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Grademark for online marking in SONMS, DENTL & MEDIC
24/02/2012

Dr Dianne Watkins (SONMS), Prof. Paul Dummer, (DENTL), Dr Kamila Hawthorne (MEDIC) led a project to pilot the use of Grademark to provide electronic feedback across their schools. The report showed that it was generally very well received by students and assessors, but that there are issues that need to be overcome. GradeMark Project

Viewing and sorting threads in a Discussion Board forum
18/07/2011

Each forum in a modules discussion board is dedicated to a particular topic; each can have different settings and you can have a different role in each.  Discussion board forums contain a “thread” for each conversation on that topic.  This tutorial also describes how to view and sort the forum threads. Viewing and sorting threads [...]

Creating a thread and replying in a Discussion Board forum
18/07/2011

Each forum in a modules discussion board is dedicated to a particular topic; each can have different settings and you can have a different role in each.  Discussion board forums contain a “thread” for each conversation on that topic. This tutorial describes how you can post replies, and may start new threads (if you have been [...]

Creating a Module Portlet Page
21/09/2010

Portlet pages will be familiar: the home screen and help screens of Learning Central feature portlets (boxes of often personalised content).  These are now available to add to modules, either in the module menu or in content areas. Portlets within modules can contain contextual information: for example an announcement portlet will show the announcments for [...]

Things to Try (New Features in Learning Central)
09/09/2010

There are some new features in Learning Central that you may not have noticed. If you wish to explore them to see if they may be of use in your module(s), the guides linked below provide a brief introduction.

Online Marking with Grademark
08/09/2010

GradeMark is part of the Turnitin suite and is a tool that can be used for providing feedback on assignments that have been submitted in Learning Central as a TurnitinUK assignment. Online Marking with Grademark is licensed by Student Experience & Academic Standards under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 England & Wales License.

Batch Uploading Files to the Content Collection
27/08/2010

You can load multiple files and folders into the My Content area. One way of doing this is by using WebDav which provides you a drag-and-drop interface for copying files between your computer and the Content Collection. You simply open a local (eg. Explorer or Finder) window, locate the files you want to copy over [...]

Granting Access to Content in The Content Collection
27/08/2010

There are two ways you can allow people to access your files in the Content Collection: you can  give users who have can log into Learning Central specific permission and you can give anyone (including users who do not have access to the Content Collection or Learning Central) a pass. Passes can also be useful [...]

Adding Files to the Content Collection
27/08/2010

The content system in Learning Central provides online storage and access for your files. The My Content area is where you can place files to share with named individuals or participants in a module. The Institutional area is where you can store and share files with staff and students across the institution. For example, you [...]