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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Critical Prep: Providing early and meaningful feedback

Providing meaningful feedback to students goes beyond a final mark on a summative piece of assessment. Meaningful feedback is provided early and often throughout a student’s study. It provides guidance to students and encourages reflection, action, improvement, planning, and the list goes on. The impact that feedback can have on student success cannot be overstated. […]

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Self and Peer Learning Assessment Tool available in your course

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Academics have asked for a MyUni tool that provides a way for students to assess the contributions of individual members in their team, as well as themselves when doing groupwork. SPLAT (Self and Peer Learning Assessment Tool) now available in all courses, provides a confidential assessment mechanism that […]

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Use grades in MyUni to support students self-management of their learning goals

In addition to eSubmission opportunities, MyUni also supports assessments which are not submitted electronically. When entered in MyUni courses, non-eSubmission assessments also appear in student ‘to do’ calendars for effective planning of study activities, and allow marks to be recorded in the course gradebook. Including marks in MyUni for all assessments assists students in self-managing […]

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Take the next step – Echo360’s Active Learning Platform

As you are preparing for teaching and thinking about how to get your students more engaged in the lecture theatre, it’s time to give the Active Learning Platform (ALP) a try. Many of you have heard about the Echo360 Active Learning Platform (ALP) but in brief you can use ALP to embed interactive slides into […]

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How analytics can inform learning design

Blog by John Murphy, Learning Designer In Australia and New Zealand two primary ways of using learning analytics (LA) are emerging (ALASI, 2017): 1) institutions that explore LA for the purposes of improving retention and reducing attrition 2) those that explore LA for the purposes of improving learning design and the environment where it occurs. At […]

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