Key Areas

Our key areas of work

The E-Learning Development Team has a number of strategic projects that we lead or are heavily involved in. In addition to our pedagogically-driven advice on the use of technologies to support learning, teaching and assessment, the following are our key areas of work:


Online submission and marking of summative and formative work.

VLE Exam

Online tests in controlled PC Classrooms for formal examinations.


Online platforms for the creation of digital portfolios.

Lecture Capture

Replay Timetabled Lecture Capture and Personal Capture using Echo360.

Mobile Learning

Devices and apps for learning in and out of class.

ResponseWare and In-Class Polling

ResponseWare is a way to conduct interactive polls and receive text responses from students during lectures utilising students’ own devices – whether a smartphone or laptop.

Virtual Learning Environment

Management and support of Yorkshare, the institutional virtual learning environment using Blackboard Learn.


Online seminar platform using Blackboard Collaborate