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Delivering units of study online within China via MyLO

Delivering units of study online within China via MyLO

The information detailed below is provided for guidance and is subject to variability dependent upon internet connectivity within China and content triggering the firewall  
Use of Mobile Broadband may provide better access than on-campus wireless connections. It's strongly recommended that all students and staff within China install the VPN service to improve connectivity performance:

If you are located within China, then please reference the install guide (KB) or install guide (PDF) to install the VPN software.

Vendor Advice:

D2L Brightspace/LMS

Able to deliver within China

Echo360

Able to deliver within China

PebblePad

Able to deliver within China


PLATFORM

AVAILABLE

FUNCTIONALITY

D2L Brightspace/ LMS

Yes

  • Homepage
  • Unit Homepage
  • Video note
  • Announcements
  • Discussion posts
  • Content pages
  • ICB templates

D2L Brightspace

Yes

Long ICB page with lots of different content types (Images, Echo360 embeds, H5P, Links, readings, recordings)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Yes

Web Conferencing

ClickView

Yes

Video

Echo360

Yes
  • Short recording via LTI link
  • Short embedded video
  • Longer Video

Equella/Reading Lists

Yes

Reading Lists

H5P

Yes

Course Presentation/True-False question

Office365YesMicrosoft Software
OneDriveYesMicrosoft Software

PebblePad

Yes

ePortfolio

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Yes

Prevents cheating in online quizzes

Studiosity

Yes

24hr Study Support

Shorthand

Yes

Academic Integrity Unit tested

Turnitin

Yes

Able to upload assignment & view originality report


Unsupported technologies for the delivery of online learning content within China

PLATFORM

AVAILABLE

YouTube

No

GmailNo
Google DocumentsNo

Technical Recommendations:

  • Echo360 recordings post July 2019 utilise HLS which enables an efficient bandwidth delivery, and automatically adjusts to the consumer’s internet speed
  • D2L Brightspace Mobile delivery – limitation of other integrations such as ICB would apply

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