Frequently Asked Questions

Does system support the upload and presentation of images, video and sound files?
Files can be uploaded directly into the platform or linked from distributed file stores e.g. Dropbox. Users can also choose to embed files from a wide range...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:25 PM
How does PebblePad integrate using LTI?
PebblePad is an IMS LTI certified platform supporting components of 1.0, 1.1 and 2.0. Specifically: LTI 1.0 and 2.0 as a Tool Provider LTI Content Item a...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:26 PM
Are there any specific requirements for hardware or software for end user computers?
PebblePad has no particular requirements for the computers used to access the system, other than an up-to-date web browser. PebblePad is compatible with App...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:27 PM
How does the platform help institutions assess student learning?
ATLAS is an Institutional Space designed to support active teaching, learning and assessment. It is the space where learners, organised into groups or sets,...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:29 PM
What industry standard authentication methods does the system support?
PebblePad supports integration with LDAP, Active Directory, SAML2 (Shibboleth, ADFS, Oracle Access Manager, other compatible solutions) and other secure aut...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:33 PM
How does the platform integrate with student management systems?
We do not directly integrate with any SIS system but provide data sharing through PebblePad's inbuilt data-island or through the API.  The DataIsla...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:37 PM
Can ATLAS display earlier versions of students work or snapshots from a defined date/time?
All items submitted to ATLAS include the date of submission, date of creation and the last updated date. This is by default a live view of the current state...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:39 PM
How does PebblePad integrate with Blackboard?
A building block is available to provide integration with Blackboard and can be found here https://github.com/OSCELOT/bb-basiclti. The block includes LTI in...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:45 PM
Does PebblePad support badges?
PebblePad supports the linking of a user's account with their Credly account. Available badges are then displayed within PebblePad and are able to be l...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:47 PM
Can I report on student progress?
A large number of reports are available within the system, including reports on global usage statistics. Individual activities can also be reported on based...
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018 at 3:49 PM

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