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OLAT

University of Zurich, Information Technology, IT/MELS

Multimedia & E-Learning Services (MELS)

Online Learning and Training

Stampfenbachstrasse 73
CH-8006 Zurich

+41 44 635 67 90

support@olat.uzh.ch

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University of Zurich (UZH)

Features

Campuskurs

Provides one-click creation of courses from the UZH course catalogue. Necessary information such as metadata and enrolled students are automatically synchronized via an interface to SAP Campus Management.

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Campuskurs

Campuskurs

Synchronized course management with SAP

SWITCHcast

Provides easy integration of recorded lectures. The underlying video management system for editing and hosting is based on Opencast and is powered by SWITCH for the Swiss academic community.

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SWITCHcast

Lectures online with Opencast

SWITCHinteract

Provides easy integration of online meetings with screen sharing, chat, whiteboard functions and more. The underlying web conference system is based on Adobe Connect and is powered by SWITCH for the Swiss academic community.

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SWITCHinteract

SWITCHinteract

Live teamwork with Adobe Connect

SWITCHdrive

Offers a secure alternative to commercial cloud storage services. Files can be stored, synchronised and shared quickly and reliably. All data is stored on servers that are part of the Swiss academic network powered by SWITCH.

Login with SWITCH edu-ID
SWITCHdrive

SWITCHdrive

Swiss cloud storage based on ownCloud

EPIS 2.0

Will optimize the digital assistance for exams at UZH. Preparation and performing of assessments can be easily organized using data synchronization with SAP Campus Management. On-site support is powered by a control system for admission and submission.

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EPIS 2.0

EPIS 2.0

Exam preparation, implementation and support

Group Enrolments

Will optimize the group registration processes – with focus on reliability and safety in large installations.

Group registration

Group Enrolments

Reliable and safe in large installations

Power of Mindmaps

Visualize hierarchies and connections between topics. Use mental triggers to retain infos more easily. Show the ‘big picture’ as well as details. Outline essays and scientific papers. Collect notes, links and documents. Stimulate the logical flow of the thought process.

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Mindmaps

Power of Mindmaps

Take notes, visualize and outline ideas

Power of Flashcards

The Leitner system is a widely used method to efficiently use flashcards that was proposed by the German science journalist Sebastian Leitner in the 1970s. It is a simple implementation of the principle of spaced repetition, where cards are reviewed at increasing interval.

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Flashcards

Power of Flashcards

Recall the solution written on a card

Power of Handwriting

MyScript is the source of the world’s most advanced technology for handwriting recognition and digital ink management. The MyScript Labs team includes leading experts from around the world in artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, linguistics, and other relevant fields.

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Handwritten

Power of Handwriting

Convert handwritten inputs

OLAT - lms.uzh.ch

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Statistics based on OLAT usage in 2017

About

OLAT is a mature Learning Management System (LMS) with a nearly twenty-year track record. It has been developed since 1999 at University of Zurich (UZH).

OLAT is hosted by the Department of Information Technology of UZH and is available to all faculties and institutes as well as to other Swiss universities and higher education institutions.

The development of OLAT focuses on the Tertiary Education sector. Extensions, add-ons and plug-ins are designed and implemented in close cooperation with the Swiss academic community at universities and higher education institutions.

Requirements and software engineering regarding OLAT is dedicated to all stakeholders at UZH.

The results of the in-house developed Educational Technologies (EdTech) are shared with the Open Source community all over the world.

Desktop

Windows (47%)
macOS (45%)
Linux (8%)

Mobile

iOS (74%)
Android (26%)
Windows (<0.01%)

Statistics based on OLAT usage in 2017

Code Management

Code paid by the people should be available to the people. Contribute at GitHub or dive into open source code history at Mercurial.

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Continuous Delivery

The results of research and development are delivered continuously passing several automated testing pipelines.

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Agile Methodology

Development and operations rely on adaptive planning and evolutionary engineering by a cross-functional DevOps team.

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Software and Systems Engineering

The OLAT team is grateful for Open Source licenses and Community editions from various vendors of tools on which we rely in our daily workflows. Our workbench includes the following tools for software engineering, test automation and infrastructure development.