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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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Understanding the importance of inclusive learning design

A Q&A with Elizabeth Yong and John Murphy In 2018, Elizabeth Yong was awarded a Learning Enhancement & Innovation (LEI) Grant for her application entitled: “Video captions and inclusive learning design”. The goal of this LEI Grant project was to explore the use of video captioning to promote inclusion, accessibility and digital capabilities and find […]

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Enhancing student experience through the adoption of Echo360 Active Learning Platform

A Q&A with Dr Joy McEntee, Dr Rebecca Vivian and Harrison Lees Many believe that Echo360 is just an automated video recording tool and do not realise its extensive capabilities and potential for engaging with students. Joy McEntee, Jessica Viven-Wilksch & Rebecca Vivian were awarded a 2018 LEI grant for their application titled: “Encouraging University […]

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Get to know your analytics in MyUni

The analytics in MyUni combines activity data from Canvas, students and unit/course from PeopleSoft. How can Learning Analytics be used? Understand students’ behaviours and adapt to a personalised learning path. Identify students and class engagement patterns online, i.e. are students logging in and accessing items/tools, and if so, when. Clarify access patterns, both timing and […]

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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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Put your best foot forward

When setting up and using your 2018 MyUni course, as a Course Coordinator you will need to ensure you’ve got the right mix of course information, assessment and communication, and copyright compliance. In January 2018, the guidelines for minimum use of MyUni became requirements and were included in the Coursework Academic Programs Policy (CAPP). The […]

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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’d like to share an update from the Learning Analytics Community of Practice that highlights some of our activities. The community has been very active in sharing Learning Analytics domain knowledge, and in working […]

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You’re now more satisfied with MyUni

You told us that you’re now more satisfied with MyUni and we couldn’t be happier. It’s been a big year in MyUni with the successful implementation of Canvas and Echo. And survey results are telling us you feel it was worthwhile. There has been a significant increase in both staff and student overall satisfaction compared […]

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Your great feature requests are now in MyUni

Blog by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Suppose it was that easy. You now have a quick and effective pathway to share your ideas, then work with your peers to have the ideas prioritised and implemented into MyUni. You have been asking us how to enable ideas that could improve your teaching and learning through the […]

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MyUni features update

MyUni is regularly updated with new features and fixes. You can keep up to date by visiting the What’s new in MyUni page in the MyUni Learning Centre. Some of the latest updates: An embed Echo360 video button is now available in the Canvas Rich Text Editor. Find out more about embedding Echo360 videos into Canvas. Groups […]

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