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Getting started with Canvas in the new academic year

Are you a new UM staff member or for other reasons new to the instructor side of Canvas? Or could you use a fresh up about the (new) options? Here is a quick reference list to easily catch up. ... Keep reading
UM roadmap for project proposals in the OCW/SURF tender on Open and Online education

UM roadmap for project proposals in the OCW/SURF tender on Open and Online education

For the last time the Ministery of Education, Culture and Science offers funding for open and online education projects. Be sure to follow the UM roadmap for submitting your proposal ... Keep reading
Introducing EBSCO eBooks™ Open Access Monograph Collection

Introducing EBSCO eBooks™ Open Access Monograph Collection

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is releasing a new multidisciplinary collection of e-books containing thousands of high-quality open access (OA) e-books from the world’s most trusted university presses and scholarly publishers ... Keep reading
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Get started with digital exams in TestVision

Do you have digital exams coming up in October? The Digital Exams support team (DexUM) offers training for all teachers who will be using TestVision in period 1. ... Keep reading
Lancering van nieuwe EndNote 20 versie

Lancering van nieuwe EndNote 20 versie

Eindelijk, de nieuwe EndNote 20 versie is beschikbaar! Deze nieuwe software omvat een belangrijke update van functies en een belangrijke wijziging in de interface.EndNote 20 ... Keep reading
Launch of new EndNote 20 version

Launch of new EndNote 20 version

Finally, the renewed EndNote version is there! Check all information about where to find user instructions and how to install the programme. ... Keep reading
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MATLAB Campus-Wide License

Looking for tools for algorithm development, data analysis, modelling and visualization? Then try the currently available MATLAB and Simulink tool ... Keep reading
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From migration to adoption

After a whole academic year of ‘first time in Canvas’, now all education at Maastricht University has made use of the learning management system we migrated to. Time to close down the project and Going Canvas Portal and set the gear to ‘structural support’ ... Keep reading
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Reminder: demo sessions on making education more engaging and interactive with Wooclap

Maastricht University owns a campus-wide license for Wooclap to help teachers and students have engaging on-site and online education. Register for one of the Wooclap demo sessions on August 26 and September 8 ... Keep reading
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Create your first video

Willing to create a knowledge clip or tape your lecture? Or do you want to provide a video-instruction to your students? ... Keep reading
Book the do-it-yourself studio at the Inner City Library

Book the do-it-yourself studio at the Inner City Library

Here you can produce a professional video yourself! All UM staff and students can use this studio ... Keep reading
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Edit your video

Ready filming? Then it’s time to edit. Only share the directors' cut! ... Keep reading
Share your video

Share your video

If no editing is required and you are satisfied with your video, it is time to share it! ... Keep reading
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Making education more engaging and interactive with Wooclap

Looking for possibilities for feedback, voting, quizzing and engaging students in your lectures and meetings? Attend our demo sessions on Wooclap to have engaging on-site and online education. ... Keep reading
Support & more info on video

Support & more info on video

Learn more about how to get the best out of video for your education or find out about support available if you want to create, edit or share your video ... Keep reading
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The year of online assessments

COVID-19 led to a turning point for digitalisation of exams. How did Maastricht University cope, and what lessons have we learnt? ... Keep reading
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The wuthering heights of online exams

Teacher’s perspective: Dimona Bartelet of University College Venlo recounts how she conquered the mountainous challenge of online exams the past year ... Keep reading
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Open online exams: off the beaten track

How do you create exams that are ‘online proof’ and embrace the resources that the Internet has to offer? The faculty of Psychology & Neurosciences has done this by making radical changes to their exam formats ... Keep reading
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A closer look at proctoring

The use of proctoring is still a hotly debated topic. What did we learn about using proctoring, and what will it bring for the future? ... Keep reading
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Online testing – friend or foe?

Teacher’s perspective: Bjorn Winkens’ battles and victories with online exams for FHML Statistics ... Keep reading

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