User Generated Content



Wikis are a hypertext system for websites, where users can read and directly change the content in the web browser in order to create internet-based documents. These include glossaries, lexicons, and collections of topics.

Here is an example from the Faculty of Architecture for a joint e-diary and a digital portfolio of entries from different universities: Die bildende Stadt – Fachlicher Nachwuchs entwirft Zukunft



E-portfolios are generally a collection of work from one or more courses created and managed by students in the form of videos, texts, pictures, graphics, et cetera. They allow students to share their work with their instructors and classmates.


  • Tools include for example Mahara in combination with MOODLE

Peer-to-Peer Teaching

Screenshot of "Beeinträchtigung der Funktionsfähgkeit der Hand" Screenshot of peer-to-peer learning application on carpal tunnel syndrom

Peer-to-peer teaching is used in the course "Evidence-Based Physiotherapy" in the School for Physiotherapy, University Hospital Aachen, and in the physiotherapy degree program to promote media literacy of students and support self-directed learning. Important information on the disorders, treatment methods, and selected studies for different illnesses are collected and presented by the students. Here you can find an example of the project page Peer-to-Peer in the School of Physiotherapy.