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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 (LEOs). Our LEOs work closely with […]

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Support for Semester 2

With the start of semester 2 just around the corner, we wanted to make sure that you are prepared. As we did in Semester 1, we are running our series of MyUni training, workshops and ‘drop in’ support services again. Find out what is available to you this semester here.

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Let’s talk about the ‘A’ word

Written by Lee Carter, Learning Designer Assessment, it’s the thing that gives students sleepless nights and can also cause just as many issues for some academics. So as we continue to live in a constantly changing world how can we ensure we are delivering rich, authentic assessments that support students but provide rigour and relevance […]

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What is Learning Analytics?

 Learning analytics begins with… “learning” As defined by the University of Adelaide, “Learning Analytics” is: “The practice of developing actionable insights through the collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimising learning and the environments in which it occurs.”

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OnTask: what is it and why should you be using it?

OnTask is a software platform designed to improve the academic experience of students through the delivery of timely, personalised and actionable student feedback through email messages. The email messages are determined by expected evidence-based student behaviour, performance and characteristics from MyUni. The data that feeds into OnTask is from an Excel or CSV file downloaded […]

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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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What tool to use…

So you’ve spoken with the learning designers, attended a series of Carpe Diem workshops and engaged in a hearty debate with fellow colleagues about best practices and learning outcomes for your course. You’re all enthused about adding something interactive and innovative to your course, but how do you go about building it? What tools or […]

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Assessment Literacy at the University of Adelaide

By Andrew Kemp (Learning Enahncement & Innovation) Dr Helena Ward (Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences) Dr Matthew Dry (Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences) The theme of this year’s Festival of Learning and Teaching was ‘What Works? Perspectives on Feedback and Assessment’. Professor Elizabeth Molloy’s keynote set the tone by emphasising that assessment for […]

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Introducing the New Gradebook in MyUni

The new gradebook will be switched on for all MyUni courses from Semester 2, 2018! There are some new features but you should find switching over fairly straightforward. The first thing you will probably notice is the menu items on the top left. To change the order of sorting according to name, date or number […]

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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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