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Wednesday, February 02, 2011<br />1<br />Moodle and EQALUpdateFebruary 2011<br />Professor Mark Stubbs<br />Head of Learni...
EQAL Strand 3<br />Aims to: <br />raise student satisfaction, engagement and success by providing a more seamless and pers...
Moodle | Project Plan<br />Nov 2010	Faculty leads & those teaching mid-year starters trained<br />Nov 2010	Sandboxes creat...
Moodle | Policies<br />Approved by ICTSG summer 2010 following consultation<br />automatic creation of areas for<br />ever...
Moodle | Unit Area policy<br />Every Moodle Unit Instance Area (UIA) will normally<br />display the Unit Title, Code, Leve...
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Moodle | Unit Instance Area<br />Unit Code<br />MMU ID<br />Unit Instance Area<br />Timetable<br />Unit Code<br />MMU ID<b...
Moodle | Programme Area policy<br />Every Moodle Programme Instance Area (PIA) will normally<br />display the Programme Ti...
Moodle | Portal integration<br />List of areas & aggregated news for each user<br />Unit Instance Areas<br />Programme Ins...
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Moodle Update for MMU's EQAL Programme, Feb 2011

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  1. 1. Wednesday, February 02, 2011<br />1<br />Moodle and EQALUpdateFebruary 2011<br />Professor Mark Stubbs<br />Head of Learning & Research Technologies<br />m.stubbs@mmu.ac.uk | http://twitter.com/thestubbsEQAL Strand 3 | Moodle:plan; policies; areas; integration | Training & Support: aims; progress<br />EQAL Strand 3 Briefing2010-07-23<br />
  2. 2. EQAL Strand 3<br />Aims to: <br />raise student satisfaction, engagement and success by providing a more seamless and personalised online experience of university activity<br />by:<br />delivering a new, integrated VLE & supporting tools [3A]<br />enhancing the student portal [3A]<br />ensuring staff can take full advantage of these tools [3B]<br />Strand 3A coordinated by Mark Stubbs<br />Strand 3B coordinated by Neil Ringan<br />
  3. 3. Moodle | Project Plan<br />Nov 2010 Faculty leads & those teaching mid-year starters trained<br />Nov 2010 Sandboxes created for mid-year Unit/Prog teams<br />Jan 2011 Moodle available for Jan starters<br />Mar 2011 E-Learning Support Officers take up faculty positions<br />Mar 2011 11/12 Unit and Programme Areas created in Moodle<br />Mar 2011 Sandboxes created for all 11/12 Unit & Prog teams<br />Jun 2011 WebCT archived as Moodle courses<br />Aug 2011 WebCT switched off (August 31)<br />Sep 2011 Moodle available to all students<br />Accounts and areas being created in Moodle in accordance with Moodle Policy document approved in summer 2010<br />
  4. 4. Moodle | Policies<br />Approved by ICTSG summer 2010 following consultation<br />automatic creation of areas for<br />every Unit Instance<br />every Programme Instance<br />every Faculty<br />Student Support<br />standard toolset<br />threshold standards for Unit and Programme areas<br />
  5. 5. Moodle | Unit Area policy<br />Every Moodle Unit Instance Area (UIA) will normally<br />display the Unit Title, Code, Level, Credits and Department <br />display the Unit Teaching Team email contact details<br />display the Unit Reading List, which will distinguish clearly between items recommended for student purchase, essential items that students can expect to access from MMU library and further reading; (ideally) all links to e-resources will be single-sign-on<br />display the Unit Assessment Regime, Submission and Work Return Deadlines<br />display the Unit Timetable for the enrolled student for the next month<br />be organised as a week-by-week teaching schedule<br />display a link to the Unit Specification and Unit Handbook<br />display a link to the Support Area<br />display any “provisional” marks for the Unit held in QLS for the enrolled student<br />
  6. 6. Moodle | Unit Instance Area<br />
  7. 7. Moodle | Unit Instance Area<br />Unit Code<br />MMU ID<br />Unit Instance Area<br />Timetable<br />Unit Code<br />MMU ID<br />Hand-ins & marks<br />Unit Code<br />Podcasts<br />Unit Code<br />Reading Lists<br />Unit Code<br />Past Papers<br />Scanned articles<br />On/off-campus media<br />Unit Code<br />MMU ID<br />Enrolments<br />
  8. 8. Moodle | Programme Area policy<br />Every Moodle Programme Instance Area (PIA) will normally<br />display the Programme Title, Code, Department and named Awards within the Programme<br />display the Programme Management Team email contact details<br />be organised by Stages or Levels<br />display a link to the Programme Specification and Programme Handbook<br />display a link to the Assessment Regulations<br />display a link to the Student Support Area<br />
  9. 9. Moodle | Portal integration<br />List of areas & aggregated news for each user<br />Unit Instance Areas<br />Programme Instance Area<br />
  10. 10. Support & Training | Aims of EQAL 3B<br />Raise awareness of ways in which learning tech can be used to support unit learning outcomes & assessment strategies developed in EQAL<br />Ensure learning tech embedded effectively for administrative and organisational purposes to enhance the student experience<br />Support SLTFs, Faculty EQAL Leads, Faculty Moodle Leads and other Faculty leaders to design & implement curriculum development interventions to support effective embedding of learning tech<br />Design & implement an appropriate range of online support resources accessible by all staff<br />Co-ordinate work of faculty-based E-Learning Support Officers to ensure up-skilling of academic staff to ensure on-going viability<br />Ensure effective engagement of central support units including ICTS, Library and SAS to deliver elements of training, support & administration appropriate to their areas of responsibility, and<br />Establish and implement agreed protocols with appropriate stakeholders for management and resolution of queries about VLE & tools<br />
  11. 11. Support & Training | Progress so far<br />Over 90 staff completed initial Moodle training<br />E-Learning Support Officer posts advertised<br />7 positions (HP/623)<br />applications close Feb 4<br />How to Moodle, Moodle course (H2MM) available<br />

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