A small state of the union post so I don’t forget my journey so far… The largest change is introducing my Agile experience into many aspects of workflow and to many members of staff. Agile Training * I have delivered three separate sets of Agile training * Once for the Project Management Networking Group * […]Read More State of the union (since starting at Warwick Uni)
Today I attended some training on Excellent Customer Service provided by the University. The reason I signed up was because some of the work I’ve taken over here for providing Moodle Gradebook support is not “so hot” right now. It feels like we’re failing on some really basic stuff, which is frustrating to both me […]Read More Excellent Customer Service training
You will find many different tools used for business collaboration, and new ones pop up every year. Here are some we know of that you could use to replace your Moodle Forums and Facebook problem and be more on the “pulse”. Google Drive https://www.google.co.uk/drive/ Share Documents, Spreadsheets with version control. Also a tool to have hangouts […]Read More Professional alternatives to Facebook groups or Moodle Forums
Are your students favouring Facebook groups for course discussion over using Moodle forums? You wouldn’t be the only University with that problem. Naturally water follows the easiest path, and presently for having online discussions it’s simpler to jump on Facebook for a casual chat. It totally beats some clunky Forum software. But, is that even a […]Read More Moodle Forums, are they any good or do your students prefer Facebook?
We had a very good session run by Emma King yesterday on “Game based learning, is it for HE”. It gave us some tools to analyse and report on our output, some research to base our work on and highlighted some externals making waves in adult learning. Here is her prezi, https://prezi.com/atcl2sj0sq3w/game-based-learning-is-it-relevant-for-he/Read More Game based Learning in HE
A lecturer I’m working with has started his own board in Trello and invited me to contribute to it. It might sound like nothing, but change in an institutions is a slow beast, however I’ve been here 4 weeks and the team are excited about learning and trying an Agile way of working. Effectively he’s created a project backlog […]Read More Today, the institution changed
As you may know, I’m not a fan of emails and will always try to push things through Trello tickets to keep all the info in the correct place. But yesterday I made a massive c***-up and had to send a group email out to the staff so they were aware of what was going on. […]Read More Using video to aid tutors in doing complex tasks