Enrich Your Courses with Video

The Library subscribes to a vast array of online video products. You can use these licensed products in Blackboard, Google Sites and Lecture Capture.  The Library have prepared practical step-by-step guides to show you how to make the most of the videos from the Library and beyond.  You can find out how to build playlists, create clips […]

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Canvas Tool Guide For Teachers

University of Auckland created (Damon Ellis, Nicoletta Rata-SkudderJacqui Thornley Chris Swanwick Sue Tickner) created the guide to Canvas Tools below based on and informational poster originally developed for Moodle (by Joyce Seitzinger, @catspyjamasnz / www.cats-pyjamas.net). Click the image below for a PDF version of the document.

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DIY Video Guide

There are a variety of ways video can be used in education, such as: add ‘life to a key concept or area of study; help to explain a complex idea; enhance student engagement. The following guide provides self-help guides on how to create various educational videos.

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Creating Educational Videos Using an iPad or iPhone

The following guide was developed for a ADG Tech Talk Tuesday PD session.  In this session staff were given tips and hints on how to use their iPad or iPhone for creating head to camera short videos which were then uploaded to their RMIT staff account on YouTube.

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Virtual Student Consultation Hours

Synchronous communication/collaboration tools such as Blackboard Collaborate, Google Hangouts and Skype can be used to hold virtual student consultation hours. These types of tools enable video and audio web conferencing, as well as text-based chat, and allows users to share screens and files.  You can conduct virtual student consultation hours for...

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iPad Apps for Screencasts

Screen capture apps enable you to record your actions on your mobile device. Typically this type of recording is used to demonstrate a procedure, annotate an example, website tours etc. Depending on the mobile device you are using there is a range of apps that can help you to capture actions. Free apps for the iPad that enable […]

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Providing Student Feedback Online

There are a variety of educational technology tools that you can use to provide formative and summative feedback to your students. The guide below outlines tools that you can use at RMIT. Additional Resources: Best Methods and Tools for Online Educators to Give Students Helpful and Meaningful Feedback

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Kaggle in Class

Kaggle in Class is provided free of charge for academics as a statistical & data mining learning tool for students. Instructors from any course dealing with data analysis may get involved.

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Blackboard Quiz – Item Analysis

Did you know that you can access statistics on overall quiz performance and individual quiz questions? The Item Analysis tool provides you access to data that helps you recognise questions that might be poor discriminators of student performance. Watch a tutorial on how to use the item anlysis tool below: The analysis report provides: quiz (test) [...

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Global Learning by Design Repository

Are you looking for ideas on implementing new approaches to your curriculum design and delivery? Global Learning by Design (GLbD) was a major university project, that supported collaboration across the university. The project utilised flexible and sustainable approaches to curriculum design and delivery and developed a series of reusable learning d...

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