Would like more help with AUTonline?

There are AUTonline drop-in sessions on Wednesday and Fridays 12 noon to 1.00pm - no booking required.
Come to Level 10 in W0 - 56 Wakefield Street (see the Campus Map)

WORKSHOPS: There are also a range of Workshops available, at no cost - phone Pam Wyse on ext 8375 if you are interested in finding out more.

Michele Bioletti Ext 8360
Lisa Ransom Ext 6655
Jawyei Wong Ext 8377
Shen Zhang Ext 7917
Steve Lord Ext 5913
Stanley Frielick Ext 9402
Thom Cochrane Ext 8373
Vickel Narayan Ext 6953
Piki Diamond Ext 6951
Julia Hallas Ext 5785
Peter Maclaren Ext 8518
Jennie Swann Ext 8361 (Akoranga Campus)
Jin Hong Ext 5849
Victorio Burcio-Martin Ext 8307

Achievements Badges Goals

Achievements, Badges, Goals


The CMS allows lecturers to store and manage their documents more effectively. Lecturers can drag-and-drop multiple files simultaneously and point/link to them from any AUTonline sites. It allows editing of documents without removing and re-uploading.

Announcements Emails Calendar

Post Notices for students or send emails.

Blogs Journals Wikis

Wikis allow students to work collaboratively to develop, write, share knowledge bases and publish in the form of websites. Encourages students to think critically and analytically. Blogs are tools to create media-rich journals within a course.


calendar, dates


Collaborate is an online virtual classroom/meeting space which allows users to connect via audio, see each other via webcams, use a chat tool, collaborate on documents and view presentations, as well as other features.

Course Design

Content can be organized into folders to create a course structure. Learning Modules, assessments, and links to tools may also be added to content areas.

Course Request

The Course Request utility allows lecturers and leaders to copy a course or organisation or create a new course or organisation in AUTonline.

Creating Content

A Content Item is any type of file, text, image, or link that appears to users in a Content Area, Learning Module, Lesson Plan, or folder. Instructors can add a number of different types of content to these course areas.

File Management

Manage files on AUTonline

Grade Centre

Central repository for students information, grades, calculations and statistics. Lecturer can assess, grade, provide feedback to students and analysize performance. Includes schemas, smart views. Interfaces with Assessments, Assignments automatically.


When a group is created students can have a Group Discussion Board, Group File Exchange and Group Email or they can be used by lecturers to allow groups to be used in Wikis and Blogs.


Mahara, is a fully featured electronic portfolio, journal, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online communities.

Multimedia and Podcasts

Multimedia tools include various digital media types, such as images, sound, video, podcasts and Mashups with Flikr, Slideshare and YouTube.

Collaborate Voice Authoring

WIMBA allows lecturers to communicate with their students by recording/listening to voice messages via AUTonline course. Includes Voice Presentation - over website slide presentation, Voice Discussion Boards, Voice Email, Voice Announcements & Podcasts.

My Blackboard

My Blackboard provides you easy access to timely information regarding your courses, and fellow students. From My Blackboard you can view how you are doing in each of the courses you are enrolled in, see grades, be reminded of assignments due, etc.

Course_Student Access Reports

course Student Access reports

Discussion Boards

The Discussion Board is an area where Course members can post messages and replies. Lecturers can use this tool to encourage discussions of course material outside of the classroom. Discussion Boards can be made available for group work.


General Questions and Answers for common issues and problems. For more specific answers look under the title of that issue.

Mobile Blackboard

Mobile Blackboard


Documents concerning the Notification Dashboard


Rubric is an evaluation tool used to deliver clear feedback to the student. Rubrics are presented as a grid with criteria and performance indicators.


Documents for student's usage of AUTonline





Tests Pools Surveys

Tests & Surveys assess knowledge, measure progress, & gather information from Students. When a Test is completed it is automatically graded & results recorded in the Grade Centre. Surveys are confidential and useful for polling & evaluations.

Turnitin and Assignments

Turnitin checks students' work for improper citation or potential plagiarism by comparing it against a vast repository of data, to engage students in the writing process. Encourages best practices for using to cite other's written material.


WEbDrive instructions