Learning Management System
The Learning Management System (LMS) is a group of I.T. tools used by faculty, staff, and students to enhance their online experience at Cal State Fullerton. The LMS can be used to enhance traditional courses or be used as the primary means of communication for online courses.
The LMS is comprised of course management software like Titanium by Moodle and web conferencing software like Adobe Connect. Information Technology supports, maintains, and develops these software platforms. Instructional support and training is provided by the Faculty Development center.
What's new in Moodle 2.4?
Titanium is now based on Moodle 2.4. Numerous performance and stability improvements have been made to the system. A complete list of 2.4 changes is available at http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Moodle_2.4_release_notes. Some of the more important changes with the new system are listed below.
New way to copy course materials from previous year
Faculty can now copy materials from the previous year into the new system using the “simple restore” block. Instructions are available at QRG-How_to_Copy_Course_Materials_Using_Simple_Restore_Block.pdf.
McGraw Hill Campus Integration
s can now be linked to online textbooks and activities via the McGraw Hill campus application. Instructions are available at QRG_How_to_Connect_a_Titanium_Course_to_McGraw_Hill_Campus.
Scores from iclicker sessions can now by synced with Titanium courses.
Details are available in our guide at QRG_How_to_get_Started_using_the_iClicker_Titanium_Integration. The iClicker application for Windows can be downloaded here CSUF iClicker for Windows v6.3.0.zip.
Course overview block improvements
Users can now choose which order courses appear in their course overview block on their “my home” page. More than 22 courses can now be displayed. Details are available at http://docs.moodle.org/24/en/Course_overview_block.
Offline grading of assignments including feedback upload
Teachers can now use the offline grading option for easily grading groups of assignments in an excel sheet and uploading the data (including feedback). Instructions are available at QRG-How_to_use_Offline_Assignment_Grading_in_Titanium.pdf.
Titanium, a Moodle system, is a Learning Management System (LMS) that has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. Details on the moodle product are available at http://moodle.org.
Titanium can be accessed through the TITANium tab in the portal or via the iFullerton mobile device application.
Thursday Night Downtime
Titanium is frequently unavailable Thursday nights after 10pm for regularly scheduled maintenance.
To request a Titanium Community, please email the name of the community to firstname.lastname@example.org from your faculty/staff email account.
Moodle Essential Training for Teachers
is now available on Lynda.com. To access Moodle training from Lynda.com, perform the following steps:
- Click the lynda.com tab in your campus portal.
- Click the "Login to: lynda.com" button.
- Log in with your campus username and password.
- In the "what would you like to learn" search box, enter "Moodle 2 Training for Teachers" and click "Search".
- Select the course "Moodle 2 Essential Training for Teachers".
If you want to learn more about using Titanium features, contact the Faculty Development Center at email@example.com or (657) 278-4722.
If you have any questions regarding your portal access to Titanium classes, please click the HELP button or contact the IT Helpdesk at IT Helpdesk@fullerton.edu or (657) 278-7777.
Adobe Connect Training
Adobe Connect is an enterprise web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning, and webinars. Information Technology will be expanding the CSUF Adobe Connect server to allow campus users to utilize this powerful tool to conduct web conferences.
AdobeTV Learning Materials for Connect 8
Adobe Connect: Getting Started
lynda.com: Adobe Connect Essential Training
*please see our page on lynda.com for information on how campus staff, faculty, and students can access this training for free.