January 2014 Moodle News and Updates
With Add/Drop for spring 2014 now behind us, we have some Moodle news and updates to share with you:
- Fixed a bug with Turnitin
- Improved touch screen and tablet PCs drag-and-drop functionality
- Fixed bug with display of nested categories in the Moodle Gradebook
- Fixes and updates to the News Forums
- Other Minor Fixes & Improvements
As always, if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding Moodle, please contact the Instructional Media Lab (413-545-2823 or email@example.com).
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
Fuze Desktop Video Conferencing Available in Pilot at UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst is offering a pilot of Fuze, a desktop and mobile device video conferencing software to faculty, staff, and graduate student instructors. With high-quality video and audio and flexibility across computing devices, Fuze can help you host guest speakers in your classes or events, and much more.
For more information, please see our Academic Computing blog:
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.
For questions or help with your instructional technology needs from knowledgeable and patient consultants, contact the OIT Academic Computing Instructional Media Lab.