Using the student voice to plan our Moodle - Mark Glynn, Eamon Costello
Student “Moodle usage” survey
• National VLE Survey
• 3 DCU iterations- '09 '11 '13
• 2013 figures
• >1800 students
• 90% Full time students
• 40% were first year
• 75% under 24 years old
26 Questions e.g.
How often do you use Moodle?
If you do not use Moodle, why not?
For each of the statements below, choose whether you
Is there anything else that prevents you from getting
the best use of Moodle?
What is the most important thing you would
like to see improved about Moodle?
Q5 – How useful is Moodle for….?
Do not use
Not very useful
Q7 –Where do you access from
Q10 - What prevented you
Lecturers notes were not up in advance
It is very user unfriendly
Appearance is bland
Surge in usage prevented assignment upload
DCU Moodle crashes
No mobile app available
Lecturers use of Moodle
It is very user unfriendly, no mobile app
Student Focus groups
Change in IT infrastructure
Integration with existing systems
Anonymous to confidential