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

The Digital Education team 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 contact the Digital Education team.

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 the Digital Education team.