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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Blackboard archival and retirement

As part of our MyUni Transform project, staff and student access to Blackboard will cease on 15 December 2017. If you had a staff role in a Blackboard course over the past 15 years you may be required to take action. We ask that you retrieve any content you wish to keep from Blackboard (that […]

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End of semester—how MyUni can help you

We ran this story back in early May—but we’ve had a few queries about the end of the semester in the last week, so we thought we’d share these handy hints with you again. Did you know that MyUni Canvas has some useful features that may help you as we work towards the end of […]

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Want to learn about learning analytics?

A new Learning Analytics website has been launched to introduce staff and students to using analytics to support evidence-informed design and increase engagement with learning and teaching activities. The University has introduced two new systems as part of the MyUni Transform initiative—Canvas and Echo360.  Both of these systems provide a higher level of analytics data […]

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Echo360 Active Learning Platform: experience it, build it

How can we empower students to be more active, engaged learners during lectures? How can we find out, in the moment, how well students comprehend lecture content? What’s making sense to them? What isn’t? Where might they want to delve deeper? Enter Echo 360’s Active Learning Platform (ALP). Want to know more? Come along to […]

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Stimulate student interest, engagement & participation

In Semester 1, we ran an Active Learning Platform (ALP) Case Study group to increase the use of active learning in nominated courses. Participating course coordinators saw an increase in attendance and engagement in both large and small classes—and 90% of their students told us that the active learning platform was useful for their learning. […]

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Quiz log auditing is now available

Quiz log auditing provides information on when and how a student undertook a quiz. The Quiz log can provide you with additional insight into how much time a student has spent on each question, whether answers have been changed, or whether a student has left a quiz and come back. You can use the quiz log […]

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June training dates

MyUni training dates in June that you might find helpful: 01-Jun-2017 02:00 PM MyUni: Modules, Pages and Files – Organising Your Content 06-Jun-2017 10:00 AM MyUni: eMarking Assignments and Quizzes 14-Jun-2017 09:30 AM PowerPoint: Using Office Mix for e-learning 14-Jun-2017 02:00 PM MyUni: Student Groups – the How and Why 16-Jun-2017 02:00 PM Echo360 Active […]

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