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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Team Spotlight: Learning Analytics

The Learning Enhancement and Innovation unit is comprised of several teams that work across different aspects of learning and teaching. Our teams work collaboratively within the unit to achieve the shared goal of ‘building better graduates’. Each month, we will do a spotlight on an individual team to understand what roles they play within the […]

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Resources for supporting student success

We have put together a collection of resources to help support students, especially during assessment periods. Some of these resources including essay writing tools, new open education resources from the library and general support services. There are many things that we can do to support students, through helping develop study skills to providing wellbeing support […]

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Case Study: Developing learning resources for UoA clinical students during the COVID-19 pandemic

A collaborative project between Learning Enhancement and Innovation and Adelaide Medical Simulation. Overview: In mid-March, Associate Professor Adam Montagu (Director, Adelaide Health Simulation) contacted the Learning Enhancement & Innovation Media Production team, requesting urgent support to create critical learning resources for University of Adelaide clinical students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of these learning […]

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Top tips for finding motivation and balance in times of uncertainty

Written by Nicola Venditozzi, Student Counsellor, Student Life The significant changes that have occurred over the past month have impacted on us, both collectively and individually. Recently, I saw a social media post that likened the impact to somewhere between dealing with a light drizzle and the devastating force of a hurricane. The analogy so […]

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Introducing new features in the Self & Peer Learning Assessment Tool (SPLAT)

SPLAT is an online tool used by students to assess the contributions of individual members of their team, as well as themselves. Using course coordinator-defined criteria, an individual weighting factor, more commonly known as a Peer Assessment Factor or PAF, can be calculated for each student. This PAF score can be used to underpin a mentoring […]

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My role as a Course Ambassador: a Q&A with Olivia Pineau

Course Ambassadors are students employed by Learning Enhancement and Innovation on a casual basis to assist individual Course Coordinators, teaching teams, and teaching support teams in supporting the University’s efforts to deliver remote learning opportunities. Course Ambassadors aid teaching staff in the use of MyUni and the implementation of learning experiences for remote learners, including collection of engagement […]

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Course Ambassadors: how they can help and how to book them

What is a Course Ambassador? Course Ambassadors are students employed by Learning Enhancement and Innovation on a casual basis to assist individual Course Coordinators and Teaching Staff  in supporting the University’s efforts to deliver remote learning opportunities. Course Ambassadors aid Course Coordinators and Teaching Staff in the use of MyUni and the implementation of learning experiences for […]

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How can MyUni Course Announcements be effectively used in times of remote learning & teaching?

Written by Hugh Leadbeter  During the present times of purely remote learning, it is increasingly important for students to receive personalised, relevant messaging from their course coordinators, lecturers and tutors. Personalised messaging in particular has been shown to increase student engagement, and provide a more emotional connection. Recently conducted analysis into course messaging delivered the […]

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