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Presentation of Exam View project, Glasgow College, 25 January 2011

Presentation of Exam View project, Glasgow College, 25 January 2011

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  • 1. ExamView
    Integrating Key Student Systems with the VLE
  • 2. Background to the Project
    Presentation of exam results inconsistent:
    Face to face
    Printed results (posted on a wall)
    Awards letter
    Duplication of effort
    Privacy concerns
  • 3. Project Aims
    Link the VLE (Moodle) with the Student Records system (Unit-e) and pull in exam results information
    Benefits
    Flexible access to live information (online, 24/7)
    Single point of access (one username / password)
    Encourage staff to input results into Student Records system promptly
  • 4. Design
    Preliminary data models created, object oriented design
  • 5. Design
    Student focus groups shown wireframe
    Positive feedback and request for all results to be shown, for all years
  • 6. Development
    Three options considered:
    Option 1: Web service calls through Columbus
    Option 2: Scheduled export of data from UNITe
    Option 3: Querying Oracle directly
    Option 3 chosen > back-end written to query Unit-e’s Oracle database
    Option 2 also developed > back-end written to query MySQL database (if required in other institutions)
  • 7. http://moodle.glasgowmet.ac.uk
  • 8. Application
  • 9. Application
  • 10. Application
  • 11. Student Feedback
  • 12. Student Feedback
  • 13. Delivery
    Project Outputs
    Application (inc. two back-ends - Oracle and MySQL)
    Source Code (inc. extensive comments)
    User Guides
    All available to download from:
    Project website: http://projects.glasgowmet.ac.uk/examview/
    Moodle.org: http://moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?id=6009 (search for “exam view”)
    Google Code: http://code.google.com/p/examview/
  • 14. Possible Future Developments
    Based on student feedback
    Promotion to staff, to encourage timely input of results
    Link for students to request results from staff
    Inclusion of comments / feedback from staff
    Based on staff / community feedback ... ???
    Read / write functionality to Student Records system
    Use VLE gradebook as the ‘front end’
  • 15. Questions?

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