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National Students as Partners Roundtable

In early October I was given the opportunity to attend the fifth annual National Students as Partners Roundtable hosted by the University of Queensland. The roundtable had previously been hosted by The University of Adelaide in 2017 and will be heading to The University of New South Wales in 2019. Students as Partners shifts the […]

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CanvasCon Sydney 2018: A Course Coordinator, Educational Technologist and Learning Designer share hacks

Several staff members recently attended CanvasCon Sydney on the 11th September at the International Convention Centre on Sydney’s beautiful Darling Harbour. What is your role at the University of Adelaide? Yvette:  I am a Course Coordinator in Adelaide Nursing School. Kym:  I am an Educational Technologist in Learning Enhancement and Innovation. Trish:  I am a Learning Designer […]

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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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Improving the student experience

At the University of Adelaide new tools and resources are always being identified, developed, trialed and piloted with a view to enhancing teaching and learning and improving the student experience.  Two current examples are described below. A new course readings system is coming Would you like to build comprehensive resource lists and have them delivered […]

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Creating Quizzes and Tests in MyUni using Respondus and Word

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Did you know that you can develop your online quiz or test in Microsoft Word then import it into MyUni using Respondus 4? Let’s face it, developing large quizzes in MyUni can be time consuming when there are a large number questions. If you have more than twenty […]

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Interactive Self-Paced Learning Modules using PowerPoint

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Did you know that most of the features available in Storyline can be done in PowerPoint? Academics have been looking for ways to create self-paced modules using a tool that is easier to access, edit and share with others than more complex software such as Articulate Storyline. PowerPoint […]

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Interactive Learning Activities using Quizlet

Blog article by Kym Schutz, Educational Technologist Quizlet brings seamless interactive activities to your MyUni pages? Academics are constantly looking for ways to create engaging interactive professionally produced activities that offer alternative ways to present content. Quizlet allows you to add to millions of already available open content activities that are simple to use or […]

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LMS Analytics – Enabling greater access to course and student activity

You now have greater access to courses and student activity in your course through a new feature in MyUni that supports evidence-informed engagement in your learning and teaching activities. LMS Analytics The new feature “LMS Analytics” has been added to Semester 1, 2018 MyUni courses. LMS Analytics enables staff to – See the number of […]

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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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