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 Create

Media Hopper Create
Put video at the heart of learning, teaching and public engagement by creating, uploading and editing video. Media Hopper Create is the easy way to make, share, and manage your media assets.

Media Hopper Replay

The University's lecture recording service is called Media Hopper Replay. It is available in most of our largest teaching spaces and is being rolled out to smaller teaching rooms over the coming year. By the start of the 2019/20 academic year, it will be available in around 400 teaching spaces.

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: Blackboard Collaborate and SMS Text.

Digital Portfolios

Digital portfolios are useful tools for providing feedback and gathering evidence of progress from learners. Discover how PebblePad, the digital portfolio platform of the University of Edinburgh, can help you to assess your students and provide feedback in an innovative way.

Electronic voting system

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

Academic Blogging Service

Explore ways for you to use blogging at the University of Edinburgh by learning more about our Academic Blogging Service.

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 directorate offers 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

Opportunities for professional development, including Certified Membership of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT)

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