‘Announcements’ Category

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Allow me to introduce myself…

Hi! Since I am new here, I think introductions are in order! I am Marni Dunning and I started May 1 as the Associate Director of Instructional Services. I am SUPER excited to be here and honored to be part of such a great College! In my role, I will assist faculty (and staff) with the […]

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2015 JTerm and Spring Courses in Moodle

The Moodle server has been populated with the 2015 JTerm and Spring Semester courses as of December 1, 2014. Class lists will be updated daily as students drop/add courses, but the courses are ready for you to customize with content. We encourage you to add course syllabi, outlines, and other content. If you would like […]

 

Moodle Mania this Friday!

Moodle Mania this Friday, August 29, 2014 from 1:30-4:30pm in the Olin Technology Classroom (OTC)! Need help importing resources from an older course? Maybe just a refresher on how to add an activity or resource? Or maybe you’ve never used Moodle before? Come on over to the OTC and we’ll be happy to help! If you […]

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TTT: All Things Moodle

Don’t miss the first Teachers Talking Technology (TTT) sponsored by the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning. The topic is “All Things Moodle.” A great opportunity to find out how other faculty are using Moodle, share your experiences, and review the basics of getting your course ready for the semester. Two identical programs run at […]

 

Need a meta course in Moodle?

Q: What IS a meta course anyway? A: A meta course is a single course that is created from multiple courses. For example, if you teach two sections of an identical course – and don’t want to maintain two separate courses in Moodle – we can create a meta course that combines the two sections […]

 

2014 Fall Moodle Courses Now Available!

The Moodle server has been populated with the 2014 Fall courses. Please note that class lists continue to be updated daily as first year students continue to activate their accounts over the summer. This is especially important for FTS instructors; so please check your class roster regularly, as it will change significantly over the summer. Gustavus […]

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Study: Small Changes in Homework Improves Learning

A study conducted by researchers at Rice and Duke Universities, and published by the journal Educational Psychology Review, revealed that small changes in homework practices can improve student learning and performance on examinations. Read the full article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Moodle Fixed

The problems that we were experiencing earlier today with Moodle have now been fixed. Thank you for your understanding.

Moodle Issues

Moodle is currently returning errors in some circumstances, such as downloading grades or uploading files, for some people in some browsers. We are currently working on a solution and hope to have it fixed as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

 

Moodle maintenance on September 17th

The Moodle 2.5 server will be down for maintenance today, September 17th, from 4:45pm to 6:00pm. During this maintenance time, users will not be able to access courses. Once the maintenance is complete, important improvements will be in place and all courses will again be available. If you experience any problems with Moodle after the […]