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Securely Managing Question Banks Using Respondus 4 and Word

  Academics have been asking for ways to securely manage question banks to use for tests and exams. A number of supported tools can make it easier to create, review and organise your questions, including the option to share question banks on the faculty S Drive. Using Respondus 4 and Word with Canvas Quizzes it […]

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Interactive Story-boarding

When designing interactive online learning activities, academics will often create and design the activity using a photo, audio, text and a couple of buttons or hot spot objects using PowerPoint or some authoring software. When planning more advanced interactive online learning activities, academics may need other people to be involved in the design and development. […]

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Mastering learning using MasteryPaths

Learners can come into a course with different levels of understanding, and different learning expectations. MasteryPaths is a MyUni feature that can help personalise a student’s learning journey by allowing them to fast track or do optional learning along the way. Figure 1 is a flowchart of a learning sequence that includes five phases. In […]

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Creating Quiz Questions with Random Variables

By Kym Schutz and John Murphy (Learning Enhancement & Innovation) in consultation with Dr. Lei Chen (Mechanical Engineering, ECMS) In a second year undergraduate course at ECMS, students are encouraged to practice maths questions to develop and consolidate formative skills and knowledge. The course coordinator, Dr. Lei Chen wanted to know whether it was possible to […]

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Introducing the New Gradebook in MyUni

The new gradebook will be switched on for all MyUni courses from Semester 2, 2018! There are some new features but you should find switching over fairly straightforward. The first thing you will probably notice is the menu items on the top left. To change the order of sorting according to name, date or number […]

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Creating Quizzes and Tests in MyUni using Respondus and Word

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Did you know that you can develop your online quiz or test in Microsoft Word then import it into MyUni using Respondus 4? Let’s face it, developing large quizzes in MyUni can be time consuming when there are a large number questions. If you have more than twenty […]

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Voting up your MyUni Feature ideas in the Canvas Community

Your vote counts! Do you have an idea for an improvement to MyUni? Quite often there may be other academic users thinking the same thing. The Canvas Community provides you with the opportunity to “vote up” an idea. You should first check what is in development in the Canvas Community ideas studio. This page shows […]

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Interactive Self-Paced Learning Modules using PowerPoint

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Did you know that most of the features available in Storyline can be done in PowerPoint? Academics have been looking for ways to create self-paced modules using a tool that is easier to access, edit and share with others than more complex software such as Articulate Storyline. PowerPoint […]

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Interactive Learning Activities using Quizlet

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Quizlet brings seamless interactive activities to your MyUni pages? Academics are constantly looking for ways to create engaging interactive professionally produced activities that offer alternative ways to present content. Quizlet allows you to add to millions of already available open content activities that are simple to use or […]

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The MyUni Toolkit now lets you add people

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist The MyUni Toolkit is a new item on the course menu that will provide you with self-management tools such as the facility to manage certain types of enrolments. The first of these tools that Academics have asked for is now available. It is called the Add People tool. […]

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