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Beverley is a Senior Learning Designer in the Faculty of Business & Economics. She is passionate about students as partners, research-enriched teaching, widening participation, program design, blended learning, and non-traditional multimodal learning activities and assessment. Outside of campus, she can be found with her adorable furbaby, Jubes, running in the quiet dawn hours, drinking copious amounts of tea, and watching/reading the latest scifi offering.

Reminder: Add the Active Learning Platform (ALP) block

An important reminder for all S1 2018 unit convenors

/ 31 January, 2018

All Aboard: Auto-tutorial groups

Nightmares about iLearn Groups are about to become a thing of the past

/ 31 January, 2018

Are you ready for Session 1?

Your go-to checklist for iTeach, iLearn, Unit Guide actions for S1, 2018

/ 31 January, 2018

Active Learning: Special FLTC Recap

The Special FLTC Meeting on Thursday 12th October, open to all staff in the faculty, explored our big blue sky ideas for active learning in the curriculum.

/ 25 October, 2017

iLearn. Sigh. #justaskbev

There is no type of rubric I have not mastered – a standard (weighted) rubric, a custom rubric, or a qualitative rubric! I am, however, completely confounded by the fact that my rubric is never attached to assignments in the Feedback...

/ 14 September, 2017
Headshot of Beverley Miles, with caption 'just ask Bev'

iLearn. Sigh. #justaskbev

Dear Bev, I go to great lengths to give my students critical concise feedback on their assessments. I follow the university’s evidence-based procedure (examples). I just don’t see any sign that my students are reading the feedback I give them, let alone addressing...

/ 14 September, 2017

EdTech Spotlight: VoiceThread

VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents, and videos to which other users can add voice, text, audio file or video comments – all asynchronously.

/ 17 August, 2017

Meet your Peer Review of Teaching Leaders

Peer Review of Teaching promotes a culture of ongoing reflection and communication amongst academics, leading to quality enhancement in learning and teaching (Sachs & Parsell, 2014).

/ 11 August, 2017