Blog: The Learning Cog

Making maths accessible to everyone: A Q&A with Dr Melissa Humphries

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Dr Melissa Humphries is Lecturer from the School of Mathematical Sciences and also a Course Instructor in the new MathTrackX XSeries Program. 

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Case Study: Learning what is on the inside, from the outside – bringing laboratory practicals online

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A collaborative project between Learning Enhancement and Innovation and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

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Assessing student engagement during times of remote learning

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During times of remote learning, the ability to assess student engagement with course content has become increasingly important. 

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Team Spotlight: Learning Analytics

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The Learning Enhancement and Innovation unit is comprised of several teams that work across different aspects of learning and teaching. 

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Resources for supporting student success

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We have put together a collection of resources to help support students, especially during assessment periods. Some of these resources including essay writing tools, new open education resources from the library and general support services.

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Case Study: Developing learning resources for UoA clinical students during the COVID-19 pandemic

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A collaborative project between Learning Enhancement and Innovation and Adelaide Medical Simulation.

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Top tips for finding motivation and balance in times of uncertainty

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The significant changes that have occurred over the past month have impacted on us, both collectively and individually. 

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Introducing new features in the Self & Peer Learning Assessment Tool (SPLAT)

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SPLAT is an online tool used by students to assess the contributions of individual members of their team, as well as themselves. 

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My role as a Course Ambassador: a Q&A with Olivia Pineau

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To find out more about the role of Course Ambassadors, we spoke to 2nd year student and HMS Course Ambassador, Olivia Pineau. She outlines exactly how the role works and how teaching staff can benefit from engaging with a Course Ambassador.

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6 Reasons to Buy Local Food

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Did you know that what you eat, and where it comes from, can really make a difference? Whether you choose to believe it or not, what you eat and where it comes from has a huge impact on your health, your community, the economy and the environment.

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