Are you prepared for Semester 1? We want to help you make this semester a smooth one.

From the 18th February through to the 1st March 2019, we have a series of MyUni training, workshops and ‘drop in’ support services aimed at staff to help get you ready for Semester 1. To find out what’s available to you during the two-week orientation period, click here.

What else is new in 2019?

New course readings tool  

We have a brand-new course readings tool! Get up to speed on how to use it here.

Recording Studio Tours

From this year, we are now offering recording studio tours. Learn how to use the recording suite, meet the team that will assist you, and find out what video capabilities are available to you. The available tours are listed below. If you are interested in participating in any of these tours, please meet at the Recording Studio on level 2 of the Barr Smith Library.

  • Monday 18th February – Studio and suite tour from 10am-11am
  • Wednesday 20th February – Studio and suite tour from 3pm-4pm
  • Friday 22nd February – Lightboard session 9am-12pm
  • Monday 24th February – Studio and suite tour from 3pm-4pm
  • Wednesday 27th February  – Studio and suite tour from 10am-11am
  • Friday 1st March – Lightboard session 9am-12pm

To book a demo outside of these times, please email

Video Production Support 

The Barr Smith Library video production staff now have capacity to produce a number of MyUni course welcome videos each semester. To find out more about this new offering, click here.


Here at MyUni Support, we’ve got your back! Let us help take the stress out of starting the new semester.

So, what next?


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Back in ages, long lost to history, the Learning Resource Development team consisted of two talented individuals who developed and built a wide variety of learning resources. Now, in the distant future of 2019, that ancient, proud tradition is continuing. If you were not aware of our team’s existence in the past, this blog should […]

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As the commencement of Semester 1 quickly approaches many of us are beginning to prepare for the new influx of eager students who are hungry to learn and achieve within the University environment. Many of the 2019 first year students who will be joining us this year are true millennials in every sense of the […]

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“instructional videos are very unlikely to be harmful to a student’s learning and may have other benefits that the study has been unable to quantify such as flexibility and independence of learning (any time or place with an internet connection), the ability to be repeated instantly and the consistency of delivery that could aid the […]

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By Kym Schutz and John Murphy (Learning Enhancement & Innovation)  Online and blended learning environments have the potential to offer students opportunities to develop and consolidate their mathematical  skills and knowledge through low stakes formative practice. Course coordinator of a Second year Mechanical Engineering course Dr. Lei Chen, wanted to explore whether it was possible […]

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  Academics have been asking for ways to securely manage question banks to use for tests and exams. A number of supported tools can make it easier to create, review and organise your questions, including the option to share question banks on the faculty S Drive. Using Respondus 4 and Word with Canvas Quizzes it […]

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In Term 4 of 2018, the Online Learning course in the School of Education apportioned 30% of the final mark to participation in MyUni discussion boards. The rationale behind this was outlined in the course modules. “Collaborative Learning is based on the idea that learning occurs as the result of interaction between members of a […]

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Design thinking starts with the idea of understanding people. According to *Donald A. Norman in his book Living with Complexity “We must design for the way people behave, not for how we would wish them to behave”. In an education context an understanding of how learners behave is crucial to the process of designing for […]

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