Students' gateway to Campus

Study support

What is CloudDeakin?

CloudDeakin is Deakin University's cloud learning environment.

It incorporates a range of spaces and tools to enable interactive and engaging learning:

  • A portfolio where students can collect, reflect on and share evidence of their learning achievements with others within and beyond Deakin
  • A home page which leads students to their unit sites
  • Within each unit site, there is a range of tools available to students:
    • Access audio and video resources
    • Collaborate: Talk and chat with individuals or groups
    • Check the academic integrity of their assignments

Students can use a range of tools within CloudDeakin:

  • Access units and courses including assessment items using tools such as discussions, quizzes and the ability to submit assignments online
  • Curate and present their learning achievements (using the CloudDeakin ePortfolio)
  • View all readings in a contained list within the content tool
  • Engage with Unit Chairs, Tutors and other students in a virtual classrooms (using eLive)
  • Listen and Watch recorded lectures from their desktop or via a tablet or mobile device (EchoSystem)
  • Create and manage blogs (using Drupal) and wikis (using Mediawiki)
  • Manage personal academic integrity (using Turnitin)

CloudDeakin New Features

video platform video management video solutionsvideo player

Transcript for navigating CloudDeakin

A new version of CloudDeakin has just been released and was made available on 27 October, in time for the start of Trimester 3 2012. There a some potential differences in the interface of the new version, including:

  • moving from 3 columns to a 2 column layout
  • drop down navigation bars
  • a minibar at the top of the page allowing all users to access any site they have access to from any page within CloudDeakin
  • other minor design changes, mostly related to standardised colours and heading styles and a right alignment in each of the setting screens

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

6th November 2012