News: LEI Grants
Following a successful application for a Learning Enhancement and Innovation (LEI) Grant in 2020, Dr Cheryl Pope, School of Computer Science, shares the new Parsons Puzzles H5P learning activity built collaboratively with students as partners.
Establishing best practice on the use of recorded lectures: a Q&A with Associate Professor Dimitra Lekkas
Associate Professor Dimitra Lekkas shares findings from her 2019 Learning Enhancement & Innovation Grant: “Does attendance at live lectures and use of recordings matter to student learning?”
The Learning Enhancement and Innovation Grant scheme is designed to support small-scale pilots and initiatives, fostering investigation and dissemination of best practice approaches in learning and teaching.
Following a successful application for an LEI Grant, we spoke with Beth Loveys and Imogen McNamara, both a student and academic who were involved in the Student as partners program. Hear about their journey on the Flipping the Cellar Floor project and how it impacted both students and staff.
The Learning Enhancement and Innovation Grant Projects for 2018 have officially concluded. After collating the final reports, we can now share a summary of each of the nine projects that were part of this scheme. The 2018 LEI grant scheme facilitated projects that aimed to enhance and develop new and better approaches to achieving student learning outcomes. The funds enabled projects to extend beyond normal teaching activities and show innovation in aspects of teaching, learning and assessment.
A new approach to a proven initiative: Using technology to provide a fresh, service-driven approach to small group student learning
Dr Chelsea Avard was awarded a 2018 LEI Grant for her application titled: “PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) Online Pilot Program”.
In 2018, Elizabeth Yong was awarded a Learning Enhancement & Innovation (LEI) Grant for her application entitled: “Video captions and inclusive learning design”.
Dr Mark Dodd and Dr Jamie Botten were awarded a 2018 Learning Enhancement and Innovation Grant for their application titled: “Learning Experience Design (LXD): An end-to-end evaluation of learning objects, from co-creation to learning impact”.
Joy McEntee, Jessica Viven-Wilksch & Rebecca Vivian were awarded a 2018 LEI grant for their application titled: “Encouraging University of Adelaide staff to use the Echo360 Active Learning Platform and evaluating effectiveness in formally assessing”.