Cool things about Moodle – Invigilated quizzes

Generally speaking you can’t use online quizzes for significant summative grading because you can’t take reasonable steps to ensure cheating doesn’t occur. The features described below don’t change this but we do have a few people using...

Cool things about Moodle – Adaptive questions

Some of the terminology in Moodle is a bit awkward, but don’t be put off. One of the things you can do in Moodle is set up a question so the student gets the result and feedback as soon as they submit a question, rather than at the end of a the whole quiz....

Is Google+ the new Studio 54?

I have always maintained that social networking sites are like night clubs.  It’s about the “new” and the “now”.  They are at their peak for a few years then fade, perhaps reappearing in new guise later.  They are not like a good local...