LSE is using Turnitin to check similarity of students' work against submitted work of other students and various web sources. Papers submitted by students are added onto Turnitin's repository, that allows teachers of one institution to find matches of student work that has been submitted at other institutions that use ...more
Geraldine Foley, Assistant Learning Technologist and Athina Chatzigavriil, Senior Learning Technologist share their thoughts on Learning from Digital Examinations - 26th April 2018 conference.
Learning from Digital Examinations, a one day conference organized by Brunel University brought together practitioners form different universities across the country and from abroad. It was a ...more
LTI have a one year site licence for Maple TA for this academic year.
Maple TA is an online testing and assessment software designed especially for quantitative disciplines that involve the use of maths and statistics. It has many features including:
integration with Moodle;
visualisation of mathematical problems;
automatically generating questions;
free response answers for questions that have more ...more
In 2014, teachers from LSE's Language Centre started exploring the use of technology to mark and provide feedback on students' written work. After trying out three tools (Moodle, iPads and annotation apps, Snagit) with her colleague Catherine (see blog post), Lourdes Hernandez-Martin decided to focus on the use of iPads ...more
Learning Technology and Innovation are pleased to announce the roll out of Turnitin originality check from within Moodle across the School from Tuesday 16th August.
Turnitin provides originality checks against webpages, library catalogues, journals and publications but also other student submitted work (within LSE and other institutions). By integrating Turnitin into Moodle, ...more
Successful projects funded through the IGNITE scheme are now underway. We had over 20 project applications put to the committee and after much deliberation projects were chosen for their innovation, scalability and alignment to the School’s Education Strategy. Here are the winners:
Enhancing Your Moodle
Jennifer Jackson-Preece, European Institute
(Re)designing Moodle courses EU450, ...more
Click to sign up to the Learning Technology Idea Exchange
"Learning Technology Ideas Exchange" is an opportunity to get inspired, meet colleagues, exchange ideas and discover ways to improve teaching and learning with technology!
Run as informal café-style presentations, LSE colleagues will share insight into technologies used for teaching and learning and ...more
Last week saw the official end of the SADL Programme for 2015/16 and students and staff got together in the Studio in the Saw Swee Hock to report on their group projects, be presented with their certificates and prizes for the best blog posts and generally let their hair down before ...more
Over the academic year 2014/15 LTI have led several projects in order to try and improve assessment practices with technology at LSE.
The following are the outcomes of the work carried out as part of the assessment and feedback with technology project:
Read e-Assessment Practice at Russell Group Universities report
A survey distributed to Russell ...more
Moodle was upgraded to version 2.7 as part of the reset process. The changes to Moodle are minimal and can be seen below along with some features of Moodle that you may not be aware of.
Changes to Moodle
New text editor
Atto is the new default text editor in Moodle from version 2.7 onwards. Clicking the top left icon (highlighted ...more
Last academic year, staff in the Spanish Section at LSE's Language Centre were awarded an e-Assessment grant from LTI to support their project of using iPads and annotating apps to mark and give students feedback electronically.
Why use tablet marking and feedback...
...from the teacher's point of view...
Several applications were analysed and ...more
Catherine Hua Xiang
There are numerous methods and tools to mark and provide feedback using technology. Catherine Hua Xiang and Lourdes Hernandez-Martin from LSE's Language Centre run an LTI-funded project* aimed at 'exploring and comparing three distinctive e-marking methods and e-feedback as a result of three marking tools'
More than ...more
LTI recently held a show and tell on assessment with technology with colleagues from LSE, UCL and Westminster. The event was well attended and provided an opportunity to find out the varying ways that technology is being used in to innovate assessment.
The show and tell event is part of the work ...more
On 5 September I attended this one-day event at the University of Dundee, billed as the UK's "largest conference dedicated to exploring the best examples of e-assessment in the world today". LSE has an growing interest in e-assessment (which we might define as the use of IT to facilitate assessment processes), ...more