December 2018 Moodle News

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This Moodle News includes information about Winter Session Workshops, Fall 2018 Grades Due, Requesting Moodle Courses, Requesting Echo360 Courses, Moodle Tip of the Month, What’s new in Moodle, and Moodle Help and Resources.

Winter 2019 Workshops Announced

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Register for events (If you are asked to create an account, remember to register for the workshop after that!) For questions about workshops, registering, or to get support please contact the Instructional Media Lab at 413-545-2823 or instruct@umass.edu Instructional Innovation invites all instructors: faculty, lecturers, adjuncts, grad instructors, and instructional staff to attend our Winter 2019…

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November 2018 Moodle News

In this issue: Instructional Innovation Workshops, Course Materials Due, Moodle Course Requests Begin, Echo360 Course Requests Open, Moodle Tip of the Month, What’s new in Moodle, and Moodle Help and Resources.

October 2018 Moodle News!

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In this issue: Instructional Innovation Workshops, Moodle Tip of the Month, What’s new in Moodle, and Moodle Help and Resources. 

September 2018 Moodle News

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In this issue: Fall Workshops Announced; Request Moodle and Echo360 courses for Fall in SPIRE; Moodle Tip of the Month: Contact your students using the Announcements forum; What’s new in Moodle?; Turnitin Planned Downtime; Moodle help

August 2018 Moodle News

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In this issue: Summer Workshops Announced; Request Moodle and Echo360 courses for Fall in SPIRE; Fall Moodle Courses Open August 31; Moodle Tip of the Month: Contact your students using the Announcements forum; What’s new in Moodle?; Moodle help

July 2018 Moodle News

In this issue: Summer Workshops Announced; Reminder: UDrive to be Retired on Monday, July 2, 2018; Moodle Tip of the Month: Importing Courses from a Previous Semester; What’s new in Moodle?; Request Moodle and Echo360 Courses for Summer & Fall in SPIRE

June 2018 Moodle News

In this issue: Hoonuit Training to be Discontinued; Reminder: UDrive to be Retired on Monday, July 2, 2018; Moodle Tip of the Month: Incompletes & Independent Studies; What’s new in Moodle?; Request Moodle and Echo360 Courses for Summer & Fall in SPIRE

Early Summer Faculty Workshops

Instructional Innovation invites all instructors: faculty, lecturers, adjuncts, grad instructors, and instructional staff to attend our early summer workshops. Come extend your toolkit for teaching! Moving Course Materials off UDrive: Hands-on Support Session UMass IT has announced the retirement of UDrive as of July 2, 2018. If you link from Moodle or Blogs at UMass…

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End of Semester Reminders

Important grading and end-of-semester information: Spring 2018 grades are due before midnight, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Grades need to be approved in SPIRE just before midnight on Tuesday, May 15. Final grades from the Moodle Gradebook can be imported into your SPIRE grade roster any time during the grade-entry period (April 27 through May 15,…

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May 2018 Moodle News

In this issue: Grades Due in SPIRE before midnight, May 15; UDrive to be Retired on Monday, July 2, 2018; Moving Course Materials off UDrive: Hands-on Support Session; Implementing Accessibility into your Course Syllabus: Hands-on Support Session; Moodle Update: What’s Coming in Moodle in Summer 2018?

April 2018 Moodle News

In this issue: Request Summer & Fall Moodle Courses; Request Echo360 for Summer and Fall in SPIRE; New in Moodle: Responsive Video; Innovate@ Symposium, May 2018; UMass Create Web Domains Seeks Student Projects; Instructional Innovation Spring Workshops