Studying Online

Digital learning in summer semester 2020

Learning and studying online (© janeb13 / Pixabay.com) Learning and studying online (© janeb13 / Pixabay.com) Learning and studying online (© janeb13 / Pixabay.com) © janeb13 / Pixabay.com

In light of the current situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic, teaching and learning at Leibniz University Hannover in summer semester 2020 will take place online. In order to support students during this transition, this website provides an overview of available tools for digital learning.

Current information regarding organisational aspects of teaching and learning

Please refer to the following website for up-to-date information and guidance on the coronavirus pandemic at Leibniz University Hannover, such as organisational aspects of teaching activities and examinations as well as international matters and contact information of central facilities: www.uni-hannover.de/universitaet/aktuelles/corona

Message from university management to LUH students regarding online teaching activities in summer semester 2020 (26 March 2020).

ONLINE INSTEAD OF FACE-TO-FACE – RESOURCES AND SERVICES

The following list provides an overview of resources and services available in summer semester 2020. Content on this website will be updated and expanded step by step.

1. Online training and seminars

  • Online library resources – research and accessing literature

    For information on how to use the TIB's services and how to search for and access literature online, have a look at the TIB FAQ and various articles in the TIB-Blog.

    FAQ for the use of the library
    Blog posts on digital services offered by the TIB (mostly in German)
  • Online training on using digital media in your studies

    Courses within the scope of the qualification programme "digitaLe” established by ZQS/elsa and the Institute of Natural Science Education (IDN) enable students to discover new learning formats

    • for presenting academic content,
    • for collaborative projects and group work, as well as
    • for digital and independent learning.

    The “digitaLe” foundation module comprises an introduction to terminology as well as instructions – e.g. for creating explanatory videos – and tips for legal-compliant use of visual aids.

    digitaLe: courses on digital learning
  • Online seminars on academic and professional key skills

    In the summer semester, the ZQS/Key Competencies department is offering numerous seminars with credit points in online formats, including the topic “digital work”. Detailed information will be provided on this website as soon as possible.

    Online seminars with credit points on academic and professional key skills provided by ZQS/Key Competencies
    Online workshops on learning, writing and studying as well as the application process and getting into the job provided by ZQS/Key Competencies
  • Online language courses

    Apart from a few exceptions, the University Language Centre is offering an entire (online) programme for 13 languages in the summer semester. Further information can be found on the following website.

    Further information on languages courses at the University Language Centre (FSZ)

2. Tools for studying online

The following provides an overview of digital resources for studying online, such as file storage, editing texts in teams or tools facilitating communication in learning groups or virtual discussions.

Antivirus software and data protection

Please always use up-to-date antivirus software (e.g. software provided by LUIS) and make sure that you only use the ZQS/elsa services and links recommended on this website. Other tools may be used at your own risk. Please also consider possible issues that may arise with regard to IT security and data protection.

MELT Community: tips, tricks and tools for studying online, such as collaborative learning/writing, motivation or organisational aspects (in German)

3. Student advisory services provided via email, telephone or online

Leibniz University Hannover provides numerous advisory services for students facing challenges in the course of their studies. Since personal appointments on campus are currently not possible, consultations may be arranged vie email and held by telephone or online. The following provides an overview of topics and central advisory services.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND SUPPORT

Would you like to know more about using Stud.IP and other tools for online learning? Do you require technical assistance with the tools listed on this website? Please do not hesitate to contact us!

E-Learning support at LUH E-Learning support at LUH
E-learning support
Mon-Fri: 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00 (limited availability via telephone)
E-Learning support at LUH E-Learning support at LUH
E-learning support
Mon-Fri: 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00 (limited availability via telephone)

For queries regarding email and LUH IDs, IT security or cloud services (such as Seafile or OnlyOffice) please contact the LUIS IT support.

LUIS IT support
Mon-Fri, 08.00 - 19.00
LUIS IT support
Mon-Fri, 08.00 - 19.00