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Digital tools to enhance learning

Let us know what digital tools you use

Partially supported tools

This software is partly supported and may be used regularly, though not across the whole university. Learning Technologists can provide advice, support and bespoke training.

There may be costs associated with using some of this software.

Find out more about these tools



Catchbox is world’s first soft throwable wireless microphone built for audience engagement.



Camtasia is a screen capture tool with a rich toolset for creating interactive presentations and walkthroughs.



iSpring is a suite of software which enables you to develop e-Learning content from Powerpoint presentations.

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Skype is an instant communication and messaging tool, suitable for both personal and educational use.

JISC Online Surveys

JISC Online Surveys

Online surveys (OS) allows you to develop, deploy and analyse surveys via the web.

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Prezi is a cloud-based presentation tool that enables you to create a single canvas of text and mulitmedia online.



A blog is a frequently updated online journal or diary. It is an online space where you can share your interests, thoughts and ideas.

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Find out more about GoToMeeting, an easy to use and set up online meeting tool.

Blended Learning

Blended learning module

BU have invested in a learning and teaching resource that encourages and supports tutors developing and delivering discipline based pedagogies using technology.