The Alliance CoP is a community of academic staff members who are, or have been, engaged in the design, development and delivery of the fully online suite of programs created under the partnership between the University of Adelaide and Pearson.
On Wednesday 14th April, the Student Leadership Programs Community of Practice ran the first of its 2021 mid-semester masterclass days.
We are pleased to announce that over 90% of first-year students with access to the module completed the module and the associated quiz. Engagement was high across all courses, and some courses even achieved 100% completions. This excellent result is thanks to the efforts of course coordinators and tutors in scaffolding and promoting the module in their courses.
The Writing Centre is targeting staff training in core course written assessment tasks to ensure their support of students in these courses is scaffolded, valuable and effective.
“Discovery learning begins with a good question or purpose. It takes you on a journey down pathways. Some may be well-lit, others dark and unexplored. You may be alone or in a group. You will use a range of tools, methods, and resources on your journey. There may be leaders, guides, and followers. You will have decisions to make. Some may lead you down blind alleys. Others will lead to discovery”.
Read about the latest news in the area of Academic Integrity including the recruitment of seven student Academic Integrity Ambassadors, next months Academic Integrity Colloquium and the mandatory MyUni module for commencing students.
The University of Adelaide routinely conducts reviews of all coursework programs as part of a five-year cycle. Oversight of reviews is the responsibility of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice President (Academic), delegated to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning). In recent years, the reviews process has been reconceptualised and it now embraces a forward-looking, strongly participatory approach to enhancing the program(s) under review.
The HEA Fellowship demonstrates a personal and institutional commitment to excellence in learning and teaching in higher education. Across four categories, from Associate to Principal, Fellowship provides individuals with formal, international, professional recognition of their practice, expertise and impact in learning and teaching. Read about the staff who have recently achieved Fellowship.
In 2021 the Adelaide Education Academy has members from all five faculties on its Executive Committee, with new members joining from ECMS and Professions.
The Employability Community of Practice is a vibrant group of academic and professional staff members who love to share the latest knowledge and innovative practice under the umbrella of employability topics such as; work-integrated learning, experiential learning, career development learning, and different ways to assess learning.