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Upgrade to Moodle 3.2

The annual Moodle upgrade to version 3.2 will take place on 7th August 2017. On this day the site will be accessible, albeit in ‘read-only’ mode, meaning that while students and staff will retain full access to most resources during the upgrade, no updates or changes will be…

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Merging an assessment cover sheet with your assignment

Module assessments are submitted online via Moodle. A short video explaining how to submit your work can be found on Panopto.

Students must ensure that an assessment cover sheet is included as part of every assignment submission. The cover sheet is available in the Assignment Submission Point area of all…

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Upgrade to Moodle 3.0

The annual Moodle upgrade to version 3.0 will take place on 30th August 2016. On this day the site will be accessible, albeit in ‘read-only’ mode, meaning that while students and staff will retain full access to most resources during the upgrade, no updates or changes will be…

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Submitting your work and removing identifying data

Module assessments are now submitted online via Moodle. A short video explaining how to submit your work can be found on Panopto.

To promote and maintain fairness in marking the School operates an anonymous marking procedure for most assessed work. Please ensure that you include the assessment cover sheet highlighted…

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Free online courses: Preventing Zika and Eliminating Trachoma

Our next free online courses
The School’s next free online courses will be available in July and September 2016.

The first, produced by School staff and arctec, is titled Preventing the Zika Virus: Understanding and Controlling the Aedes Mosquito. The course considers the science behind the current Zika outbreak…

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Accessibility within Moodle

School websites and systems should be accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of specific needs or disabilities. This post provides information regarding the different accessibility and assistive technology features available within Moodle, and an individual’s operating system or web browser.
Moodle Accessibility Block
The Accessibility block appears on…

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Upgrade to Moodle 2.8: New Features

Upgrade to Moodle 2.8
The annual Moodle upgrade to version 2.8 will take place on 30th July 2015. On this day the site will be accessible, albeit in ‘read-only’ mode, meaning that while students and staff will retain full access to most resources during the upgrade, no…

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Free online course – Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

Our next free online course
Our next free online course with FutureLearn is titled Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action and begins 28th September 2015.  Delivered by Lead Educator, Dr Tanya Marchant, and staff from the Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH) Centre…

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Radio silence and the School’s second free online course

First thing’s first, apologies for the silence since our last post in December! Given the titles of the last few posts it may be apparent that work on the School’s free online courses, or MOOCs, has been all-consuming. This leads me to:
The School’s second free…

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LSHTM’s first free online course, in partnership with FutureLearn

Ebola in Context: Understanding Transmission, Response and Control
The School’s first free, online course on the FutureLearn platform is now open for registrations in advance of its 19th January 2015 start date.

The two week course looks at the science behind the current Ebola crisis in an attempt to…

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