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A day in the life of a data scientist: a Q&A with Dr Simon “Jono” Tuke

The data scientist profession has been labelled as the sexiest job of the 21st century. With a statement as bold as this, we wanted to explore exactly what it is that a data scientist does. We spoke to Dr Simon “Jono” Tuke, a lecturer in statistics at the University of Adelaide, about the art of […]

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The Digital Education Disruption – Kathy Pugh, edX

                    Kathy Pugh, vice-president of Educational Services at edX presented ‘The Digital Education Disruption’ seminar to almost 200 staff, students and academics at the University of Adelaide in March 2017. Kathy’s presentation offered an overview of edX, its global reach and impact. It explored the move […]

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AdelaideX reaches 370 000 learners

AdelaideX, the massive open online course (MOOC) division of the University of Adelaide, has the capability for global reach and since its launch just over 2 years ago, has engaged over 370 000 learners from 85% of countries around the world. Of the nine courses launched so far, seven have relaunched new instances and are […]

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AdelaideX seminars available online

Early in May we launched the AdelaideX seminar series with MOOCs, disruption and the future of the University presented by Professor Roly Sussex from edx partner, the University of Queensland. The first seminar was held at the North Terrace campus with interested delegates attending both in person, and online via the University’s collaboration tool, Zoom. […]

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Keen to reuse AdelaideX materials in your on-campus course? Here’s how

AdelaideX is committed to enabling educators to reuse the learning materials created through our initiative. We’re excited to see MOOCs being used in on-campus courses at Adelaide, enhancing students’ experience of learning, and inspiring our teaching community to integrate digital and blended modes in their own on-campus activities at the University. In this post, we’ll […]

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What is AdelaideX about?

AdelaideX is a new online teaching and learning initiative at the University of Adelaide, and when (as often happens) I meet a new colleague, they most often ask me two things: what is it we are hoping to achieve, and how are we planning to deliver on those goals? These are big, important questions, and I […]

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Welcome to AdelaideX’s blog!

Welcome to the AdelaideX blog! AdelaideX is a new open online learning initiative of the University of Adelaide, Australia, in partnership with our technology partner edX. We’re excited to have the opportunity to explore the open learning space in the company of other leading universities of the world, from founding edX partners MITx and Harvardx […]

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