BrowseAloud is an example of assistive technology that reads aloud webpage texts while highligting the text being read. It also saves text in mp3 format and helps readers focus on particular sections of text. It is free of charge for the user.
Connect (Adobe Connect) is an online meeting place for students and teachers at Dalarna University. Its primary use is for online discussions, seminars, lectures and examinations. You can also receive help there in the Connect Support Café.
Course and Examination Schedules/Timetables
You can find your course and examination schedules (timetables) as well as details about your classrooms in the online system called TimeEdit.
The following two pages are in My Studies, so you must be logged on to access them:
Internet (Eduroam - Wifi)/Computer Labs on Campus
On campus, you can access eduroam, which is a secure wireless roaming access service (wifi) that is available in thousands of locations worldwide. You can also access a total of 12 computer labs on our two campuses.
This card gives you access to the university buildings outside regular opening hours as well as access to the computer labs. To borrow books from the campus libraries and photocopy/print, you will also require this card. Request a key card from the help desk at each campus after you have registered for your course(s)/programme.
Learn: Learning Platform
Learn is Dalarna University's web-based learning platform. It is used for administrative and teaching purposes for all our courses and programmes, both web-based and campus-based.
Direct link to Learn (log in required)
Each student has access to a "My Pages" webpage that contains personal information and that lists a number of functions that will help faciliate you at all stages of your education at Dalarna University.
Direct link to My Pages (log in required)
In collaboration with Microsoft, Dalarna University is able to offer Office 365 to its registered students.
Photocopying and Printing
To photocopy and print on campus, you need to buy credit for your myPrint account. You also need to follow certain rules that regulate how much you are able to copy: this is detailed in the licence agreement that the University has with Bonus Copyright Access.
Sunet Survey is the University's system for questionnaires; it can also be used for course evaluations.
Direct link to Sunet Survey (log in required)
TorTalk - Text-to-Speech Programme
The University offers you the use of the text-to-speech reading tool TorTalk. This enables you to listen to texts that appear on screens: for example, e-books and locked PDF files. TorTalk is useful for people who have reading and writing difficulties, or a first language other than Swedish. It can also be used as a means of study support. You can listen to both Swedish and English texts.
TorTalk is installed on computers in the Campus Falun library, as well as in a number of our computer labs: see information on our webpage Internet/Computer Lab Access on Campus.
You - staff and students - can download TorTalk to your own computers when you are logged in.
Reference Management Software
You - staff and students - can download EndNote to your own computers when you are logged in.
When you have confirmed your study place with us, you need to create a user account (electronic identity), which will allow you access to a number of online services to help facilitate your daily life as a student with us.
If you have a user account at Dalarna University, then you also have a university email address. You need to use this address in all your communication with the University.
No matter your location, you can follow and be actively involved in campus lectures by using our video chat function.
Dalarna University has developed its own wiki, where students can simply and quickly edit pages. DU's wiki has a number of diverse subjects, and is used by both teachers and students to create and edit texts.
Direct link to the University's wiki (log in required)
For questions about any of the above, please contact our support services:
Telephone: 023-77 88 88
- Supportcafé on Connect (log in required)