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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Students love branched scenarios..

“Fun and interactive way to learn a topic and a nice departure from the usual presentations we are accustomed to.” – student comment. Dr Ben Saxon recently collaborated with me and Michael Brockhouse (Learning Resource Developer, LEI) to build and deploy a PowerPoint branched scenario to teach anaemia in the MBBS 5th year Paediatrics rotation. […]

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What tool to use…

So you’ve spoken with the learning designers, attended a series of Carpe Diem workshops and engaged in a hearty debate with fellow colleagues about best practices and learning outcomes for your course. You’re all enthused about adding something interactive and innovative to your course, but how do you go about building it? What tools or […]

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LEI’s ‘High Failure Rate’ HAKLAB/01 Contribution

On Tues 25th September our colleagues over in ITDS hosted a Hack Day on the Mezzanine Level 5 of The Hub.  As they explained to us ‘a Hack Day is an organised event where teams come together to develop ideas which help to solve a business problem’.  The brief was that we should ‘mashup, reuse […]

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Designing learning in Virtual Reality

Virtual realities can give us learning opportunities we have never had before. The extra dimension provides an environment that we can take advantage of, however we need to think about it and ask ourselves questions such as ‘why’ and ‘how’. Focus on learning should always come first so that the technology fits the learning objectives […]

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CanvasCon Sydney 2018: A Course Coordinator, Educational Technologist and Learning Designer share hacks

Several staff members recently attended CanvasCon Sydney on the 11th September at the International Convention Centre on Sydney’s beautiful Darling Harbour. What is your role at the University of Adelaide? Yvette:  I am a Course Coordinator in Adelaide Nursing School. Kym:  I am an Educational Technologist in Learning Enhancement and Innovation. Trish:  I am a Learning Designer […]

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