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Department of Chemistry

E-Learning service

Welcome to the E-Learning service

The E-Learning service informs and supports lecturers in implementing electronic media in education and gives guidance of the different offers for students.

The following services are offered:

  • Consulting, planning, implementation and coordination of E-Learning projects. (Assistance in choosing the most appropriate tools)
  • First level support for the OLAT LMS  and the setup of OLAT exams
  • Communication: information about new and ongoing developments.
  • Analysis of new tools and applications.
  • Support in editing educational videos (e.g. cutting, composing with other materials, de-noising, adding opening credits)

E-Learning tools and support at UZH:

  • OLAT: Online Learning And Training, the open-source Learning Management System developed at the University of Zurich.
  • EPIS - Elektronische Prüfungsunterstützung: Help with the planning and implementation of electronic-supported exams
  • "Teaching Tools": Online platform provided by the UZH to help lecturers converting their teaching material to digital formats
  • Podcasts/lecture recordings: The recordings in lecture rooms will be uploaded on SWITCHcast MediaSpace  and the videos can be edited and published in OLAT or on the Mediaspace plattform. For further questions please contact Kerstin Möhle
  • Classroom response system:

    Klicker UZH - a browser-based software - enables increased interaction with students during a classroom event. Especially in lectures with many participants, Klicker can encourage students to think and participate.

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English:  Manual OLAT


Dr. Kerstin Möhle
Webmaster / E-Learning Coordination
Room: Y38 K-02
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 63 56117

Weiterführende Informationen

Digital teaching

Teaching Tools for Lecturers: A platform for teaching at the University of Zurich with didactic tips, suggestions and how-to's

OLAT campus courses

A campus course can be created with a few mouse clicks. Information about the course (title, abbreviation, description, list of participants) is sent daily to OLAT from the SAP-based module booking tool.

The students information is available as soon as the course has been created. The students who have booked the module belong to the group "_ UZH-Studierende mit Modulbuchung".

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