Instructional Media Lab

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

October 2017 Moodle News

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Winter/Spring 2018 Course Materials Adoptions due by Sunday, Nov. 5 The Textbook portal is now open, and course material adoptions for winter and spring terms are due in SPIRE before pre-registration opens on Monday, November 6, 2017. For more, see About Amazon Course Materials for UMass. Note: The Amazon Course Materials tool (scheduled to be…

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Moodle Unavailable July 13, 2017 from 7 a.m.

  On Thursday, July 13, 2017, UMass Amherst Information Technology will perform a scheduled upgrade to Moodle 3.1. Moodle will be unavailable beginning at 7 a.m. (for as long as 5 hours).  Please plan accordingly. For details about new features and changes to the software, see Moodle 3.1 Highlights. Also watch for August events, including…

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April 2017 Moodle News

Instructional Media Lab Temporarily Relocated Morning of Monday, May 15 On Monday, May 15, W.E.B. Du Bois Library will be closed until noon. We will be able to take appointments in LGRC A210 between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., and in Du Bois Library, Rm.765 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. on May 15. Note this is…

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February 2017 Moodle News

Moodle Unavailable Thursday, March 16, 2017 During Spring Break, on Thursday, March 16, 2017, UMass Amherst Information Technology will perform a scheduled maintenance on Moodle. Moodle will be unavailable beginning at 7 a.m. (for as long as 5 hours).  Please plan accordingly.   Removal of Old Moodle Courses On Feb. 15, 2017, access ended to…

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January 2017 Moodle News

Reminder: Removal of Old Moodle Courses On February 15, 2017, access to Moodle courses taught up to and including Spring 2015 will be removed from Moodle at UMass Amherst. Please backup any course content you do not wish to lose, including course materials, grades and student submissions. For help, see Backup a Moodle Course. To…

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