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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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Interactive Self-Paced Learning Modules using PowerPoint

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Did you know that most of the features available in Storyline can be done in PowerPoint? Academics have been looking for ways to create self-paced modules using a tool that is easier to access, edit and share with others than more complex software such as Articulate Storyline. PowerPoint […]

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Festival of Learning and Teaching 2018 is coming

  This year’s Festival of Learning and Teaching will take place on Friday 20 July, focusing on a theme of Feedback and Assessment. Call For Presentations will open very soon on Monday 7 May, so this is a great chance to start thinking about practice and experiences to share with colleagues at the University. Colleagues in […]

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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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Take the next step – Echo360’s Active Learning Platform

As you are preparing for teaching and thinking about how to get your students more engaged in the lecture theatre, it’s time to give the Active Learning Platform (ALP) a try. Many of you have heard about the Echo360 Active Learning Platform (ALP) but in brief you can use ALP to embed interactive slides into […]

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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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Yes, No and WOW!

Blog by Cecily Wright, Mary Hill and Stephen Leahy, Learning Designers According to Milton Glaser, a celebrated graphic designer in the United States “there are three responses to a piece of design- yes, no and WOW!  WOW is the one to aim for”.  But how and why should we aim for WOW in learning design?  […]

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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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