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eScholar 2012 – Digitally enhanced activities: Debates and photo gallery

Lecturer: Jonathan Hallett
School: Health Promotion and Sexology
Category: Collaboration and communication, eAssessment, eScholar

Jonathan Hallett implements digital technologies to increase student interaction across cohorts and increase technological literacy. Digital debates using blogs and an online photo gallery are two strategies employed. Jonathan discusses how these strategies were carried out and how they enhanced the student learning experience.

eScholar 2012 – Applied research methods using online experiments

Lecturer: Peter Allen
School: Psychology
Category: Audiovisual and multimedia, eScholar

Through the implementation of online research experiments, Peter Allen aimed to make his research methods unit more relevant and engaging for students.

eScholar 2012 – Student created case studies and video blog reflections

Lecturer: Katharina Wolf
School: Marketing
Category: Audiovisual and multimedia, Collaboration and communication, eAssessment, eScholar

Katharina Wolf implemented a student centred, blended learning approach to increase student engagement across campuses. By having students generate their own case studies and use video blogging for reflection students gained a deeper and richer learning experience.

eScholar 2012 – Embedding Aboriginal stories using augmented reality

Lecturer: Leah Irving
Category: Audiovisual and multimedia, eScholar, Game based learning, Mobile learning, Virtual environments

Through the use of augmented reality Leah Irving and Julie Hoffman developed a learning resource that layered Aboriginal stories over the urban landscape. Students had the opportunity to experience these stories in the geographical location using their mobile devices. The resource was designed to assist in students’ reflection on Aboriginal culture.

eScholar 2012 – Improving language skills by reflecting on video recorded role plays

Lecturer: Kyoko Kawasaki
School: Asian languages
Category: Audiovisual and multimedia, eAssessment, eScholar

Kyoko Kawasaki implements video-recorded role plays across eight units within the Department of Asian Languages. Students self-record a performance with the opportunity to reflect and improve this performance prior to submission. This established a vital step in the students’ journey to develop fluency and sound communication skills in an Asian language.

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