Answered By: Learning and Teaching Enhancement
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2022     Views: 10

You should start by contacting the Learning Technology team, also known as LearnTech, on learn.tech@northampton.ac.uk or go direct to the Learning Technologist aligned to your subject. There is a list of the team and faculties available if you aren't sure. They can advise on making effective use of university-supported teaching and learning tools, and provide guidance on alternatives you may be interested in exploring.

These alternatives are generally referred to as 'unsupported' because the University doesn’t have a contract in place with them, meaning you and your students are not able to access help, support or training when using these tools from any of the University Professional Services departments like the Learning Technology Team, IT Services or Staff Development. However, if you are digitally confident and capable you may be happy to use such tools anyway, but before doing so we recommend that you talk it through with your Learning Technologist to ensure regulatory compliance (such as GDPR and compliance with accessibility legislation) and clarity of information to students affected.