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Moodle Update + Focus on Teaching Registration 

Moodle 3.9. Image credit: moodle.org
Moodle 3.9 is Coming April 28th

Overnight between April 27 and 28 all Moodle course shells will be updated to the new Moodle theme and Moodle will be upgraded to 3.9 (from our current 3.5).

  • Most of the elements of the Moodle update are aesthetic, but there are some new features that the team hopes will be useful and engaging for you and for your students.
  • Chris Schubert and Rob Comtois are creating an "Introduction to Moodle 3.9" video series to describe some of the new features and benefits of the update. They will share an all-staff message closer to the update.
  • Next week (week of April 19) Chris and Rob will host two "Introduction to Moodle 3.9" sessions for folks interested in a preview of Moodle prior to April 28.
  • We will also be connecting with all current students to let them know about the new look and functions in Moodle 3.9 and will ensure that all new spring 2021 students have the full student Moodle video playlist in the new format. 
Register Now: Focus on Teaching Conference
Connections and Community: Focus on Teaching 2021
Register to Attend the Focus on Teaching Conference

Join us for this FREE virtual conference happening May 4 - 6th.

  • To register, click the button above
  • Create an account in Sched with your Cambrian email address or login if you already have a Sched account.
  • Once logged in, you are automatically registered! 

Thank you to everyone who has submitted their proposals to present. We will be contacting you shortly. 

The team is also busy planning May/June professional development sessions. Meantime, follow @FOTC2021 on Twitter with #FOTC2021.

Goodbye to Brian

Brian Levac, the Hub's Graphic Designer, has taken a new role at Collège Boréal and we wish him the very best. We will be interviewing for a new Graphic Designer for the Hub Team and will share with you once this person has joined our team.

Best Wishes for End of Semester

Best wishes for an easy finish to a busy semester and gratitude for all of the work you have put in helping students to succeed this winter.

~ Jenni, Sarah, Chris, Rob, Alison, Krista, Mel, and Jeff

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Respondus LockDown Browser for Final Exams

If you would like to use Respondus LockDown Browser for your final exams, please read the information in the Respondus LockDown Guidelines

This document walks you through how to set up and administer your final exam using the LockDown Browser and includes instructions for students.  If you have any questions, contact Chris Schubert or Rob Comtois for assistance.

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