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.
My Learning, the University's Virtual Learning Environment, helps students to learn online. Tutors design and support the contents of the modules they lead.
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.
Wikis allow people to work together on a project as an organised group.
Connect is a multimedia technology which facilitates web based video conferencing and visual presentations.
Personal Response System is a classroom technology which combines interaction and assessment using wireless handsets.
Web 2.0 Technologies are user supported sites such as wikis, blogs, and social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
e-Portfolios allow students to build up an online portfolio of their professional development.
Second Life is a virtual world environment. It allows modelling of environments, situations or objects which may otherwise be difficult to visualise.
Audio and Video Multimedia can be integrated into e-Learning materials.
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.