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Blackboard resources, Turnitin, etc…

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Resources for using video

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design toolkit

Tools that will help you visualise and develop your design project.

Patterns & Approaches

Our patterns and approaches capture concepts and models important to the design and delivery of vocational and higher education

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News from our colleagues in the other Colleges


RSS College of Business – Learning and Teaching Hub

  • What is Blended Learning? April 20, 2018
    WHAT IS BLENDED LEARNING? Blended learning is a term often used at universities but just as often it is a term that can lead to ambiguity and confusion as to what it actually entails. For RMIT blended learning is explained as ‘a formal education program in which a student learns at […]
  • WHAT IS MEANT BY A STUDENT-CENTRED APPROACH? April 16, 2018
    In a student-centred learning approach, students are active participants, placed at the core of the learning process. This model replaces the teacher-centred transmission model (teacher as ‘expert’) where there were few opportunities for active student engagement (RMIT Learning and Teaching 2018). "It's about student learning" It is […]
  • Open Studio – April March 26, 2018
    Open Studio - April For 2018 the Academic Development Group is hosting several Open Studio sessions. This is a time where Academic staff can utilise the specialist media staff of the ADG for technical support and advice in creating media-rich content for canvas. Open Studio opportunities For April […]
  • Professional Development – April March 26, 2018
    Professional Development As part of the Academic Development Group's ongoing commitment to building capabilities in learning and teaching, we are hosting and facilitating several PD opportunities throughout 2018. You will find in the calendar a number of curated PD opportunities offered by specialist learning and teaching organisations external to RMIT  […]
  • The Co-op Cup March 26, 2018
    The Co-op Cup  On the 15th of February the WiL and Industry Engagement teams from the College of Business staged the inaugural Co-Op Cup. The day was designed to welcome our first year Applied business students through a fun afternoon of activities and an 'amazing race' style competition. Over 170 students registered […]

RSS College of Science, Engineering and Health – SISTER

  • Learning and Teaching Awards workshop April 20, 2018
    The Learning and Teaching Academy is hosting a workshop for colleagues considering applying for an RMIT University Learning and Teaching Award in 2018. Date: Thursday 3 May 2018 Time: 12.30-2pm Location: Video conference linked across campuses in Australia and Vietnam. Please register your attendance by Monday 30 April 2018. For more information about the Awards, please visit the Learning and Teaching Awards.
    Lisa Curran
  • Turnitin – Group Assignment Workaround April 19, 2018
    Turnitin does not support group assignments If you choose only to use Turnitin for group assignments, it means that you will be required to individually assign marks and feedback to each user in the group via the grade centre. Workaround Create a Turnitin assignment and name it “check your draft”. Make sure you include in […]
    Lisa Curran
  • Add an Introduction (thumbnail) slide to your Canvas welcome video April 13, 2018
    Make you Canvas welcome video look more professional by adding an intro (thumbnail) slide. You will need to download the Canvas welcome video slide, edit it and upload into your Canvas ARC. Then you can set it as a thumbnail for your welcome video. Follow the steps below. Part 1. Summary: Download, edit and save […]
    Joseph Lambe
  • Recording video with a webcam in Canvas April 13, 2018
    There are two options Canvas users can choose from to record video directly into a page via the rich content editor. ARC and the record/upload media tools both enable webcam video capture.  The are both equally easy and quick to use, however ARC does enable users to add closed captioning to videos and also displays […]
    Lisa Curran
  • Webinar – Enhancing Resilience (Curtain University) April 13, 2018
    Hosted by Dr Margo Brewer, project lead, this webinar will present the outcomes from a national Australian Technology Network (ATN) funded project focused on enhancing academics capacity to embed resilience into the curriculum. Led by Curtin University, in conjunction with QUT and UniSA, the project team – drawing on literature in the field – has […]
    Lisa Curran

Resources


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CANVAS

Resources for the new LMS

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BLACKBOARD

Blackboard resources, Turnitin, etc…

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USING VIDEO
Check the resources here
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design toolkit

Tools that will help you visualise and develop your design project.

Check the resources here
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Patterns & Approaches

Our patterns and approaches capture concepts and models important to the design and delivery of vocational and higher education

Check the resources here
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Other learning Technology
Check the resources here

Social Media, Google Apps, etc…

Who we are


Digital Learning DSC is a multi-disciplinary group that supports and empowers educators to enhance and extend their teaching with technology.

Working with staff and students within the RMIT College of Design and Social Context, our team supports and coordinates a range of projects that impact student experience at the course, program and school level.

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