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Educational Technologies

The eLearning team assists faculty, students and staff in the use of technology for teaching and learning. The department supports a number of enterprise technologies, but also explores new technologies to examine their potential for use in teaching.

Laurier Educational Technologies


Powered by D2L’s Brightspace platform, MyLearningSpace (MyLS) is Laurier’s web-based Learning Management System (LMS).

Student support for MyLearningSpace (MyLS) can be found in the MyLearningSpace Student Guide. Requests for support may also be sent to us directly at


Laurier's chosen classroom response system to support large-class participation is iClicker. iClicker Cloud access codes can be purchased from the Laurier BookstorePhysical remotes must be registered via MyLearningSpace once per year to connect your class participation with your student record. Find help for iClicker at Student support for iClickers can be found on the iClicker page in the MyLearningSpace Student Guide

Turnitin is a plagiarism detection service that faculty, on a voluntary basis, may wish to use in their courses. This service can also be used to enable online grading and peer-graded assignments. Find help for Turnitin at

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within MyLearningSpace. Lockdown browser prevents printing, copying, going to other URLs or accessing other applications. When an assessment is started, users are locked into the browser until they submit it for grading.

Download the Laurier-specific browser or get assistance at

Online Student Course Surveys

Final student course surveys are conducted online each term. Each course will be assigned a one-week window during which the survey can be completed, and class time will be provided to complete the survey. Find help for student course surveys from