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Core BU supported tools

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Fully supported tools

This is software that is owned or licensed by BU, supported by IT and available to all staff. Learning Technologists have an in-depth knowledge of the software and its associated best practices and will provide training/support on request.

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Turnitin

Turnitin

Turnitin provides online assignment feedback tools which incorporates text-matching to support academic writing.

Panopto

Panopto

An easy to use video recording, webcasting, and content management system with inside-video search capability.

Mahara

Mahara

Students can use e-portfolio to collate journals, media and social resources, that can be shared with tutors, peers and future employers.

TurningPoint

TurningPoint

An audience response system which enables your audience to participate in lectures by submitting responses to questions using a small handset.

uGrade

uGrade

uGrade is BU's name for a peer and self-assessment system, and is a product of Loughborough University and University of Hull.

Further supported tools

Talis Aspire Reading Lists

Talis Aspire Reading Lists

Talis Aspire Reading Lists is a cloud-based system that enables you to create dynamic and up-to-date reading lists.