E-Learning Technologies at Middlesex University

This site contains information about the technologies used at Middlesex University to support e-learning. Middlesex University supports a wide range of e-Learning technologies. Below we present information on possible technologies which staff may wish to use to support their teaching, learning and assessment strategies.
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My Learning, the University's Virtual Learning Environment, helps students to learn online. Tutors design and support the contents of the modules they lead.
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Turnitin is a plug-in application in My Learning. It is an enhanced Assignment Drop-box which allows submissions to be checked for plagiarism and can be used to help students improve their work.
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Wikis allow people to work together on a project as an organised group.
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Connect is a multimedia technology which facilitates web based video conferencing and visual presentations.
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Personal Response System is a classroom technology which combines interaction and assessment using wireless handsets.
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Web 2.0 Technologies are user supported sites such as wikis, blogs, and social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
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e-Portfolios allow students to build up an online portfolio of their professional development.
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Second Life is a virtual world environment. It allows modelling of environments, situations or objects which may otherwise be difficult to visualise.
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Audio and Video Multimedia can be integrated into e-Learning materials.
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Podcasting is a technology whereby multimedia resources are 'subscribed' to, and delivered automatically to the subscriber.

All of Middlesex University's e-learning technologies must be used in compliance with the University's Computer Use Policy by both staff and students.