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Using education technology

Sciences Po provides you with a digital working and course management environment (Faculty account (student attendance and marks, etc.), email, Google Apps, wifi, etc.) and a digital teaching ecosystem (digital tools to use in your courses).

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Access Sciences Po’s online tools

The account to access Sciences Po’s online tools (Google G Suite, Moodle, WiFi, library, etc.) is automatically generated.

As a member of faculty, you have two sets of login credentials:

  • A username and password for your firstname.lastname@sciencespo.fr email account (Google G Suite email and apps, access to classroom computers, WiFi, registration for events, digital library resources, etc.)
  • Your faculty number (only to login to your faculty account)

Good to know: you can use WiFi to connect to the Internet and your email account on your own computer in all Sciences Po buildings.

Faculty Account: Managing Student Records

Access your faculty account

Direct access: https://scolarite-en.sciences-po.fr.

You can also access it from any Sciences Po website: on the menu at the top of the page, select the “Faculty” tab, then click “Faculty Account”.

faculty account
   

Logging in

Once you are on the login page, enter:

  • your 9-digit ID number—this is provided by the programme secretary and appears on your faculty card.
  • your password, composed by default of the last 6 digits of your faculty number. When you log in for the first time, you are asked to change your password and enter a secret question to recover your password if you forget it.
Student / Faculty account
   

Using the faculty account

In the faculty account, you can consult the list of students and student photos, enter student attendance, marks and availability, and read the students’ evaluations.

Find out more about managing the student group.

Need some training?

Training sessions are offered throughout the year on how to manage your student group, student lists, student photos, class timetables, attendance, marks, etc.

Google G Suite: communicate and share documents

Google G Suite facilitates communication with students by automatically generating a “course group” that can be used for sharing materials and group work. The members of this group are the instructors and the students registered for the course.

Find out more about managing the student group.

Need some training or support?

Training sessions are offered throughout the year on how to use the email, store and share documents, use the calendar, etc.

PowerPoint for slideshows and presentations

Document templates

Need some training or support?

Training sessions are offered throughout the year on how to use PowerPoint: request a training session

Urkund: detecting plagiarism

The Urkund system is a tool to detect plagiarism (PDF, 59 Ko) in work submitted in electronic format.

To use the software, students must send their work in text format from their Sciences Po email to the instructor’s Urkund address (firstname.lastname.scpo@analyse.urkund.com).

This address is preconfigured in the Google G Suite contacts for each student enrolled in your class. The document is stored and analysed on the Urkund server.

All documents are checked against three types of “comparative corpus”: the Internet, published material (books, magazines, press) and texts previously submitted by other students (more than 33 billion documents).

Need some training or support?

Training sessions are offered throughout the year to help you get up to speed on using the platform and its functionalities.

DIGITAL EDUCATIONAL TOOLS

Zoom: Virtual classrooms

Training sessions will be provided, starting the 23rd of August:

  • registration for discovery level
  • registration for advanced level

Below you will find tutorials to help you familiarize yourself with the Zoom web-conferencing platform, which you will use for virtual classrooms, classes given in hybrid classrooms, and meetings.

Download: Sciences Po backgrounds for Zoom

Any Questions?

Moodle: learning activities, sharing documents, self-marking MCQs, submitting coursework, forums, etc.

With the Moodle online platform, you can provide students with structured learning material (videos, audio recordings, text documents, etc.).

You can also organise learning activities: self-marking multiple-choice questions, surveys, submission of written work, blogs, forums, wiki, etc.

Instructions about resources or course organisation can be indicated on Moodle.

Access the Moodle platform.

Consult our tutorials

Need some training or support?

Training sessions are offered throughout the year to help you get up to speed on using the platform and its functionalities.

Regular meetings are organised to answer your questions (in french). Registration.

Wooclap: make your class more dynamic and interact with students

Wooclap is a suite of interaction tools (poll, quiz, word cloud, brainstorming,...) very easy to use. The activities that you create with Wooclap for your students can be used in classroom-training or remotely, in real time or offline.

Consult our tutorials:

For training sessions, see the "Training sessions" section below.

Whaller: Sciences Po private social network

Whaller allows you to create groups called “ to interact with your students, colleagues or pedagogical team.You can also join existing spheres to exchange with other teachers on your practices or any other topic.

Consult the information sheet Discovering Whaller

And the tutorials:

Join the Help sphere (in french, but question in english are welcome and will be answered in english)

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