Timeline & Progress
What Is the Project?
The project comprises three main areas of focus:
- Technical implementation of Canvas and Echo, that are both cloud-hosted systems, including integration with various university administration and teaching systems.
- Significant course transformation project enhancing
designof course materials and assessments to align with student expectations for engaging learning experiences, and improved ease of use with convenient, simple navigation.
Introductionof Active Learning Tools that will provide teaching staff with tools and real-time feedback to support active learning and deeper student engagement in the classroom, ongoing interaction with content at any time .
The project will transform courses in stages:
Semester 2, 2016Approximately 200 courses across all faculties comprising courses previously delivered in Blackboard and new courses to be delivered for the first time in Semester 2 2016
|Courses developed during first half of 2016|
First half 2017Summer School, Semester 1, Winter School, Trimester 1 & 2, Term 1 & 2, 2017
|Courses developed during second half of 2016|
Second half 2017Semester 2, Trimester 3, Term 3 & 4, 2017
|Courses developed during first half of 2017|
All other relevant coursesThis includes AU courses, courses taught every two (or more) years, new courses and any remaining courses
|Courses developed during the second half of 2017|
Both Blackboard and MyMedia will remain supported and available for delivery of courses through 2016.