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Yes, No and WOW!

Blog by Cecily Wright, Mary Hill and Stephen Leahy, Learning Designers According to Milton Glaser, a celebrated graphic designer in the United States “there are three responses to a piece of design- yes, no and WOW!  WOW is the one to aim for”.  But how and why should we aim for WOW in learning design?  […]

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Recording class attendance

Blog by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Do you need to record class attendance? Many courses require students to attend class and there are a variety of reasons for taking attendance. In at least one of our program areas, class attendance is an industry requirement and these courses have an 80% attendance requirement for students to […]

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How do I get data from MyUni?

Blog by Marziah Zarazillah and Daniel Barry Learning Analytics can indicate what is working and what is not at a much finer level of granularity than ever before, even while a course is in progress. Such insight into course interactions is key to supporting an evidence based evaluation of course learning design. Learning Analytics captures […]

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Put your best foot forward

When setting up and using your 2018 MyUni course, as a Course Coordinator you will need to ensure you’ve got the right mix of course information, assessment and communication, and copyright compliance. In January 2018, the guidelines for minimum use of MyUni became requirements and were included in the Coursework Academic Programs Policy (CAPP). The […]

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Evidence-Based Decision Making: Using Learning Analytics to Improve Learning and Teaching Outcomes

Guest blog by Dr David Wilson, Lecturer | Head of Molecular Physiology of Vascular Function Research Group, School of Medical Sciences I’d like to share an update from the Learning Analytics Community of Practice that highlights some of our activities. The community has been very active in sharing Learning Analytics domain knowledge, and in working […]

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You’re now more satisfied with MyUni

You told us that you’re now more satisfied with MyUni and we couldn’t be happier. It’s been a big year in MyUni with the successful implementation of Canvas and Echo. And survey results are telling us you feel it was worthwhile. There has been a significant increase in both staff and student overall satisfaction compared […]

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Your great feature requests are now in MyUni

Blog by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Suppose it was that easy. You now have a quick and effective pathway to share your ideas, then work with your peers to have the ideas prioritised and implemented into MyUni. You have been asking us how to enable ideas that could improve your teaching and learning through the […]

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MyUni features update

MyUni is regularly updated with new features and fixes. You can keep up to date by visiting the What’s new in MyUni page in the MyUni Learning Centre. Some of the latest updates: An embed Echo360 video button is now available in the Canvas Rich Text Editor. Find out more about embedding Echo360 videos into Canvas. Groups […]

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From PAF to SPLAT: desperately seeking peer assessment

Guest blog by Dr Hayley McGrice, Lecturer, School of Animal and Veterinary Science   The Student & Peer Learning Assessment Tool (SPLAT) – an equitable way to assign individual grades for groups assignments that reflect the contributions of each student. Let’s talk group work: Academics like it because it teaches our students team work skills, […]

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Want to enhance graduate employability but don’t have the time? Try these simple ideas right away!

Blog by Ewan Wallace & Cecily Wright     Whether you agree with it or not, student expectations of universities are changing, and employment and employability are high on the list. A recent survey suggests students rank high quality teaching as the most important reason when choosing a university, and over 50% believe a high graduate […]

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