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This is how I teach
This month we spoke to Dr Stuart Johnson, Lecturer with the School of Mathematical Sciences and recent recipient of a Tony McMurtrie Practitioner Award for Academic Integrity (Special Commendation), for his work on reducing contract cheating in mathematical assessments. Stuart, an Affiliate member of the Adelaide Education Academy, speaks about the importance of active learning and how he has harnessed technology to engage and support his students.
How data from digital learning tools can refine teaching
Used effectively, digital tools can help educators collect and analyse student performance data to help them refine their teaching practices. One example is the Learning Mastery Gradebook view in the Canvas learning management system (LMS), which helps collect data on progress made towards achieving individual course learning outcomes and presents the information a highly visual way.
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Successful collaborations helping students in SET
Strong collaboration between teams of academic and professional staff, has always resulted in better outcomes for our students.
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Relationship-rich education from the perspective of new academics
Starting to teach in higher education is daunting when education is not your discipline. Relationship building skills honed in professional experience can provide new academics with strong foundations.
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Successful partnership increasing access to careers
University Specialist Employment Partnership (USEP) is a collaborative program preparing and connecting tertiary students with disability to employment relevant to their qualifications.
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This is how I teach
This month we spoke to Associate Professor Antony Eagle, philosophy lecturer from the School of Humanities. Antony speaks about his methods of student engagement and how he strives to accommodate the needs of his students as they try to balance study, work and life commitments. He also discusses how he uses technology to assist with this, making education more accessible for his students.
Staff endorsement of Studiosity encourages students to seek academic support
The University’s Studiosity service is part of a comprehensive system of academic support provided for students through the Student Academic Skills team (including the Writing Centre, Maths Learning Centre and PASS) to help them engage confidently and successfully in their studies.
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Adelaide student speaks with the ABC about contract cheating
Contract cheating has received a significant amount of media attention in the past few weeks, in part due to TEQSA’s action to block access to 40 suspected contract cheating websites.
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Embedding career development learning and industry content in curriculum
Academia meets industry, two worlds successfully combine.
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Supporting and measuring students' sense of belonging
On Thursday 18 August, Professor Kris Ryan (PVC Academic, Monash University) visited the University to meet with senior colleagues.
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