If you have registered for a course and it is not appearing in your "My Courses" list, please email shawn.trueman@denverseminaryedu.
For those of you enrolled in summer classes, your moodle sites will be available 1 week before the start of class which is May 8th this year. If you are not taking classes this summer, have a great break and check for your Fall 2017 classes 1 week prior to the start of the Fall semester.As always, do not hesitate to contact us if you need assistance with your online education technology.The Educat..
Congratulations to all of our graduates!
May God bless you as you move ahead.
Some of you may be hesitant to contact the Educational Technology Department when you are having trouble with your Moodle related technology simply because you feel your problem is too small. Perhaps you are intimidated by the vast knowledge and skill of the Moodle Ninja.Well, even the Moodle Ninja has troubles at times. Just this morning I plugged my printer cable into my laptop to print a paper ..
It is midterm exam week for most of you taking summer online classes and the Moodle Ninja thought it would be good to share a few tips to help you get through the week. The following 5 tips were taken from an article that you can read in its entirety here.
1. Take a walk.
2. Get some sleep.
3. Drink some coffee.
4. Join a study group.
5. Test yourself.
Have a great week! We are praying for you.
We are upgrading Moodle at Denver Seminary on Tuesday, August 1. The site will be unavailable from 6am-Noon.This upgrade will allow us to add improved features including:· Improved messaging and notifications for professors and students · Less “clutter” on Moodle Pages · &nbs..
We are upgrading Moodle at Denver Seminary on Tuesday, August 1. The site will be unavailable from 6am-Noon.
Please contact Shawn (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Educational Technology department if you have any questions.
Thanks for your patience during our upgrade.
Please watch this 3 minute video from our tutorial page to learn about two new Moodle navigation features:
There will be some other exciting changes to the look of Moodle at Denver Seminary as we approach the Fall 2017 semester start.
As a part of our Moodle upgrade, we are updating our theme as well. The new theme features improved site navigation and internal messaging. We’ve decided to turn this on this week (actually at 9:30AM Wednesday) in order to provide you with the opportunity to learn the new layout and experiment with some of the new features prior to the pressured time right before finals and Fa..
We have begun the process of posting our new Moodle tutorials. Students can access the tutorials from the support link in the menu bar or directly via this link.
We love VoiceThread here at Denver Seminary. It provides a great way for all of us to communicate in class.Sometimes, a student will post a VT comment of the wrong slide. Not to worry though because you (the student) can move the comment if you need to.This tutorial Moving a VoiceThread Comment will guide you through that process.Other helpful student tutorials are located on the Moodle Student Tu..
Fall is in full swing in Colorado and there is a fresh new look to the neighborhood trees and the tips of the mountains. To coincide with that outer new look, today we are rolling out a new look for your Denver Seminary Moodle pages as well.The primary changes you will notice include the familiar blue page heading, the new location of page menu items, and the return of a listing of course activiti..
Above all, trust in the slow work of God.We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay.We should like to skip the intermediate stages.We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new.And yet it is the law of all progress that it is made by passing through some stages of instability—and that it may take a very long time.And so I think it is ..
Greetings from the DenSem Moodle Sherpa - In case you are unaware, I wanted to remind you that you will not always have access to your current Moodle class site. Because of this, you may want to save or print out some of the documents, articles or PowerPoint slides that are posted in Moodle.One issue with this however would be the cost of printing out dozens of full color PowerPoint slides. A grea..
Greetings Denver Seminary Moodle Family - VoiceThread has made an essential upgrade to improve the services they provide to Denver Seminary.This upgrade will require that all VoiceThread postings (Recording and Commenting) be done in either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.You may download Chrome here: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.htmlYou may download Firefox here: https://w..
All of us here at the Educational Technologies department would like to wish you a very merry Christmas.
May God richly bless you with a mind focused on Jesus and His work to reconcile mankind to God.
See you in January!
Greetings from Shawn the Moodle Sherpa - With the approach of the beginning of the semester, some of you may be wondering, "Where are my classes on Moodle?" Well, wonder no longer because I am about to let you know how to find them and when they will be available to you.Most Moodle course sites will be available to you one week prior to the beginning of the semester. That would be January 15, 2018..
Greetings from the Educational Technologies Team - We are looking forward to a great year and are excited to serve you throughout your seminary experience.Just a couple things to note as we begin the semester.First, there are a variety of tutorials here, https://moodle.densem.edu/course/view.php?id=2533, that should help you use Moodle.Second, the Ed Tech department requires the use of either Fire..
Turnitin will be performing site upgrades on Saturday, March 17 from 9AM-3PM.All users will be unable to submit and grade during this maintenance window. Please adjust your submission and grading times accordingly.If you attempt to submit or grade a paper during this time, you will most likely get an error message. Please DO NOT PANIC! Instead, remember this email. ;-)As always, if you do require..
For students who receive financial aid, Work Study positions provide great opportunities to earn some extra income and at the same time, contribute to the Denver Seminary mission.There are currently several positions available on campus and you can review the entire list by clicking here. Individual positions are linked below: Admissions Office Work StudyAdvancement Donor/Alumni Relations W..
Day to Pray is an annual prayer event at the Denver campus which takes place from the opening of chapel on Monday, April 23rd and ends at the close of chapel on Tuesday, April 24th. During this 24 hours there are various prayer events and activities on campus. But our global and extension students can participate through our Day to Pray Moodle page which is here: https:/..
Students – this is a reminder that the end of course evaluations are a key component to improving the student experience at Denver Seminary. The surveys are now open for your input. Please click on the link in your Moodle course site to complete the survey. The surveys stay open until May 11th, they are completely anonymous, results are not reviewed until after grad..
One last reminder: the end of course evaluations will close on May 11th. I am personally excited about the opportunity to view your feedback and use it to help us improve the student experience at Denver Seminary. Your 10 minute investment will make a difference: your perspective is important to how we conduct, design, and deliver courses. Surveys are..
Greetings - We trust that you are all enjoying the start of the summer session already. As a reminder, if you are having technical difficulties with Moodle, you can reach out for help by either emailing Shawn.Trueman@denverseminary.edu or by calling the Educational Technology office at 303-762-6959.Additionally, there are a variety of helpful tutorials on this page.We are praying for you..
Courses for the Fall 2018 semester are now available for your access. Follow the instructions in this tutorial Finding Courses In Moodle to gain access to your classes.
Remember that Tuesday, August 21, is a scheduled maintenance day for Moodle and you will be unable to access Moodle between 6:00am and Noon.
It is time once again for your opportunity to provide feedback regarding your Fall Courses.
Greetings Students -
On Monday January 7, we will be working with the IT department to synchronize your Moodle username and password with your MyDenSem username and password. We hope that this will streamline your technology experience. During this time you may experience some difficulty logging in to Moodle.
Thanks in advance for your patience.
Shawn and the Ed Tech Team