Moodle is designed to enhance teaching and learning providing module sites where lecturers and students can interact online. A site will contain course materials, communication tools and activities e.g. assignments.

   MS Teams

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration and video conferencing platform that integrates with other Microsoft/Office 365 apps. It is the ultimate app for hybrid working and education as it comes with many features all in one app such as messaging chat, channels, calling, video meetings, screen sharing, calendar, file sharing, webinars and external collaboration.

  ReCap Lecture Capture

ReCap is a Lecture Capture system that provides supplementary teaching resources for students. It can be scheduled to record lectures by capturing output from the classroom computer and presenter audio which can then be published with a slide by slide navigation menu and displayed in Moodle.


ePortfolios is an online tool for the creation of teaching and learning content, enabling students and staff to publish short posts in chronological order or static webpages. ePortfolios can have one or more authors who can add links, images, videos and podcasts within their posts and pages.


Turnitin is a text-matching software that matches students work to online content incl. other student papers. It’s similarity report could be used as supporting evidence in an AMP. It’s Feedback Studio provides online marking and feedback incl. frequently used, inline and overall comments and rubrics. Similarity reports can help students correct their referencing.

  ReCap Personal Capture

The ReCap Personal Capture software enables staff to record supplementary teaching resources for students from their own computer. It can record audio, a capture of your screen e.g. with slides and/or a video of you. Recordings can then be published with a slide by slide navigation menu and displayed in Moodle.

  Bb Collaborate Webinar Tool

Create an online classroom to share presentation material, including delivering a Powerpoint presentation or share your screen to demonstrate resources such as multimedia, webpages and applications. Webinar rooms include a collaborative whiteboard, polling tools and group breakout rooms. Sessions can be recorded.

 Polling Tools

Polling tools provide an engaging way to increase student participation and achievement, allowing teachers to gauge understanding and gather feedback. Students respond to questions displayed on screen via their mobile devices. Responses can be then be displayed to the room.


Nearpod is an interactive presentation application. Staff can upload existing presentations (e.g. PowerPoint) or create from scratch. A Nearpod presentation can feature quiz questions, polling, drawing questions and many more. Teachers can share their presentations with students by providing the presentation ‘Pin’ for the session using any mobile device.


   Blackboard Ally

Blackboard Ally works seamlessly with Moodle to gauge the accessibility of the content on your module and programme sites. Ally provides guidance and tips for lasting improvements to your content accessibility.

   Digital Accessibility and Inclusivity

This section explores digital accessibility and inclusivity considerations including features in Windows, Mac, Moodle, web accessibility, Universal Design for Learning, and additional considerations.