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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

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 to the courses being taught?

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The art of crafting online quiz questions

We all love writing quiz questions equally as much as we love completing quiz questions, right? (a) Right! (b) Nope! (c) All of the above If you answered (a), please read on. If you answered (b), please read on. If you answered (c), read the question again. No matter what you answered, you should be […]

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Setting you up for success in Semester 1

Are you prepared for Semester 1? We want to help you make this semester a smooth one. From the 18th February through to the 1st March 2019, we have a series of MyUni training, workshops and ‘drop in’ support services aimed at staff to help get you ready for Semester 1. To find out what’s available to […]

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“Making Cool Stuff” – The Learning Resource Developer Story

Back in ages, long lost to history, the Learning Resource Development team consisted of two talented individuals who developed and built a wide variety of learning resources. Now, in the distant future of 2019, that ancient, proud tradition is continuing. If you were not aware of our team’s existence in the past, this blog should […]

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Students love branched scenarios..

“Fun and interactive way to learn a topic and a nice departure from the usual presentations we are accustomed to.” – student comment. Dr Ben Saxon recently collaborated with me and Michael Brockhouse (Learning Resource Developer, LEI) to build and deploy a PowerPoint branched scenario to teach anaemia in the MBBS 5th year Paediatrics rotation. […]

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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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MyUni Training

The IT Training Team is once again offering the opportunity for academics and professional staff to attend training on MyUni. The MyUni: Organising Your Content course explores different ways of organising your course content in MyUni, focusing on building a structure using modules, pages and files. The MyUni: Creating Online Assessment course explores the tools […]

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Workshops: semester 2 myUni sites

Places are still available in workshops to assist you to get your myUni course site developed in time for the start of semester 2. Follow the links for more information and to register. MyUni: Modules, Pages & Files – Organising Your Content – Tuesday 10thJuly 10:30am – 12noon MyUni: Student Groups – The How and […]

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Leveraging Analytics to Stimulate Student Engagement

Guest blog by Dr. Peter Strelan I coordinate and teach a large first year Research Methods course in Psychology.  As much as possible, I try to use student data and experience as a feedback loop to illustrate key principles in the course.  Having collaborated with Daniel Barry from the Analytics team in Learning Enhancement and Innovation, […]

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