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Digital Learning Platforms (OPIT)

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

This page is maintaned by 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

Services for teachers
General guidelines
System instructions

General system information and webinars

Learning management systems

Video and online meeting / collaboration

  • 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
  • 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 examinaiton
    Electronic examinations can be done also in MyCourses.

Originality Check

  • TurnItIn
    Tool for Teachers to check students text originaly. Also available for students during theses process. Tool is available in MyCourses.


  • Course feedback
    Course feedback system collects course feedback.
  • Presemo
    Tool for instant feedback during lecture or online session.
  • MyCourses
    Mycourses tools to get feedback during course.

Student information system

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


  • MoveON
    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 LES.
  • Vihta
    Ajanvarausjärestelmä Oppimispalveluiden henkilökunnalle.

Other systems

  • eAge / Nintex
    Sähköinen asiointi .
  • Opi Analyzer
    Raportointityöväline joka on suunnattu opinto- ja opiskelijapalveluiden asiantuntijoiden käyttöön.
  • AIMO

Latest posts in Opit blog

Making groups and group assignments work in MyCourses

Using small groups and group assignments in online teaching is a great way to achieve good learning outcomes, reduce dropout and improve retention. To get the group assignments work in MyCourses

Caption your videos automatically with Panopto

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 thus making your videos

Examples to make final grading easier in MyCourses


Watch the webinar recording

Are you wondering how to construct and design your own grading strategy for upcoming courses? The

See your Zoom participants and chat while sharing presentation

Have you ever said the phrase “I cannot see your raised hands or the chat while I share my presentation” while teaching in Zoom and using PowerPoint simultaneously?


Guidelines and recommendations for hybrid classroom teaching available

Do you wish to provide a choice for the students to join your teaching either on-site or online? Give them an opportunity to have campus experience or the flexibility of remote

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

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OPIT-wiki is for sharing information about Learning and Student Information Systems in Aalto. On these pages you find information about our trainings and supported software and platforms in addition to teaching cases. The content is in English or Finnish. See also Aalto University's evaluations of cloud services at  Aalto Cloud Info.

Teacher services contact info (aalto.fi, needs logging) https://www.aalto.fi/services/teacher-services 

New tool Flinga now in use for all Aalto users!

General guidelines for teachers

Time based media (video, podcast) accessability instructions Fi SV

Lecture recording policy FI SV

Personal data protection instructions for teachers FI

Copyrights in course materials FI

System instructions

Flinga MyCourses Aalto OpenLearning TurnItIn Presemo Blogs Panopto Zoom Teams EXAM Course feedback IRC Adobe Connect (Funet)

eAge / Nintex Asio Opi Analyzer MoveON Vihta Oodi HELP Sisu AIMO

Training and projects

Training Video Library project

  Digital assessment toolbox- project Opit blog

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