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Monthly Archives: February 2017

MyUni celebrates 2017 course delivery using Canvas

We celebrate a major achievement for the University on Monday as students engage with more than 1100 courses on the new Canvas and Echo360 platforms in MyUni. I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for helping us reshape learning in our physical and virtual spaces. We are proud to be […]

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Echo360: using lecture theatre equipment

Busy getting ready for teaching?  We hear you! Watch our short video if you want to get up to speed quickly on how to use the lecture recording equipment. You’ll see that you don’t need to do anything to start recording. The Echo360 system uses data from the University’s timetable to schedule your recording. The […]

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Presenting sensitive information or concerned about copyrighted material in your lecture? Don’t forget you can pause your automated lecture recording in Echo360. The installation of Echo360 into lecture venues is now complete across our lecture venues. Our website has a complete list of rooms and available recording devices. Are you, or some of your students, […]

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MyUni in the hub

MyUni Assist Ambassadors will be available in the Hub during O’Week and Week 1 of teaching.  There’s a special booth under the big screen for students and staff to visit.  Please stop by to ask questions, get advice or find helpful MyUni resources. This is in addition to our regular support options for staff: Drop […]

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MyUni: a minute with Peter

Do you want to add an active learning activity to your course this year? Are you unsure how the active learning platform works? Hear how active learning has transformed Dr Peter Strelan’s first-year psychology class. He uses interactive quizzes and polls to grab his students’ attention, give them immediate feedback and generate enthusiastic group discussions. […]

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Support for Canvas and Echo is always available

MyUni Assist Ambassadors can attend your first lecture to give students a 5-minute presentation to introduce the new MyUni, take questions and outline available help options. Due to limited availability in the first week, please book early if you would like to use this service. We’ve also put together a short presentation that you can show to your students […]

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Reminder to publish your course

Semester 1 teaching starts next Monday. In MyUni Canvas, you need to ‘publish’ your course to make it available for students to access. If your course site is ready, this is a reminder to set your course to ‘Published’. Students may start making queries if they can’t see their course on their dashboard so this […]

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Support for your first lecture

MyUni Assist Ambassadors can attend your first lecture to give students a 5-minute presentation to introduce the new MyUni, take questions and outline available help options. Due to limited availability in the first week, please book early if you would like to use this service. We’ve also put together a short presentation that you can show to your students […]

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Did you know?

Have a MyUni query? Just ask! Drop into the Learning Innovation Studio (Hub level 3) for technical help from our MyUni Assist Ambassadors anytime 9am-5pm. Book a one-on-one support session with a MyUni Assist Ambassador at your desk. MyUni Assist Ambassadors can attend your first lecture to give students a 5-minute presentation to introduce the […]

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