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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Things you are (almost certainly) doing to develop digital capabilities in your course

By Hari Nikas and Lee Carter (Learning Enhancement & Innovation) What? I’ve got to embed something else into my course? How am I going to change my whole course? These may well be the first thoughts that pop into your head when you encounter the Digital Capabilities Framework (DCF). But maybe a better question would […]

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Learning Analytics come to life!

Do you know who your students are this semester? Would knowing about them help you to be more prepared and effective in delivering your courses? Try the New Course Student Profile Report in LMS Analytics! It provides demographic information about the students in your course i.e. which other courses are they studying, which other programs […]

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Assessment Literacy at the University of Adelaide

By Andrew Kemp (Learning Enahncement & Innovation) Dr Helena Ward (Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences) Dr Matthew Dry (Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences) The theme of this year’s Festival of Learning and Teaching was ‘What Works? Perspectives on Feedback and Assessment’. Professor Elizabeth Molloy’s keynote set the tone by emphasising that assessment for […]

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Creating Quiz Questions with Random Variables

By Kym Schutz and John Murphy (Learning Enhancement & Innovation) in consultation with Dr. Lei Chen (Mechanical Engineering, ECMS) In a second year undergraduate course at ECMS, students are encouraged to practice maths questions to develop and consolidate formative skills and knowledge. The course coordinator, Dr. Lei Chen wanted to know whether it was possible to […]

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