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First large-scale digital exams at Maastricht University

First large-scale digital exams at Maastricht University

From 21 to 25 October a total of 4,036 digital exams took place using Chromebooks at MECC Maastricht. Another 600 FHML students took their exam in TestVision at the Randwyck Computer Facilities.
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Library Vlog #9: Digital Assessment with TestVision

Library Vlog #9: Digital Assessment with TestVision

As of this academic year, all UM teachers can let up to 800 students take a digital exam in MECC Maastricht. UM Library provides professionalisation activities for teachers such as an online module in Canvas and face-to-face training. Check out our new vlog to find out all about this.
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Maastricht University adopts Canvas from August 2020

Maastricht University adopts Canvas from August 2020

As off 1 August 2020, the learning management system (LMS) Canvas will be used at UM. We aim to take you along the journey towards this change and inform you about all there is to know!
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Looking back at Leading Change in Teaching & Learning Spaces

Looking back at Leading Change in Teaching & Learning Spaces

On 26 September, Adam Finkelstein, Associate Director Learning Environments at McGill University, addressed the change process from traditional lecture halls to Active Learning Classrooms and Active Learning Labs, where collaborative, constructive and self-directed learning are facilitated with classroom design and technology.
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Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education: do not reinvent the wheel, get inspired

Open Education is part of Open Science, as became clear during the Open Science event last Friday, 25 October. Leo Köhler (FHML) presented the TOOL2-project and Costas Papadopoulos (FASoS) showed us the DARIAH Teach Platform.
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Reminder: call for proposals on Open and Online Education

Reminder: call for proposals on Open and Online Education

Are you thinking about online facilitating guidance for students? Or looking for opportunities to share learning material and optimise the reuse of existing learning material? The Minister of Education, Culture and Science makes funding available to higher education institutions.
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Wooclap for promoting interaction and live voting!

Wooclap for promoting interaction and live voting!

With this audience response tool, UM Library supports teachers and students with the facilitation of live voting during presentations, classroom sessions and tutorial groups.
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FeedbackFruits for interaction and peer feedback

FeedbackFruits for interaction and peer feedback

After successful piloting several FeedbackFruits tools, we invite you to explore how you can make use of these tools in various didactic scenarios in which interaction is central.
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