Student Powered e-Collaboration Transforming UM or SPeCTRUM is the official Learning Management System used by the students and lecturers of Universiti Malaya. It is a Moodle-based system providing learning activities, tools and collaborative spaces for students engagement.
Below are some of the most common questions received on the usage of SPeCTRUM.
Please take note that these are the FAQ of SPeCTRUM usage for Lecturers. If you are a student and you have a trouble with your SPeCTRUM, kindly submit a helpdesk report at helpdesk.um.edu.my or refer to your faculty for assist.
Yes you can. Previous contents, including Attendance and Quiz results are stored in SPeCTRUM Achieve prior to the start of a new semester. Take note NOT TO DELETE any content prior to the start of the new semester. Alternatively, you can perform a BACKUP prior to any deletion and RESTORE if needed.
The LMS systems regularly import information from MAYA at midnight. If you have just completed course registration in MAYA, there will be a delay for you to see the recently added course. If you require an immediate update you need to use the "Fetch from MAYA" button.
Refer to the answer for Question 2 above. If you still cannot see your course after 24 hours, please confirm your course assignment with your PTj THEN with ADEC if not resolved.
You may watch a tutorial provided by Dr. Hadi at bit.ly/40Ij60y
Yes you could use the old “activity or resource” attendance link. However, you will need to add/change the dates of your lectures.
The students or participants will be automatically updated. As of March 2023, the list will be updated from Maya daily at midnight. Should your list not updated, please inform ADEC.
You can delete the old announcement and other things that are not related to tidy up your coursepage.
To ensure your message is sent out without delay, please TICK the option "Send forum post notification with no editing-time delay". This option is viewable under the "Advanced" button.
Yes you can. Take note to edit the submission time and other timing related configurations within the Quiz/Assignment settings.
Please submit a helpdesk to ADEC/PTM request to help you solve this issue
The LMS system is set to periodically save (every minute) all written answers. However, if a student's internet is unstable and intermittent, the answer may be lost during computer-server communication. We suggest all lecturers to organize a mock exam prior to the real exam using SPeCTRUMExam LMS session.
Last Update: 29/03/2023