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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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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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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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Assessment Literacy at the University of Adelaide

By Andrew Kemp (Learning Enahncement & Innovation) Dr Helena Ward (Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences) Dr Matthew Dry (Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences) The theme of this year’s Festival of Learning and Teaching was ‘What Works? Perspectives on Feedback and Assessment’. Professor Elizabeth Molloy’s keynote set the tone by emphasising that assessment for […]

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