Xerte Online Toolkits

Why use Xerte Online Toolkits?

Xerte enables users to easily create accessible, interactive, engaging e-learning resources, with no programming knowledge required.

What are the benefits for both creators and users?

  • Tutors can create quality interactive learning resources, and students can also create resources for each other.
  • Xerte learning objects can be used online, or exported and used offline where connectivity is limited. It is also easy to share and adapt others' learning resources
  • Xerte can be easily embedded in, or linked to, Moodle
  • Put together different page types for different pedagogical purposes: presenting information, exploring alternative viewpoints, summative assessment, interactivity etc
  • Instant online access: click 'Publish' and set the object property to Public, and your learning resource is viewable on the web at the url supplied
  • Mobile friendly: the html5 export works on a wide range of smartphones and tablet devices
  • Set more quizzes but do less marking: create self-marking quizzes enabling learners to self-test with instant feedback

Staff development

Course: Xerte Online Toolkits

Academic Support, Technology and Innovation run a Xerte workshop on-demand. Participants are introduced to the Xerte Online Toolkits interface and learn how to create pages using the templates available.

To register your interest for this workshop, please email asti@plymouth.ac.uk

Online Course: Xerte Online Toolkits Support

This course on Moodle provides a range of useful information, advice and support, and complements the Xerte workshop run by Academic Support, Technology & Innovation (ASTI).