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Tech Talk: Adaptive Learning

Adaptive learning will be on the agenda at this Tech Talk. Jacqui Hayes Director, Courseware Production at Smart Sparrow will be here to take us through the latest development in undergraduate Science education: https://inspark.education/biobeyond/

Not in a Science discipline? Come along anyway, you might just discover how adaptive learning could apply to your discipline.

Bring your laptop if you like as there will be an opportunity to access the system.

Tech Talk brings together Macquarie staff involved in supporting and designing technology-enabled learning, and those with a very keen interest in learning technologies.

The student in the driver’s seat: Melanie Bishop on teaching

What’s that old adage about teaching a man to fish? Associate Professor Melanie Bishop was recently honoured with a Vice Chancellor’s Citation for her work in enhancing student learning through active approaches – including setting up a ‘mock fishery’ in her classroom!  We asked Melanie to share some of her teaching experiences.

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UPDATE – it’s working! Technical alert: Turnitin iPad app

Update

We are pleased to advise that Turnitin have released the update to fix the issue with their app.

The Learning Systems Team have also completed testing of the updated app before announcing the release.  Testing has shown that the issue is indeed fixed.

What to do now?  You will need to download the update the app on your iPad.  Go to the app store here.   Sorry to Andriod users, Turnitin only developed an app for iPad.

Happy marking!

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