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Service Catalogue

Student Education Systems

These IT services cover all end to end student lifecycle administration systems and teaching & learning services, such as LUSI,  E-learning, timetabling, lecture capture, and library systems. 

LEARN VLE (Moodle)

Service Name

 LEARN VLE (Moodle)

Service Description

This service develops and supports, in conjunction with the Centre for Academic Practice, the open-source-based e-learning facilities within LEARN, the University's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

The VLE provides students with access to learning resources for their modules and programmes, as well as access to other related learning material. Academic (and related staff) are the main creators of these resources.

Features

Learn provides learning resources for modules and programmes, created by academic staff. Examples of resources include outlines of lecture notes, lecture slides, additional reading, discussion forums, online assessment, coursework submission, feedback forms, virtual classrooms, podcasts, quizzes and more.

It is also a gateway to other services, such as ReVIEW lecture capture and Computer Assisted Assessment.

Service Users

Staff , Students

Service Availability

24/7 except for planned maintenance and unforeseen incidents on campus and via VPN.

Support

The IT Service Desk is available 8:30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding when the University is closed). Tel: (01509) 222333 or e-mail IT.Services@lboro.ac.uk

Application Support Level

(if applicable)

Application written by vendor, issues investigated by CAP E-Learning Officers, School E-Learning Officers and IT Services. Support for hardware and operating system by IT services. Application development by IT Services and vendor. 

Documentation

Please visit Learn

Request Process

Staff and students are assigned to modules and programmes automatically through the LUSI system. Please contact your departmental administrator for access to modules.

Costs

None

Dissertation Management (ProjectList)

Service Name

Dissertation Management (ProjectList)

Service Description

An online project and dissertation allocation system for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Features

The ProjectList system is an online project and dissertation allocation system. It is designed to help manage the process of academics writing final year or postgraduate projects, and the students viewing and selecting them.

 

Managing a list of projects, and their allocation to students, can be problematic. Manual solutions frequently involve multiple documents and spreadsheets, flurries of emails, and lots of fiddly details to keep track of. The ProjectList system aims to simplify the process, bringing everything together in a single place, and as its an online system, it can be accessed by academics and students at any time or place

Service Users

Staff, Students

Service Availability

24/7 except for planned maintenance and unforeseen incidents on campus and via VPN.

Support

The IT Service Desk is available 8:30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding when the University is closed). Tel: (01509) 222333 or e-mail IT.Services@lboro.ac.uk

Application Support Level

(if applicable)

Application written by IT Services, issues investigated by IT Services application developments by IT Services.

Documentation

Visit ProjectList

Request Process

Visit ProjectList

Costs

None