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We spoke with one of our newest Learning Designers, Dr Matthew Norris, who has been involved with the Program Enhancement Partnerships (PEP) and asked him to provide some insight to the process of PEP.
The LEI Media Production Team provide support to all University of Adelaide staff in developing engaging learning videos. We produce high quality video content that compliments and enhances face to face and blended learning, as well as support the Online Programs Team in the production of fully online post-graduate degrees and MOOC’s on the edX platform.
MyUni has been updated with a new “Search” function that will be available to all users from 8thOctober 2019.
There is no rule that says that University learning can’t be fun. In fact, we tend to learn better when we’re engaged, interacting and doing a bit more than slogging our way through a ‘checked box’ of ‘learning aims’ in a social vacuum. Engagement is operationalised in a minimum of at least three places: the physical and/or online space (these can be anywhere – boutique, bus, bog, bedroom), the cranium of the educator at the time of ‘teaching’, and the cranium of each learner. The latter two don’t have to be synchronous, but they do have to relate and there does have to be social thingummies, like conversations and feedback, happening.
Calling all teachers: Do your students need more insight into the workforce ahead of them? Would you like to present real-world examples of work opportunities and career paths? Are you seeking industry involvement for lecture content? Are you interested in your students having access to some Career Readiness online courses?
Peer Assisted Study Sessions are free weekly study sessions, facilitated by students who have been highly successful in challenging courses, and who want to help new students in those courses work together to understand what the key concepts and ideas are, and how to approaching studying them. PASS Leaders are current students, and close to the material of the course having recently completed it themselves. They know what the most challenging aspects of the course were for them, and how they might be overcome.