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Using the ‘LMS Analytics’ tool to connect with students

Understanding the student access and activity within a course is even more valuable when connecting with students about their progress. The ‘LMS Analytics’ tool in every MyUni course supports staff to explore course activity and connect with students via email. Instructors can rapidly access data on the frequency and timing of student access for course content, including […]

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Interactive Learning Activities using Quizlet

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Quizlet brings seamless interactive activities to your MyUni pages? Academics are constantly looking for ways to create engaging interactive professionally produced activities that offer alternative ways to present content. Quizlet allows you to add to millions of already available open content activities that are simple to use or […]

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LMS Analytics – Enabling greater access to course and student activity

You now have greater access to courses and student activity in your course through a new feature in MyUni that supports evidence-informed engagement in your learning and teaching activities. LMS Analytics The new feature “LMS Analytics” has been added to Semester 1, 2018 MyUni courses. LMS Analytics enables staff to – See the number of […]

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Evidence-Based Decision Making: Using Learning Analytics to Improve Learning and Teaching Outcomes

Guest blog by Dr David Wilson, Lecturer | Head of Molecular Physiology of Vascular Function Research Group, School of Medical Sciences I would like to share a tip that will help you choose the best submission time for assignments. Student activity in the LMS: Learning Analytics data indicate that in the evenings students are most active in […]

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Get mobile with MyUni

We’re all busy people. There’s always a lot to do and sometimes we want to get things done even when we can’t be in the office strapped to a computer. Sound familiar? Then you will want to know about the Canvas Teacher App.  The Canvas Teacher App allows you to administer your MyUni course, mark […]

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Critical Prep: Providing early and meaningful feedback

Providing meaningful feedback to students goes beyond a final mark on a summative piece of assessment. Meaningful feedback is provided early and often throughout a student’s study. It provides guidance to students and encourages reflection, action, improvement, planning, and the list goes on. The impact that feedback can have on student success cannot be overstated. […]

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Use grades in MyUni to support students self-management of their learning goals

In addition to eSubmission opportunities, MyUni also supports assessments which are not submitted electronically. When entered in MyUni courses, non-eSubmission assessments also appear in student ‘to do’ calendars for effective planning of study activities, and allow marks to be recorded in the course gradebook. Including marks in MyUni for all assessments assists students in self-managing […]

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How analytics can inform learning design

Blog by John Murphy, Learning Designer In Australia and New Zealand two primary ways of using learning analytics (LA) are emerging (ALASI, 2017): 1) institutions that explore LA for the purposes of improving retention and reducing attrition 2) those that explore LA for the purposes of improving learning design and the environment where it occurs. At […]

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Recording class attendance

Blog by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Do you need to record class attendance? Many courses require students to attend class and there are a variety of reasons for taking attendance. In at least one of our program areas, class attendance is an industry requirement and these courses have an 80% attendance requirement for students to […]

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How do I get data from MyUni?

Blog by Marziah Zarazillah and Daniel Barry Learning Analytics can indicate what is working and what is not at a much finer level of granularity than ever before, even while a course is in progress. Such insight into course interactions is key to supporting an evidence based evaluation of course learning design. Learning Analytics captures […]

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