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Technology Enhanced Learning

The Centre for Transformative Practice in Learning and Teaching supports staff in developing the distinctiveness of Birkbeck degrees through using technology based on sound pedagogic principles. The use of technology to enhance and extend learning is rapidly expanding, and increasingly sophisticated use of technology in educational, social and business interactions has been transformative. Technology enhanced learning provides increasingly rich opportunities for people to go beyond simply retrieving information towards enhanced interaction, collaboration and innovation. The Centre supports staff in working with new methodologies and new technologies to transform learning, teaching and assessment.

Putting lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, and other resources online.

Moodle is the College's virtual learning environment. It offers a multitude of online teaching and learning resources, including the facility to put your resources online quickly and easily.


Video and Audio Recording

Panopto is the College-wide resource for recording video and audio.

Encouraging Reflection and Engagement

Ideas and tools for encouraging students to reflect on their learning and deepen their engagement with their studies

Academic Reading and Referencing

Technology to support critical reading strategies and academic referencing.

Assessment and Feedback

Tools for formative and summative assessments and to support feedback.

Blended Learning

Ideas for adding effective and efficient online components to extend learning.

Help and Advice

Information about specialist help from around Birkbeck