Teaching technologies

Advances in technology are providing RMIT staff with ever-expanding options for technology-mediated learning and teaching.

This section provides information, advice, and resources that cover the use of technology to support and enhance learning and teaching.

Blackboard

Blackboard is the course level online learning and teaching platform used at RMIT.

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Blackboard Collaborate

Real-time, multi-functional virtual classroom or web conferencing environment.

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Collaboration on Wheels

Mobile units that can be used anywhere by staff and student groups to facilitate collaboration.

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Collaborative Software (Tidebreak)

Supports collaborative class presentations and learning activities.

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Converged AV

Learning and teaching spaces are being upgraded to support state-of-the-art audio visual technology.

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Echo360 Personal Capture

Record audio, desktop screen capture and webcam video and upload to Blackboard.

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ePortfolios

Collection of digital assets brought together by a student to evidence the development of learning, knowledge, skills and abilities over time.

Flexible learning toolboxes

Customisable online learning resources developed for a range of VET qualifications and training packages.

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Google apps

Google Apps is a cloud-based suite of online tools for communication and collaboration.

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GoSoapBox

GoSoapBox can be used for teaching and in meetings to gather instant feedback.

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Learning Repository

Hosts collections of reusable learning content.

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Lecture capture

Record audio and visual presentations in enabled lecture theatres across RMIT.

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myDesktop

myDesktop connects you to your applications and files; anywhere, anytime.

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Personal response systems

Facilitate student feedback in a classroom or lecture.

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Turnitin (including GradeMark and PeerMark)

An online assignment submission and grading tool that can be used to support academic integrity.

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WebLearn

Create online quizzes and tests that are aligned to learning outcomes using a variety of question types.

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