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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 2011 – Cooperation and collaboration with Google Docs

Lecturer: Ashley Aitken
School: Information Systems
Category: eScholar, Student support

Ashley Aitken, from the School of Information Systems used Google Docs with his students to facilitate more cooperation, collaboration and engagement. Students reported that developing shared lecture summaries was a useful revision activity.

What is it really like to study online?

Category: Audiovisual and multimedia, Collaboration and communication, eAssessment, Student support

Students studying online can connect with their lecturers and other students through a range of communication tools such as instant messenger (Skype), email, discussion boards, and virtual classrooms (Blackboard Collaborate). Curtin uses Blackboard, a learning management system which is a portal that provides access to online learning materials, as well as a variety of interesting and engaging activities and assessments. Students also have the opportunity to make use of popular web 2.0 tools such as blogs, wikis, YouTube and journals […]

eScholar 2010 – Student presentations

Lecturer: Colleen Mortimer
School: Business and Law
Category: Audiovisual and multimedia, eAssessment, eScholar

Colleen Mortimer united internal and external students through the shared experience of recorded presentations. Recorded presentation furthermore improved students’ presentation skills.



Online Classroom for remote and distance education students

Lecturer: Kyle Bowyer
School: Business and Law
Category: Virtual environments

Use of virtual classrooms to accomodate distance education and international students