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Finalising your Gradebook – 3 keys to success

Blog by Adi Rai and Martin Basic    We’re almost at the finish line for Semester 2, so don’t let your Gradebook slow you down in the race. Here are 3 keys to ensuring you look your best on the podium: Mark all non-submissions as 0: Use the assignment drop-down menu to assign a 0 score […]

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Building your 2018 MyUni course

When can I get started? Courses for 2018 will be created in MyUni towards the end of 2017. There will be an announcement in MyUni when courses for 2018 are available. If you’d like to get started on your 2018 course now, please contact MyUni Support to request creation of a course shell. Will my […]

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3 essential end-of-semester course checks

Blog by Joel Driver Check your Gradebook is complete: This means having all your assessment tasks entered and all student grades recorded and unmuted (when you are ready to allow students to see their marks). Note: Canvas does not automatically treat ungraded submissions as zero unless you enable the “set default grade” setting for each assignment. Check all […]

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Empowering my students to improve their results

Guest blog by Associate Professor Kerry Wilkinson In February 2017, I provided my students with insights and findings from the 2016 teaching of the course as a means of feedforward. I encouraged my students to increase their activity in MyUni suggesting this could lead to improved results. I shared the following data, derived from the […]

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Giving students the digital edge

Blog by Andrew Kemp I recently participated in a workshop with our academics to explore the Adelaide Digital Capabilities Framework (ADCF). It was great to see everyone thinking about the types of working activities our students will be involved with once they graduate. It’s clear our graduates are headed for a world with a rapidly […]

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Supporting a problem based learning program

Guest blog by Paul McLiesh, Lecturer Staff in the Adelaide Nursing School have collaboratively developed resources to support Problem Based Learning (PBL) activities in which students engage in small groups with clinical case reviews. These resources, embedded across multiple courses and programs within the school, enable students to explore the philosophies and processes of the […]

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Blackboard switched off in under 60 days

You will lose access to Blackboard on 15 December 2017. After this date staff and students will not have access to course material in Blackboard. If you wish to keep any content from Blackboard for use in future courses, please retrieve the content by 15 December. You can access information on the process at the […]

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Real time student-instructor feedback

Guest blog by Thomas Crichton, Student and MyUni Assist Ambassador I was fortunate enough to travel to Sydney with several university colleagues earlier this month to present at CanvasCon 2017. CanvasCon brings together higher education, K-12, and RTO educators from across the Asia-Pacific region to share innovative ways they are using or planning to use […]

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Enhance your online presence and student engagement

Blog by John Murphy, Learning Designer Academic Staff at The University of Adelaide are embracing The Learning Glass as an effective teaching tool. It allows you to draw and write notes on a transparent screen using coloured pens while facing and speaking to a camera. Unlike a traditional whiteboard, The Learning Glass allows for natural […]

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How are students doing in your course?

Instructors are increasingly using data in MyUni to reveal insights into student activity including student progress towards completing their assessments. You can also use MyUni tools to identify students at risk to help get them back on track. Dr Dirk Boehe has been exploring MyUni data and shared “You may want to know whether your […]

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