Information Services

Learning Technology

We 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.

Media Hopper

Media Hopper is the University's Media Asset Management solution. It provides all staff and students with a space that they can use to upload media and then publish to various places, including VLEs, Websites and social media channels.

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.

Portfolios

Information about PebblePad, the e-portfolio tool used at the University of Edinburgh.

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.

Supporting Learning, Teaching, and the Student Experience

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.

Learning Analytics

The University is investing in the use of learning analytics for course design, attainment, and improving the student experience.

Professional Development for Learning Technologists CMALT

Information Services (IS) offer a bursary to fund and support learning technologists to become Certified Members of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT).

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