PebblePad Guide: 6 Minute Onboarding

The University has implemented an institutional e-portfolio tool, called PebblePad, and its available to all staff and students.


This article contains six short videos on the basics of using and navigating PebblePad. You can log in to your PebblePad account via this link: Choose 'University of Leeds account' and click 'Login to PebblePad'.

PebblePad in a Nutshell

This video explains what can be created in PebblePad. It also gives an overview of the different areas of PebblePad including ATLAS which is the teaching, learning and assessment space of PebblePad.

PebblePad Basics

This video explains the PebblePad homepage - the starting point for all journeys on PebblePad.

Navigating PebblePad

This video explains how to navigate around PebblePad and find commonly used menus.

Get Creative

This video explains how you can choose from 5 different ways to build assets that bring together your content.

Pagesare good for more narrative styles of presentation.
Blogscan be used to create chronological presentations and are often used for keeping a reflective or observational journal.
Collectionscan be used to automatically collate assets that meet a specified criteria.
Activity Logsare similar to collections and also contain records of time spent on development activities.
Portfoliosare like folders and can contain your pages, blogs, collections etc.

Save and Share

This video explains how to save, preview and share PebblePad assets with others.

Assets vs Resources

This video explains the differences between assets and resources which are a critical part of PebblePad.

Further Help and Support

You can also find other PebblePad step-by-step guides, how-to videos and FAQs on the Leeds Digital Education Systems Help website:

See PebblePad Guides for Staff.

See PebblePad Guides for Students.

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