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Learning Technology Pre 2018

Learning environments

Learning environments

Teaching and Learning manages the University of Canberra's learning environments.

UC provides students and staff with learning technology that supports students’ engagement, whether students are studying on campus, online or flexibly.

Learning environments also include the Library Commons and the Library.

Learning Management System – LearnOnline (Moodle)

The University of Canberra uses Moodle as its learning management system. All units (subjects) offered by the university have an associated Moodle site which includes learning resources and learning activities.

ePortfolio system - Mahara

The University of Canberra uses Mahara as its ePortfolio platform. The ePortfolio system can be used to support and student learning through the creation of student ePortfolios.

Please go to the LearnOnline Mahara staff help page.

Web Conferencing - Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is the University's web conferencing/virtual classroom system.

Please go to the LearnOnline Blackboard Collaborate staff help page.

Active Learning Platform

The Echo360 Active Learning Platform enables staff to make their lectures more interactive.

Please go to the LearnOnline Active Learning Platform staff help page.

Lecture Recording - Echo 360

Echo360 lecture recording is the system used by the University for recording lectures as well as personal capture via a desktop computer or laptop.

Please go to the LearnOnline Echo360 staff help page.


The Library is located in Building 8.

Please go to the Library website

Library Commons

The Library Commons is available 24/7 with access via a swipe card. It is situated on Level B of Building 8.

  • Please go to
  • Create a new account or log in


Smarthinking provides students with 24/7 to online student support and feedback services.

Please go to Smarthinking Online Tutoring.

Text matching software - Urkund

Urkund is the University of Canberra's text matching software. It assists the university in maintaining academic integrity. It is one of a range of activities and strategies implemented to support student in their understanding of academic integrity. For more information please go to LearnOnline Urkund staff help page.