Monthly Archives: July 2017

Three clicks to set up new ‘Student View’!

We have a new tool that allows you to access the full student view of your course including all external tools that require student profiles—such as Echo360 and Turnitin. Until recently, you could only toggle into the student view of your course within Canvas but your view was limited to core Canvas functionality only. You […]

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Festival of Learning & Teaching 2017

What a great day had by all! Congratulations to everyone for such a successful FoLT this year. Did you miss any of our FoLT sessions? Here’s a quick overview of the Transform team presentations and the top takeaway messages from each session.    

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Students seeing an Echo360 app login error

You may hear from students unable to login to the Echo360 app. Before using the Echo360 app, students need to open Echo360 within MyUni Canvas at for any course that has Echo360 enabled, so their profile maps to the app correctly. Back in the app, they need to input their unique address when prompted, and not ‘’ You […]

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Evidence-based decision-making: using data to improve insight and effective change

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. Come along to this interactive presentation to engage with the learning analytics available in Canvas and the Echo360 Active Learning […]

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Feeling blue? Try the green screen

Our Byte Size Bazaar session will demonstrate the live key facility of the new self-serve recording studio on level 2 of the Barr Smith Library. See how you can green screen yourself in real-time. When: 1:00pm to 2:30pm Friday 21 July Location: Level 2 Barr Smith Library Presenters: Trisha Franceschilli and Dave Johnson Equipment required:  A […]

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Active learning in lectures

Are you interested in using the Active Learning Platform in Semester 2? Come along to the roundtable discussion to hear instructor and student perspectives on using Echo360 ALP for learning in lecture theatres. In Semester 1, we formed the Active Learning Platform Case Study group to increase the use of active learning in lectures. Participating […]

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The Canvas Community: Getting the best out of Canvas

The Canvas Community is a key part of the Canvas user experience. Academic and student interactions and contributions within the Canvas Community are a key aspect in the way that Canvas is supported. This is how bug-fixes and new ideas are identified and prioritised in the Canvas development process. Join Colleen Ortega (Learning Technologies Team) […]

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Learning Analytics – Exploring data together

Does your course learning design engage students? Which students are most active in the discussion board? What learning resources do students access most often? Which students have responded to Echo360 ALP questions in class? Come along to our Festival of Learning and Teaching session to find out more with the Learning Analytics team—and discover the […]

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Come along to our ‘evidence-based decision-making’ workshop

Have you ever wondered if a new, or tried and true, learning and teaching practice is effective? If so, join us in an interactive workshop that illustrates how learning analytics embedded in the LMS can quickly assist you in identifying effective learning and teaching practice.  Just turn up. No registration is necessary. When: 18 July, […]

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Reminder to publish your course

Semester 2 teaching starts Monday 24 July. 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’.

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