A-Z Technology List
The A-Z technology list gives a list of different tools that are being used for teaching and learning at VUW.
VUW Supported Technologies
The technologies below are supported tools for VUW staff. The support for these technologies is available from CAD, Digital Solutions and/or the Library. View the pages below to find out more about the tool and how to use it in your teaching practice.
For questions or training, please talk to one of our learning and teaching team.
There are currently no major updates or new features.
Blackboard is VUW's learning management system. It can be used to provide information, teaching material and grades to students. Every course is required to have at least the course outline on Blackboard.
Miro is a whiteboard space that allows immersive visual interactions. It is commonly used for group brainstorming, planning and presenting ideas in asynchronous or synchronous collaboration.
Talis Aspire is used at VUW to create course reading lists and manage copyright compliance. All courses must use Talis to create and manage readings that have been copied for course reading lists.
Zoom is a video conferencing tool that allows both online meeting functionality, video conferencing and mobile collaboration.
GoSoapBox is used to interact with an audience during a presentation or lecture. It allows you to pose a question, run a poll or get text responses in real time.
Office 365 is a suite of web based applications which work in combination to provide online access to: cloud storage, social networking, Microsoft Office tools, team productivity capability and more.
Turnitin can be used to check student writing for similarity to other sources, such as web pages, articles and other students' work.
H5P is a web-based authoring tool that allows you to create interactive learning objects and design rich and engaging online learning activities that include text, images, videos, links, quizzes and more.
Qualtrics is the University’s licensed online survey creation tool. It is primarily used for research purposes, but it can also be used in teaching scenarios, such as class revision or feedback.
VStream is the video recording and distributing system used at Victoria. It allows recordings to be made in an office, in teaching spaces and on any remote computer.
Physical Tools and Spaces
Alongside the supported technologies, VUW also has innovative physical tools and spaces to support learning and teaching. Find out more about these tools and spaces and how to use them.