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College Rewards and Recognition

Have you noticed a colleague who approaches their teaching with a real sense of passion, brings new ideas to their classes, has a great relationship with students, tries new approaches? Now is the time to recognise and reward all those fabulous staff and activities that go on every day in the College of Business. Applications are […]

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Reflective Practice

      Reflective practice allows the individual to think about their practice, and to analyse their decision making processes and choices. It is a common tool used to promote learning and critical thinking. Using reflective practice techniques can be particularly effective for teaching practitioners to critically analyse their own te...

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Integrating Employment and Enterprise Skills

Through it’s strategic plan, Ready for Life and Work, RMIT has made a commitment to provide transformative experiences for students, preparing them for life and work and also  to help shape world with research, innovation, teaching and engagement. Strong employability skills assist students to navigate the changing world of work, make choices about...

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Integrating and Assessing Teamwork

Zlatko Muhvic teaches Marketing Principles, a first year course offered in the Associate Degree in Business, to a diverse student cohort transitioning into Higher Education. This course requires students to undertake a major group assessment task (25%) where teamwork skills are crucial to complete the task successfully and also to assess achievemen...

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Enhancing Student Engagement and Learning with Digital Technologies

  Technology has the potential to improve many aspects of our daily lives, including learning. It has been proven to increase student engagement (Kuh & Hu, 2001) and learning outcomes. However, as current students are very technology savvy, and are getting increasingly so with each new generation, in order to engage them with technology, e...

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Gamification

Gillian Vesty has replaced her traditional budgeting class activity in her accounting course by developing budgeting model activity using gamification technology to engage her students in learning through simulations. In this gamification module, the students are invited to construct their own hotel (3 star; 5 star or backpackers) and manage the pr...

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Transformative Learning: Integrating Theory to Practice

Kevin has replaced the previous historical case study approach in his courses  to one that utilises live industry case studies, as experiential learning opportunities. This has enhanced the integration of theory and practice and  improved  student outcomes through the principles of  applied learning, enhanced engagement, meaningful contribution and...

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How to: Using Canvas Commons | Digital Learning Team – DSC

Commons is a learning object repository.  You can think of Commons as a digital library that allows Canvas users to find, import and share learning resources with other users around the world. Visit the post on the Digital Learning Team (DSC) blog for more information. Source: How to: Using Canvas Commons | Digital Learning Team […]

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How to: Get started with Canvas quizzes | Digital Learning Team – DSC

Quizzes in Canvas are a type of assignment designed to assess student understanding and comprehension of course material. Quizzes can be both graded and ungraded. Visit the post on the Digital Learning Team (DSC) blog for more information. Source: How to: Get started with Canvas quizzes | Digital Learning Team – DSC

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