Information Services

Learning Technology

The Educational Design and Engagement Team support a wide range of services and systems to improve the use of technology for teaching and learning.

Virtual Learning Environments

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The service pages for the University supported Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs): Learn and Moodle

Assessment and Feedback

Information about Assessment and Feedback tools to use within Learning and Teaching. Services include: Questionmark Perception, Turnitin, GradeMark, WebPA.

Communication and Collaboration

Services which allow you and your students to communicate and collaborate which may be useful in a teaching and learning context. Services include: Collaborate, SMS Text and Virtual Worlds.


Useful information on PebblePad, the e-portfolio system in use at the University.

Electronic voting system

Top Hat is used to collect digital responses to questions from groups of students.

Survey Tools

Online survey and questionnaire tools for research, evaluation and planning activities.


Throughout the year we offer a variety of events aimed at raising awareness of different learning technologies and the different ways they can be implemented to enhance the student experience. The types of events that we organise range from learning technology fairs covering a range of topics, to more focussed hands-on workshops.

Learning Technology Fairs & Workshops

The Learning, Teaching & Web Services division offer a range of workshops and fairs to target specific digital literacy skills aligned with supporting learning and teaching, and the student experience.