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Collaborating on presentations with Mentimeter

Steve Rowett1 September 2021

Mentimeter (or just ‘Menti’) has been a big hit at UCL, with thousands of staff and students having used it so far for voting and polling in face-to-face and remote classes. But the one thing that everyone has wished for is the ability for a teaching team to collaborate on writing presentations.

The good news is that Mentimeter have listened to our wishes, and incorporated this into the platform. To share a presentation with UCL colleagues, just click on Share, and choose ‘Invite Collaborators’, enter their email addresses and you are done!

Option to 'Invite Collaborators' in Mentimeter

Option to ‘Invite Collaborators’ in Mentimeter

Those who you invite will now see your presentation in their list, and you can collaboratively add and edit questions to the same presentation. Mentimeter have also provided a full step-by-step guide to take you through the process.

‘Basic hybrid’ teaching in UCL’s spaces for term 1 of 2021/22

Steve Rowett20 August 2021

On this page:

Section 1: What is basic hybrid teaching?
Section 2: Lecturecast Live
Section 3: Additions to our teaching spaces to support basic hybrid teaching
Section 4: Teaching spaces with Lecturecast
Section 5: Teaching spaces without Lecturecast
Section 6: Bring your own hybrid
Section 7: What’s it like to do basic hybrid teaching, or basic hybrid learning?
Section 8: Frequently asked questions about basic hybrid teaching
Section 9: Training, drop-ins, help and support
Section 10: Some readings about hybrid teaching and learning
Appendix 1: List of rooms supporting basic hybrid teaching

Please note this post is work-in-progress and will be updated regularly. Latest updates:


Section 1: What is basic hybrid teaching?

Like all universities, UCL is making decisions about how teaching will be structured during the first term of 2021/22. It seems likely that whilst many students will be on campus, others will not be able to physically attend due to travel or health restrictions. UCL staff may therefore be teaching in some programmes with a mix of physically present and remote students in the same teaching event. This post aims to guide teachers and departments through how they might make this a satisfactory experience for their students, and manageable for themselves.

You may have heard of the term ‘hybrid teaching’, although consensus on an exact definition is harder to find. Generally it refers to having both a local and a remote audience for the same class, but this can range hugely in sophistication from lavish custom-built classrooms to small additions of new technology into existing spaces. UCL already has a hybrid lecture theatre but of course we teach in hundreds of spaces across campus, so need a broad approach.

At UCL we are aiming to support students who need to be remote for a period of time, with the expectation that they will be able to come to campus in the future. We are calling this approach ‘basic hybrid’. This will not provide a seamless experience for local and remote audiences to learn, interact, work in groups and so on. But it should be sufficient for remote students to keep in touch with classes and remain connected with their teaching.

For each teaching event, we should consider whether online, face-to-face, or basic hybrid offers the best approach. And perhaps engage our students to understand what works best for them; there are certainly some who yearn for face-to-face teaching to resume, but also others for whom learning online has worked very well. There may be teaching events that work well in basic hybrid, others that are best being fully online, and others where teaching separate face-to-face and online groups is the best option.

We are making additions across the teaching estate to support basic hybrid teaching, and providing opportunities for UCL staff to become familiar with what is available and works best for you. There are two main approaches to running live sessions for both local and remote audiences:

  • Use ‘Lecturecast Live’ in Lecturecast-enabled spaces to stream the teaching event as well as record it. Remote students will see and hear the class. You can also use the built in active learning tools for questions, or Mentimeter for live polls and questions.
  • Use Zoom or Teams during the live teaching session to connect to a remote audience as well as your local audience. You can still record the event using Lecturecast where available or use the built in recording features of Zoom or Teams.

Which you choose will be a matter of your own familiarity and preference, but the location of the remote students may also be a factor as we are aware that Zoom has more substantial global infrastructure than the other platforms, especially for participants in China.

There will of course be variations to this, and Digital Education is working closely with Faculty Learning Technology Leads who are the best first point of contact for advice.


Section 2: Lecturecast Live

About 170 lecture theatres and larger classrooms have UCL’s Lecturecast lecture capture system installed. These spaces allow recordings to be scheduled in advance using the Lecturecast Scheduler.

This system is being upgraded to support live streaming (with about 10 second delay) of classes, in addition to recording them.

For teaching from the 4th to 15th October, Lecturecast Live must be manually enabled by the Digital Education team. To do this, send an email to lecturecast@ucl.ac.uk with details of the sessions you wish to be streamed (please include module code, room, date and time). You may like to consider using Zoom as an alternative to Lecturecast Live.

From 19th October, we expect live streaming to be added as a setting in the Lecturecast Scheduler, as a checkbox shown below.

Lecturecast Scheduler showing option to enable live streaming of classes

Lecturecast Scheduler showing option to enable live streaming of classes

We know that recording classes with Lecturecast is very popular with students, although more suited to lectures than class discussion or interaction. The live streaming option has rarely previously been used at UCL, but in our internal tests we found the remote experience to be more isolating than a Zoom or Teams call and would recommend combining it with some other way for remote students to ask questions or be engaged in discussion.


Section 3: Additions to our teaching spaces

Many of our teaching spaces already include a range of technology, with a standard teaching station at the front of classrooms and lecture theatres. We are adding equipment to these in various ways depending on the size and existing facilities of the spaces:

  • Larger spaces with capacities greater than 30 generally already have Lecturecast installed. Here we are adding equipment to connect the managed PC, or your own laptop, to the existing in-room Lecturecast camera and audio equipment
  • Spaces which have capacities between 10-30 are usually too small to have Lecturecast, In these we are adding a Logitech Brio webcam to the managed PC to act as a camera and microphone for teaching sessions using Zoom or Teams. However Lecturecast remains unavailable in these spaces.
  • For very small spaces, or where other departmental rooms are being used, we are providing departments with webcams and speaker/microphone units so that they can ‘bring your own hybrid’ to wherever teaching is taking place.

We are also adding ‘Lecturecast Live’, so that where Lecturecast is installed, teaching events can be streamed live as well as recorded. This has previously been used with a few departments, but live streaming will now be able to be set up using the Lecturecast Scheduler.

These additions are being scheduled over the summer of 2021 so as to be ready for the start of term. More details on each are given below.


Section 4: Teaching Spaces with Lecturecast

We have about 180 spaces that include Lecturecast, UCL’s lecture capture system. These are being upgraded to allow the existing camera and audio to be used within a Teams or Zoom video call with remote students. We recommend you use the managed PC in the room where possible to provide a stable wired network connection.

For the managed PC in the room, we have produced video guides for using Teams and Zoom.

Video guide to using Teams from the managed PC (this video has captions):

Video guide to using Zoom from the managed PC (this video has captions):

You can also connect your own laptop in the in-room audio and video system using a new labelled blue ‘hybrid teaching’ USB 3 Type A cable that is being provided.

Video guide to connecting your laptop in a Lecturecast-enabled space (this video has captions)

In summary, for most teaching events in Lecturecast-enabled rooms, the outline instructions are:

  • Log in to the managed PC, or connect your own laptop display output e.g. HDMI. We strongly recommend using the manage PC due to its wired internet connection and pre-checked compatibility with the new technical additions
  • If using your own laptop, connect the blue ‘hybrid teaching’ cable to a USB 3 socket on your laptop
  • Start Zoom or Teams, and choose the correct camera, speaker and microphone as per the instructions below
  • Start your video call, and share content such as slides or your desktop as you would do normally
  • Use the volume control on the console to change the volume level in the room

The devices you need to use are:

  • Camera: UVC USB3.0 CAPTURE DEVICE (managed PC) or eEver USB 3.0 Capture (your own laptop)
  • Microphone: UAC USB 3.0 CAPTURE DEVICE
  • Speakers: ExtronScalerD or HDMI

Section 5: Teaching spaces without Lecturecast

We are installing a Logitech Brio webcam in around 180 teaching spaces which do not have Lecturecast. These webcams will be mounted on or near the monitor. This is an excellent quality webcam with good dual microphones and built in echo cancellation. The camera will normally be attached to the top of the monitor.

This webcam allows Zoom/Teams calls to be made from the managed PC in the teaching space for the purposes of bringing in remote students to see and hear the lecturer, and see any content they are sharing within the call. Lecturecast is not available in these spaces, but calls can be recorded using Zoom and will automatically ingest into the host’s Lecturecast personal library, provided that the host is an existing Lecturecast user with an account already created. If they do not have an existing Lecturecast account, the recording will be stored as a Zoom recording and can be linked to or downloaded from Zoom.

We’ve made a video guide on using the webcam from these spaces (this video has captions):

A summary of this process:

  • Log in to the networked PC
  • Start Zoom or Teams, and choose the correct camera, speaker and microphone as per the instructions below
  • Start your video call, and share content such as slides or your desktop as you would do normally
  • Use the volume control on the console to change the volume level in the room

The devices you need to use are:

  • Camera: Logitech Brio (normally this will be the only option)
  • Microphone: Logitech Brio (normally this will be the only option)
  • Speakers: Realtek (normally this will be the only option)

Note that there is no facility to connect your own laptop to the Logitech Brio webcam in these spaces, and we ask that you do not disconnect the camera from the managed PC. If you do need to use your own laptop, we are providing equipment to departments to enabled this, detailed in the next section.


Section 6: Bring your own hybrid

Some teaching spaces will not be receiving additional equipment. This will usually be for one of three reasons:

  • They are very small spaces, typically for 10 students or fewer, and normally used for parallel/break-out/tutorial style sessions rather than larger teaching events.
  • They are departmentally managed spaces where the equipment is not managed by ISD.
  • They are other ‘ad-hoc’ spaces, such as staff offices, in which teaching activities (e.g. supporting research students) might take place, but are not designated as teaching spaces.

For teaching spaces which don’t have existing technology, we are suggesting a ‘bring your own hybrid’ approach to using portable technology to produce a workable experience for local and remote students.

ISD will supply each department with two Jabra Speak 510 units which are combined speakers and microphones which provide good audio in smaller spaces. We will also provide two Logitech Brio webcams. Both of these connect via USB Type Asockets to a desktop or laptop. The Brio ideally would use a USB 3 connection, although a USB 23 connection will work for non-4k video. The Jabra Speak 510 uses USB 2. Together, these would provide an acceptable level of video, audio and content sharing for a remote audience. For a small group, these can facilitate a natural discussion, and we have been using the Jabra units especially for meetings across multiple sites. For larger groups, they can enable to the teacher to be seen and heard by a remote audience, but won’t be sensitive enough to pick up audio across a room

Logitech Brio webcam mounted on a monitor

Logitech Brio webcam mounted on a monitor

Jabra Speak 510 hands-free speaker/microphone conferencing unit

Jabra Speak 510 hands-free speaker/microphone conferencing unit

Once connected, the devices you need to use in Zoom or Teams are:

  • Camera: Logitech Brio
  • Microphone: Jabra Speak 510
  • Speakers: Jabra Speak 510

If you have larger groups, there are other Jabra units available; as a rule of thumb, the larger the unit, the larger the audience it can accommodate. You can view the full Jabra Speak range; note that all of the units except the Speak 810 are powered by USB or internal batteries; the Speak 810 requires mains power when in use.

We are also testing the Meeting Owl Pro, a more sophisticated video device that identifies who is speaking, and alters the camera view to focus on them. It also provides an ‘all-room view’ to give context, and includes a built in speaker and microphone. There’s a demo from the manufacturer that shows how it works, although our testing so far has been a little disappointing, with the video rather slow to identify the speaker, and the audio quality not as clear as we had hoped.


Section 7: What’s it like to do basic hybrid teaching, or basic hybrid learning?

First, let’s be clear. Hybrid teaching where a local and remote audience interact is difficult and tiring, especially if you are doing this on your own. Mor et al (2021) notes that:

“However, many of the [institutional] newcomers [to hybrid teaching] appear to be disillusioned, realising that if not implemented properly, synchronous hybrid learning is “the worst of both worlds” – synergising the limitations of both online and onsite teaching; On one hand, the teacher is constrained in utilising collaborative and active learning approaches that utilise the affordances of physical (or virtual) interaction. On the other, the need to be present simultaneously in the classroom and in a virtual environment creates a challenging cognitive load for the teacher.”

We are supporting basic hybrid teaching technologies as part of our ongoing COVID-19 response, not with the expectation that it will form a new pedagogy or delivery mode at UCL. It will have limitations, and not all the teaching methods currently in use at UCL will translate well to this basic hybrid format. We recognise the load this puts on teachers in thinking through how best to support their students, and themselves, when basic hybrid teaching is being used.

Managing simultaneous local and remote audiences

It is never a bad idea at UCL to invoke the thoughts of Jeremy Bentham (or indeed, his brother Samuel), and the Panopticon inspection principle provides an analogy. Michel Foucault described the fate of a prisoner in the panopticon, “he is seen, but he does not see; he is an object of information, never a subject in communication.” It’s similar to how our local and remote audiences might feel during teaching sessions, being able to see the teacher and view the content, but not really able to engage with their peers on the other side of the divide. Of course, teachers are not prison guards, but this separation of audiences may feel antithetical to the inclusive, lively way that they traditionally teach in a room, or even fully online.

An assistant, or co-pilot, can be very helpful for fielding questions from the remote audience, particularly if there is a lively – but not so relevant – chat, where the important questions and comments fly by. By joining in with the remote audience, they can support their questions and discussions, reducing the cognitive load on the primary teacher and act as the bridge between them and the local group.

Structuring classes

Structuring time is important: time for content, time for questions, and time for discussion. Incorporating both audiences into your teaching by explicitly giving time for both audiences to digest and discuss is likely to mean you cover less content in a single session. And the sessions will take slightly longer to set up using the in-room technology, even though that should be just a few minutes. But please respect the UCL hour (classes being 5 past to 5 to the hour, to allow for changeover and setup for the next group). The Centre for Teaching and Learning at The University of Oxford have produced a useful guide for planning hybrid teaching.

Managing discussion

A lively class discussion is a wonderful thing to enjoy. Humans are very good at listening, and can zone-in on who they want to listen to and filter out background noises or distractions, even in a busy, noisy room. Microphones are not as good at dealing with multiple sources of noise, so when multiple people speak at the same time, the result is a cacophony. If you’ve ever watched a TV news programme or political debate where panellists speak over each, you will understand the problem. If you are having a group discussion, it’s important to regulate and orchestrate it so that only one person is speaking at once. A good discussion in basic hybrid is more like the experience of being at a well-chaired committee meeting, than sitting round having a chat.

Sharing content

Many of us have had the experience of sharing our desktop to show slides or do a demo, and then not being able to see the other remote participants. An alternative to sharing the whole screen is just to show one window, which is your application of choice. A little-known fact is that PowerPoint doesn’t have to use your whole screen; it can run a slide show in a single window. To do this, go to Slide Show -> Set up Slide Show -> choose the ‘Presented by an individual (window)’ option. Now the slideshow will be in a single window, and you can position this so that you can see the remote participants, and any hands raised at the same time. Makes things a bit more personable. Alternatively you might share slides in advance via Moodle, and allow remote participants to use them at their own pace.

Using the microphone

Lecture theatres are often not terribly good acoustic environments, with lots of hard surfaces, and noisy fans and ventilation systems. Most rooms have wearable microphones, and these will make a huge difference to the sound quality for the remote audience. It’s good practice to use the microphones when available, as they can be helpful for members of the local audience, but will be particularly useful for remote participants. Please remember to put the microphone back on charge after use. Where there are no wearable microphones but instead fixed microphones about the teacher, you may need to ask for quiet within the room when you are speaking.

Using a visualiser

Many teaching spaces have a built in visualiser, also known as a document camera. We have also issued many portable visualisers to staff who have been teaching remotely from home over the last year.

These can be used in your basic hybrid teaching, by swapping from the camera feed trained on the speaker to the visualiser feed instead. When using the in-room visualiser, this is a little fiddly, but is demonstrated in the video below (this video has captions):

When you are using the in-room visualiser, there is one significant fact to be aware of. You will need to use the control panel to show the visualiser on screen for the local audience. However, when you do this, you will no longer be able to hear the remote audience through the room system, although they of course can still hear you. So you might wish to ensure you have a co-pilot to field questions in the chat, or take regular breaks from using the visualiser to connect again with your remote audience.

Time zones and recording

If you have remote audiences based outside the UK, they may be in a variety of different time zones. Recording, either with Lecturecast or by recording in Zoom/Teams can make a huge difference for students overseas. You might also vary the time of teaching events so that at least some are in more social hours depending on students’ time zones. Even when using Zoom or Teams in space, you can still schedule a Lecturecast recording for those that cannot make the live session to catch up later, in fact having both is a good ‘belt and braces’ approach.

Keep it simple

Over the last 18 months we have changed our teaching practices like never before. This is a further change. At least when starting with basic hybrid teaching, we encourage colleagues to try to keep things as simple as possible and grow from there.


Section 8: Frequently asked questions about basic hybrid teaching

Does wearing a face covering or mask have an impact of audio quality?

Yes, a little, but less than you might think. Here’s a short test video that shows the impact of wearing a cloth face covering and a thicker FFP2/N95 face mask on sound quality.

For a more evidence-based view than my short test, see some of the readings in section 10.

Can I use an iPad as a whiteboard in a Zoom call?

Yes you can, and there are a number of good whiteboard apps available. The standard Apple Notes app is a starting point, but you can also use apps such as Microsoft Whiteboard, Notability and Explain Everything. You can also record video content using many of these apps, but we don’t need this here as we will just be using Zoom on the iPad to share the screen.

The starting point of doing this is to join the Zoom call twice, once from a computer handling the audio and video (e.g. the managed PC in a UCL teaching space) and secondly from the iPad. Once this is done, disconnect the audio from the iPad to avoid unpleasant audio feedback, share the screen, and then use whichever whiteboard app you like.

We’ve made a demo on this, below. This video has captions.

Do I need to record attendance for students ‘attending’ a session remotely?

It is possible to download attendance lists for Zoom and Teams, although this is not possible for Lecturecast Live events. You can find guidance on requirements and processes for recording attendance at the RegisterUCL site.


Section 9: Training, drop-ins, help and support

We are putting together the communications and support package that will help departments learning more about basic hybrid teaching and to allow teachers to get familiar with equipment and format before needing to use it for real.

Three Town Halls in September and early October have been organised to provide an overview of options and arrangements. There are also a number of bookable sessions in which you can try out basic hybrid in person or remotely in advance of use it for teaching.


Section 10: Some readings (and listenings) about hybrid teaching and learning

Readings on impact of face masks and coverings on audio quality

Thanks to Tim Neumann for investigating this topic and supplying these links for the post.

  • Brown, V.A., Van Engen, K.J. & Peelle, J.E. Face mask type affects audiovisual speech intelligibility and subjective listening effort in young and older adults. Cogn. Research 6, 49 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41235-021-00314-0
  • Magee M., Lewis C., Noffs G.,Reece H., Chan J. C. S., Zaga C. J., Paynter C., Birchall O., Azocar S. R., Ediriweera A., Kenyon K., Caverlé M. W., Schultz B. G., and Vogel A. P., Effects of face masks on acoustic analysis and speech perception: Implications for peri-pandemic protocols, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 148, 3562-3568 (2020) https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0002873
  • Randazzo M., Koenig L. L., and Priefer R., The effect of face masks on the intelligibility of unpredictable sentences, Proceedings of the 179th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, https://haskinslabs.org/sites/default/files/files/Reprints/hl2004.pdf [Accessed 9 September 2021]

Appendix 1: Lists of rooms supporting basic hybrid teaching

This is a list of all centrally bookable and departmentally managed rooms receiving upgrades to support basic hybrid teaching is given below. Note that some other rooms not listed already have Lecturecast and can be used for Lecturecast Live only.


Arena Centre

Arena Room, 10th floor [non-standard space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Bedford Way, 20

Bedford Way (20) 903 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bedford Way (20) CR4 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bedford Way (20) Science Lab 1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bedford Way (20) Science Lab 2 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bedford Way (20) Science Lab 3 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bedford Way (20) The Space [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bedford Way (20) W202 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

CR1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

CR2 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Bedford Way, 26

Bedford Way (26) 305 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Bedford Way (26) 316 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Bedford Way (26) G03 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bedford Way (26) G06 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Support for basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam is planned for this room, but has not yet been installed.

Bedford Way (26) G11 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Bedford Way (26) LG04 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Support for Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams is planned for this room, but has not yet been installed.


Bentham House

Bentham House 124 Gideon Schreier [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House 221 Hong Kong Alumni Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House G20 Seminar Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House LG10 Seminar Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Bentham House LG11 Lecture Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House LG16 Seminar Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House LG17 Lecture Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Bentham House LG20 Tutorial Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House LG21 Tutorial Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House LG22 Tutorial Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Bentham House LG23 Tutorial Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Support for basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam is planned for this room, but has not yet been installed.

Bentham House LG26 Lecture Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Bentham House SB31 Denys Holland Lecture Theatre [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Bernard Katz Building

Wilkins Garden Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).


Central Collegiate Building

Wilkins Lower Refectory [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Lower Refectory – North Orangerie [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Lower Refectory – South Orangerie [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).


Central House

Central House 225 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Central House LG01 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Central House LG06 [departmentally managed teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.


Chadwick Building

Chadwick Building 2.18 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Chadwick Building 2.23 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Chadwick Building B05 LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Chadwick Building G07 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Chadwick Building G08 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Chandler House

Chandler House 118 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Chandler House B01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Chandler House B02 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Chandler House G10 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Charles Bell House

Charles Bell House G03 Seminar Room 1 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Charles Bell House G04 Seminar Room 2 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Charles Bell House G09 Meeting Room 3 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Charles Bell House G10 Seminar Room 3 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Charles Bell House G11 Seminar Room 4 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Chenies Mews

Chenies Mews 303 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Christopher Ingold Building

Christopher Ingold Building  G21 Ramsay LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Christopher Ingold Building G20 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Christopher Ingold Building XLG1 Chemistry LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Christopher Ingold Building XLG2 Auditorium [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Cruciform Building

Cruciform Building B.3.01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Cruciform Building B.3.05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Cruciform Building B.3.06 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Cruciform Building B.3.07 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Cruciform Building B.3.08 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Cruciform Building B.4.01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Cruciform Building B1.03 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building B1.04 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building B1.05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building B1.06 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building B1.07 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building B1.15A – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Cruciform Building B304 – LT1 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building B404 – LT2 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building Dry Labs G3.01 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Cruciform Building Dry Labs G4.01 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building Wet Labs B3.03 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building Wet Labs G1.01 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Cruciform Building Wet Labs G2.01 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Darwin Building

Darwin Building B05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Darwin Building B15 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Darwin Building B40 LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


DMS Watson Building

DMS Watson Building G15 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.


Drayton House

Drayton House B03 Ricardo LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Drayton House B04 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Drayton House B05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Drayton House B06 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Drayton House B16 Edgeworth Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Drayton House B19 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Drayton House B20 Jevons LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.


Ear Institute

Ear Institute G33 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Ear Institute Lecture Theatre [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Eastman Dental

Eastman Dental 112 C [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Eastman Dental 112 D [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Eastman Dental 403 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Eastman Dental 410 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Eastman Dental 411 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Eastman Dental 412 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Eastman Dental 413 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Engineering Front Building

Engineering Front Executive Suite 103 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Engineering Front Executive Suite 104 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Euston Road, 222

Seminar Room G01 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Foster Court

Foster Court 111 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 112 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 113 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 114 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 123 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 130 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 132 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 133 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 215 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 217 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 219 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 233 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Foster Court 235 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Foster Court 239 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 243 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Foster Court 314 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 331 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 351 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court 362 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Foster Court B29 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Foster Court G31 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon House

Gordon House 106 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon House 207 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Gordon House 208 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Gordon House 209 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Gordon House 211B [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Gordon House 306 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Gordon House 308 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Gordon House 309 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon House 311 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Gordon House G09 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 16-18

Gordon Square (16-18) 101 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (16-18) B02 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (16-18) B03 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (16-18) B09 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (16-18) B10 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (16-18) G01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (16-18) G06 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (16-18) G09 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 20

Gordon Square (20) 101 Seminar Room 4 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (20) 102 Seminar Room 3 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (20) B03 Sem 1 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 21

Gordon Square (21) 103 Seminar Room 5 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (21) 104 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (21) G06 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 22

Gordon Square (22) B15 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.


Gordon Square, 23

Gordon Square (23) 101 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (23) 102 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (23) 203 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.


Gordon Square, 24

Gordon Square (24) 105 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 25

Gordon Square (25) 107 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (25) B26 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (25) B30 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 26

Gordon Square (26) B32 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (26) G09 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Square (26) G10 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 31-34 & 14 Taviton St

Archaeology 117 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Archaeology 209 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Archaeology 410 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Archaeology 412 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Archaeology 501 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Archaeology 612 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Archaeology B13 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Archaeology G6 LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Gordon Square, 36-38

Gordon Square (36-38) B03 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 55-59

Gordon Square (55-59) G02 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 55-60

Gordon Square (55-59) G03 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Square, 55-61

Gordon Square (55-59) G08 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Gordon Street, 22

Gordon Street (22) 1.02 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Gordon Street (22) 6.02 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Gordon Street (22) 6.12 [departmentally managed teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.


Gordon Street, 25

Gordon Street (25) E28 Harrie Massey LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Gordon Street (25) Maths 500 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Gordon Street (25) Maths 505 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Institute of Child Health

June Lloyd Seminar Room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Kennedy Lecture Theatre [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Leolin Price Lecture Theatre [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Lower Ground Seminar Room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Roland Leinsky Seminar Room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Institute of Child Health – Wolfson Centre

Room A – G12 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room B – G15 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room C – G11 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room D – G18 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room E – G20 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room F – G19 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room G – G20 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room H – F16 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Room I – F17 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Institute of Ophthalmology

BOV Classroom [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Main Lecture Theatre [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

OHRI Lecture Theatre [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


IOE – Bedford Way, 20

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 101 – Logan Hall [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 102 – Drama Studio [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 103 – Jeffery Hall [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 104 – Elvin Hall [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 305 – Clarke Hall [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 421 – Nunn Hall [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 425 – PC Lab 2 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 427 – PC Lab 3 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 429 – PC Lab 1 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 537 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 539 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 541 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 603 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 604 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 639 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 642 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 675 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 709a [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 728 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 731 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 736 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 739 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 744 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 746 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 770 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 777 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 780 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 784 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 790 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 802 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 803 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 804 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 805 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 822 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 826 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 828 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 834 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 836 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 901 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 915 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – 944 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – C3.09 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – C3.11 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – C3.12 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – C3.13 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – C3.14 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – C3.15 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – W3.08 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) – W4.01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W2.05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W2.06 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W2.07 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W2.08 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W3.01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W3.04 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W3.05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W3.06 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Bedford Way (20) W3.07 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Library Teaching Space [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


IOE – Endsleigh Gardens, 9-11

IOE – Endsleigh Gardens (9-11) – G05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – Endsleigh Gardens (9-11) – G16 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


IOE – John Adams Hall

IOE – John Adams Hall G25 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

IOE – John Adams Hall G27 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


IOE – Woburn Way, 25

PHD [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Kathleen Lonsdale Building

Kathleen Lonsdale Building Room 126 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Kathleen Lonsdale Building Room 127 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Main Building

Wilkins Building (Main Building) Gustave Tuck LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) Haldane Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) JBR [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) Main Quad – North Side [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) North Cloisters [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) Portico [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) South Cloisters [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) Upper Terrace [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Wilkins Building (Main Building) Whistler Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).


Main Quad Pop Up

Main Quad Pop Up 101 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Main Quad Pop Up 102 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Main Quad Pop Up G01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Main Quad Pop Up G02 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).


Malet Place Engineering Building

Malet Place Engineering Building 1.02 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Malet Place Engineering Building 1.03 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Malet Place Engineering Building 1.04 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Malet Place Engineering Building 1.20 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Medawar Building

Medawar Building G01 Lankester LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Medawar Building G02 Watson LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Medical School Building

Rockefeller Building 333 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Rockefeller Building 335 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Rockefeller Building 336 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Rockefeller Building 337 David Sacks [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Rockefeller Building 338 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Rockefeller Building 339 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Medical Sciences and Anatomy

Anatomy 249 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Anatomy B15 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Anatomy G04 Gavin de Beer LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Anatomy G29 J Z Young LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Medical Sciences 131 A V Hill LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Medical Sciences G46 H O Schild Pharmacology LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).


Moorfields Eye Hospital

Clinical Education Suite [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


North-West Wing Building

North-West Wing Building (North East Entrance) G17 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

North-West Wing Building (North East Entrance) G22 LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

North-West Wing Building (North East Entrance) G23 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

North-West Wing Building (North East Entrance) G26 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Support for Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams is planned for this room, but has not yet been installed.


Physics Building

Physics Building A1/3 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Physics Building E7 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Queen Square, 7

Queen Square (7) Computer room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Seminar Room SR7 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Rayne Building

Seminar Room 210 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Roberts Building

Roberts Building 102 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Roberts Building 103 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Roberts Building 105a [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Roberts Building 105b [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Roberts Building 106 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Roberts Building 110 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No information about this room is currently available.

Roberts Building 309 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Roberts Building 421 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Roberts Building 422 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Roberts Building 508 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Roberts Building Foyer G02 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Roberts Building G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Roberts Building G08 Sir David Davies LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


Rockefeller Building

Rockefeller Building B14 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Rockefeller Building B14A [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Rockefeller Building B15 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Rockefeller Building B16 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Rockefeller Building Clinical Skills Room 1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Rockefeller Building Clinical Skills Room 2 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Rockefeller Building Clinical Skills Room 3 [departmentally managed teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Rockefeller Building Clinical Skills Room 4 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Rockefeller Building G02 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Rockefeller Building G15 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Rockefeller Building G16 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Rockefeller Building G42 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Rockefeller Building G46 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).


Royal Free Hospital

Jerry Kirk Seminar Room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Clinical Skills Room 1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Clinical Skills Room 2 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Clinical Skills Room 3 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Clinical Skills Room 4 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Lecture Theatre 1 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Royal Free Hospital Lecture Theatre 2 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Royal Free Hospital Lecture Theatre 3 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Royal Free Hospital LG/663-1 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Royal Free Hospital Peter Samuel Hall [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 1 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 10 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 11 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 12 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 13 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 14 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 2 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 3 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 4 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 5 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 6 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 7 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 8 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Royal Free Hospital Tutorial Room 9 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Upper Third Seminar Room 1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

Upper Third Seminar Room 1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.


School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy 104 John Hanbury LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy 224 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy 225 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy 228 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy B37 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy B42 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy G02 Maplethorpe [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy M1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy M2 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

School of Pharmacy M3 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


South Quad Pop Up Learning Hub

South Quad Pop Up Learning Hub 101 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

South Quad Pop Up Learning Hub 102 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

South Quad Pop Up Learning Hub 103 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

South Quad Pop Up Learning Hub G01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).


South Wing

South Wing 9 Garwood LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

South Wing G12 Council Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

South Wing G14 Committee Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).


Stanmore Campus

Student Centre [departmentally managed teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Tavistock Square, 29

Tavistock Square (29) Committee Room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Tavistock Square (29) Council Room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Tavistock Square, 34

Tavistock Square (34) 101 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Tavistock Square (34) 201 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Taviton Street 14-16

Taviton (14) 128 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (14) 129 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (14) 130 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (14) 131 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (14) 132 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (14) 230 Daryll Ford Seminar Room [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (16) 345 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (16) 346 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (16) 347 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Taviton (16) 431 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Taviton (16) 432 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Taviton (16) 433 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Taviton (16) 532 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (16) 534 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Taviton (16) 535 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Torrington Place, 1-19

Torrington (1-19) 113 – Public Cluster [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. This is a computer teaching room.

Torrington (1-19) 115 LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Torrington (1-19) 247 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported using Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed but not yet tested).

Torrington (1-19) 433 [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams. It has not been possible to access this room to plan any upgrade.

Torrington (1-19) B07 – Teal Room [centrally bookable teaching space]

No support for Lecturecast Live or basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams due to the size or nature of the room (Bring Your Own Hybrid can be used as an alternative in this space).

Torrington (1-19) B08 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Torrington (1-19) B09 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Torrington (1-19) B17 Basement LT [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and successfully tested).

Torrington (1-19) B21 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Torrington (1-19) G08 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Torrington (1-19) G09 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Torrington (1-19) G10 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Torrington (1-19) G12 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Torrington (1-19) G13 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed and tested with some issues reported).

Torrington (1-19) G20 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Tottenham Court Road, 170

3rd Floor Boardroom [departmentally managed teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.

3rd Floor Meeting Room 1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

No installation has been possible due to access issues to this space.


Tottenham Court Road, 188

Tottenham Court Road (188) Room 01 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Tottenham Court Road (188) Room 02 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Tottenham Court Road (188) Room 03 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Tottenham Court Road (188) Room 04 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).

Tottenham Court Road (188) Room 05 [centrally bookable teaching space]

Lecturecast Live and basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams supported (installed but not yet tested).


Whittington Hospital

Highgate Wing Seminar Room 1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Highgate Wing Seminar Room 2 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Highgate Wing Seminar Room 3 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Undergraduate Lecture Theatre [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Whittington Hospital Clinical Skills TR1 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Whittington Hospital Clinical Skills TR2 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Whittington Hospital Clinical Skills TR3 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Whittington Hospital Clinical Skills TR4 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Whittington Hospital Clinical Skills TR5 [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).


Woburn Square, 27-28

Woburn Square (27-28) TCRU [departmentally managed teaching space]

Basic hybrid teaching using Zoom/Teams with Logitech Brio webcam supported (installed and successfully tested).

Marking centrally managed exams in 2021

Steve Rowett22 March 2021

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Please note that this page will be updated regularly.


Background

As part of UCL’s continued COVID-19 response, centrally managed examinations for 2021 will be held online. Approximately 19,000 students will undertake over 1,000 exam papers resulting in about 48,000 submitted pieces of work. These exams are timetabled, and (for the very most part) students will submit a PDF document as their response. Students have been provided with their exam timetable and guidance on creating and submitting their documents. The exception to this is some ‘pilot’ examinations that are taking place using other methods on the AssessmentUCL platform, but unless you are within that pilot group, the methods described here will apply.

The move to online 24 hour assessments that replace traditional exams leads to a challenge for those that have to grade and mark the work. This blog post updates a similar post from last year with updated guidance, although the process is broadly the same.

Physical exams are being replaced with 24 hour online papers, scheduled through the exam timetabling system. Some papers will be available for students to complete for the full 24 hours, in other cases students ‘start the clock’ themselves to take a shorter timed exam within that 24 hour window.

We start from a place of two knowns:

  • Students are submitting work as a PDF document to the AssessmentUCL platform during the 24 hour window; and
  • Final grades need to be stored in Portico, our student records system.

But in between those two endpoints, there are many different workflows by which marking can take place. These are set out by the UCL’s Academic Manual but encompass a range of choices, particularly in how second marking is completed. One key difference between regular courseworks is that this is not about providing feedback to students, but instead about supporting the marking process, the communication between markers and the required record of the marking process. At the end of the marking process departments will need to ensure that scripts are stored securely but can be accessed by relevant staff as required, much in line with requirements for paper versions over previous years.

There is no requirement to use a particular platform or method for marking, so there is considerable flexibility for departments to use processes that work best for them. We are suggesting a menu of options which provide a basis for departments to build on if they so choose. We are also running regular training sessions which as listed at the foot of this document.

The menu options are:

  • Markers review the scripts and mark or annotate them using AssessmentUCL’s annotation and markup tools;
  • Departments can download PDF copies of scripts which can be annotated using PDF annotation software on a computer or tablet device;
  • Markers review the scripts on-screen using AssessmentUCL, but keep a ‘marker file’ or notes and comments on the marking process;
  • Markers print the scripts and mark them, then scan them for storage or keep them for return to the department on paper.

The rest of this post goes into these options in more detail. There is also a growing AssessmentUCL resource centre with detailed guidance on exams, which will be launched shortly and this will evolve as the AssessmentUCL platform becomes more widely used across UCL.


Overview of central exam marking

This video provides a short (4 minute) introduction to the methods of marking exam papers in 2021. This video has captions available.


Marking online using AssessmentUCL’s annotation tools

AssessmentUCL provides a web-based interface where comments can be overlaid on a student’s work. A range of second marking options are available to allow comments to be shared with other markers or kept hidden from them. The central examinations team will set up all centrally managed exams based on the papers and information submitted by departments.

The video (24 minutes) below provides a walkthrough of the marking process using the annotation and grading tools in AssessmentUCL. It also shows how module leaders can download PDFs of student papers if they wish to mark using other methods or download marks if they are using AssessmentUCL. This video has captions available.

This video (7 minutes) gives more detailed guidance on ‘section-based marking’ where different markers are marking different questions across the submitted papers. This video has captions available.

 


Guidance for external examiners

This video provides guidance for external examiners who are using AssessmentUCL to view papers and marks. This video has captions.


Annotation using PDF documents

Where you annotation needs are more sophisticated, or you want to ‘write’ on the paper using a graphics tablet or a tablet and pencil/stylus, then this option may suit you better.

Module leads and exams liaison officers can download a ZIP file containing all the submitted work for a given exam. Unlike last year, a student’s candidate number is prefixed onto the filename, and can be included within the document itself, to make identifying the correct student much easier.

You can then use tools you already have or prefer to use to do your marking. There is more flexibility here, and we will not be able to advise and support every PDF tool available or give precise instructions for every workflow used by departments, but we give some examples here.

Marking on an iPad using OneDrive

Many staff have reported using an iPad with Apple Pencil or an Android tablet with a stylus to be a very effective marking tool. You can use the free Microsoft OneDrive app, or Apple’s built in Files app if you are using an iPad. Both can connect to your OneDrive account which could be a very useful way to store your files. An example of this using OneDrive is shown below, the Apple Files version is very similar.

There’s further guidance from Microsoft on each individual annotation tool.

Marking on a PC or Surface Pro using Microsoft Drawboard PDF

Microsoft Drawboard PDF is a very comprehensive annotation tool, but is only available for Windows 10 and is really designed to be used with a Surface Pro or a desktop with a graphics tablet. Dewi Lewis from UCL Chemistry has produced a video illustrating the annotation tools available and how to mark a set of files easily. Drawboard PDF is available free of charge from Microsoft.

Marking on a PC, Mac or Linux machine using a PDF annotation program.

Of course there are plenty of third party tools that support annotating PDF documents. Some requirement payment to access the annotation facilities (or to save files that have been annotated) but two that do not are Xodo and Foxit PDF.

Things to think about with this approach:

  • Your marking process: if you use double blind marking you might need to make two copies of the files, one for each marker. If you use check marking then a single copy will suffice.
  • You will need to ensure the files are stored securely and can be accessed by the relevant departmental staff in case of any query. You might share the exam submission files with key contacts such as teaching administrators or directors of teaching.
  • Some of the products listed above have a small charge, as would any stylus or pencil that staff would need. These cannot be supplied centrally, so you may need a process for staff claiming back the costs from departments.

Using a ‘marker file’

Accessing the students’ scripts is done using AssessmentUCL, which allows all the papers to be viewed online individually or downloaded in one go. Then a separate document is kept (either one per script, or one overall) containing the marks and marker feedback for each comment. If double-blind marking is being used, then it is easy to see that two such documents or sets of documents could be kept in this way.


Printing scripts and marking on paper

Although we have moved to online submission this year, colleagues are still welcome to print documents and mark on paper. However there is no central printing service available for completed scripts to be printed, and this would have to be managed individually or locally by departments.


The evidence about marking online

In this video Dr Mary Richardson, Associate Professor in Educational Assessment at the IOE, gives a guide to how online marking can differ from paper-based marking and offers some tips for those new to online marking. The video has captions.


Training sessions and support

Markers can choose to mark Late Summer Assessment (LSA) exams in the same way as they marked the main round of exams. For a refresher or if you were not involved in marking centrally managed exams, please refer to the recording of one of Digital Education’s previous training sessions (UCL staff login required) and the slides used in the training session which can be downloaded.

Throughout the LSA period (16th Aug to 3rd September), drop-ins will be run Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12-1pm. The drop in session is relevant to markers, moderators, the Module Lead and Exams Liaison Officer. Attendees can ask questions, or see a demo of the marking options. You can find the link for these and join immediately.

You can of course contact UCL Digital Education for further help and support.

Understanding student activity in Moodle

Steve Rowett7 August 2020

The reduction of on-campus teaching and students studying remotely provides a greater emphasis on understanding how they are engaging with the learning activities within their course.

Moodle does provide some tools for this, and anecdotally they are less well known than they might be. The tools range from a quick check on whether students are accessing a particular course, to a much more detailed view of who has completed which activities within a course. They provide a window into how students are doing but of course are only crude proxies for engagement and learning, and should also be supplemented by other information to understand and support our students as best we can.

Here’s a quick guide to three options based on questions you might want to ask.


When did students last access this course?

You can get a quick report of the last time each of your students accessed your Moodle course. This is particularly useful at the start of term for highlighting students who have never accessed your course and might be having access difficulties and need further support.

To view this report, go to Course Administration -> Users -> Enrolled Users. The Last Access to Course header of this table is clickable so you can sort by this field (clicking once will show those students who have never accessed this course, or have not accessed this course for the longest times, at the top of the table.

Table showing students enrolled on a Moodle course, including their most recent access to that course


Who has or has not viewed or participated in a given activity?

To understand engagement on a specific activity, use Course Participation reports. Find these at Course Administration -> Reports -> Course Participation. You will need to select an activity. In this case, we’re choosing an early activity where students say hello to each other. This is a forum called ‘Getting to know each other’. I select this from the Activity list, and select Students from the ‘Show only’ list, then click Go to get the following report:

A Moodle course participation report, showing that some students have been much more active in a discussion forum than others

This shows your students and indicates whether they have engaged with this activity with a Yes or No. The number in brackets shows the number of engagements, and gives a rough and ready guide, but I wouldn’t take it too literally as different people will normally use websites in different ways. Again the table headers are clickable, so clicking on All actions will order based on that column.

You can drill down a little further by choosing one of the options from the Show actions menu. In this case the options are View and Post. These terms are however slightly misleading, as they count other actions too, but give a broad measure of level of active contribution as compared to reading the work of others.

Finally you can quickly send a message to all students in a No in the actions column, but clicking on Select all ‘No’ and choosing Send a message from the dropdown.


How can I see if students have completed the activities across my course?

Activity completion is a tool in Moodle that lets you get an overview of student participation in all activities in your course. This does need to be set up in advance and is very flexible and configurable.

Once activity completion is turned on for your course, each activity in your course is marked either complete or incomplete for each student. Each activity with then be marked as complete based on student activity in a number of different ways:

  • The student themselves mark is as complete, using a checkbox next to the activity;
  • A simple ‘view’ of the activity marks it as complete;
  • A more complex set of criteria is established to mark the activity is complete. This depends on the type of activity but might be getting a certain mark on a quiz, or submitting a document to an assignment, or posting a message in a forum. These criteria are defined by the teacher on an activity-by-activity basis.

An illustrative screenshot of the report available is shown below. Here you can see that one student has gone ahead of the others, two are up to date, one is a little behind, and one has not completed any activities at all.

Activity completion report in Moodle showing which students have completed which activity according to criteria set by the teacherThe video below explains more about activity completion:

There is a Miniguide on activity completion and also a case study from Jane Burns of using it in UCL teaching.

Reporting across Moodle courses

A limitation is that these tools apply at the level of a Moodle course, which is normally a module, and this limits the ability to get an holistic view of the activities of any particular student. We are very aware of this limitation and are rapidly looking at options for providing a more holistic and student-centred reporting ability.

Mentimeter at UCL

Steve Rowett9 July 2020

We’re pleased to announce that we now have a site licence for Mentimeter at UCL, meaning that any teacher or student can use it free of charge. Our Mentimeter Resource Centre provides training and guidance to get you started.

Mentimeter is an online polling, questioning and voting tool that you can use in your teaching, whether it is online or face-to-face, synchronous or asynchronous. Mentimeter offers a wide variety of question types that you can use with your students to promote active learning:

Icons for different question types in Mentimeter, including multiple choice, free text response, ranking and image-based questions

Icons for different question types in Mentimeter, including multiple choice, free text response, ranking and image-based questions

It will eventually replace the TurningPoint ‘clickers’ that were installed in some lecture theatres and were available to loan. Educationally, the two services are very similar, but Mentimeter can be used anywhere – including for synchronous and asynchronous online teaching – without the need for physical handsets. It also allows more flexible question types such as word cloud and text responses, unlike the more limited TurningPoint numeric keypads. And you can even include LaTeX formatting in your Mentimeter slides.

To sign up for Mentimeter go to https://www.mentimeter.com/join/ucl. You will be redirected to log in using Single Sign On, with your standard UCL username and password. And then you’ll be straight in to Mentimeter and able to start making your first presentation.

If you already have a Mentimeter account (free or paid) using your UCL email address, this should convert to our site licence and you will no longer be charged for it. Any presentations or results that you already have attached to that account will be preserved.

If you have an existing Mentimeter account (free or paid) using a personal non-UCL email address, then you can either just create one with your UCL email address, or we can transfer your old presentations and results over on request.

Mentimeter have some great resources on putting your slides together. It’s all done online with no need for a fiddly PowerPoint toolbar. Instead, you just click the ‘Present’ button in Mentimeter and your questions appear full screen.

If you are teaching a live session online, then you run the presentation at ‘presenter pace’ which is the default method. You can share the window in Blackboard Collaborate, Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Students can vote or contribute from a web browser on their laptop or phone, and you see the results in real time as your students enter them.

You can also run a presentation in ‘audience pace’ mode where students complete questions at their own pace, and possibly at different times. It’s an effective tool for asynchronous activities, so for example you might ask students to complete an activity at the start of the week and review their contributions at the end of the week. You still get to see their contributions in real time as they are made.

Dr Silvia Colaiacomo from the UCL Arena Centre has written a case study on the use of Mentimeter for student engagement during asynchronous teaching.

To give you some examples of what you can do with Mentimeter, here are some different question types showing how the results are presented after an audience response.


A graph showing the results of a multiple choice question and the correct answer in Mentimeter

A graph showing the results of a multiple choice question and the correct answer in Mentimeter


Sliders allow participants to show levels of support for various statements in Mentimeter

Sliders allow participants to show levels of support for various statements in Mentimeter


 

Free text responses shown as a word cloud in Mentimeter

Free text responses shown as a word cloud in Mentimeter


 

Marking 24 hour exams

Steve Rowett5 May 2020

This blog post has been re-made for exams in 2021 – visit the Marking centrally managed exams in 2021 blog post.


Please note this post is being regularly updated with additional resources.
+ New on Friday 8 May: Guide to online marking from Mary Richardson
+ New on Friday 8 May: Microsoft Drawboard PDF demo from Dewi Lewis, UCL Chemistry
+ New on Friday 15 May: Updated details on Microsoft Drawboard PDF

The move to online 24 hour assessments that replace traditional exams leads to a challenge for those that have to grade and mark the work.

We start from a place of two knowns:

  • Students are submitting work to Turnitin in Moodle during the 24 hour window; and
  • Final grades need to be stored in Portico, our student records system.

But in between those two endpoints, there are many different workflows by which marking can take place. These are set out by the UCL’s Academic Manual but encompasses a range of choices, particularly in how second marking is completed. One key difference between regular courseworks is that this is not about providing feedback to students, but instead about supporting the marking process, the communication between markers and the required record of the marking process. At the end of the marking process departments will need to ensure that scripts are stored securely but can be accessed by relevant staff as required, much in line with requirements for paper versions over previous years.

Neither SRS nor Digital Education mandate any particular way that marking should take place and there is considerable flexibility for departments to use processes that work best for them. So we are suggesting a menu of options which provide a basis for departments to build on if they so choose. We are also running daily training sessions which as listed at the foot of this document.

The menu options are:

  • Markers review the scripts and mark or annotate them using Turnitin Feedback Studio
  • Digital Education will provide PDF copies of scripts for departments to annotate using PDF annotation software on a computer or tablet device.
  • Markers review the scripts using Turnitin Feedback Studio, but keep a ‘marker file’ or notes and comments on the marking process.
  • Markers print the scripts and mark them, then scan them for storage or keep them for return to the department on paper.

The rest of this post goes into these options in more detail.


Turnitin Feedback Studio

Turnitin Feedback Studio provides a web-based interface where comments can be overlaid on a student’s work. QuickMarks provide a bank of comments that occur regularly that can be just drag and dropped onto the work. In addition, the traditional Turnitin Similarity Report is also available. This method probably works best for text-based documents like essays and reports. Turnitin is integrated into Moodle and set up for you as part of the exam process for students to submit their work, but it’s your choice if you wish to use the marking tools available after the work has been submitted. The Turnitin submission boxes have been set up for you, and we ask that you don’t change the settings or set up any grading templates to mark student work before submission, as this could prevent students from submitting.

You can also allocate marks using grading forms or rubrics.  On the whole we think that these could be a bit of a ‘sledgehammer to crack a nut’ solution for a single paper, but it is an option available to you if you are familiar with them and you have a more granular set marking criteria for each question. We recommend hiding the assignment before adding the grading form or rubric so that students cannot see it.

If you want to know if this method is for you, you can watch a short video demo or  try marking up an example paper provided by Turnitin. A video tailored to UCL’s 24 hour exam process is given below. This video has captions.

Things to think about with this approach:

  • Rubrics and grading forms take a little bit of setting up, and are probably best used where you have previous experience in doing them.
  • In some exams it is common to put a mark (e.g. a tick) on each page to indicate that the page has been read. To replicate this you might define a QuickMark called ‘page read’ and put it on each page, or annotate with the same words
  • The marked paper often becomes a resource to go back to if there are any errors or omissions in the grading process. You might wish to both write the marks on the paper using the annotation tools or in the general feedback area, and also lodge them in a spreadsheet for uploading to Portico.
  • Turnitin does not support double blind marking effectively. It is rarely used for paper-based exams (since the second marker could always see the markings of the first marker on the paper) but if it was needed one marker could mark online and the second could download the papers for offline marking (e.g the ‘marker form’ method below).

You can view additional guidance on using Turnitin Feedback Studio.


Annotation using PDF documents

Where you annotation needs are more sophisticated, or you want to ‘write’ on the paper using a graphics tablet or a tablet and pencil/stylus, then this option may suit you better.

Upon notification (notification form) Digital Education will supply your department with PDF copies of the students’ work, uploaded to a OneDrive account set up by your department.

For this to happen, Exam Liaison Officers / Teaching Administrators will need to set up a OneDrive folder and notify Digital Education that they wish to have PDF copies of the files. We have a video tutorial (with captions) on this process below.

You can then use tools you already have or prefer to use to do your marking. There is more flexibility here, and we will not be able to advise and support every PDF tool available or give precise instructions for every workflow used by departments, but we give some examples here.

Marking on an iPad using OneDrive

Many staff have reported using an iPad with Apple Pencil or an Android tablet with a stylus to be a very effective marking tool. The Microsoft OneDrive app supports both platforms and provides rapid access to scripts and some annotation tools as shown in the video below (which also has captions). The OneDrive app is free, and connects to your UCL OneDrive account via Single Sign On.

There’s further guidance from Microsoft on each individual annotation tool.

The Apple Files app can also connect to OneDrive and has a similar (and perhaps more powerful) annotation tool. Thanks to David Bowler for mentioning this in the first comment on this blog post.

Marking on a Mac using Preview

Preview on a Mac is often taken for granted but is actually quite a sophisticated tool and includes some basic annotation functions. Here is some guidance from Apple on using it.

Marking on a PC or Surface Pro using Microsoft Drawboard PDF

Microsoft Drawboard PDF is a very comprehensive annotation tool, but is only available for Windows 10 and is really designed to be used with a Surface Pro or a desktop with a graphics tablet. Dewi Lewis from UCL Chemistry has produced a video illustrating the annotation tools available and how to mark a set of files easily. UCL does not have a site-wide licence for Drawboard PDF, but it is available at a very modest price if departments choose to buy it.

Marking on a PC, Mac or Linux machine using a PDF annotation program.

Of course there are plenty of third party tools that support annotating PDF documents. Some requirement payment to access the annotation facilities (or to save files that have been annotated) but two that do not are Xodo and Foxit PDF.

Things to think about with this approach:

  • Your marking process: if you use double blind marking you might need to make two copies of the files, one for each marker. If you use check marking then a single copy will suffice.
  • You will need to ensure the files are stored securely and can be accessed by the relevant departmental staff in case of any query. You might share the exam submission files with key contacts such as teaching administrators or directors of teaching.
  • Some of the products listed above have a small charge, as would any stylus or pencil that staff would need. These cannot be supplied centrally, so you may need a process for staff claiming back the costs from departments.

Using a ‘marker file’

Accessing the students’ scripts is done using Turnitin in Moodle, which allows all the papers to be viewed online individually or downloaded in one go. Then a separate document is kept (either one per script, or one overall) containing the marks and marker feedback for each comment. If double-blind marking is being used, then it is easy to see that two such documents or sets of documents could be kept in this way.


Printing scripts and marking on paper

Although we have moved to online submission this year, colleagues are still welcome to print documents and mark on paper. However there is no central printing service available for completed scripts to be printed, and this would have to be managed individually or locally by departments.


The evidence about marking online

In this video Dr Mary Richardson, Associate Professor in Educational Assessment at the IOE, gives a guide to how online marking can differ from paper-based marking and offers some tips for those new to online marking. The video has captions.


Training sessions and support

Digital Education will be running daily training sessions for teachers covering the ground in this blog post. These will run at 12-1pm every weekday from Tuesday 12 May.

No booking necessary.

We are also providing additional support for students during the exam period. Our support hours will be (UK time):

  • Monday 11.30am-8.30pm
  • Tuesday-Thursday 8am-8pm
  • Friday: 7.30am-3.30pm

Details of support mechanisms are given in the exam section on each Moodle module where an exam is taking place.