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e-learning News – July 2014

enews_july2014_bChairman of HKUx MOOCs Working Group at edX Global Forum

Professor Ricky Kwok, Chairman of the HKUx MOOCs Working Group, represented the University of Hong Kong at the edX Global Forum in June, where lots of good discussions occurred and best practices were exchanged.

The new “Email-to-Class” Function

A new function “Email-to-Class” in the My e-learning tab of HKU Portal was released by ITS on 23 June. If you are the teacher, TA or course administrator of Moodle courses, this feature enables you to conveniently send class email without going into each individual Moodle course. More information can be found here.

Moodle Archive System Debut

ITS is introducing the Moodle Archive System in July with aims to distribute the ever increasing Moodle production system’s loading to the Archive System and establish a long term mechanism to handle the accumulating Moodle courses and materials. If you want to know more, please visit its support website here.

Panopto and Moodle Hands-on Training Courses

The ITS Panopto and Moodle hands-on training courses in July are now open for registration. Details can be found here.