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Upgraded VLEs

All our Moodle Virtual Learning Environments have now been successfully upgraded this summer with a new look and mobile-compatible theme. This will improve students’ experience of using their VLE and make it easier to access their teaching materials on screens of different sizes, and ensure they receive the latest security protection. 48 more words


Library welcome progamme for new students commences

We know from previous years that as soon as CAO offers go out, our new student welcome needs to begin – in the past we kicked off during Orientation week but we now start messages and social media content 2 weeks earlier. 16 more words

Information Skills

Community colleges in Tennessee nix traditional dev ed

Across community colleges in Tennessee, more than 70% of incoming students require developmental education; however, only 46.5% complete remediation and fewer (12.6%) graduate within three years’ time. 146 more words

Community Colleges

New Literature Review Guide - some of our most popular web pages move to new platform

A new LibGuide outlining how to undertake a Literature Review have been developed by Diarmuid Stokes and this is now available to view at http://libguides.ucd.ie/litreview

Information Skills

New! Embed Library Guides into Blackboard

UCD teaching staff: In addition to the existing methods of linking to Library resources, such as catalogue records for articles, books and other items in OneSearch, you now have the ability to integrate the Library’s online guides, … 68 more words

Information Skills

Read, Write, Count

Today the Scottish Government have launched the new Read, Write, Count campaign, which aims to spread the message that parents, carers and families have a key role to play in children’s development of both literacy and numeracy. 203 more words

Learner Support System used to track dev ed students

After finding that commercial software to track students’ use of learning support services was inflexible and expensive, developmental faculty at South Mountain Community College worked with IT employees to design their own system.  151 more words

Community Colleges