E-learning is the learning process which takes place partly or fully by means of digital technology. For example:
Digital learning - a way to enhance learning with digital tools in any form of learning
Distance learning - a form of learning where learners and teachers are physically separated
Face to face learning - takes place throughout the course in a common physical space, such as an auditorium, laboratory or seminar room. One of its types is classroom learning.
Contact learning - any learning that takes place in the same physical or virtual learning environment, with the simultaneous participation of the learner and the teacher or trainer
Blended learning - a form of study in which part of the study takes place in the form of face to face and part in the form of distance learning
Online learning - a form of learning where teaching takes place entirely online
Flexible learning - one way of organizing contact learning, where at the same time some learners are in physical and some in virtual space
The terms of digital learning are included in the dictionary of digital competences.
The following UT e-learning environments are used only for the purposes of teaching, research and administrative work of the University of Tartu, and the user is responsible for the correct and legal use of the content added to the environments.
Learning management system Moodle allows the teacher to post course materials, which may include text files, photographs, video and audio clips, animations, etc.; to create opportunities for communication between teachers and learners by means of forums, e-mails and chat rooms; to facilitate learning through the use of glossaries, self-testing, links to materials on the Web; to evaluate learners progress (tests and assignments); to administrate a course (learner and learning outcome management, compilation of statistical analyses regarding learners' work).
You can log in to the Moodle with the username and password of the University computer network (the same you use for logging in to the SIS).
Sisu@UT tool is meant for creating wesites connected with university study, research and administration purposes. Published websites are categorized by fields and are searchable by search tool. Teachers can log in to the Sisu@UT with the username and password of the University computer network (the same you use for logging in to the SIS).
Panopto is a software that provides lecture recording, screencasting, video streaming, and video content management possibilities which is often used in e-learning environments.
You can log in to the Panopto with the username and password of the University computer network (the same you use for logging in to the SIS) or via Moodle.
NB! You can order the service of recording video lectures from IT department multimedia centre as well. It's free service in case of study purposes videos (announce the subject code if ordering the recording service).
Mahara is a fully featured electronic portfolio system with social networking features to create online learning communities. It is integrated with Moodle and provides an extra learning opportunity for learners of University of Tartu. In Mahara you can create pages and join them to portfolios, compose your CV etc.
You can log in to the Mahara with the username and password of the University computer network (the same you use for logging in to the SIS).
Adobe Connect web conferencing software service offers immersive online meeting experiences for collaboration, virtual classrooms and webinars.
If you would like to hold webinar in Adobe Connect Pro please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and order the user account and seminar room. You can try the presenter possibilities in seminar room http://kontakt.ut.ee/katsetamine (enter as a guest).
Web address: https://teams.microsoft.com
MS Teamsi general help: email@example.com
Moodle and MS Teams integration help: firstname.lastname@example.org
User manual: https://sisu.ut.ee/juhendid/moodle-and-ms-teams-integration
MS Teams is Office 365 software that can be used to create teams. In a MS Teams workgroup, you can have conversations, video conferences, and create and manage files.
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing. The University of Tartu has a license for educational institutions, which can be used by anyone who has a university e-mail address (up to 300 people can join a Zoom room).
LimeSurvey is environment for creating on-line surveys. You can log in to the LimeSurvey with the username and password of the University computer network (the same you use for logging in to the SIS).