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NST Part IB CDB Information for supervisors

1. Email list

Please let Roz McKenzie: rm305@cam.ac.uk (the Administrator) have your full name and your @cam email address for inclusion on the list of Supervisors for Part IB CDB. This will allow:

  • The Management Committee to pass on any relevant information about the course to you directly
  • You to be registered on the Part IB Cell and Developmental Biology student Moodle site (see below)
  • You to be registered on the Part IB Cell and Developmental Biology supervisors Moodle site (see below)

You will automatically be registered for Moodle unless you specifically indicate otherwise.

2. Practical and lecture handouts

Handouts for lectures and practicals can be obtained in person from the Biffen Lecture Theatre or the Zoology Elementary lab, at the times when lectures and practicals are running. Handouts can also be downloaded from supervisor Moodle site, upon registration with the Cell and Developmental Biology Moodle site Administrator.

3. Examinations

For information about the structure of the examination and assessment criteria click here.

Copies of other previous examination papers can be accessed at the Cell and Developmental Biology Moodle site (see below).

Note: The title of the course was changed to Cell and Developmental Biology in 2004. The title of the course in previous years was Molecular Cell Biology and this appears in the title of some past examination papers.

4. Moodle Course Site

  • A single access point to learning resources provided by registered courses
  • Secure access from Departmental, College and home computers
  • Email notification when resources are added during the year
  • Email notification of announcements relating to the course
  • Filespace for storage of files

Supervisors can also register for access to Moodle as described below.

Registration

  1. Within 72 hours of adding your name to the email list of supervisors you will be registered for the student Moodle site.
  2. If you do not receive this confirmation, contact the IB Cell and Developmental Biology Administrator.

Access

  1. Go to the Moodle web site
  2. Click on the Raven Login button and enter your User-id and Password
  3. Click on the tab for NST IB: Cell and Developmental Biology
  4. The menus allow you access to:
    * Course announcements
    * Course syllabus
    * Course materials
  5. By clicking on the link at the top right hand side of the page you can Logout from Moodle
  6. If you do not have a CRSID contact the Part IB Cell and Developmental Biology Administrator for an alternative login mechanism.

Learning resources

The following student learning resources will be available from the IB Cell and Developmental Biology Moodle site:

  • Selected lecture material: additional material such as Powerpoint presentations provided by lecturers
  • Selected practical material: additional material such as class results provided by practical class organisers
  • Past examination papers: electronic copies of examination papers from previous years
  • Consultative committee: minutes of meetings
  • Questionnaires: analysis of student questionnaires

Feedback

Please send any comments about your experience of using the Moodle system to the Administrator.

5. Moodle Supervisor Site

A Cell and Developmental Biology Supervisors site has been created in Moodle which will provide access to:

  • A discussion forum for questions relating to the course
  • Email notification of items added to the discussion forums to which you are subscribed
  • Email notification from the Course Organisers of announcements relating to the course
  • Electronic copies of lecture and practical handouts where available
  • Electronic copies of past examination papers
  • Solutions to past practical examination papers where available
  • Management Committee minutes
  • Examiners reports

Registration

  1. Within 72 hours of adding your name to the email list of supervisors you will be registered for the Supervisors Moodle site.
  2. If you do not receive this confirmation, contact the the Part IB Cell and Developmental Biology Administrator.

Access

  1. Go to the Moodle web site
  2. Click on the Raven Login button and enter your User-id and Password
  3. Click on the tab for CDB Supervisors
  4. The menu on the left hand side of the page allows you access to
    * Course announcements
    * Course syllabus
    * Course materials
  5. By clicking on the link at the top right hand side of the page you can Logout from Moodle
  6. If you do not have a CRSID contact the Part IB Cell and Developmental Biology Administrator for an alternative Login mechanism.

Feedback

Please send any comments about your experience of using the system to the Administrator

6. Further information and feedback

We welcome your feedback on the structure and content of the course, which should be sent to the Chairman or Secretary of the Management Committee, to whom requests for further information should also be made.