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This is how I teach

Dr Wendy Hamood

This month we spoke to Dr Wendy Hamood, lecturer with the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, about preparing students for the realities of the "world of work" and professional life. Also, how she incorporates authentic assessment into the curriculum, and facilitates team-based learning activities.

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What’s new at the library?

Student Experience of Learning and Teaching (SELT) system

From Semester 2, the University Library will provide referencing support to students and staff through our online support materials.

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Library Essentials suite additions

Barr Smith Library

This month the Library welcomes two new information skills courses to their Library Essentials suite.

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Spotlight on Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity - Landscape

In 2020, the transition to online learning and assessment brought academic integrity into even sharper focus, and presented a number of challenges to preventing and detecting academic misconduct.

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Lego Cohorts help with offshore teaching

Lego teaching

Linda Westphalen, an Education Specialist and teacher with the School of Education spoke to us about the inventive method she used to teach pedagogy to offshore students.

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This is How I Teach

Catherine Irving

This month we spoke to Catherine Irving, Lecturer in Engineering Communication in the Technology Education Centre, Faculty of ECMS.

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Offshore International Peer Study Support

Online workshop

The University of Adelaide strives to provide 1:1 personalised mentoring support to our offshore, commencing, international students by current international students throughout their first semester at University.

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New student-led initiative assists with discipline-specific writing

Get it Write - interview

The Writing Centre launched a new, discipline-specific writing workshop series in semester one this year called  ‘Get it Write’.
Four sessions have been held so far, with two sessions on creative writing, one on history writing and one on science writing. During the session authors were asked to share one of their published pieces with the audience. The host then interviewed the author based on their work, followed by an audience guided Q&A.  These sessions are also unique in that they are created by students, for students, with help from the staff at the University of Adelaide Writing Centre

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Learning on country through VR

Uncle Frank Wanganeen 1

In 2020, remote students in the Indigenous People, Country and Protocols course could have missed out on a valuable experience: learning on country.

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Using LinkedIn Learning content in MyUni

LinkedIn Learning

Is there a particular employability skill that you would like to incorporate into a course you are teaching? Do you have students who could benefit from some additional learning around a particular digital skill?

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