15-Minute Manual: The Big Three

This short manual covers "The Big Four" learning technologies used at the University and serves as a quick guide for new students who are not yet familiar with MoodleListen again, FASER and Talis Aspire.

1. Introduction

The three most important learning technologies used at the University are MoodleFASER and Listen Again, the so-called "big three" learning technologies at Essex. It is likely that you will need to use these tools at some point during your studies, so it is very important that you make yourself familiar with them.

The following video will give you a good overview of what these three tools do:

A short video about the big three learning technologies used at Essex. Video Credit: University of Essex.

The following pages will give you a brief overview of each system:

Google Chrome LogoWhat web browser should I use with these services?

All three of these platforms are web-based, meaning you need to use a web browser to access and use them. The University of Essex recommends you use Google Chrome, but we also support Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE9 or above), Mozilla Firefox and Safari.