Information Services

More about Learning Technology

Find out more about Learning Technology including Learning Analytics, Social Media Tools and Professional Development for Learning Technologists.

Teaching Continuity Preparation

If it becomes impossible to access the University campus in situations where bad weather, transport issues or pandemics start to impact your ability to teach on-campus, this information hub will direct you to the right services, tools and resources to maintain teaching continuity and minimise disruption to your students.

Teams for teaching guidance

Information and Guidance on using MS Teams for teaching purposes.

Learning Technology Help Resources

This page collates the available support resources for the main learning technology services.

Social Media tools for Learning and Teaching

This service provides information and support on using participatory and collaborative web based services in teaching and learning.

ThingLink (Pilot)

These pages provide information and support on accessing and using ThingLink in teaching and learning.

BadgEd (Open Digital Badges)

BadgEd is the open digital badges service for the University of Edinburgh. Digital badges offer a way to recognise verified extra-curricular skills and achievements and a secure way to share them.

Learning Analytics

The University is interested in the use of learning analytics for improving the student experience, course design and student attainment. Our project exploring this area of analytics began in 2014, and we continue to improve our understanding.

Professional Development for Learning Technologists

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

Learning Technology Community

This community of practice actively seeks to support learning technology practitioners within the University of Edinburgh.