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Teaching technologies and services

On­line teach­ing tools and ser­vices

Name
De­scrip­tion
Links and con­tacts
Con­trolpanel
Ac­count and email set­tings
 
     
  • Change pass­wort for your WU ac­count
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  • Set up email for­wart­ing to a non-WU ad­dress
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  • Re­gister a WU cell phone
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  • Sub­scribe to info chan­nels
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Con­tact
IT Ser­vices Sup­port Center
Learn@WU
WU's learn­ing and com­mu­nic­a­tion plat­form
 
     
  • Over 30 ap­plic­a­tions and fea­tures to sup­port teach­ing and learn­ing
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  • Wide se­lec­tion of com­mu­nic­a­tion op­tions for teach­ers and stu­dents
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  • Use to provide stu­dents with learn­ing ma­ter­i­als in vari­ous formats
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  • Course ad­min­is­tra­tion sup­port
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In­struc­tions for Teach­ers and Stu­dentsht­tps://learn.wu.ac.at/guide/
Con­tact
Teach­ing&Learn­ing Ser­vices
BACH course ad­min­is­tra­tionAd­min­is­trat­ive in­form­a­tion and ser­vices for your courses  
     
  • View class lists
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  • Add and drop stu­dents from your classes
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  • Send emails or text mes­sages to se­lec­ted stu­dents
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  • View grade lists and en­ter grades
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Con­tact
Teach­ing Co­ordin­a­tion
Course evalu­ation
Con­duct course evalu­ations us­ing Learn@WU
 
     
  • Order and edit evalu­ation ques­tion­naires
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  • Con­duct on­line evalu­ations
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  • Ac­cess­ing and pub­lish­ing evalu­ation res­ults
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Evalu­ation-Guide
Con­tact
Evalu­ation & Qual­ity En­hance­ment
Mail­ing lists
Sub­scribe to vari­ous WU email mail­ing lists
Re­com­men­ded for WU teach­ers:"unilehrer.innen" mail­ing list
Con­tact
Mail­ing lists
Pla­gi­ar­ism de­tec­tion soft­ware on Learn@WU
Pla­gi­ar­ism test­ing for theses
 
     
  • Man­dat­ory pla­gi­ar­ism test­ing for theses
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  • Use the "Theses" mod­ule on Learn@WU to con­duct test­ing and view res­ults
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Theses­mod­ule-Guide
Con­tact
Pla­gi­ar­ism
Exam server
For mul­tiple-choice exams
 
     
  • Com­pose and ad­min­ister mul­tiple-choice ex­am­in­a­tions
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  • Change points dis­tri­bu­tion and grade set­tings
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  • Auto­matic ana­lysis of res­ults and answer stat­ist­ics
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  • Is­sue raw data for trans­fer to other ap­plic­a­tions
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Exam server­-Guide
Con­tact
Teach­ing&Learn­ing Ser­vices
Room book­ing sys­tem "Rooms"
Book rooms and man­age re­ser­va­tions for rooms throughout the cam­pus
 
     
  • Re­serve rooms for classes or in-­house meet­ings
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  • Re­quest rooms for events
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  • Over­view of all rooms on cam­pus - Cam­pus­GIS
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Room­s-Guidehttp://www.wu.ac.at/aca­dem­ic­staff/in­fonew/train­ing
Con­tact
Teach­ing Co­ordin­a­tion
Syl­labus/VVZ on Learn@WU
Pub­lish in­form­a­tion in the on­line course cata­log (VVZ)
 
     
  • Com­plete re­quired course in­form­a­tion and pub­lish
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  • Provide ad­di­tional in­form­a­tion (op­tional)
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  • Edit and re-use syl­labi from pre­vi­ous semesters
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Syl­labus-Guide
Con­tact
Teach­ing&Learn­ing Ser­vices
Sur­vey tools
Cre­ate and con­duct on­line sur­veys
 
     
  • Use the Check­box Tool on Learn@WU to cre­ate short sur­veys to co­ordin­ate dates, top­ics, etc. with your class
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  • Use IT ser­vice's open source LimeSur­vey tool to cre­ate more com­pre­hens­ive ques­tion­naires
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Check­box-Guide
LimeSur­vey-Guide
Con­tact LimeSur­vey
IT-Ser­vices Me­dia Devel­op­ment di­vison
Con­tact Check­box
Teach­ing&Learn­ing Ser­vices
Video con­fer­ences
Hold­ing video con­fer­ences by com­puter and in spe­cially equipped con­fer­ence rooms
 
     
  • Web-­based con­fer­ences us­ing Adobe Con­nect
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  • Video con­fer­ences in spe­cially equipped con­fer­ence rooms
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In­struc­tions for Adobe Con­nect
Con­tact
IT-Ser­vices Me­dia Devel­op­ment di­vi­sion

Classroom tech­no­logy

Name
De­scrip­tion
Links and con­tacts
Clicker on Learn@WU
Quick, sim­ple sur­veys right in the classroom
 
     
  • Con­duct sur­veys with up to 5 possible answers (single choice) dur­ing class
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  • Cre­ate sur­vey on Learn@WU
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  • Stu­dents respond us­ing their mobile devices (smart phone, tab­let, laptop, etc.)
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  • Res­ults auto­mat­ic­ally ana­lyzed and dis­played
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Click­er­-Guide
Lec­turecast­ing
Re­cord classes and post them on­line with the Learn@WU lec­turecast­ing tool
 
     
  • Use pre-in­stalled re­cord­ing equip­ment to re­cord presen­ted slides with a voice-over of the course in­structor in the Audimax, in the 180-seat aud­it­or­i­ums, and in the fol­low­ing rooms:
       
    • Lan­guage Labs LC.2.076, LC.2.064, LC.2.054
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    • Teacher train­ing room D2.0.342
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  • Mobile lec­turecast­ing set avail­able for re­cord­ing classes in other rooms
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  • Edit and post lec­turecasts on Learn@WU
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In­struc­tions for Lec­turecast­ing
Possible teach­ing ap­plic­a­tions for lec­turecast­ing in the TLAc
Live stream­ing
Live stream­ing between classrooms
Broad­cast lec­tures live from one aud­it­or­ium to an­other (between the Audimax the 180-seat aud­it­or­i­ums) Con­tact
Teach­ing&Learn­ing Ser­vices
Smart­board
In­ter­act­ive White­board, stand­ard in all sem­inar rooms
 
     
  • Write on di­gital sur­face
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  • Add notes to slides, web pages, etc.
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  • Save ed­ited boards
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  • Add empty screens for use as a white­board
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In­struc­tions for Smart­board
Mon­itor
("in­ter­act­ive pen dis­play")
 
     
  • Mon­itor with in­ter­act­ive pen for writ­ing dir­ectly on the screen
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  • MS Of­fice (Word, Ex­cel, Power­Point, Ac­cess) and SPSS pre-in­stalled
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  • Ports for aux­il­i­ary devices
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In­struc­tions for Mon­itor

Ad­di­tional equip­ment

Name De­scrip­tion
Links and con­tacts
Loaner laptops
Long-term equip­ment loans
 
     
  • Loans from the Power­Store
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  • Several mod­els to choose from
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Con­tact
Power­store

Present­a­tion me­dia for loan
Bor­row present­a­tion equip­ment and ac­cessor­ies for your class (e.g. DVD drive, doc­u­ment cam­era, ex­ten­sion cables, VGA cables)
 
     
  • Order with the at least one day in ad­vance us­ing the on­line form
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  • Pick up either at the ser­vice desk in the Teach­ing Center (TC) or in the IT Sup­port Center in the Lib­rary & Learn­ing Center (LC)
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Con­tact
IT-Ser­vices Sup­port Center
Ad­di­tional teach­ing aids
Order ad­di­tional ma­ter­i­als (bul­letin board, flip chart, ex­tra desks ...)
 
     
  • Order with at least one day in ad­vance us­ing the on­line form (ger­man) se­lect­ing Haus­di­en­ste in the Cam­pus­man­age­ment sec­tion
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  • For equip­ment needed at short notice: Items like flip charts and pa­per are avail­able in the sup­ply rooms in the Teachinger Center (EG01 and OG03) and the De­part­ment build­ings
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Bor­row­ing Present­a­tion Equip­ment