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 from 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 resource 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.

Xerte user guide

The Digital Education team have created a Xerte user guide for staff and students wishing to create interactive learning objects with ease.
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