eLearning 101 is on hold for now. Please find the links to view all the recordings from previous sessions below.

2018 Session recordings


Implementing rubrics in LEO

Find out about:

  • What rubrics do and what they won't do
  • Different types of rubric
  • Grading forms as an option
  • Rubrics in the standard LEO assignment
  • Rubrics in Turnitin

Access the recording of implementing rubrics in LEO from this link.


Maintaining student grades in LEO

Find out about:

  • Adding categories and sorting your graded activities in the LEO gradebook
  • Weighting your assessments
  • Hiding and showing marks from students
  • Manual marking for non-LEO activities, such as presentations
  • Overriding marks and strategies for missed assessments
  • Exporting and importing grades as a spreadsheet.

Access the recording of maintaining student grades in LEO from this link.


Groups and groupings in LEO

Find out about:

  • The different types of groups in LEO
  • Setting up your own groups or getting LEO to make them for you
  • Student self-selected groups
  • How groups work with different activities in LEO
  • Group assignments
  • Group-based restrictions.

Access the recording of groups and groupings in LEO from this link.


2017 Session recordings


Creative commons in LEO

This session was delivered as part of open access week.

Creative commons is an international not-for-profit organisation, which supplies free licences that content creators can use to signal to other people how they want their content to be shared, reused, and remixed by others.

We will show you:

  • How to source Creative commons content,
  • How to attribute Creative commons content, and
  • How to license your own work with a Creative commons license.

NOTE: There is also a companion LEO unit for this session, Creative commons in LEO, that you can self enrol in.

Access the recording of creative commons in LEO from this link.


Turnitin rubrics and grading forms - The Nuts and Bolts

There are a myriad of ways rubrics and grading forms can be used in LEO Turnitin assignments. There is no one right or wrong way but this session will give you an idea of what can be done, what can't be done and some direction about what should and what shouldn't be done. Some ideas put forward might be challenging and will hopefully bring about an interesting debate. Find out about:

  • Creating and importing a rubric
  • Assigning a rubric to a Turnitin assignment
  • Editing a rubric once it has been assigned
  • Qualitative rubrics
  • Using marks in a rubric
  • Differentiating between a "High Credit" and a "Low Credit"
  • Grading forms
  • Fitting for purpose

Access the recording of Turnitin rubrics and grading forms - The Nuts and Bolts from this link.


Turnitin recent updates

This session will familiarise you with Turnitin assignment and how it can be used including how to:

  • set up a new Turnitin assignment in your LEO unit
  • access view the Turnitin submission inbox
  • view the originality report and interpret the results
  • access and feedback and apply rubric scores to the grade field
  • identify different markers and moderate
  • deal with specific issues as they arise e.g. students can't resubmit after the due date; students can't see their grade or feedback

Access the recording of Turnitin recent updates from this link.


Styling content in LEO

Make your LEO content look stylish without being overbearing. Simple techniques, lots of tricks and a little bit of HTML for beginners.

Find out about:

  • Highlighting key points
  • Links and buttons
  • Introduction to HTML
  • Tables
  • Icons and images
  • Other formatting

Access the recording of styling content in LEO from this link.

Visit Styling content in LEO units in the LEO guides for a list of classes.


Adobe Connect Live Classrooms, preparation and getting started

This is the first of two eLearning 101 sessions on using Adobe Connect at ACU. Adobe connect can be used for online live classrooms, lectures, tutorials, meetings and recordings.

This session will focus on creating your own online classroom that you can use with your students. Next week we will look at the basics of running your first Live Classroom experience.

Find out about:

  • Computer and equipment preparation for presenters and participants
  • How do I get an Adobe Connect Live Classroom link?
  • The differences between the Adobe Connect external tool in a unit and using Adobe Connect directly
  • Entering the Live Classroom

Access the recording of Adobe Connect Live Classrooms, preparation and getting started from this link.


Adobe Connect - running your first online live classroom

Planning to run an online classroom in Adobe Connect? How do I set up the online classroom? What functionality is available? How do I display my screen or PowerPoint slides? How do I interact with students and how can they interact with me?

In this session find out about:

  • What to do before the session starts
  • Pods and layouts
  • Sharing screens, slides and documents
  • Interactions
  • Other features

Access the recording of Adobe Connect - running your first online live classroom from this link.


Tips and tricks with Turnitin assignments - finding the best fit for Turnitin

Turnitin is a text-matching tool. It can also provide excellent feedback through inline comments, quick mark sets, general written and audio comments and rubrics. Grades are automatically transferred to the gradebook. What might be some of the potential pitfalls and is it the best option. This webinar explores some of the challenges, tips and tricks in setting up a Turnitin assignment for a variety of electronic submissions.

The session will cover:

What is Turnitin? What does it offer?

Creating a Turnitin assignment

  • Using an example unit outline test 3 different types of assessment
    • Written assignment
    • A diagram/model
    • Group project presentation
  • Investigate different Turnitin settings for different assessment tasks

Submission

  • Explore pros and cons of 3 assessment tasks
  • Explore what might be common errors
  • Explore potential options to address them

Feedback

  • Touch on pros and cons of different feedback options
  • Touch on other options that might be a better fit

Access the recording of tips and tricks for Turnitin assignments from this link.

Addendum: Resubmissions in Turnitin.


Importing LEO quiz questions - Aiken format

The fastest and simplest method of writing Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) for LEO quizzes is the Aiken format.

Using Aiken format saves time, makes sharing questions within a team easy, and provides a simple way to manage and archive MCQ questions for LEO quizzes.

The session will cover:

  • What is Aiken format
  • How to write MCQ's in Aiken format
  • The importance of saving Aiken files using UTF-8 encoding
  • How to save an Aiken file from MS Word or Notepad with UTF-8 encoding
  • Creating a category in the LEO question bank
  • Importing an Aiken file into the question bank
  • Using the preview feature in LEO to cross check imported questions

Access the recording of importing LEO quiz questions - Aiken format from this link.


Feedback and grades in LEO for non-LEO assessments

Not all assessments involve an electronic submission. Presentations, lab work, posters, fine-arts assignments and videos are examples of the many types of non-LEO assessments that might exist. How do I give my students their marks and feedback online when nothing is being electronically submitted? This session aims to give options for feedback and grades through LEO.

This session is relevant for both LEO and non-LEO based assessments.

Get a taster for:

  • direct marks and feedback through LEO's Gradebook
  • feedback and marks through Turnitin and LEO assignment, with or without student submission
  • grading forms and rubrics (just a taster)
  • feedback files.

Access the recording of feedback and grades for non-LEO assessments from this link.

LEO guide: How to create a video assignment

LEO guide for students: How to submit a video assignment


Grades in LEO

Find out about:

  • Letting students access their grades simply and consistently
  • Hiding and showing marks and grades to students
  • Dealing with non-LEO activities such as presentations
  • Assessment weightings
  • Letter grades, percentages, raw marks and scales
  • Exporting and importing marks and feedback as a spreadsheet.

Access the recording of Grades in LEO from this link.


2016 Session recordings


Intermediate Equella

More features of Equella that you might find useful:

  • Creating Equella packages
  • Managing versions
  • Collaborating with other staff
  • Bonus: We also show you how to use MS Word for authoring Web Accessible PDF materials with a consistent "look and feel"!

Access the recording of Intermediate Equella from this link.

View a condensed version of the Powerpoint presentation for this session (PDF, 49.29 KB).


Working with Equella

The benefits of and useful tips in working with Equella:

  • Creating Equella resources
  • Using Equella resources in multiple LEO units
  • "Latest version" in Equella

Access the recording of working with Equella from this link.

View a condensed version of the Powerpoint presentation for this session (PDF, 74.49 KB).


Web accessible content

Web Accessibility:

  • Why should we care?
  • Some things to watch out for:
    • Java and Flash in 2017
    • Problems with images and videos
  • Making Accessible content with:
    • LEO (Moodle)
    • MS Word

Access the recording of web accessible content from this link.

View a condensed version of the Powerpoint presentation for this session (PDF, 120.45 KB).


Providing feedback with Turnitin GradeMark

GradeMark comments are specialised annotation tools to develop a quicker more efficient marking process.

Find out more about:

  • Adding customised comments
  • Adding standard pre-defined comments
  • Creating your own QuickMark sets
  • Adding comments to QuickMarks sets
  • Sharing your QuickMark sets with others
  • Associating QuickMark sets with rubric criteria

Access the recording of Providing feedback with Turnitin GradeMark from this link.


Quizzes, question banks and other queries

Unlock some of the more powerful Quiz features in LEO:

  • Question banks
  • Categories
  • Random questions
  • Importing questions from Word
  • Sharing questions between lecturers and units

Access the recording on quizzes, question banks and other queries from this link.


Embed with LEO

Add images, videos and social media feeds into your units in LEO. Embed different media into your content pages, books, quizzes, forums and other activities in your LEO units.

Find out about:

  • Embedding YouTube videos, Vimeo videos, and Kaltura videos in a Text editor field
  • Embedding images in a text editor field
  • Embedding a tweet in a text editor field
  • Adding an RSS feed to your LEO unit via using the RSS feed block
  • Adding a Twitter feed to your LEO unit using a HTML block

Access the recording on embedding with LEO from this link.


Live Classrooms with Adobe Connect

Find out about:

  • Common issues and solutions
  • Presenting and sharing
  • Pods and Layouts
  • Polling and getting feedback

Access the recording on Live Classrooms with Adobe Connect from this link.


ePortfolios set up and assignments

Find out about:

  • Importing and Exporting
  • Creating Folders and uploading Files
  • Setting up Journals
  • Creating Pages/Collections
  • Submitting and marking ePortfolio assignments

Access the recording on ePorfolios set up and assignments from this link.

Resources: Download the Teaching criteria evidence framework for ePortfolio (ZIP, 1.96 KB).


Turnitin - text matching, grading and solutions to common issues

This session will familiarise you with Turnitin assignment and how it can be used including:

  • how to set up a Turnitin assignment
  • how to interpret the results in the originality report
  • how to view text matches linked to other units within ACU
  • online grading through GradeMark
  • how to deal with specific issues as they arise e.g. students can’t resubmit after the due date; how notify non-submitters, students can’t see their grade or feedback

Access the recording on Turnitin - text matching, grading and solutions to common issues from this link.


Gradebook in LEO Revisited

Find out about:

  • Adding categories and sorting your graded activities in the LEO Gradebook
  • Adding weights to your assessments
  • Hiding and showing marks and grades from students with various activities including manual marking for non-LEO activities, such as presentations.
  • Overriding marks and rules for missed assessments
  • Dealing with letter grades
  • Exporting and importing grades as a spreadsheet.

Access the recording on Gradebook in LEO revisited from this link.


Forums and Communication in LEO

Find out about:

  • The Announcement Forum
  • Other Communication Forums
  • Messaging and other tools
  • Collaboration using Forums
  • Q & A Forums

Access the recording on forums and communication in LEO from this link.


Groups and Grouping in LEO

Find out about:

  • Pre-made Groups in your units.
  • Setting up your own Groups in LEO.
  • Self-enrolling Groups.
  • Changing Group members.
  • How group settings work with various activities in LEO including forums.
  • Setting up group-based restrictions.

Access the recording on groups and grouping in LEO from this link.


Rubrics in Turnitin

Find out about:

  • Different types of rubrics in Turnitin.
  • Creating and editing a rubric.
  • Importing, exporting and sharing rubrics with your colleagues.
  • Marking with a rubric in Turnitin.

Access the recording on rubrics in Turnitin from this link.


Grade Book

Find out about:

  • Adding categories and sorting your activities in Grade Book.
  • Adding weights to your assessments.
  • Hiding and showing marks and grades from students.
  • Overriding marks and rules for missed assessments.
  • Dealing with letter grades.
  • Exporting grades as a spreadsheet.

Access the recording on Grade Book from this link.


Embedding Kaltura and YouTube videos in your units

Find out about:

  • Uploading and displaying your videos using Kaltura.
  • Using and displaying existing YouTube videos in your units.
  • Advantages and disadvantages of each tool.
  • Other video resources.

Access the recording on embedding Kaltura and YouTube videos in your units from this link.


Quizzes in LEO - Part 1

Find out about:

  • Creating a new Quiz in LEO.
  • Quiz settings including timing, multiple attempts and layout.
  • Different types of multiple choice questions.
  • Marking and giving feedback to students.

Access the recording on quizzes in LEO - Part 1 from this link.

Addendum

Allowing extra time for selected students in a quiz.


Quizzes in LEO - Part 2

Find out about:

  • Different question types including matching, Cloze, short and long answer.
  • Question banks and sharing questions.
  • Random questions.
  • Advanced settings and student feedback.

Access the recording on quizzes in LEO - Part 2 from this link.


Wikis in LEO

Find out about:

  • What is a Wiki and examples of when to use a Wiki.
  • How to create a Wiki.
  • Difference between single and collaborative Wikis.
  • How to access and edit a Wiki.
  • How to track and map changes.

Access the recording on Wikis in LEO from this link.


Turnitin Grading Forms vs Rubrics

Find out about:

  • Differences between Turnitin grading form and rubrics
  • Advantages of grading forms over tubrics
  • Advantages of tubrics over grading forms
  • The 3 different rubric types
  • Importing rubrics from excel

Access the recording on turnitin grading forms vs rubrics from this link.


Styling for LEO, tips and tricks

LEO offers many opportunities for styling pages and making your LEO units more attractive and student friendly. In this session we introduce some of the basics including:

  • Simple education design for your units
  • Labels and context
  • Styling text and headings
  • Images and icons
  • A brief revisit to using videos
  • Share your own ideas

Access the recording on styling for LEO, tips and tricks from this link.

ACU Library has a database of images that can be used in LEO units. From the library's database page, click the 'images' link.


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