Undergraduate Moodle Quickstart (V3)

Faculty’s previous work is safe. This update is needed to improve security. It also has significantly better learning design tools, usability on mobile, and loading speed. The graduate school has tested this version since Fall of 2017 Marlboro colors and style sheet is now used to match Nook and our public website. A new layout […]

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Course Readiness Review Guidelines

All content that is visible to students is current, easy to use, clear and typo-free. The course has no course evaluations, audio recordings, or other obviously unintentional content from last trimester Dates listed in activities, assignments, and resources are for the current trimester All content that is not done is hidden from student view. Course […]

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Human-Centered Course Design

Prime Directive Design in a human-centered way. Focus on the student experience. Make it rich and rewarding. The challenge should be the work, not what the work is! It is very humanizing to have an embedded welcome video for the first week from the instructor. All faculty and students are advised to upload Marlboro videos […]

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How to pick the right Moodle forum format

Clear and easy to use forum discussions are an integral part of good course design. Discussion “Topics” AKA “Threads” vs Discussion “Posts” Use “Standard” forums when you want¬†to have multiple topics of discussion. Often users create new “Topics” when they meant to create a new post in an existing discussion. This usually causes confusion. Use […]

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