Tools and Systems

The University of Leeds offers a range of technologies and resources to support you wherever you work. 

  •  With Office 365, exciting new possibilities for sustainable and inclusive ways of learning and collaborating is made possible through a range of new digital apps. 
  • Various Learning Technologies are also available to enhance the student experience. 
  • For anyone whose role includes the use of Social Media, there is support to help build your practice and wellbeing. 
  • If you create content for work, we want to make sure you are well informed about the best practices in meeting Copyright and Intellectual Property guidelines. 

Digital Education Systems' Projects News

Find out about the latest digital education systems projects or have a look at the latest news on systems below.

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Multi-mode Teaching delivery is being piloted at the University from September 2021 in eleven teaching rooms across campus. 

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Live streaming will be available from the start of September 2021.

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Leeds has chosen Solutionpath as its institutional provider for Learning Analytics.

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ePortfolio at Leeds is an invaluable resource that allows staff and students to build individual portfolios of activities and interests, including more formal study or programme requirements such as Academic Personal Tutoring and assessment.

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Information on Tools and Systems

Learn more below about the digital tools and online resources available for you to use:

If you are working on teaching materials in Minerva, you now have access to a new tool that will help you gauge the accessibility of files you upload to Minerva. Explore Blackboard Ally and see how you can use it to make your teaching material accessible.
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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is one of the three University virtual classroom systems. It is a web based online interactive session platform that is integrated into Minerva module areas. It includes audio, video, text chat, an interactive whiteboard, PowerPoint display, application sharing, breakout rooms, polling and session recording.
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Advice to help you assert you authorship, protect the University's Intellectual Property, and avoid third party liabilities when creating your materials for work.
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Feedback Studio is one of the University’s tools for marking and grading student’s work.
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Electronic creation, delivery, submission and marking of a number of summative and formative assessment types.
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The University uses Minerva, LinkedIn Learning, Collaborate Ultra, Lecture and Personal Capture, and has 3 specially-designed Collaborative Learning Spaces.
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Minerva Tests can be used to deliver both flexible and timed tests to students.
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Introducing Teams, Whiteboard, Sway, Forms, Stream, Flow, Yammer, Planner, SharePoint, OneDrive, To-Do, Delve, and new accessibility features.
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Find out about using the online pin board Padlet in your teaching.
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PebblePad is the University’s ePortfolio system. Student can access this system throughout their study for learning, assessment and personal reflection.
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Whether you are using social media personally or professionally, be aware of communication etiquette and maintaining your identity and wellbeing online.
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Introduction to using Top Hat for active learning along with features that support the delivery of summative and formative assessments.
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Create open book essay style exams using the Turnitin Assignment tool in Minerva.
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See a guide that will support you in the events of systems failure.
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