Don’t have time to attend an iLearn training workshop? Look no further, Discover iLearn, the online training unit for convenors is here to help!
Innovation in learning technologies is happening across the campus, with several ‘Proof of Concept’ projects planned for 2017. Here are some of the learning technologies being piloted this year to improve the student experience, as well the key steps involved in a proof of concept project if you are thinking about trialling a new learning technology yourself.
A new learning analytics tool in iLearn is available for session 1. The Moodle Engagement Analytics Plugin (MEAP) tracks which students you deem at risk of falling behind. It allows you to create a customised profile of an “at-risk student” in your unit, send personalised, tailored emails to students that meet that profile. It can also provide you (and your HOD) with a record of what you have done to help your students.
Are your students aware of all MQ has to offer? Continue reading The New Student Welcome and Induction Space – MAC101
Did you know that many of your students do not think about what they want to do when they are done studying? In today’s competitive economy and a world full of choices and options, it is critical that your students start engaging in the process of career planning and development early. Continue reading Are your graduates ‘CareerWise’?
Have you often wondered what your students were up to in the maze that is iLearn? There are so many things to keep track of! Students spending time (or not) on iLearn. Students submitting assignments on time (or not). Students responding to forums posts (or not). Students doing well in assignments (or not). Continue reading Understanding student behaviours in iLearn with Learning Analytics
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.
The iLearn Drop-in Clinic is back for Session 1, 2017 where help is on hand for all things iLearn. It will be open 10am – 2pm weekdays from 13th February – 3rd March 2017.
Get help with:
- iLearn – Editing and building your unit
- iTeach – iLearn Spaces (in plain English, creating/activating your iLearn unit for the new session)
- iTeach – Unit Guides
- Echo360 and Active Learning Platform
- Turnitin and Feedback Studio
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
No need to register, just turn up during the opening hours.
Session 1, 2017 Unit Convenors, are you ready?
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What comes to mind when you hear ‘accessibility’?
For many people accessibility is associated with supporting students with special needs. However, accessibility is important for all students, as it provides a better browsing experience, especially on mobiles and tablets, which are rapidly gaining in popularity.
This post will give you 5 high-impact practical steps to improve the accessibility of your unit. Continue reading 5 tips to improve the accessibility of your iLearn unit.