Category: Moodle

Considerations for online teaching Pt.3: Video

The need to now cater for remote learners means a move away from events and towards accessible, chunked content.

Recording guest speakers remotely

Do you need to record content such as interviews or conversations with remote guest speakers?  Pedagogically speaking, this can enhance teaching and learning by: providing learners with access to additional […]

Considerations for online teaching Pt.1: Presence

Some say content is king. Others say context is. But what about contact? The Flexible Education initiative at Royal Holloway, University of London is not concerned with creating online degrees […]

Migrating to online teaching pt. 1

Royal Holloway aims to deliver as much teaching online as possible by Mar 23.  We have a rich portfolio of established institutional system and third-party services, alongside a mixture of […]

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 […]

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 b*ll*cks, 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?