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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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A day in the life of a Learning Enhancement Officer

Students are at the heart of what we do and in the Learning Enhancement & Innovation Team, we strive to include a student aspect in our various projects and initiatives. Over the past few years, the LEI team has maintained a strong student presence with our Learning Enhancement Officers (LEO’s). Our LEO’s work closely with […]

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How group work enhances employability

Despite being every student’s pet peeve, group assignments are hugely important for personal development and future employability. The University of Adelaide prides itself on producing graduates with qualities and characteristics that are transferable beyond the disciplinary context in which they have been developed. It is group work in particular that aligns with two of the University’s […]

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A summary of the 2018 Learning Enhancement & Innovation Grant Scheme

The Learning Enhancement and Innovation Grant Projects for 2018 have officially concluded. After collating the final reports, we can now share a summary of each of the nine projects that were part of this scheme. The 2018 LEI grant scheme facilitated projects that aimed to enhance and develop new and better approaches to achieving student learning outcomes. The funds […]

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“Making Cool Stuff” – The Learning Resource Developer Story

Back in ages, long lost to history, the Learning Resource Development team consisted of two talented individuals who developed and built a wide variety of learning resources. Now, in the distant future of 2019, that ancient, proud tradition is continuing. If you were not aware of our team’s existence in the past, this blog should […]

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National Students as Partners Roundtable

In early October I was given the opportunity to attend the fifth annual National Students as Partners Roundtable hosted by the University of Queensland. The roundtable had previously been hosted by The University of Adelaide in 2017 and will be heading to The University of New South Wales in 2019. Students as Partners shifts the […]

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Workshops: semester 2 myUni sites

Places are still available in workshops to assist you to get your myUni course site developed in time for the start of semester 2. Follow the links for more information and to register. MyUni: Modules, Pages & Files – Organising Your Content – Tuesday 10thJuly 10:30am – 12noon MyUni: Student Groups – The How and […]

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2018 Learning Enhancement & Innovation Grants

The successful 2018 Learning Enhancement and Innovation grant projects have been announced, with representation from all faculties at the University.  These small grants will deliver a range of local innovations to enhance student learning and engagement and will utilise a variety of learning technologies to achieve their aims including video, web conferencing and online portfolios. […]

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Voting up your MyUni Feature ideas in the Canvas Community

Your vote counts! Do you have an idea for an improvement to MyUni? Quite often there may be other academic users thinking the same thing. The Canvas Community provides you with the opportunity to “vote up” an idea. You should first check what is in development in the Canvas Community ideas studio. This page shows […]

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Peppy about Program Design

“This isn’t the course building that I would normally do” was the Course Coordinator’s response to the first Program Enhancement Partnership (PEP) workshop at the University of Adelaide. Program Enhancement Partnership activities commenced at the University with a series of pilot workshops in December 2017 and the first program off the block was the Bachelor […]

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