Resources for supporting remote learning

Learning Enhancement and Innovation have compiled a collection of resources to assist:

  • Course coordinators and teaching staff to modify courses for temporary remote delivery 
  • Students in learning effectively whilst studying remotely 

The University is closely monitoring the coronavirus situation, and our response is being shaped by the latest advice from Australian health and foreign affairs authorities. Access the latest updates on the situation here.

 

Staff 

Learning Enhancement and Innovation have identified options for remote delivery of course components. Downloadable PDFs and helpful links can be found under each of the headings below. There is no VPN requirement to access these resources. 

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  • Support options for staff

    Looking for additional support from Learning Enhancement and Innovation?

    Please download our LEI Remote Support document which outlines each of the teams that make up Learning Enhancement and Innovation and how they can be contacted directly. 

    LEI Remote Support

     

    We have also compiled a series of frequently asked questions for staff. 

    Support Faqs 

  • Remote Teaching Online Course

    Remote Teaching is an online course with modules to assist teaching staff with essential resources for remote and online teaching needs. The course provides helpful resources and recommendations to assist in transitioning and delivering tutorials and lectures from face-to-face to an online format.

    Once enrolled in the course, you will receive email notifications when new content has been added.

    Self-enrol in this course now to access resources and support for remote teaching.

    Enrol Now

  • Technologies available in China

    Remote students in China are able to access the following services:
    •    MyUni (Canvas)
    •    Echo360 Active Learning Platform
    •    Turnitin
    •    H5P assessments
    •    Mobius (previously MapleTA)
    •    SELT survey tool (Explorance Blue)
    •    Zoom web conferencing

    The following services are NOT available within China:
    •    Google products (e.g. Google Docs, Sheets, etc)
    •    YouTube

    Availability of other learning tools and websites from within China can be checked online 

    For any further advice on learning tools, please contact MyUni Support

     

Students 

When you begin your course, your Course Coordinator will advise you on the expectations for successfully engaging with the course and assessment materials. There is no VPN requirement to access these resources.

 

 

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Designing online demonstrations

As we come to the end of 2020 and begin to prepare courses for 2021, it might be time to try something new in your online delivery, particularly for courses that are being delivered in the Remote and Dual teaching modes. An incredibly useful teaching technique is to provide them with demonstrations, modeling for students the process of completing a task and the skills and techniques involved. 

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