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February DVCA Update

Welcome to 2017! What a great start to the academic year with the campus looking absolutely amazing to welcome our new students. Heartfelt congratulations and thanks to everyone who plays a role in this very special week. Last week the Academic Portfolio Leadership Group met for its first ‘together day’ of the year. These days […]

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October DVCA Portfolio Update

As we look back at just a few achievements of the past month, I am again reminded of what a highly resourceful and dedicated team we have in the Academic Portfolio. Promotions Firstly, congratulations to Curtin Learning and Teaching’s Director Digital Learning and Design Vanessa Chang and Director Learning Futures David Gibson who have been […]

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September DVCA Portfolio Update

The Challenge platform Curtin’s game-inspired e-learning system for self-paced individual and team learning is expanding from informal into formal learning programs. Already Challenge has supported over 8500 students in more than 59,000 learning activities, through 9500 careers learning modules. The effectiveness of Challenge is demonstrated through examples such as, more than 14,000 people have viewed and used […]

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August DVCA Portfolio Update

There are many great things to share in our portfolio. All areas continue to be very busy, achieving amazing things and I am very proud and grateful to you all. My Curtin Heroes I have recognised many Heroes in the last few months, celebrating with morning tea and a small token of my appreciation. In […]

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June DVCA Portfolio Update

Digital futures brings personalised learning We’ve had some major success in achieving our goals to personalise the Curtin experience for our on-campus and online students. Key strategic areas across the university now have a new breed of scientist on their team whose highly valued skill is the ability to make sense of the millions of […]

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May DVCA Portfolio Update

OLT Fellowships Curtin teaching academics are winning accolades nationwide with two of our staff announced as recipients of the prestigious Office for Learning and Teaching Fellowship. Curtin Academy Fellows, John Curtin Distinguished Professor Dawn Bennett and Associate Professor Lisa Tee will begin their OLT Fellowship later this year after a formal presentation ceremony in late […]

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April DVCA Portfolio Update

Orientation success It has been another busy start to the year with our students now in full study mode in the lead up to first semester assessments. I’d like to acknowledge the work of our Student Services and Support Services teams who did an amazing job welcoming our new and returning students and sorting through […]

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July DVCE Portfolio Update

Another busy month for the Education portfolio and our project teams working on improving the Curtin student experience. Some of the highlights from July include: A student competition to design a “spirit trap” EcoPod for the Bentley campus NAIDOC week tribute at the Stadium Latest episodes of Inside Curtin screening now New vacancies in student […]

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Inside Curtin 2015 Episode 6

In this episode we attend Curtin’s official signing ceremony as we become a member of the prestigious edx group. We celebrate our Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander culture and students at the Yokai Festival; discover a fantastic program that helps our students earn money while they study; and delve into the exciting world of multimodal […]

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DVC Education Portfolio Update

Festival Roundup The 2015 Festival of Learning was a huge success with more than 130 activities held over five days across the Bentley campus. The week opened with a sausage sizzle in Wesfarmers Court and finished with the presentation of the Curtin Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching at the John Curtin Gallery on […]

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