Support and contacts
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The EdTech Teaching Support team support La Trobe University and partner staff in how to use La Trobe’s enterprise educational technologies, which include Moodle (LMS), DORIS, Echo360, H5P, Manage My Subjects, PebblePad, Turnitin and Zoom (for teaching purposes).
For support in designing learning and teaching experiences using technology refer to the Educational Design team.
The following self-enrol modules are available for all staff wanting to learn the basics of La Trobe's educational technologies.
- Introduction to the Learning Management System (LMS) - The LMS is a platform that supports the creation of a collaborative online learning environment with a set of tools and activities that facilitate teaching and learning.
- Introduction to PebblePad - PebblePad is a platform that supports the creation of an online personal learning space and ePortfolios.
- Introduction to H5P - H5P is an open and free technology integrated into the LMS that enables the creation, sharing and reusing of interactive HTML5 content.
Self-access support resources
This searchable knowledge base of step-by-step guides and checklists will answer your questions on how to complete common tasks. Find answers to your questions at Ask EdTech.
Workshops to train staff in the use of La Trobe’s educational technology are offered throughout the year. Examples include Introduction to the LMS, Preparing your LMS site, Setting up your LMS gradebook and Monitoring student engagement in your LMS site. View a list of scheduled workshops.
Custom group workshops
Workshops to train staff in the use of La Trobe’s educational technology can be delivered on request and tailored to the needs of specific groups of staff (e.g. sessionals, tutors, new staff, external staff). Examples include workshops on setting up your LMS subject, setting up your gradebook, communicating with students via the LMS, grading with Turnitin and grading with PebblePad ATLAS. Request a workshop at Ask EdTech.
One hour consultations to train you in the use of La Trobe's educational technology can be delivered on request. Examples include setting up your subject for delivery pre-semester, managing marking, correcting gradebook issues and exploring advanced features of La Trobe's educational technologies. Request a consultation at Ask EdTech.
Staff can also drop-in for training and support in the Bundoora Learning & Teaching Lounge.
Staff can request support anytime via Ask EdTech or for more urgent support between 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday call 03 9479 1500 (Option 1 > Option 3).
Non-University partner staff can request support via the Get Help from EdTech webform or for more urgent support between 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday call 03 9479 1500 (Option 1 > Option 3).
Student support in the use of the LMS and other La Trobe University supported educational technologies can be found at the Study Tools website or by contacting Student IT Support (SITS) or ASK La Trobe.