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The Learning Enhancement and Innovation Grant Projects for 2018 have officially concluded. After collating the final reports, we can now share a summary of each of the nine projects that were part of this scheme. The 2018 LEI grant scheme facilitated projects that aimed to enhance and develop new and better approaches to achieving student learning outcomes. The funds enabled projects to extend beyond normal teaching activities and show innovation in aspects of teaching, learning and assessment.

Here is a recap on each of the nine 2018 LEI Grant projects, and what was discovered. (more…)

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A Q&A with Dr Chelsea Avard and Oliwia Derda Dr Chelsea Avard was awarded a 2018 LEI Grant for her application titled: “PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) Online Pilot Program”. The LEI grant project was to trial an online delivery of the Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). The original PASS model has been delivered successfully […]

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A Q&A with Elizabeth Yong and John Murphy In 2018, Elizabeth Yong was awarded a Learning Enhancement & Innovation (LEI) Grant for her application entitled: “Video captions and inclusive learning design”. The goal of this LEI Grant project was to explore the use of video captioning to promote inclusion, accessibility and digital capabilities and find […]

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A Q&A with Dr James Botten, Andrew Beatton and Jayshen Ardukumar  It doesn’t matter how many different verbal explanations you give; some concepts are difficult to grasp. This is where applying context and visualisation can be instrumental in bridging knowledge gaps. Dr Mark Dodd and Dr Jamie Botten were awarded a 2018 Learning Enhancement and […]

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A Q&A with Dr Joy McEntee, Dr Rebecca Vivian and Harrison Lees Many believe that Echo360 is just an automated video recording tool and do not realise its extensive capabilities and potential for engaging with students. Joy McEntee, Jessica Viven-Wilksch & Rebecca Vivian were awarded a 2018 LEI grant for their application titled: “Encouraging University […]

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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 […]

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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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Happy new year from the MyUni Support Team! As we welcome everyone back from holidays we would like to remind you about the help available for setting up your MyUni Course. If you require courses to be merged, this will need to be completed prior to any course set up. This process is managed in the […]

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This year, make a plan to use learning analytics in MyUni right from the beginning! Learning analytics gives insight into the specific learning and teaching behaviours associated with the most favourable learning outcomes. Embedding actionable learning analytics into the curriculum design enables real-time, evidence-based decision-making for both students and teachers. Evidence-based decision-making enables modification of […]

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