Managed Learning Environment

iSolutions MLE

The Managed Learning Environment team looks after all your elearning services including the University Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Lecture Capture system and Computer Aided Assessment (CAA) systems.

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Blackboard is a web based resource that provides a platform for online learning and teaching.

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The MySouthampton app is the University’s official smart device app for current students and staff. It gives you comprehensive information about the University and its services such as email previews, maps, timetables, contacts, library loans, workstation availability, latest news and important alerts to help you get the most out of your time here.

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The University eAssignment system is for electronic submission, marking and feedback of student work. It is currently used to varying amounts by all Faculties in the University.

This is used for both formative and summative assessments and those with or without electronic submission of student work and with or without electronic entry of marks and feedback.

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Turn it in

Integrated into Blackboard, the Turn it in feature allows tutors to check for plagiarism.

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Perception allows you to create defined response assessments that can be taken by large numbers of students during exam periods.

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Panopto is the University Lecture Capture system. It also hosts all our internal streaming videos. Staff can record their lecture in a lecture theatre or record a session in their office, home or on the go.

Please note that in most cases Panopto is access via Blackboard.

Panopto administration Panopto help

Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect is a web based communication and collaboration tool which allows users to setup and run online meetings.

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Bob National

BoB enables all staff and students in subscribing institutions to choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels. The recorded programmes are then kept indefinitely (no expiry) and added to a growing media archive (currently at over 1 million programmes), with all content shared by users across all subscribing institutions.

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ExamStart is an exam portal for accessing computer based exams.

The portal is found by logging into a University computer with the username exam.

ExamStart help