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Learning Technologies Essentials for start of Session 1

Welcome back for Session 1 2017!

The Learning Technology Services team has put together a quick list of resources to help you get set up for Session 1.

iLearn Drop-in Clinic is now open!

Open 10am – 2pm weekdays for help with all things iLearn.

Drop in any time at the following locations:

Monday 13 – Friday 17 February:                  C5A 204
Monday 20 – Friday 24 February:                 C5A 204
Monday 27 February – Friday 3 March:       W6B 259

iLEARN

iTEACH

READINGS

  • Has your reading list been sent to the library so that texts can be located in Unit Readings and Reserve? Email lib.reserve@mq.edu.au

LECTURE RECORDINGS

  • Echo360 will record timetabled ‘lectures’ or ‘seminars’ (not repeat lectures) in venues that support automatic recording (check here). If not, you can make a booking to record your lectures. If in doubt, please submit a OneHelp request.
  • Add the Echo360 Block in iLearn to make recordings available to students.
  • Note: If you are reusing past or pre-recorded lectures from previous years, please submit a OneHelp request to have them enabled for use in 2017.

TEACHING VENUES AND AV

  • Visit the 2017 Timetables page to view your unit’s timetable. Click the location name to see the room’s profile including size, equipment and access details. For any timetable or room issues, please contact your Faculty Timetable Officer.
  • Please check you know how to use the AV equipment in your teaching space. AV training is now available. For help, phone the number displayed in the room, or use the contact details shown in the room’s profile page on the Timetable. If in doubt, check with AVTS.  Note: Teaching in a computer lab?  Please also check the right software has been loaded by the local IT manager.

TEDS SURVEYS

  • TEDS Student Surveys are available to order from Week 1 of Session. For more information please contact Michael Marston.

Feel free to search Teche for other articles relating to the beginning of session. However, please note that the staff portal has just been updated so some hyperlinks may now be updated or broken.

Written by Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker is the Learning Technologies Operations Manager with the Learning Innovation Hub at Macquarie. She loves supporting all the wonderful staff at Macquarie with using learning technologies in their teaching. If you haven’t met Amanda at an iLearn session or the Drop-in Clinic, you will find her at the MQ gym every lunchtime! Her gorgeous little boy Lucas, keeps Amanda very busy, with any free time dedicated to playing ultimate frisbee and orienteering.

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