Category: Learning Technologies

Tips and how to get the best out of your learning technologies.

Common encounters with Echo360

We answer the top 10 most frequently asked questions about using Echo360.

/ 15 July, 2021

Combined forum participation report in iLearn insights

The combined forum participation report in iLearn insights can be accessed from Forum > ‘Combined forum participation’ menu. This report displays the following information for students: Total discussion started: Number of times a student started a discussion in all forums...

/ 15 July, 2021

Schedule emails for the entire session in iLearn insights

Unit Convenors can now schedule emails for the entire session and emails will be sent automatically with a confirmation email sent to the Convenor when the email has been sent.

/ 13 July, 2021
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Accessible online learning for all: automatic transcripts now available in Echo360

From Session 2, every Macquarie student will be able to access a transcript of their lectures and any other videos stored on the Echo360 Active Learning Platform.

/ 5 July, 2021

Don’t wait until your Zoom recordings end up in the trash!

Act now to link to Echo360 for sharing your Zoom recordings as recordings hosted on Zoom will be automatically trashed after 1 year.

/ 18 June, 2021

Beyond the basics: VoiceThread

Collaborate, share, provide feedback and enable student peer review – all this and more

/ 10 June, 2021

Who needs NASA when you have Virtual Reality!

How Dr Fatemeh Salehi and A/Prof Rouzbeh Abbassi from the School of Engineering implemented virtual reality for the first time to enhance the learning experience of students.

/ 7 June, 2021
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iLearn Drop-in Clinic for Session 2 2021

iLearn Drop-in Clinic is back in the lead up to and start of S2 (12th – 30 July 2021). Get customised help with iLearn, iTeach, Echo360, Turnitin and Feedback Studio and get questions answered about all other MQ learning technologies.

/ 4 June, 2021

Examiners: Submitting an ‘online exam’ to exams office

What examiners need to do in order to submit an 'online exam' to exams office.

/ 17 May, 2021