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse rich and interactive HTML5 content. Linking it with Moodle allows academic staff to produce formative and summative assessment activities, as well […]

Lecture recording myths

As we move to record 50% of lectures at Royal Holloway starting in September 2019, it’s a good time to curate and deconstruct some of the myths surrounding this student-led […]

MOOCs: drivers, data and diversity

Photo by Andrew Wulf on Unsplash Introduction We have now produced and run, several times each, four Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with our partner FutureLearn.  The College portfolio continues […]

Student access to Turnitin Originality Reports

The challenges and potential approaches of providing students with access to Originality Reports generated by their submissions to Turnitin.

What’s on our screens?

A New Year’s resolution that keeps on giving. Not only have we been catching up and expanding our reading, we have also spreading the word – on demand – with our colleagues.

Today’s reading: MOOCs, Rubrics, Mobile AI

via “How MOOC Reality Informs Distance Education, Online Learning, and Conn” by Adelina G. Hristova, Fernanda C. Bonafini et al. via “One Team’s Journey with iRubrics” by Danan Myers, Amy […]

Encouraging and tracking lecture attendance with in-class Moodle quizzes

A recent tweet from Donna Lanclos ABSOLUTELY NAILED my understanding of the perception among many of the E-Learning Team’s role here at Royal Holloway, University of London: <RANT>This limited view […]

Reflective practice and feed-forward: A Turnitin PeerMark Pilot

Background During the 17/18 academic session the School of Law and the E-Learning Team collaborated to explore and ultimately embed the use of technology enhanced peer marking of student work. […]

Flip the lecture? We flipped the presentation

Flipping the presentation: reflective practice, pedagogy, and technology

E-Assessment inspiration

Need some E-Assessment inspiration? Here are 7 (seven) e-assessment projects we are working on and keen to share…

Never mind the ………. here’s the Moodle Atto text editor

Or, why doesn’t it let me use all the fonts, colours, and sizes any more?

Turnitin word count accuracy

How does the Turnitin word count work?
Is it accurate?
Can submissions be downloaded for selective word-counting?

New Year, new blog

This is a re-launched version of our blog – new platform, new new ideas.