Learning tools

Assistive technologies for students

Assistive technologies provide essential accessibility to computers for those with significant vision, hearing, dexterity and mobility, language and communication, or learning needs.

Moodle - virtual learning environment

Moodle is the University's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

Pocket Essex mobile app

Pocket Essex is the University's official mobile app for students.

Listen Again - lecture capture and playback

Listen Again is the University's lecture capture and playback service.

LinkedIn Learning video training courses

LinkedIn Learning - previously known as Lynda.com - is a leading provider of online video training with thousands of high quality courses covering a range of topics.

Reading lists

Your reading lists provide details of what you need to read each week, along with suggestions from your tutors about further reading to help you get the most out of your modules.

Zoom meetings and webinars for students

This guide gives you an introduction to the essentials of joining and participating in a Zoom webinar or meeting.

Poll Everywhere

The University’s student response app used in lectures and seminars to answer questions using your own internet enabled device.