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ONLINE CLASS 101: A Guide on Tools for Conducting Classes Online

 

In view of MEMO NO. OVCAA-ECA 20-580 and MEMO. NO. OVPAA 2020-31, Interactive Learning Center Diliman is preparing and collecting materials/guides related to online mode of teaching. In addition, ILC Diliman strongly recommends UPD Faculty to use: 

  • the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLe) as the main platform or learning management system. It’s basic features include sharing of files/videos, forum discussions, polls, and online assignments. It also has advanced features, such as online quizzes, gamification tools, etc. Moreover, course creation and student enlistment are automated via CRS. 
  • Zoom for video conferencing and/or lecture recording. 
  • Google Drive for extra online storage space (esp. for sharing large files).

To help the faculty, ILC Diliman prepared/collected the following guides about teaching online, using UVLe, and using video conferencing/recording applications: 

Chronicle of High Education:

ILC Diliman PDF Guides:

Resources about Zoom:

YouTube Videos about UVLe:

Access to Informative Online Resources (e.g. eBooks, eJournals, etc.):
  • With a DilNet account, students and faculty can access the library’s online collection/resources (e.g. eJournals, eBooks) through ezproxy.upd.edu.ph
  • The CEO of Scribd announced that Scribd’s online library will be free, to anyone, for 30 days (for the next month). Check Scribd here: https://www.scribd.com/?lohp=1

For other suggestions, please check the MEMO NO. ILCD-MVS 20-1. ILC Diliman would like to emphasize the appropriate channels for different types of inquiry. 

  • For inquiries about ILC Diliman services (e.g. UVLe) or recommended applications (e.g. Zoom, Google Meet, Google Drive, PowerPoint etc.), please contact ILC Diliman via helpdesk.ilc.upd.edu.ph. Kindly read the FAQs before opening a ticket.
  • For inquiries about DilNet account or creation of a UP Mail account, please contact UP Computer Center at helpdesk@upd.edu.ph

Please disseminate this information/resources to your faculty/students. Your cooperation is very much appreciated.

The Basics on How to Use Moodle Mobile

Moodle Mobile App is a mobile learning platform that enables students to access online courses, trainings online and offline from any devices.

To get started using Moodle Mobile App.

  1. First in Google Play/Apple Store search the word Moodle mobile.

2. Clicking the result will redirect to the Moodle download page in Google Play/Apple Store.

3. Download the Moodle Mobile App and install in your mobile phone.

4. After a successful installation of the Moodle Mobile App.

 5. Clicking the app will show the page Connect to Moodle you may enter the URL i.e uvle.upd.edu.ph and press the CONNECT! to proceed in the Login page.

6. In the page Login you need to provide your user credentials you used to access the system in our example the UVLe. You may use your UP google account or DilNet account.

Please note: You have to sync first your account to enable the access using your UP google account.

7. After a successful Login it will automatically redirect to the Site home page from there you can view the Site news and your Dashboard.

8. Clicking the courses it will redirect to the course page.

9. At the bottom of the Moodle Mobile App you can see also the Calendar, Messages and the latest Notifications.

ILC Diliman Holds Training on Basics of Teaching with UVLe 3 for UP School of Statistics

Interactive Learning Center(ILC), Diliman – conducted a Training/Workshop on Basics of Teaching with UVLe 3 last March  09, 2020 held at UP School of Statistics.

The Training on Basics of Teaching with UVLe 3 was lead by Asst. Prof. Michael Van Supranes and with ICT Associate Mr. Tristan Jake Alcantara, ICT Associate Mrs. Jennifer Padil and ICT Assistant Mr. Jan Paul Carag as their training assistant and videographer. It was the Statistics Faculty who attended the Training on Basics of Teaching with UVLe 3 this March 09, 2020.

Before the training started, each participant had their training course page created for them in UVLe 3. The course pages were used as their training page for the editing and setup of the activity resources and the training course page.

OIC Director Asst. Prof. Michael Van Supranes from the School of Statistics explains how to start using UVLe.

Prof. Supranes and Mr. Alcantara discussed the features of UVLe under the basic teacher role and demonstrated its uses with the help of the training assistants. Some of the features discussed are: Course Page Editing, Basic Resources; Uploading Files, Uploading Images, Embedding Youtube Videos and Sharing a webpage, Basic Activities; Assignments, Forum and Choice

Senior ICT Associate Tristan Jake Alcantara from ILC Diliman demonstrates features under the basic teacher role.

They also discussed some features under Advance Topic such as: Groups and Groupings, Access Restriction and Online Quizzes.

After the discussion and demonstration of UVLe 3 and its features, the participants showed interest in using the system for their future classes. 

ICT Associate Jennifer Padil (leftmost), OIC Director Asst. Prof. Michael Van Supranes (center-left front row), ICT Associate Tristan Jake Alcantara (center front row), UP School of Statistics Dean Joseph Ryan Lansangan (rightmost).