In order to create online courses & multimedia learning materials or arrange online collaboration, you will need electronic tools.


URZ Kommunikation
On the URZ web page "Digital teaching and collaboration" there is an extensive list of IT tools and aids: https://www.urz.uni-heidelberg.de/de/2020-03-16-digitale-zusammenarbeit

And please be sure to follow this advice from the URZ colleagues "Aktuelle Spear-Phishing-Angriffswelle mit Fokus auf Lernplattformen": https://www.urz.uni-heidelberg.de/de/2021-01-18-spearphishing-moodle





We are happy to assist you in the selection and application of e-learning tools that are suitable for your e-learning scenario at Heidelberg University - the most common tools from the perspective of the ELC are:




Moodle - e-learning platform of Heidelberg University

URZ information

ELC Quick Start Guide for Teachers (PDF English / German)

ELC Quick Start Guide for Students (PDF English / German)

Moodle FAQ

Moodle Course "Moodle Basics für Lehrende"

C-heiCONF heiCONF - web conferencing tool of Heidelberg University

URZ Information

ELC Guide for Teachers (PDF English / German)

ELC Short Guide for Students (PDF English / German)

ELC Introduction 9.6.20: YouTube I. Dethloff

C-Pexip DFNconf - web conferencing service of the DFN (Pexip, Adobe Connect)  
C-MSTEAMS MS Teams - platform that combines chat, video and audio telephony, file sharing, notebooks and whiteboard. URZ Information
C-heiCHAT heiCHAT - Instant Messaging Tool for Text, Audio & Video Chat of Heidelberg University

URZ Information

ELC Short Guide for Students  (PDF English / German)

ELC Introduction 12.5.20:

PPTX with Audio / PDF without Audio / YouTube I. Dethloff

C-heiBOX heiBOX - Cloud storage service (and Office Online) of Heidelberg University

URZ Information

ELC-Guide for Students and Teachers

ELC Introduction 28.5.20:

PPTX with Audio / PDF without AudioYouTube I. Dethloff



You want to create audio files or video files or would like to edit an image?

C-pptx C-Audacity C-IrfanView C-OBS C-HandBrake

In section "Tips & Tricks" on the web page for students, you'll find tips for adding audio to presentations, creating audio files with Audacity, simple image editing with IrfanView, tips for creating videos with OBS and tips for reducing video file sizes with HandBrake. (Link to ELC web page for students)



Dossiers on further e-learning topics


Advice & information on other tools and trending topics (Mobile Learning, Apps, MOOCs,  ...) directly at the E-Learning-Center.



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