Articles By: Thomas Garbelotti

An easier way to create online assessments with the CCLE Quiz tool

Published: October 30, 2017
students taking a test

One of the most beneficial, powerful, and effective functions of UCLA’s Common Collaboration and Learning Environment (CCLE) is the minimally named Quiz tool. Far more than a way to create quizzes, the Quiz tool allows instructors to create a variety of low- or high-stakes assessments — providing a clear evaluation on student learning (both at…

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Meet the new RITCS!

Published: September 13, 2017
RITCs walking

We would like to take a moment to introduce our Research and Instructional Technology Consultant (RITC) team for the 2017-8 academic year. While we are fortunate enough to have our veterans Mark Gallagher (English), and Amber Williams (Spanish and Portuguese) returning, joining them this academic year are: Amy Karrol (Near Eastern Languages and Cultures) Ashley…

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Fall 2017 changes to CCLE

Published: September 13, 2017
powell library

There are a number of exciting changes this fall to CCLE, some of which come as a direct result of instructor input. CCLE is always looking to improve your online teaching experience, so if you have other ideas, let us know! New media integration To improve overall system performance as well as your students’ user experience,…

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Updating the Learning Lab @ Rolfe

Published: September 13, 2017
bookscanner

The Learning Lab @ Rolfe is the site of some exciting changes with the 2017 fall quarter. We’d love to have your feedback on any, or all, of these changes! Book scanner We’ve installed a large-format book scanner in the lab. This twin camera set-up works great for larger books. If you’re interested in having…

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Grad-student Positions in Research and Instructional Technology (RITC)

Published: March 23, 2017
RITCS 2016

UCLA Graduate students in any department of the Humanities Division, or a department that is affiliated with the Digital Humanities Program, are eligible to work for up to three years as Research and Instructional Technology Consultants (RITC) at the Center for Digital Humanities (CDH). RITCs support Humanities faculty and TAs in the use of technology…

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Simplified Activity Chooser

Published: December 20, 2016
activity chooser banner

December 20, 2016 CCLE has released an new customization of the Moodle source code that dramatically improves usability.  A new, simplified activity chooser allows you to quickly access the items you use the most. To enable the new activity chooser, please do the following. Log onto CCLE. Select the down arrow near your name, and…

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IALLT Webinars – BYO Lunch and Post Discussion

Published: September 30, 2016
webinar

The International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT, http://iallt.org/) is a professional organization that provides leadership for the integration of instructional technology into the foreign language classroom. IALLT has released their list of webinars for the 2016-17 academic year, and the list looks great.   CDH will also be hosting a number of them in…

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CCLE Joins the Polyglot Club!

Published: September 30, 2016

There have been a number of changes and improvements to UCLA’s Common Collaboration and Learning Environment (CCLE), and one of them is certain to excite language instructors across campus. You may now set (i.e., “force”) the language of your individual course, which converts the standard nomenclature to your desired target language. Best for intermediate through…

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