New URLs in the RWTHmoodle documentation portal

by Koser, Valentin -
In the period from 12/09/2022 to 24/09/2022, we restructured the RWTHmoodle documentation. The purpose of the restructuring is to increase the quality and better findability of certain content. Please note that due to the creation of new categories and the summary of content under top categories, the URLs of many instructions have changed. If you have saved URLs to instructions, they may now lead to nowhere. To find and bookmark old instructions in ITC Help, please use the page navigation or the search function of the RWTHmoodle documentation portal.

Presentation of new RWTH moodle features

by Koser, Valentin -
The CLS again offers a few online presentations for lecturers, presenting the new features hat have been lately madle available on RWTHmoodle for the start of the winter semester 2022/23. The presentation will include the awarding of Moodle badges to students, the new question type Multiple true-false-question for examination law compliant MC questions in quizzes and the activity "Attendance" for keeping a digital attendance list. More information about the presentations and registration can be found here.

Alternative tools to the "Organizer“ and the "Grouptool“

by Koser, Valentin -
We are looking for lecturers who are interested in using in the upcoming semester an alternative tool to the "Organizer" or "Grouptool" in one of their course rooms. The alternative scheduling tool offers, among other things, the option to register simultaneously for several appoitments. The alternative group tool, facilitates the creation of groups. If you want to use one of these two alternative tools, just write a message to the RWTHmoodle support

New RWTHmoodle features in winter semester 2022/23

by Schnurbusch, Harald -
In the winter semester 2022/23, RWTHmoodle will once again add several new features for improved support of digital teaching. The block "Accessibility review" allows checking course content for accessibility, the activity "Attendance" can be used to digitally record attendance in courses requiring attendance, the "Board" activity can be used to collaboratively compile information in the form of text, links, images, and videos, Badges can be awarded as gamification elements for the completion of activities or entire courses, the MTF question type enables examination law compliant MC questions in quizzes used as pre-requisites for examinations (Modulbausteine), and the MATLAB Grader activity enables the automatic evaluation of solutions to MATLAB-based programming tasks. More information about the new features can be found on the page Plugins in pilot operation and new features in the RWTHmoodle documentation. Before the start of the semester, we will again offer a short introduction to the new features. The dates for this will be announced soon on the RWTHmoodle start page.
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