CLE Improvements for Fall 2015!

monitorThe UCSF Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) is getting an update! The CLE (powered by Moodle) will be upgraded from version 2.6 to 2.7 on September 19, 2015 and will be unavailable from 5am-9am to complete the upgrade.

Improvements to the CLE will introduce new features for course formatting, assignments, conditional activities, and quizzes. These changes will benefit faculty, students, and staff. Here are some highlights of the most notable updates:

Streamlined courses: New course formatting features will help you organize your courses to eliminate the scroll of death. Here’s is a preview of the collapsed topics feature that will be available following the upgrade (click the image to enlarge):

collapsedtopicsThe new flexible sections feature will also help you organize your activities and resources by giving you the ability to create sections within your topics that allow you to organize your content with headers and subsections.

There are additional new features that instructors and others who are responsible for managing CLE courses will find after the upgrade, learn more about these enhancements on Lisa Leiva’s Top 5 New Features: Summer 2015.

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The Learning Technologies Group is here to help provide user support for the update, so please contact us for help! If you are interested in learning more about the new features, sign up for a Tech Clinic and join us for a Collaboration Roundtable Discussion that will be held on September, 25th at noon in the Tech Commons!

Image Credits: “Computer Monitor” designed by Anastasia Kolisnichenko from Behance

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About Lisa Leiva

Lisa is a Learning Technologies Specialist, with over 15 years of experience working with Faculty at UCSF. She earned a B.A. in Graphic Communications and a Masters in Instructional Technologies, both from San Francisco State University. Lisa enjoys providing faculty with creative ideas on how to integrate technology into the classroom to create rich learning experiences for students. In her spare time, you may find Lisa with her family having a picnic at a neighborhood park in San Francisco. Specialties: Instructional design, presentation design and delivery, teaching with the CLE, graphic design, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate Studio, and Storyline.

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