Category Archives: General


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. … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading