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Creating masterpieces from AI

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One of the most interesting aspects of artificial intelligence in 2023 is its ability to be creative. We once thought that AI would replace jobs such as manufacturing or self- driving garbage trucks. However, AI now appears to have significant capabilities in creative industries such as graphic design, copy editing, concept art and music. Is this the end of artists?  Tavik Morgenstern, Academic Integrity Investigations Officer, explores this in more depth.

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This is how I teach

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This month we spoke to Ms Jo Perry from the Adelaide Nursing School.  Jo is one of three staff who will be joining the Adelaide Education Academy, Executive Committee, from May this year.  Here she explains how she teaches within our rapidly changing environment and uses gamification to engage her students. 

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Connecting undergraduate research and career readiness

The Australian Council on Undergraduate Research (ACUR), of which the University is a member, works to promote and support undergraduate research. Their standout event is the Australian Conference of Undergraduate Research at which University of Adelaide students have successfully presented their research projects.

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Meet the 2023 Student Academic Skills Team

Laura Robinson

The SAS team help students engage productively with their coursework, and help them to realise and develop learning skills to succeed at University. They can also assist staff in many area.

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This is how I teach

Adam Montagu 2023

This month we spoke to Associate Professor Adam Montagu, Director, Adelaide Health Simulation. Adam was one of four staff to receive a 2022 Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence as part of last year’s Celebration of Learning and Teaching. He was also recognised at this event through the presentation of the Vice-Chancellors award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching for Outstanding and sustained demonstration of leadership in the enhancement of learning in Health and Medical Sciences. Here, Adam speaks to us about how he facilitates a safe learning environment for his students, and the learning theories which support and influence his teaching philosophy.

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Teachers beating AI


The challenges posed by developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) generated text have been getting a lot of attention recently. Assessment design can help to secure assessments by making them more difficult to outsource, either to a contract cheating provider or to AI. Associate Professor Georgina Drew (Social Sciences) explains how her assessment design engages students and encourages them to do their own thinking and learning.

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Award winning partnership

Pearson Australia and University of Adelaide received the ‘Diamond Award’ for Best Learning & Talent Development Suite for LearnX, at the end of 2022.

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This is how I teach

James Botten

This month we spoke to Dr James Botten from the School of Biological Sciences about how he encourages and maintains student engagement.  With over 20 years teaching experience at the University of Adelaide, James also discusses the ways he still finds daily inspiration in his teaching.

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PASS at Roseworthy

PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) are weekly 50 minute study sessions, facilitated by a successful senior student, in which students can revisit core topics, practically apply knowledge and support each other through the transition to tertiary studies. Developing a sense of community and connection is one of the core goals of the program, especially within cohorts who may be feeling isolated or removed from the wider University community.  

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Are you teaching a large undergraduate cohort in Semester 1, 2023? Cadmus can help!

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