What is Moodle?
Moodle is the online Virtual Learning Environment used at City University.
It enables staff to provide students with access to online course materials, resources, interactive activities, assessment and communication tools.
What is Adobe Connect?
Adobe Connect is an online collaboration tool where users interact with audio, video and chat, and can share files and screen activities.
What are City Blogs?
City Blogs is the blogging system for staff and students and is accessed via blogs.city.ac.uk.
What are Clickers/Electronic Voting Handsets?
Clickers provide a fun way to encourage active participation from your audience, gather feedback and easily gauge group-wide understanding.
Participants respond to questions posed during a PowerPoint presentation by pressing a button on their clicker. Responses are instantly displayed within the PowerPoint presentation.
What is iTunes U?
iTunes U is City University London's public resource for Videos.
What is Lecture Capture?
Lecture capture allows you to record teaching sessions and publish the recordings via Moodle. Lecture capture typically records the computer screen and your voice, with an optional small video recording of the front of the room.
What is Podium Technology (Pods)?
The Podiums are the technology supplied at the front of lecture and seminar rooms.
The AV podium, or 'pod', is a purpose-built unit that houses various lecture room technology including a Windows PC, Sympodium (PC screen/interactive pen display), visualiser, cables for laptop connection, DVD/VHS player and audio cassette deck.
What is Turnitin?
Turnitin is most commonly used to assist in the detection of academic misconduct (such as plagiarism or collusion) in an assignment after it's been submitted. Turnitin can also be used formatively to help students learn about the importance of good academic practices and good referencing.