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Systems & Tools

We offer various eLearning systems and tools for teachers to use for their teaching at the University, from comprehensive learning managament system, automated lecture recording system to web conferencing tool.

1) eLearning Systems

Teachers can easily create supplementary course websites for their teaching using the eLearning system(s). Major functions include: learning resources sharing, discussion forum, assignment dropbox, online quiz, gradebook, student management & progress tracking and group activities.

  • CU eLearning System (Blackboard Learn)
    The eLearning System Review conducted in 2010 recommended implementation of Blackboard Learn system as the new CU eLearning System for the new 3-3-4 curriculum in 2012. Visit this link for more information about the review and the implementation of the new system.

2) eLearning Tools

A variety of eLearning tools are available for teachers to use for their teaching at the University to support different teaching and learning designs.

  • CUHK on iTunes U
    iTunes U is an educational content distribution system by Apple that makes audio and video materials available for public access.

  • Automated Lecture Recordings (Echo 360)
    Echo 360 is a solution to automatically and reliably captures class lectures and converts them into podcasts, video, rich media, and other formats for anytime, anywhere playback.

  • Web Conferencing Tool (Adobe Connect)
    Adobe Connect is a web conference solution offered by ITSC. This multi-purpose system can be used for online teaching. It allows real-time exchange of video, audio, screen (desktop application) and text.

    Remarks: Currently Adobe Connect is not centrally supported, but various departments, programmes and teachers may pay a fee for using the service.