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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Get to know your analytics in MyUni

The analytics in MyUni combines activity data from Canvas, students and unit/course from PeopleSoft. How can Learning Analytics be used? Understand students’ behaviours and adapt to a personalised learning path. Identify students and class engagement patterns online, i.e. are students logging in and accessing items/tools, and if so, when. Clarify access patterns, both timing and […]

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Mastering learning using MasteryPaths

Learners can come into a course with different levels of understanding, and different learning expectations. MasteryPaths is a MyUni feature that can help personalise a student’s learning journey by allowing them to fast track or do optional learning along the way. Figure 1 is a flowchart of a learning sequence that includes five phases. In […]

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Immersive Technology Audit for the University of Adelaide

As you’re aware, VR (Virtual Reality), MR (Mixed Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) are technologies that are capable of providing realistic immersion into simulated and augmented environments. Interest has been mounting considerably over the past few years in regard to the educational application of the technology, and we’re now seeing competing universities developing infrastructure, courses […]

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Branched scenarios are easy to make in PowerPoint

Have you ever wondered ‘How do I get my students to explore and learn at the same time?‘. You’re not alone. Dr Ben Saxon (Paediatrics), Michael Brockhouse and I recently worked on building a branched scenario in Powerpoint to help medical students learn about childhood anaemia. The scenario is currently being used in the course […]

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MyUni Training

The IT Training Team is once again offering the opportunity for academics and professional staff to attend training on MyUni. The MyUni: Organising Your Content course explores different ways of organising your course content in MyUni, focusing on building a structure using modules, pages and files. The MyUni: Creating Online Assessment course explores the tools […]

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