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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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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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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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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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Upgrade to Moodle 2.6: New Features

Introducing Moodle 2.6
On 31st July we will be upgraded to Moodle 2.6, and, despite being a small, ‘incremental’ upgrade, you’ll notice a few new features and changes to the interface. Information on these changes are outlined below.
User interface

Collated activity and resource editing tools
Editing…

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at LSHTM

From the Dean of Studies, Prof. Sharon Huttly:

As some of you know, the School has become a partner in FutureLearn – the UK’s main MOOC platform – as part of its strategic development of online/e-learning. We’re holding an open meeting on Monday 16th June at 12.45…

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Event: Lunchtime Bitesize Series

Bite-size is an exciting and diverse programme of lunchtime workshops on topics of broad interest to staff at the School. Bite-size sessions are open to all staff.

Following on from the success of the programme at the end of last year, we are re-launching Bite-size in…

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