News: Learning Systems & Innovation

Cadmus Education Session Webinar - Thursday 3rd November

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Cadmus is an intuitive online assessment and exam solution, available to all educators at the University of Adelaide.

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Are you looking to enhance your Sem 1 2023 courses? Cadmus can help

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Cadmus is an assessment for learning platform, founded at the University of Melbourne and used by over 50% of the Go8, including the University of Adelaide. Cadmus supports academics with challenges such as high teacher workload, academic integrity, student experience, and student success.

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Cadmus Webinar Series - September & October

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Cadmus is an online assessment for learning platform used at the University of Adelaide which facilitates the end-to-end assessment workflow for teachers and students. Cadmus can be used for written formative and summative tasks as well as assessments, timed exams, and exam alternatives.

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Learning video design principles

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As we continue our transition out of the Emergency Remote Teaching mode that has defined Higher Education over the past few years, we look for ways to maintain quality while creating sustainability for the long term. In the Learning, Enhancement and Innovation design and development team supporting PACE (Professional and Continuing Education), we work with subject matter experts on a daily basis, assisting them to produce high-quality videos that are sustainable over many iterations of micro-credentials and short courses.

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Echo360 videos for assignment submissions

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Integrating video assignments into learning can increase students’ engagement. It introduces a new type of assessment that enhances students’ creativity and digital capabilities. Videos also help turning assignments into reflective practice, improving the way students think when transforming the knowledge into audio-visual materials.

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Connection between curriculum & assessment design and academic integrity

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Quite often university courses are comprised of lectures and tutorials. To determine if course learning outcomes have been achieved, assessment may include quizzes, a mid-semester test and a final exam. The number of quizzes and tasks weighting may vary but what stays the same is the fact that all course assessments are summative - they count toward the final grade and are supposed to provide academics with an overview of a student’s overall learning/ achievements. In this blog we will explore why sometimes, despite our best intentions, such an assessment design can lead to a number of academic integrity issues.

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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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What is an Educational Technologist? A Q&A with Eman Rashwan

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Have you ever wondered what an Educational Technologist does? With our focus this month being on technology in learning and teaching, we interviewed Eman Rashwan to find out about her role. Eman has worked in the eLearning space for almost 13 years and across several countries. Here’s what she had to say:

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Team Spotlight: Learning Systems & Innovation

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The Learning Enhancement and Innovation unit is comprised of several teams that work across different aspects of learning and teaching. Our teams work collaboratively within the unit to achieve the shared goal of ‘building better graduates’.

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