CLE is now accessible via Moodle mobile app. One of the advantages of using the mobile app is that users can download the course resources on their phone. This allows, for example, a student to download a lecture note at home and read it on her commute without using her mobile data. The app also sends push notifications if enabled in the settings. This means your students can receive your Forum post on their smartphones! Continue reading
The CLE was recently upgraded to version 3.2 and there are a number of new features that have been added to improve communication between Instructors and students.
Here are the new communications features that Faculty, Students and Staff will enjoy in their sites:
New User Menu & Notifications
Messages, notifications, and a new user menu are now displayed on the top right of your screen. These features were already available in the previous version of the CLE but they are now part of the navigation bar so it’s easy to access messages, keep track of notifications, and update your preferences all from one place. Continue reading
The gradebook module is an integral part of every CLE course. Instructors can organize and calculate grades without Excel or a calculator, and students can track their own progress, without having to ask the instructor. With the recent update to Moodle 3.2, the CLE gradebook has received a number of improvements, including: Continue reading
As announced in our April post, the UCSF Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) is getting an update. The CLE (powered by Moodle) will be upgraded from version 2.7 to 3.2 on July 1, 2017 and will be unavailable from 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM to complete the upgrade.
This upgrade will introduce new features for a number of activities and improvements to the overall user experience. These changes will benefit faculty, students, and staff. We put together a handout that highlights some of the most notable new features. Please have a look and reach out to us if you have any questions. Continue reading
Did you know that the Tech Commons has applications and resources available to help you create a variety of digital media projects?
With so many tech tools at your disposal, it can be confusing which application to use. In this post, we’ll give you an overview of our most popular applications and how you can use them for your digital media projects.