Learning Space Tips & Tricks

It’s been great getting feedback on the new Learning Space design since we upgraded on the 4th. We’ve been taking on board any feedback and answering questions where they’ve arisen. As a result we figured it could be useful to share some tips and tricks. Customising your view of modules Following the recent upgrade to … Continue reading “Learning Space Tips & Tricks”

What’s new in Learning Space?

Learning Space login page.

Falmouth Learning Space will be undergoing a major upgrade in the summer. This update focuses on major user experience improvements – a redesigned visual experience. What’s changed? Improved Accessibility Learning Space is powered by Moodle 4 which underwent an accessibility audit against the WCAG 2.1 AA standard and achieved formal accreditation, announced in May 2023.  … Continue reading “What’s new in Learning Space?”

Common pitfalls for staff using Learning Space


Lecturers are expected to create content on VLEs such as moodle, sometimes with no training in technicalities or design (be it graphic or instructional). Below are some pitfalls noted while dealing with helpdesk queries relating to Falmouth University’s VLE, Learning Space. Poor “Chunking” Each module has its own page split into weekly sections. Within a … Continue reading “Common pitfalls for staff using Learning Space”

Collaboration via Learning Space


In this article, Digital Learning takes a look at a shared space within the Learning Space built for the School of Film and TV. Collaborative learning will not be unfamiliar to our students, indeed it’s built into the curriculum in ways students will recognise such as group work and projects. These collaborative opportunities will be … Continue reading “Collaboration via Learning Space”

Preserving Guest Lectures on MA Illustration: Authorial Practice

Overview This case study looks at one way in which guest lectures are being preserved by Steve Braund, course coordinator for MA Illustration: Authorial Practice. By using tools available to all members of staff, Steve, working with the Educational Technology team, is able to offer students 24-hour access to valuable course materials from experts in … Continue reading “Preserving Guest Lectures on MA Illustration: Authorial Practice”

New accessibility regulations: what they mean for Learning Space

What’s occurring? New UK regulations on accessibility became law in 2018 and content made available on Learning Space needs to be compliant by September 2020. What does it mean for Falmouth teaching staff? You will be responsible for making your Learning Space compliant by 2020. You will need to become familiar with the regulations; learn … Continue reading “New accessibility regulations: what they mean for Learning Space”

New Learning Space

A new project has begun to update the Learning Space. This post explains the project and how it will affect you. Why? Due to Falmouth’s ambitious expansion plans, Learning Space is being increasingly used to facilitate teaching and learning for campus based and distance students. This project will provide: A better, more resilient and secure … Continue reading “New Learning Space”