This page supplies TELT Administrators with instructions for creating a Moodle course site in myUNSW and releasing it to course instructors.
For permission (in both myUNSW and Moodle) to do this, apply to Academic Administration. Your Head of School or Associate Dean, Education, will have to sign off on your application.
This page presents details of the Learning Management System (LMS) transition from Blackboard Learn to Moodle, and the Educational Media Services (EMS) transition projects for Lecture Recording (Lectopia to EchoSystem) and Educational Media (UNSWTV to Kaltura).
Timeline for TELT transition projects
This timeline shows the transition and migration phases, key dates and support available for the Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching (TELT) transition projects in 2013 and 2014.
The systems affected include:
The lightbox gallery tool enables you to create an image gallery in your Moodle course. When you set up a lightbox gallery you have the option to enable commenting on images.
Before you begin to create your lightbox gallery, upload the relevant images to the legacy course files area. To simplify this process, zip your files before you upload, then unzip them inside legacy course files.
Blocks can be used to customise the look and functionality of your course home page. Think of them as shortcuts to critical parts of your course.
There are several kinds of blocks in Moodle. Look below at a few examples of how you can use blocks on your Moodle course page.
On 21 November 2012, UNSW Moodle was upgraded to version 2.3.
The major changes to the system are:
Mahara is a Personal Learning Environment that allows you to create online portfolios. At UNSW, Mahara is integrated with Moodle, allowing staff to create Mahara assignments within Moodle to which students can submit Mahara pages for assessment purposes.
Mahara offers the following benefits: