PebblePad

PebblePad is a portfolio tool. It is only used by specific students and staff, mainly in CNMH. It will only be available unto July 2019. It is not available to new users. If you are interested in starting to use portfolios please use CampusPress.

Xerte

Xerte is a tool for creating online learning materials. It can be used to produce media-rich, interactive sequences of learning materials and exercises.

More technologies

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Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a collection of online video tutorials available to all UWL students and staff. Topics include basic IT skills (PowerPoint, Word etc), more advanced software including video editing and animation as well as general topics such as marketing and presentation skills.

Accessing Lynda.com

Go to Lynda.com and login with your UWL username and password. The Lynda Help Guide (pdf, 418 kb) contains further details.

​You can add Lynda.com videos to Blackboard

Download this guide (pdf, 553 kb) to find out how to link to Lynda.com in your Blackboard modules.

Need help?

If you need help accessing Lynda.com, please contact the IT Service Desk on extension 2222 or externally on 0300 111 4895 or email itservicedesk@uwl.ac.uk or via Twitter (@UWL_ITServices).


UWL Reading Lists

The Library’s Reading List system, UWLReadingLists​, is the best way to organise and present your reading lists to students. You can link to your reading lists from Blackboard.

The image below is a screenshot of a reading list.

Screenshot of a reading list

​Need help? ​​

​If you’d like to create a UWL Reading List please contact the Library​.​


OneDrive and Skype for Business (Office 365)

OneDrive and Skype for Business are part of Office 365, which is available to all staff and students.

OneDrive is the university’s online file storage system. You can use OneDrive to store and edit files such as Word documents. For teaching and learning it can be used by students for collaborating on documents or storing and updating records such as placement logs.

​Skype for Business is the university’s online video conferencing system. It provides text, audio and video communication via your computer. For teaching and learning it could be used for one-to-one tutorials or to host group webinars.

Need help?

If you are interested in using Office 365 for teaching and learning activities see the relevant IT guide or email the TEL team: tel@uwl.ac.uk

For more general use please contact the IT ​Service Desk​ or see the relevant IT guide. ​


Box of Broadcasts (BoB)​

​Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is a shared TV and radio recording service providing on demand TV and radio for education. BoB allows UWL staff and students to record recently aired programmes from over 65 channels and provides access to over one million recordings.  The service is supported by the Library: see ​Box of Broadcasts​ on the Library website.

Recordings from BoB can be added to your Blackboard courses as links or within a page.

Need help?

​Box of Broadcasts is supported by the Library​ but if you need help adding recordings to Blackboard you can contact the TEL team: tel@uwl.ac.uk

Lynda.com logo Image of University's library customer desk
Logos of Skype for Business and OneDrive

 

Logo of BoB

 


Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a collection of online video tutorials available to all UWL students and staff. Topics include basic IT skills (PowerPoint, Word etc), more advanced software including video editing and animation as well as general topics such as marketing and presentation skills.

Accessing Lynda.com

Go to Lynda.com and login with your UWL username and password. The Lynda Help Guide (pdf, 418 kb) contains further details.

​You can add Lynda.com videos to Blackboard

Download this guide (pdf, 553 kb) to find out how to link to Lynda.com in your Blackboard modules.

Need help?

If you need help accessing Lynda.com, please contact the IT Service Desk on extension 2222 or externally on 0300 111 4895 or email itservicedesk@uwl.ac.uk or via Twitter (@UWL_ITServices).


UWL Reading Lists

The Library’s Reading List system, UWLReadingLists​, is the best way to organise and present your reading lists to students. You can link to your reading lists from Blackboard.

The image below is a screenshot of a reading list.

Screenshot of a reading list

​Need help? ​​

​If you’d like to create a UWL Reading List please contact the Library​.​


OneDrive and Skype for Business (Office 365)

OneDrive and Skype for Business are part of Office 365, which is available to all staff and students.

OneDrive is the university’s online file storage system. You can use OneDrive to store and edit files such as Word documents. For teaching and learning it can be used by students for collaborating on documents or storing and updating records such as placement logs.

​Skype for Business is the university’s online video conferencing system. It provides text, audio and video communication via your computer. For teaching and learning it could be used for one-to-one tutorials or to host group webinars.

Need help?

If you are interested in using Office 365 for teaching and learning activities see the relevant IT guide or email the TEL team: tel@uwl.ac.uk

For more general use please contact the IT ​Service Desk​ or see the relevant IT guide. ​


Box of Broadcasts (BoB)​

​Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is a shared TV and radio recording service providing on demand TV and radio for education. BoB allows UWL staff and students to record recently aired programmes from over 65 channels and provides access to over one million recordings.  The service is supported by the Library: see ​Box of Broadcasts​ on the Library website.

Recordings from BoB can be added to your Blackboard courses as links or within a page.

Need help?

​Box of Broadcasts is supported by the Library​ but if you need help adding recordings to Blackboard you can contact the TEL team: tel@uwl.ac.uk