Support information, tools, instructional videos and more

Watch the video of Harold van Rijen in which he shares the ambition of the GSLS on digital education.


Get to know the support teams and tools in this infographic.

Infographic Overview support 796.46 KB(PDF)


Blackboard or the Lifelong Learning platform? Learn about the similarities and what the LLL-platform has more to offer.

Infographic Blackboard or the Lifelong Learning platform?268.54 KB


The Step-by-Step Guide to Course Design gives you information on constructive alignment, online and blended design, and formative or summative assessment. In 9 steps you will design a new course or redesign an existing course. Open the pdf in Adobe Acrobat reader to take advantage of the interactivity in the guide!

Step-by-Step Guide to Course Design2.06 MB (interactive PDF - open with Adobe Acrobat Reader)


You follow this module on the Lifelong Learning platform (sign-up here). Using a selection tool, you choose the right template for your course in this module.

Sign-up link to How to design my education on the Lifelong Learning platform


The UU/Educate-it is working on a manual for the Lifelong Learning platform. You can already find a lot of useful information to develop your course. The manual is still under development and will be extended.

Get to know the Lifelong Learning platform Manual1.57 MB (PDF)


The infographic introduces you to data reports in the LLL platform. In Teams > Learning analytics, you'll find a Wiki where questions about student progress and course improvement are linked to the available data reports.

Infographic Learning Analytics in the Lifelong Learning platform 145.55 KB(PDF)

Here you will find an overview of all the instructional videos on how to add different learning activities to your online course in the Lifelong Learning platform. The videos can also be found in the training course How to design my education on the Lifelong Learning platform.

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Changing names, order, duplicate LA explained: 

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The Technology Enhanced Learning department (TEL) offers extensive information about distance learning and different possibilities of assistance that are provided (in Dutch).

BMS course coordinators and teachers can contact Lars van der Plank directly for advice on course design and support with the use of e-products and tools.

For inspiration on possible course designs, you can have a look at the Educate-it online training courses .