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Course Ambassadors: how they can help and how to book them

What is a Course Ambassador? Course Ambassadors are students employed by Learning Enhancement and Innovation on a casual basis to assist individual Course Coordinators or discipline teams in supporting the University’s efforts to deliver remote learning opportunities. Course Ambassadors aid Course Coordinators in the use of MyUni and the implementation of learning experiences for remote learners, including […]

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How can MyUni Course Announcements be effectively used in times of remote learning & teaching?

Written by Hugh Leadbeter  During the present times of purely remote learning, it is increasingly important for students to receive personalised, relevant messaging from their course coordinators, lecturers and tutors. Personalised messaging in particular has been shown to increase student engagement, and provide a more emotional connection. Recently conducted analysis into course messaging delivered the […]

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Uni of Adelaide maths bridging program goes online

We’re excited to announce that MathsTrack, the Maths Learning Centre’s Maths bridging course, will soon be offered in a fully online format as an XSeries Program called MathTrackX, which will launch on April 28. The MathTrackX Program will be hosted on the edX platform and will contain six Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

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How to start your semester on the right track!

It’s that time of the year again. With semester 1 only a matter of weeks away, we wanted to ensure that you are as prepared as possible. The start of this semester may be a little different to other years, as we need to acknowledge and take into account the effects of the travel ban. We’ve […]

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Top ten tips for surviving & thriving as a student at the University of Adelaide

Starting university can be an overwhelming experience. You might feel like an ant in a zoo, where chaos and uncertainty run rampant. The thought of study at a tertiary level might intimidate you and you might begin to doubt your academic abilities. The good news is that you aren’t alone. All students feel like this […]

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MyUni Top Tips for Students

Start your semester off on the right track with our MyUni top tips for students. Here are some tips and tricks for making MyUni work for you.

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Improving group dynamics with SPLAT – Q&A Hayley McGrice

SPLAT is an online tool used by students to assess the contributions of individual members of their team, as well as themselves. Using course coordinator-defined criteria, an individual weighting factor, more commonly known as a Peer Assessment Factor or PAF, can be calculated for each student. This PAF score can be used to underpin a mentoring […]

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ADEPTing to Learning Analytics – Q&A with Dr. David Wilson

The ADEPT Professional Development program provides staff with the opportunity to further develop their capabilities, underpinning knowledge to create and deliver contemporary, student-driven and collaborative learning environments. We spoke with Dr. David Wilson about the recent ADEPT learning analytics module available for staff:

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Lifelong learning with LinkedIn

Sharon Scott provides some insight into the new partnership between The University of Adelaide and LinkedIn Learning. This will be offered to both staff and students. Read Sharon’s blog to gather further information on this exciting new opportunity.

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Adding to your tool kit: Academic Skills Resources

Written by Laura Airey The Academic Skills Resources are a collection of resources focused on supporting the development of essential capabilities to support students in creating various forms of academic work. They can now be accessed through the Assignment Help tab in MyUni, making them available to all students and academic staff.

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