‘Announcements’ Category

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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 […]

Moodle Unavailable During Upgrade

As announced this spring, Moodle 1.9 to will be upgraded to the newest version (2.5) this summer. In order to make the transition from the current server to the new server, Moodle will be unavailable from 12 noon on Tuesday, June 25th to noon on Wednesday, June 26th. Please plan accordingly. Beginning on Wednesday, June 26th at […]

Moodle Upgrade from 1.9 to 2.4 this Summer!

GTS will be upgrading the Moodle server to the much-improved version (v. 2.4) over the summer. It is critical that faculty who use Moodle allot extra time in preparation of your Fall Semester courses. We are making every effort to ease the transition, but your courses will NOT automatically transfer to the new system. We […]

Campus Technology Virtual Conference

Instructional Services will be hosting a live, virtual conference sponsored by Campus Technology. The virtual conference will be held Thursday, November 18th from 10:00am to 5:00pm in the Olin Technology Classroom. The conference is free and open to the campus community. There will be five sessions throughout the day, including “New IT Strategies for a […]

Mass Actions

Over the summer, the Moodle server was upgraded to the newest version and some new modules were. One of the new modules installed is called “Mass Actions.” Mass Actions allows you to select multiple resources (by clicking a checkbox) and then applying a mass action to the items selected. This is incredibly helpful if you […]

Fall ’08 Moodle Courses Now Available

The Gustavus Moodle Server has been populated with all the current courses scheduled for Fall Semester 2008 for those faculty members who would like to transfer course materials from last year or set up a new course in preparation for the start of school in the Fall. For information on transferring materials from one course to […]

Stay Tuned for the Technology Tip of the Week

Coming soon to Instructional Services is the Technology Tip of the Week. Each week (or so) Instructional Services will be providing you with a video or blog regarding a new tip. These will be in the form of Gustavus-oriented tips, help on multiple computing platforms, and general technological gray areas. Stay tuned for more information […]

“Clickers” come to Gustavus

New in the realm of education is a technology called “Audience Response Systems,” fondly known as “Clickers.” Different schools use them in different ways, but at Gustavus, we are implementing them for use as anonymous polling devices. Turning Point Technologies developed a program that works along side PowerPoint, allowing users to create presentations that poll […]