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INVITATION : Schoology Training ( Proof-of-Concept pilot run on Schoology)
by Azlin Mohd Ali - Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:41 AM

Dear all,

INVITATION : Schoology Training ( Proof-of-Concept pilot run on Schoology)

UM is conducting a proof-of-concept pilot run on Schoology, an alternative LMS systems platform.

What is Schoology?

Schoology is an online learning, classroom management, and social networking platform that improves learning through better communication, collaboration, and increased access to curriculum and supplemental content.

Attached a video to explain what is Schoology

To Test Drive, please go to : and login using UMMail

Therefore, all lecturers are invited to try out the system during the current pilot run period starting September 2014 to February 2014 (this semester). As such we would like to invite you for training sessions conducted to familiarise users to the Schoology platform. The training will be focussed on:-

1. Schoology platform introduction
2. Restoring Spectrum courses in Schoology
3. Course management in Schoology
4. Teaching and learning activities in Schoology

The training dates are as follows:

Date (Day) 03 October 2014 (Friday)
Venue Makmal computer 2, Faculty of Built Environment
Time 3.00 - 5.00pm
Date (Day) 08 October 2014 (Wednesday)
Venue Makmal computer 8-1, Wisma R&D Universiti Malaya
Time 3.00 - 5.00pm

You are welcome to attend any session available. Please inform Mrs Khainorizan Khalid at ADeC through 03-22463350 or email to and please state which session you would like to attend.

Thank you


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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
by Azlin Mohd Ali - Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 3:27 PM

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs). MOOCs are a recent development in distance education which began to emerge in 2012.

A. Link to MOOC courses

B. Link to survey MOOC



Training (ADeC) :
Telephone - 03-2246 3350/3351
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Technical Support (PTM) :
Telephone - 03-7967 4001

All complaints must be made through the Helpdesk system

Multimedia Content (PTM) :
Telephone - 03-2246 3259/3286
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Interactive Multimedia Contents development by Multimedia department is a free service provide to all academicians to convert their learning materials into interactive multimedia contents. Multimedia enables us to provide a way by which learners can experience their subject in a vicarious manner.


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