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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 

titleNOW: Sisu´s effect on MyCourses

Sisu has replaced Oodi as the core information system for teaching and learning.Read instructions: aalto.fi/sisu  

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titleSupport and training for teachers
  • Hybrid teaching in Aalto University
    What is hybrid teaching? Who is it for? What to consider when planning a hybrid session? Get started using our guidance material for hybrid teaching.
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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..
  • Oodi -> replaced by Sisu from August 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
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