Grades Due December 23, 2013
Final grades for the Fall 2013 semester are due in SPIRE just before midnight on Monday December 23, 2013.
November 2013 Moodle News & Updates
With Fall 2013 classes ending on Friday, December 6, and final exams on the horizon, we have some important Moodle grading and end-of-semester information for you:
- Grading with Moodle
- Tips for avoiding Moodle gradebook conflicts and overrides
- Recent fixes to the Moodle gradebook
- Transferring grades to SPIRE from Moodle
- Moodle Opscan support
- Moodle workshops for Winter Session 2014
- Requesting Moodle for Winter Session and Spring 2014 on-campus courses
For complete details, please see our Academic Computing blog, TeachOIT:
As always, if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding Moodle, please contact the Instructional Media Lab (413-545-2823 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Winter Session 2014 Workshops
Please join us for our Fall 2013 workshops and events on a variety of topics, including:
- Building a New Moodle Course: Tuesday, January 7, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
- Building a New Moodle Course: Wednesday, January 8, 2013, 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Gradebook in Moodle: Thursday, January 9, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
For complete workshop descriptions, and to register online, visit:
(If you are asked to create an account, remember to register for the workshop after that!)
If there a workshop topic you'd like to see? Drop us a line and let us know at the Instructional Media Lab Contact at email@example.com or 413-545-2823.
Want to learn more about Moodle?
Come to the OIT Academic Computing Instructional Media Lab and get help with your Moodle needs from some of the most knowledgeable (and patient) people you will ever meet.
One-to-one appointments are available in the Instructional Media Lab in up to 2-hour blocks most weekdays. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-545-2823 to schedule an appointment. Drop-ins are welcome on a space-available basis.
You can also learn more about Moodle and review our support documentation at: http://www.oit.umass.edu/moodle
Lecture Capture at UMass Amherst
Lecture capture encompasses a range of technologies that provide instructors with the capacity to record content in their classrooms or on their own laptop or desktop. Recordings are available to students in a variety of digital formats.
The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) is partnering with Echo360, a media capture technology company, to offer lecture capture software and equipment at UMass Amherst.
For more information, please see Lecture Capture at UMass Amherst.
For questions or help with your instructional technology needs from knowledgeable and patient consultants, contact the OIT Academic Computing Instructional Media Lab.