DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

PORTFOLIO RESOURCES

Below are a range of Portfolio resources that include both pedagogical considerations and technical steps on how to best utilise Pebblepad in your teaching practice.

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RESOURCE 1: DESIGNING TASKS FOR PORTFOLIO

RESOURCE 1: DESIGNING TASKS FOR PORTFOLIO

Pebblegogy was designed for those new to PebblePad, and who want practical guidance in making the most of the platform. This guide provides practical examples of learning activities that can be used on PebblePad and the underlying pedagogy employed in their development.

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE HERE

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RESOURCE 2: Getting Started in PebblePad for Staff

RESOURCE 2: Getting Started in PebblePad for Staff

A GUIDE FOR STAFF

Built in PebblePad itself, this guide introduces staff to PebblePad, outlines common steps and tasks, introduces the ATLAS assessment engine, and related tasks, assessment steps and workflows. Click here.

ATLAS FOR STAFF

ATLAS is the assessment engine of PebblePad, designed to support teaching and learning activities. Like any LMS, the ATLAS component of PebblePad is feature rich, and users are encouraged to familiarise themselves with user guides whilst, or before, using the system.

ATLAS for Unit Chairs and Lecturers

ATLAS for Tutors

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RESOURCE 3: Getting Started in PebblePad for Students

RESOURCE 3: Getting Started in PebblePad for Students

A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

Built in PebblePad itself, this guide introduces students to PebblePad, outlines common steps, and introduces assessment steps and workflows. Click here.

ATLAS FOR STUDENTS

ATLAS is the assessment space, created by unit teams to manage learning activities and assessment. Students who want further information about ATLAS are advised to access the following links:

1. Overview of Atlas

2. Understanding the Dashboard

3. Atlas Workspaces

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RESOURCE 4: OTHER USEFUL PEBBLEPAD RESOURCES

RESOURCE 4: create a knowledge hub
Glossary of Terms

Users of PebblePad encounter a range of terms whose meanings are not always obvious. To assist consult PebblePad’s official glossary.

FAQ's

PebblePad provides a comprehensive and searchable FAQ addressing a range of common technical and troubleshooting advice, and is intended for both student and staff audiences. The directory is fully searchable – keywords are found in both topics and descriptions.

Videos

For staff familiar with the system, and staff seeking guidance on specific topics, PebblePad has created comprehensive range of instructional and informational videos. These videos are searchable by their title.

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RESOURCE 5: Embedding PebblePad into your Unit

RESOURCE 5: Embedding PebblePad into your Unit

Unit teams interested in implementing PebblePad into their units are advised to contact their faculty team, asking for the integration to be enabled. See the contact section, below, for details…

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RESOURCE 6: PebblePad in PRACTICE

RESOURCE 6: PebblePad in PRACTICE

Deakin-designed Resources – As the implementation of PebblePad scales up at Deakin, resources designed by our own staff will be added.

WHO DO I GO TO FOR SUPPORT AND ADVICE?

Technical issues

Email eSolutions: deakin@service-now.com
Phone support: 1800 463 888

Hours of support:

Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday to Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Design issues

Email eSolutions: deakin@service-now.com
Phone support: 1800 463 888

Hours of support:

Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday to Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

FACULTY

Faculty of Business and Law

Faculty of SEBE

Faculty of Arts and Education

Faculty of Health

Technical issues

Email eSolutions: deakin@service-now.com
Phone support: 1800 463 888

Hours of support:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
  • Saturday to Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Design issues

Email eSolutions: deakin@service-now.com
Phone support: 1800 463 888

Hours of support:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 8:00pm
  • Saturday to Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

FACULTY

  • Faculty of Business and Law 
  • Faculty of SEBE 
  • Faculty of Arts and Education 
  • Faculty of Health