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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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    Exam view 250111 Exam view 250111 Presentation Transcript

    • ExamView
      Integrating Key Student Systems with the VLE
    • 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
    • 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
    • Design
      Preliminary data models created, object oriented design
    • Design
      Student focus groups shown wireframe
      Positive feedback and request for all results to be shown, for all years
    • 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)
    • http://moodle.glasgowmet.ac.uk
    • Application
    • Application
    • Application
    • Student Feedback
    • Student Feedback
    • 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/
    • 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’
    • Questions?