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Designing inclusive learning

Written by Andrew Beatton, Learning Designer It’s challenging to think outside of your own perspective when designing online learning experiences, but this is the key to solving some of the most complex online learning design problems. You’re biased towards your own perspective and this creates instant exclusion when designing or creating learning experiences for other […]

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Power to the women of UoA!

Written by Hari Nikas, Project Coordinator There are strong, powerful women who have made a notable impact globally. Some of these are women who have graduated from the University of Adelaide and were able to forsee their changes in South Australia. Read about some pioneering women of Adelaide and what the University has to offer to […]

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The Library – a space for all students

Written by Anne Hawkins, Coordinator – Copyright & Open Access The Library is committed to supporting equitable access to our collections, services and spaces for all students. Equitable access can mean very different things to different people. For a student with a vision impairment it may mean that material is available in an electronic format which […]

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Education that’s really for everyone

Written by Karen Roberts, Disability Support Coordinator Disability Support provide services to students with a wide variety of disabilities and ongoing medical conditions. The good news – there are increasing numbers of students with disabilities enrolling in tertiary education, with participation rates in South Australia for students with disabilities the highest nationally, and exceeding the national […]

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For students, by students: The Students as Partners program

The SaP initiative allows for students and academics to strengthen their relationship, create concepts and engage in projects that are meaningful and relevant to students. This provides students with the opportunity to enhance employability skills, including negotiation and working within a team. We spoke with Tom, our Support and Student Partnership Lead who began with […]

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A new approach to a proven initiative: Using technology to provide a fresh, service-driven approach to small group student learning

A Q&A with Dr Chelsea Avard and Oliwia Derda Dr Chelsea Avard was awarded a 2018 LEI Grant for her application titled: “PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) Online Pilot Program”. The LEI grant project was to trial an online delivery of the Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). The original PASS model has been delivered successfully […]

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Understanding the importance of inclusive learning design

A Q&A with Elizabeth Yong and John Murphy In 2018, Elizabeth Yong was awarded a Learning Enhancement & Innovation (LEI) Grant for her application entitled: “Video captions and inclusive learning design”. The goal of this LEI Grant project was to explore the use of video captioning to promote inclusion, accessibility and digital capabilities and find […]

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