Written by Nicola Venditozzi, Student Counsellor, Student Life The significant changes that have occurred over the past month have impacted on us, both collectively and individually. Recently, I saw a social media post that likened the impact to somewhere between dealing with a light drizzle and the devastating force of a hurricane. The analogy so […]
Course Ambassadors are students employed by Learning Enhancement and Innovation on a casual basis to assist individual Course Coordinators, teaching teams, and teaching support teams in supporting the University’s efforts to deliver remote learning opportunities. Course Ambassadors aid teaching staff in the use of MyUni and the implementation of learning experiences for remote learners, including collection of engagement […]
What is a Course Ambassador? Course Ambassadors are students employed by Learning Enhancement and Innovation on a casual basis to assist individual Course Coordinators and Teaching Staff in supporting the University’s efforts to deliver remote learning opportunities. Course Ambassadors aid Course Coordinators and Teaching Staff in the use of MyUni and the implementation of learning experiences for […]
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 […]
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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: