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Professor Jennie Shaw - Learning and Teaching News

Professor Jennie Shaw

Colleagues, congratulations on navigating one of the most challenging years for teaching and learning in our history. This week we celebrate the outstanding achievements of our latest university-wide teaching award recipients—and what a fitting way to close 2021.

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Welcoming new faces to the library

Becky Eley

Recently the University Library team has welcomed two new Liaison Librarians.

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Using primary sources in your teaching

Barr Smith Library

As well as their rich range of physical and electronic books and journals, the University Library provides access to a number of collections of digitised primary source archives. This includes everything from records of British government, diplomacy and trade from the 14th to 20th century, records of twentieth century political extremism in Europe, right through to records that illuminate the history of tourism and much more!

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Adelaide Graduate Award reaches Milestone in 2021

Cassandra Ackerman

This year marks a milestone for the Adelaide Graduate Award, with over 1,100 students achieving the Award since the program was first piloted in 2017.

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Increase student engagement with help from the MLC

MLC

In the courses you teach, I am sure you can call to mind particular students or groups of students who you know are capable but you wish you could help to engage at a higher level. For many students, their relationship with mathematics might be a key factor in how well they engage and how well they perform.

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This is how I teach

This month we spoke with the four recipients of the 2021 Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence, Professor Joanne Bowen (School of Biomedicine), Professor Natalie Edwards (School of Humanities), Kayoko Enomoto (School of Social Sciences) and Dr Thomas Wanner (School of Social Sciences), about their passion for teaching and their hopes for their students.

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Mixed Cohort Learning

Mixed Cohort Learning

The MCL project supports classes with some students attending face-to-face, and others online, simultaneously.

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Detecting Similarity and Deterring Plagiarism In Your Course

Turnitin Course Similarity

Detecting similarity to aid deterring plagiarism is now a requirement for text and code based assignments in your course.

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MyUni New Quizzes

MyUni New Quizzes

New Quizzes is now available in MyUni as the new quiz engine, offering new features and question types.

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Academic Integrity Awareness Week Roundup

Students showed off their knowledge of academic integrity (AI) during Awareness Week (18-22 Oct).

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