Course Design Tips

coverimage2Managing an online course can range from straightforward to complicated, and can become overwhelming at times. It is also uncommon to receive a manual when you are tasked with developing an online course. Not to worry – help is here! As learning technologies staff, we live and breathe the CLE!

With a little planning and development, we can build the foundation of a great CLE course. Below are just a few CLE course design tips and resources we identify as valuable. We hope these generate conversation and new ideas within your course, school, and department. Continue reading

Track Attendance in the CLE!


Are you interested in tracking attendance in UCSF CLE courses? Beginning Wednesday, October 1, the Attendance activity is being piloted at UCSF.

The Attendance activity is installed on the CLE and can be added to a CLE course Continue reading

Fall 2014 Tech Clinics Announced

Have you been working on CLE or multimedia projects this summer in preparation for fall courses? If you have, I am sure you have questions or even better, want to share some of the great work that you have done. Just in time for the Fall 2014 quarter, we are excited to announce dates for the upcoming Tech Clinics offered through the Learning Technologies Group and UCSF Library. You can register for a Clinic today on the Tech Clinics page. Continue reading

Moodle Moot Recap

moot_portland_photocard2To say the 2013 Moodle Moot was a success is an understatement. It was two days packed full of all things Moodle (the linchpin system of the UCSF CLE).

LTG staff has identified the main takeaways from the Moot. We want to share these with the UCSF community since we know many were unable to attend, but use the CLE on a daily basis. Here are the takeaways: Continue reading

UCSF CLE Course Migrations

migrations-smallThe transition to Moodle 2 as the CLE”s online course delivery system is in full swing at UCSF. For background information on the move to Moodle 2, see Brian Warling’s post titled “Moodle 2: A Quick Preview.” We would like to take the opportunity to provide UCSF faculty and staff with additional information and instructions for moving forward with CLE course migrations. Continue reading