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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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Team Spotlight: Learning Analytics

The Learning Enhancement and Innovation unit is comprised of several teams that work across different aspects of learning and teaching. Our teams work collaboratively within the unit to achieve the shared goal of ‘building better graduates’. Each month, we will do a spotlight on an individual team to understand what roles they play within the […]

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Introducing new features in the Self & Peer Learning Assessment Tool (SPLAT)

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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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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Uni of Adelaide maths bridging program goes online

We’re excited to announce that MathsTrack, the Maths Learning Centre’s Maths bridging course, will soon be offered in a fully online format as an XSeries Program called MathTrackX, which will launch on April 28. The MathTrackX Program will be hosted on the edX platform and will contain six Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

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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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