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Case Study: Learning what is on the inside, from the outside – bringing laboratory practicals online

A collaborative project between Learning Enhancement and Innovation and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Overview: Dr Danijela Menicanin, Senior Lecturer from the Adelaide Medical School is the Course Coordinator for first year course, Human Anatomy and Physiology. This course is a first-year topic that is done by many students as it is a […]

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Assessing student engagement during times of remote learning

During times of remote learning, the ability to assess student engagement with course content has become increasingly important. The New Analytics tool within each course in MyUni can provide data insights into student engagement and participation with content and resources within a course. With decreased opportunities to provide face-to-face feedback, New Analytics can assist teaching […]

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Resources for supporting student success

We have put together a collection of resources to help support students, especially during assessment periods. Some of these resources including essay writing tools, new open education resources from the library and general support services. There are many things that we can do to support students, through helping develop study skills to providing wellbeing support […]

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Top tips for finding motivation and balance in times of uncertainty

Written by Nicola Venditozzi, Student Counsellor, Student Life The significant changes that have occurred over the past month have impacted on us, both collectively and individually. Recently, I saw a social media post that likened the impact to somewhere between dealing with a light drizzle and the devastating force of a hurricane. The analogy so […]

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My role as a Course Ambassador: a Q&A with Olivia Pineau

Course Ambassadors are students employed by Learning Enhancement and Innovation on a casual basis to assist individual Course Coordinators, teaching teams, and teaching support teams in supporting the University’s efforts to deliver remote learning opportunities. Course Ambassadors aid teaching staff in the use of MyUni and the implementation of learning experiences for remote learners, including collection of engagement […]

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Course Ambassadors: how they can help and how to book them

What is a Course Ambassador? Course Ambassadors are students employed by Learning Enhancement and Innovation on a casual basis to assist individual Course Coordinators and Teaching Staff  in supporting the University’s efforts to deliver remote learning opportunities. Course Ambassadors aid Course Coordinators and Teaching Staff in the use of MyUni and the implementation of learning experiences for […]

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How can MyUni Course Announcements be effectively used in times of remote learning & teaching?

Written by Hugh Leadbeter  During the present times of purely remote learning, it is increasingly important for students to receive personalised, relevant messaging from their course coordinators, lecturers and tutors. Personalised messaging in particular has been shown to increase student engagement, and provide a more emotional connection. Recently conducted analysis into course messaging delivered the […]

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Remote Teaching Online Course

Learning Enhancement and Innovation have put together an online course with modules assisting teaching staff with essential resources required to prepare for modified teaching arrangements. The course provides helpful resources and recommendations to assist in transitioning tutorials and lectures from face-to-face to an online format.

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COVID-19 Update: Changes to Teaching and Learning Uni services

With course content rapidly moving to an online format, so too are many of the teaching and learning services offered by the University. The below outlines the changes to the following services and how to access them:  

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What is an Educational Technologist? A Q&A with Eman Rashwan

Have you ever wondered what an Educational Technologist does? With our focus this month being on technology in learning and teaching, we interviewed Eman Rashwan to find out about her role. Eman has worked in the eLearning space for almost 13 years and across several countries. Here’s what she had to say:

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