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The Inactive users alert block allows instructors to create alerts per course to determine if students have not accessed the course or important activities by specific dates. This is particularly helpful during the beginning of each semester to ensure that students are not falling behind on important materials or activities within your Moodle course.

 

Semester 2 2015 has seen the deprecation of Moodle's Media Collection 'Standard Mode'. The Media Collection is now fully integrated with theBox.

theBox Mode

The Media Collection activity, collections and galleries are created within theBox and all files are uploaded and stored into theBox. Advantages include:

Coming soon.

You may wish to test certain elements of your course such as assignments, quizzes or forums from a student perspective before you make the course available.

There are multiple ways to test from a student perspective:

  • Add test students to your course.
  • Switch role function
  • Log in as function using dummy students (Instructors can only do this in sandpit courses)

On this page you can find information about creating media collections in Moodle. A media collection is a tool that allows you to add image, audio and video galleries to your course, and also make possible a collection-as-activity, which students can contribute to and be assessed on.

This page supplies TELT Administrators with instructions for creating a Moodle teaching 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 Media Distribution System) that occurred in 2013-14.

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 Lightbox Gallery tool enables you to create an image gallery in your Moodle course. When you set up a lightbox gallery you can enable commenting on images.

Getting started

Before you create your lightbox gallery, upload the relevant images to the legacy course files area. To simplify this process, zip your files before you upload them, then unzip them inside legacy course files.

Step by step instructions

For details about the upgrade to Moodle see this Moodle Upgrade — Summary of Changes.
For known issues, please see our Known Issues page.

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