Encouraging & tracking lecture attendance with in-class Moodle quizzes

A recent tweet from Donna Lanclos ABSOLUTELY NAILED my understanding of the perception among many of the E-Learning Team’s role here at Royal Holloway, University of London: <RANT>This limited view of our role compounds the […]

Reflective practice & feed-forward: A Turnitin PeerMark Pilot

Background During the 17/18 academic session the School of Law and the E-Learning Team collaborated to explore and ultimately embed the use of technology enhanced peer marking of student work. The aims of this project […]

Flip the lecture? We flipped the presentation

Flipping the presentation: reflective practice, pedagogy, and technology

Never mind the ………. here’s the Moodle Atto text editor

Or, why doesn’t it let me use all the fonts, colours, and sizes any more?

Turnitin word count accuracy

How does the Turnitin word count work?
Is it accurate?
Can submissions be downloaded for selective word-counting?

Turnitin Feedback Studio

At Royal Holloway, University of London we switched to Turnitin Feedback Studio (TFS) and the Moodle V2 direct plug-in last week.  Approximately 50% of our submissions are marked using GradeMark, but the issues we had […]

Interactive Lecturing Tool – Clickers

The PowerPoint presentation has, at long last, completely replaced the overhead projector in the role of communicating text and images to a large group of students in support of a lecture. PowerPoint allows us to […]

The Future of Learning: an interview transcript

I was recently interviewed for a piece in Royal Holloway’s Alumni magazine Higher. Here’s a transcript of my responses.