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Moodle Grade Annotation & Microsoft Word Issue

We’ve noticed an issue with Microsoft Word submissions and the Moodle grading annotation feature that we’d like to let you know about. In Microsoft Word, there’s a native “References” feature that allows students to manage resources, insert parenthetical citations, and create a Works Cited/References page for their essay or project. When students use this feature… Continue Reading Moodle Grade Annotation & Microsoft Word Issue

Moodle Calendar

Important Upcoming Moodle Dates

Below you’ll find important Moodle dates to remember: January 10th – Students populated in Spring 2018 (1802) courses. You’ll be able to see student lists in Moodle. Students will not be able to see courses unless you turn a course on early. January 12th – Spring 2018 (1802) courses turned on. The semester begins January 15th, and we’ll turn… Continue Reading Important Upcoming Moodle Dates

Social Presence

Improving Social Presence in Online Learning

I recently attended the Educational Technology Organization of Michigan (ETOM) Fall Conference held at Mid Michigan Community College in Mt. Pleasant. The keynote speaker was Dr. Karen Swan, the Stukel Professor of Educational Research and a Research Associate in the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service (COLRS) at the University of Illinois Springfield. Dr. Swan… Continue Reading Improving Social Presence in Online Learning