For 150 years our world-class academics and their ideas have helped drive progress. Today, their transformational insights guide us through the global disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Simulation in clinical teaching and learning has been rapidly developing as a method to provide safe and effective learning environments for students to learn vital skills in a low risk setting. Students can practice and hone their theoretical skills in a controlled environment, experiencing the intense interactions and encounters associated in the clinical setting, effectively testing their personal response and ability to regulate to the environment – without compromising patient safety.Read more about Simulation in Learning and Teaching
The following text is drawn directly from ‘Using 360° Video to Enable Affective Learning in Nursing Education’ published in the Journal of Nursing Education (Vol. 59, No. 7, 2020) with permission from the author.Read more about Using 360° Video To Enable Affective Learning in Nursing Education
Clinical veterinary education has traditionally used an apprenticeship model of training in which senior students learn case management and clinical decision-making skills through observation and discussion in the teaching hospital. However, this model is potentially inadequate as it provides little opportunity for skill acquisition due to limited intentional skill practice.Read more about Simulation Trifecta in Veterinary Education
South Australia’s health research sector is among the best in the world, with its renowned infrastructure and applications of new and advanced technologies having a global impact. South Australia has world-leading Artificial Intelligence research capability and a range of other world-class researchers in multiple areas in biomedical research.Read more about Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Setting
The COVID-19 crisis has severely disrupted the way companies organise and perform work, intensifying the rate at which organisations are adopting new technologies to increase productivity and manage remote workers. Many companies are exploring the potential benefits of artificial intelligence capabilities for transforming the way their employees work.Read more about Preventing Rage Against the Machine
As we continue to confront, challenge and overcome the shock waves, disruption and uncertainty resulting from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to drive measures that will help with the roadmap to recovery and build more resilient communities into the future.Read more about Planning for the Future
Eleanor’s discussion paper features a snapshot of the research findings from her Honours thesis that assessed the impact of social media use and personality. Given the surge in reliance on social media platforms to assist with social distancing measures, Eleanor’s research aims to spark reflection on our current understandings of the association between personality factors and their impact on problematic social media use.Read more about Online & Offline
The following contribution to the Thought Leadership Series is brought to us by Dr Walter Barbieri.Read more about Knowledge and Tools for Online Learning
Large volumes of research surrounding issues facing veterinarians are available with most reflecting high suicidality, stress and burnout in the profession. An increasing body of work is the emergence of measures and positive effects pertaining to performance and wellbeing.Read more about The role of professional development to support wellbeing amongst Veterinarians
The Stretton Institute webinar on COVID-19 and its impact on schooling, teaching and student wellbeing brought together a panel of experts to discuss the unprecedented disruptions caused by the pandemic to schools and schooling in Australia and globally. It addressed a wide range of issues including the impact of COVID-19 on educational outcomes and student wellbeing, teachers’ professional practice, teacher wellbeing and the teaching profession more broadly. This webinar also addressed the impact on families, school culture and policy.Read more about COVID-19 and its impact on schooling, teaching and student wellbeing
Teams look to their leaders for direction and support and here’s how you can make sure you are ready.Read more about Leading Teams in Times of Transition
As we approach the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, or as commonly referred to by the Australian Government, ‘the roadmap to recovery’, it is an opportune time to consider our society and the economy, of and for, the future. Whether via conversations with our peers, communication with our families, information from the media, or in our research and education, we have all fundamentally re-evaluated our values and lives in the context of our recent isolation.Read more about The Roadmap to Recovery
To say that the global population is currently going through a time of significant uncertainty is to hugely understate the current state of play. One interesting point to consider in the face of this is whether the
practices of leaders of yesteryear are as effective in influencing behaviour today as in crises past or whether an entirely new set of leadership practices is required.
The Stretton Institute brings together researchers and experts from across the University of Adelaide to address key policy issues of relevance to government. With a focus on social justice, the Stretton Institute drives multidisciplinary ideas and national and international innovation to inform ‘better policies, better lives’, - the Institute’s official motto.Read more about Can we prevent COVID-19 from becoming a global food security issue?