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  • 1. Moodle , Equella , Aspire… Manchester | June 2011 Professor Mark Stubbs Head of Learning & Research Technologies m.stubbs@mmu.ac.uk | http://twitter.com/thestubbs EQAL Context | Moodle: timeline; policies; areas; magic; makeover | Digitization: workflow; integration | Portal: integration; featuresTuesday, June 07, 2011 1
  • 2. Moodle | Overview• Mar 2010 LT review selected Moodle+Equella+Aspire – http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/ltreview• July 2010 Moodle Policies approved by ICTSG• Jan 2011 Moodle available for Jan-starting courses• Mar 2011 11/12 unit areas & staff sandboxes created• May 2011 Faculty ELSOs start• Jun 2011 WebCT archived in Moodle format• Jul 2011 Moodle re-skinned & „magic‟ block launched• Aug 2011 WebCT switched off• Sep 2011 Moodle live for all units and programmes 2
  • 3. Recognised Recognised Staff set up + fund; we Facebook GoogleDocs watch & learn to spot tech to recommend Blogger Ning PebblePad Recommended Recommended Staff set up + fund; we SlideShare publish training on how Twitter to integrate with core DiigoYouTube Delicious Arranged Arranged We set up & integrate, Turnitin LiveEdu + publish training materials; staff choose Mahara whether to use them Core Integrated VLE: Core Moodle We provide the systems Equella Aspire + train + expect everyone to use them
  • 4. Moodle | Context: EQAL Strand 3• Aims to: – raise student satisfaction, engagement and success by providing a more seamless and personalised online experience of university activity• by: – delivering a new, integrated VLE & supporting tools [3A] – enhancing the student portal [3A] – ensuring staff can take full advantage of these tools [3B] Strand 3A coordinated by Mark Stubbs Strand 3B coordinated by Neil Ringan
  • 5. Moodle | Policies • Approved by ICTSG summer 2010 following consultation – automatic creation of areas for • every Unit Instance – 2CP3D011_1011_3 • every Programme – 11131A_1011 • every Faculty • Student Support – standard toolset – threshold standards for Unit and Programme areas
  • 6. Moodle | Unit Area policyEvery Moodle Unit will normally display• Unit Details - Title and Teaching Team• Reading List – ideally distinguishing items To buy | Essential | Further• Submission Deadlines• Timetable for the enrolled student for the next month• A week-by-week teaching schedule
  • 7. Moodle | Unit Instance Area Unit Instance Area Timetable Hand-ins & marks Podcasts Reading Lists Exam papers Scanned articles Enrolments Learning resources
  • 8. Moodle | Magic Block• Useful “threshold” data only a click away 2CP3D011_1011_3 27130001_1011_3
  • 9. Digitization Unit Reading List entries EQAL added to Aspire List Unit Reading Unit DB (digitization requests List added to notes for librarians field)Unit Leader Aspire Unit List for Review Chapter / article Aspire notes scanned & uploaded to Y Equella CLA collection. include digitization request? Aspire List updated with Equella URL N Aspire Unit List Published + available in Moodle
  • 10. Moodle | Makeover
  • 11. Moodle | Portal integration List of areas & aggregated news for each user Unit Instance Areas Programme Area
  • 12. Enhanced Portal | Timeframe• myMMU launched Sept 2009, has 30,000+ users• Make-over Sept 2010 + new features for EQAL – Fee status (traffic lights with follow-up) [10/11] – Bi-annual online Unit-level satisfaction surveys [10/11] – Assignment hand-in schedule [10/11] – Update contact details (mobile, address, ..) [10/11] – Transcript of Achievement [11/12] – Personal Timetable [11/12] – Prog-specific info on PDP + showcasing talent [11/12]• myMMU mobile launched 30/09/2010