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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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Lifelong learning with LinkedIn

Sharon Scott provides some insight into the new partnership between The University of Adelaide and LinkedIn Learning. This will be offered to both staff and students. Read Sharon’s blog to gather further information on this exciting new opportunity.

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Adding to your tool kit: Academic Skills Resources

Written by Laura Airey The Academic Skills Resources are a collection of resources focused on supporting the development of essential capabilities to support students in creating various forms of academic work. They can now be accessed through the Assignment Help tab in MyUni, making them available to all students and academic staff.

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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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PEP: Resealing the Education Road Well-Travelled

We spoke with one of our newest Learning Designers, Dr Matthew Norris, who has been involved with the Program Enhancement Partnerships (PEP) and asked him to provide some insight to the process of PEP. Wiritten by Dr Matthew Noris, Learning Designer (Faculty of Sciences)

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Design for People

When designing courses, equipment or anything where humans are the end user, the idea of designing specially for the human can get lost in the project or design. When designing courses and activities for students, it is important to continuously remind ourselves the end users are the students, how will they perceive our output? Our […]

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Enhancing Learning with Video

-Written by Dave Johnston, Video Production Coordinator -Video’s edited by James Donovan The LEI Media Production Team provide support to all University of Adelaide staff in developing engaging learning videos. We produce high quality video content that compliments and enhances face to face and blended learning, as well as support the Online Programs Team in […]

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The Rules of Engagement

Written by Linda Westphalen There is no rule that says that University learning can’t be fun.  In fact, we tend to learn better when we’re engaged, interacting and doing a bit more than slogging our way through a ‘checked box’ of ‘learning aims’ in a social vacuum.  Engagement is operationalised in a minimum of at […]

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