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Events here are intended for DSC staff, but are open to the wider RMIT University where space permits. Events are organised on a monthly cycle, with new events added and old events repeating each month. Each event is cross listed into HR’s Learning Development Portal for those who are using that system to record their professional development.

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August 2019

Improving the visual layout of Canvas (August)

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RMIT University Building 50, 11-15 Orr St
Carlton, Victoria Australia
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This session will look at a range of ways the visual presentation on a Canvas course can be improved. The second hour of the session is open discussion and assisted work.

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September 2019

CANCELLED – Setting up a Reading List in a Canvas Course (September)

September 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Learn how to create and manage a Reading List in your Canvas Course. This session will look at creating and managing a Reading List in your Canvas Course. The webinar will include a 30 minute presentation by Teaching and Research Librarians. There will also be the opportunity to ask, and have answered, any questions you have about using the Reading Lists function. This session will enable you to: Add the Reading List LTI to Canvas​ Set up a Reading List…

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Improving the visual layout of Canvas (September)

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RMIT University Building 50, 11-15 Orr St
Carlton, Victoria Australia

This session will look at a range of ways the visual presentation on a Canvas course can be improved. The second hour of the session is open discussion and assisted work.

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Using video in teaching and assessment (September)

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RMIT University Building 50, 11-15 Orr St
Carlton, Victoria Australia
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This session will look at a range of ways video can be used in teaching and assessment. The second hour is open discussion and assisted work.

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Web Conferencing (September)

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RMIT University Building 50, 11-15 Orr St
Carlton, Victoria Australia
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This workshop will look at Blogging as a learning activity, and ways Canvas can be used to similar effect.

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October 2019

WikiCite at DisruptEd 2019

October 9 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Q: What's the single most important part of Wikipedia? A: Citations   WikiCite is a project working to build a comprehensive knowledge base of sources, to support open, transparent and verifiable citation, fact-checking, and accuracy. Come along and work with colleagues from education, libraries , publishing and Wikimedia to make our world more open. Bring your laptop (wifi available). Learn about Wikidata and how it supports WikiCite projects, and then get started on contributing to this open data initiative. Photo…

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Setting up a Reading List in a Canvas Course (October)

October 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Poster

Learn how to create and manage a Reading List in your Canvas Course. This session will look at creating and managing a Reading List in your Canvas Course. The webinar will include a 30 minute presentation by Teaching and Research Librarians. There will also be the opportunity to ask, and have answered, any questions you have about using the Reading Lists function. See this webpage for instructions about reading lists. This session will enable you to: Add the Reading List…

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Stand-up for Academics

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
RMIT University 13.3.13
Sharon Andrews

Dr Sharon Andrews will run a session on the theories of comedy, how comedians generate material, some examples of comedians in action and activities to get them brainstorming comedy material. This session is intended to inspire teaching academics with new ideas for their own teaching performances. For those of you who don’t know me, I am a fulltime GUSS academic by day and a part-time stand-up comedian at night.   Doing comedy has been a lot of fun, but it has…

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RMIT academics engaging with OERs to enhance their teaching

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Hear about the development of OERs to enhance teaching and learning at RMIT! About this Event Throughout 2019 the Academic Development Group in the RMIT College of Science, Engineering and Health (SHE) has led the Blended Learning Pilot, part of a strategy to adapt their pedagogy to meet the disruptions facing the education sector. The initiative has focused on implementing several innovative teaching practices that respond to students’ needs. One innovation is the use of open educational practices in course…

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Open Access – know your rights

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Congratulations, you've published! But how do you make your publications/research data go further? About this Event In this webinar, learn skills to successfully make publications/research data available open access. Discover the tips and tricks on how to make the most of the Research Repository Learn the difference between an accepted manuscript and a published version Unearth the secrets your publishers might not tell you (in plain English anyway). Find out how you can maximise the audience your research data receives.…

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