The LMS provides a platform for the use of a range of learning technologies.
The following tools and software are supported by Learning Environments.
The Lecture Capture system records lectures and events in supported venues. Recordings are made available to students as streaming video, via the LMS.
The University of Melbourne provides staff premium access to Poll Everywhere, an online tool that allows users to create and collect responses to poll questions or activities. Polls can be activated and distributed in a live session and through the LMS.
The University of Melbourne provides all staff and research students with access to Qualtrics Research Core, a powerful survey engine that allows users to easily create, design and distribute surveys for a variety of teaching, learning and research needs.
Ally is a tool that assesses the accessibility of your content on the LMS and provides guidance for making improvements.
Turnitin is an online assignment tool that provides 'similarity' checking, allows staff to give curated online feedback, and includes options for creating and managing peer review activities and assignments.
Zoom is a high quality video and audio online conferencing tool for desktops and smartphones. It’s ideal for online classes, meetings, special events, webinars, remote working and job interviews.
Respondus is a windows application that enhances the functionality and usability of Blackboard's quiz and survey tools.
LMS Banner Creation Tool
The LMS Banner Creation Tool allows you to create custom banners that can be added to your LMS subjects.
Readings Online enables staff to add, organise and control their subject readings and ensures copyright compliance in their subjects.
Bluepulse is a polling service aimed at allowing teaching staff to quickly and easily assess students' learning needs, understanding, and engagement in real time during lectures and tutorials.