Digital Learning Platforms (OPIT)

This wiki page provides you with information and guidelines about the Learning and Student Information systems used at Aalto University. This page is a collection of system help and guidelines for teachers, students and staff.

This page is maintained by the Digital Learning Environments team, Teacher services.

If you want to contact us, head to this page: https://www.aalto.fi/en/service-entities/teacher-services 

Support and training for teachers
General guidelines and policies
System instructions

General system information and webinars

Learning management systems

Student information system

  • Oodi HELP
    System for course registration, course and student information.
  • Sisu
    The student information system that replaces Oodi in Autumn 2021.

Collaborative whiteboard

  • Flinga
    Flinga whiteboard for collaborative knowledge building and Flinga Wall for collecting and voting ideas.
  • Presemo
    A tool for instant feedback during a lecture or online session.

Video and online meeting/collaboration

Is it Panopto Zoom or Teams?

  • Panopto
    Video service for all Aalto users. Record, store and share your videos and other media files with Panopto.
  • Zoom
    For online lecturing, meetings, seminars
  • Teams
    For Teams to share content, chat and talk
  • List of Lecture capture spaces
    List of spaces that have microphones and cameras installed in the space. These spaces can be used also for hybrid teaching. 
  • Microsoft Office 365
    Teams, Word, Exel, Powerpoint for all Aalto users
  • Adobe Connect (Funet)
  • IRC
    Interactive Internet text messaging (chat)

Online Examination

  • EXAM
    The EXAM system in use at Aalto University is a modern electronic examination software developed and used by a consortium of Finnish Universities.
  • Using MyCourses for examination
    Electronic examinations can be done also in MyCourses.
  • Rethinking exams- rules and legislation 03/2021 webinar-slides

Originality Check

  • Turnitin
     The tool for teachers and students to check the similarity of submitted text compared to text in the comparison database. Turnitin is also available to students during their theses writing process. The tool is available in MyCourses.


  • Course feedback
    Course feedback system collects course feedback.
  • Presemo
    A tool for instant feedback during a lecture or online session.
  • MyCourses
    MyCourses tools to get feedback during a course.


  • MoveON
    The platform to manage international mobility and partnership processes.

Time management and planning

  • Asio
    Space reservations (booking.aalto.fi) and University course planning and scheduling system for Learning Services (LES).
  • Vihta
    The time-booking system for the staff of LES.

Other systems

  • eAge / Nintex
    Electronic services (Sähköinen asiointi).
  • Opi Analyzer
    The reporting tool directed towards the specialist staff of Study- and Student Services.
  • AIMO

Latest posts in Opit blog

Record Panopto videos with any computer using Panopto Capture

Did you know that Panopto Capture allows everyone at Aalto to easily record audio, video, and screens or applications directly within their browser instead of downloading the desktop application.

Luentojen tallentamisen periaatteet in action

Syksyllä 2020 julkaistiin Aalto-yliopiston periaatteet luentojen tallentamisesta (linkki periaatteisiin), mitä nämä periaatteet sitten oikeastaan tarkoittavat opettajalle tai opiskelijalle?

Periaatteet koskevat yliopiston tiloissa tai verkossa toteutettavien

With a little help from a friend

Some surveys conducted during the pandemic have highlighted the decreased social support of university students in Finland. For example, Sarasjärvi & Vuolanto (2021), who studied the well-being of 1064 university students

Anonymous grading in Turnitin

Did you know that you can grade Turnitin assignments anonymously? It’s easy to use, and by using it, you practically eliminate any personal bias that may occur during subjective grading of

MyCourses grade calculations

Do you need to calculate course or category grades according to a certain criteria in MyCourses and cannot find a suitable calculation method in grade settings? MyCourses has the possibility to

Add captions for your videos within seconds!


Did you know that every video uploaded into Panopto (whether it was created with Panopto or not) is machine-transcribed using ASR (automatic speech recognition technology) and

Webinars for teachers – recordings available in Panopto

Webinars for teachers recordings in Panopto, LES Webinars folder

Have a look!

Peergrade – A new tool for assessment and feedback

During the still ongoing pandemic, and in remote courses, you have probably come across that planning interaction in a remote course is harder than in a course at campus. And if

Book your session with a digispecialist – get help with your course

Are you puzzled by how to change your courses online, how to use different activities in MyCourses or how to use videos in your teaching? You can now book

Join Teachers’ Dialogue on 12 April

Welcome to the next Teachers’ Dialogue -virtual event on Monday 12 April, 9.30-11.00. This time Teachers’ Dialogue discussion revolves around digital services for teaching and learning

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