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Improving group dynamics with SPLAT – Q&A Hayley McGrice

SPLAT is an online tool used by students to assess the contributions of individual members of their team, as well as themselves. Using course coordinator-defined criteria, an individual weighting factor, more commonly known as a Peer Assessment Factor or PAF, can be calculated for each student. This PAF score can be used to underpin a mentoring […]

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ADEPTing to Learning Analytics – Q&A with Dr. David Wilson

The ADEPT Professional Development program provides staff with the opportunity to further develop their capabilities, underpinning knowledge to create and deliver contemporary, student-driven and collaborative learning environments. We spoke with Dr. David Wilson about the recent ADEPT learning analytics module available for staff:

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Real world experience: Q&A with Katy Dolman

Katy Dolman, Manager, Internships shares her knowledge on internships and how valuable they can be for students. Internships can provide experience for students in a real-life setting and will allow for students to continue developing soft-skills and and allow them to further expand their network.

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PEP Talk: Q&A with a LEO

The LEI team has maintained and continued to grow a student presence in all our projects. We do this with a little help from our Learning Enhancement Officers (LEOs). Our LEO’s work with academics, most notably in the Program Enhancement Partnership (PEP) workshops. In this space, our LEO’s are the student representative and are involved […]

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PEP in your step: Q&A with Dr. Jerome Buhl

Being involved in our PEP workshops, can fast track your course design process and allow you to enter the semester with a solid framework. Working with our learning designers and student representatives allows for a safe space for trial and error and for the development of new ideas. We spoke with Dr. Jerome Buhl about […]

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Careers in Curriculum

Calling all teachers: Do your students need more insight into the workforce ahead of them? Would you like to present real-world examples of work opportunities and career paths? Are you seeking industry involvement for lecture content? Are you interested in your students having access to some Career Readiness online courses? Yes? Then the Careers in Curriculum (CIC) […]

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Q&A – key takeaways from ASR pilot

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) is when computer software recognises the human voice. Recently, a pilot was conducted where ASR was implemented into certain courses. Learning Designer, John Murphy was involved with this pilot and interviewed Dr. Kencana Dharmapatni who was teaching a course included in the pilot, hear what she has to say.

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Introducing our Student Partners…

In the Learning Enhancement and Innovation Team, we have a number of Student Partners who are undertaking a range of roles, all with diverse educational backgrounds. We interviewed some of our current Student Partners and asked about their involvement with the Student as Partners program. Keep reading to hear what they have to say!

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We Want You! Q&A with Sharon Scott – Manager, Student Employability

Thousands of students per year attend University in the hope find employment within their field at the end of their degree. While at university students should take opportunities to continue developing and strengthening their employability skills. Employers are looking for well-rounded students with a number of transferable skills. We spoke with Sharon Scott, Manager, Student […]

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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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