Presentations (including 2 from MQ) on reimagining assessment in the wake of COVID.
Janet Dutton (Education) on how she and her teaching team work to model best practice in online learning for her Master of Teaching students.
Professor Helen Pask, happy to have students back on campus, outlines how Physics units employ contextual learning for non-Physics majors. She reflects on moving teaching wholly online in session 1: some changes have been short-term but others will continue.
iLearn insights can now generate reports on faculty, department and at the program level.
A simple question like 'Why is a leaf green?' is a good basis for an internet search, and can be the starting point for an assignment whereby students write a report distinguishing 'good evidence' and 'poor evidence'.
iLearn Insights has seen a surge in usage this year and has been useful for sending personalised messages to students through iLearn.
The Version Generator tool is ideal for large units where multiple versions of an exam are required, each with different variables in the questions.
Spotlight on practice: Just have a go! Navigating expectations and ‘ticking off’ student participation in online learning – Andrew Burke
Andrew Burke (Law) shares how he adapted (but didn’t lower) his expectations around participation and how practice makes perfect – or at least much more comfortable - when it comes to teaching on Zoom.
Zara Bending (Law) talks about the opportunities provided by the move to online learning and how she uses her communication 'superpower'!