Topic Focused Workshops

“We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.”

Peter Drucker

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Workshop Recordings

course design, assessment design

Assessment in the Southern Cross Model

The CTL team worked through the ISCM Assessment Design module resources and more to discuss assessment design and development, the assessment cycle, and grades in the Southern Cross Model. (Recorded on Thursday 30 March 2023, 12pm-1pm).

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Applying the Southern Cross Model ISCM 4: Class Learning

This workshop focused on class learning and how to engage student learning using the Introducing the Southern Cross Model (ISCM) resources.

Recorded on Friday, 3 March 2023, 11am NSW time (41 minutes) - view:

  • Active learning experiences (1:45 minutes); ISCM resource locations (9:58 minutes); student experiences in SCM (11:30 minutes); what is active learning (14:25 minutes); six tenets for unit design (18:48 minutes); strategies for designing and facilitating effective classes (22:01 minutes); Q&A (from 30:26 minutes).

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Applying the Southern Cross Model ISCM 4 Class Learning

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Exploring and Applying the Southern Cross Model: ISCM 1

This workshop focused on exploring and applying the Introducing the Southern Cross Model (ISCM) for engaging student learning.

Recorded on Thursday, 2 March 2023, 1:30pm NSW time (40 minutes) - view:

  • Research data and where to submit papers SSRN (1:55 minutes); Key features of the SCM (4:50 minutes); Unit lifecycle (6:44 minutes); designing learning experiences (11:35 minutes); student experiences in the SCM (20:37 minutes); common pitfalls and suggestions (24:10 minutes); Q&A (from 28:30 minutes).

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Exploring and applying the Southern Cross Model ISCM 1

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Collegial collaboration for calibration workshop

This workshop focused on using digital tools for collegial calibration and moderation meetings with the ultimate goal of enhancing student active learning. Participants used the new Zoom interactive whiteboards feature. (This workshop was recorded 1 pm – 2 pm, 20th July 2022).

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Collegial collaboration for calibration workshop

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Rubrics - Best practice andragogy workshop

This workshop focused on the when and how do you design an effective rubric that will enhance adult student learning outcomes. (This workshop was recorded 1 pm – 2 pm, 8th June 2022).

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Rubrics best practice andragogy workshop

CAUTHE comprehensive rubric

Video Link Library - Digital Rubric Design

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Best Value Feedback workshop

This workshop discussed how to provide meaningful feedback to enhance students' learning using digital technologies. (This workshop was recorded 1 pm – 2:00 pm, 11th May 2022). 

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Best Value Feedback workshop 

Video Link Library - Best Value Feedback resources

SCU College Student Assessment Feedback Template

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Class Learning in Action - Strategies in Practice workshop

Following on from the Class Learning Roadshow workshops held in early February, the CTL team discussed strategies in practice with colleagues across SCU. In this workshop, colleagues shared the strategies used to encourage students to engage and participate in class, and the techniques used to manage online classes. (This workshop was recorded 1 pm – 2:00 pm, 13th April 2022).

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Class Learning in Action workshop

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Rubrics Workshop

The CTL team discussed what makes a good rubric. This workshop covered how to design a good rubric that works for your unit, and how to create and upload a Turnitin rubric. (This workshop was recorded 1 pm – 2:00 pm, 6th April 2022).

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Rubrics workshop

CAUTHE comprehensive rubric

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Effective Marking and Feedback Workshop

The CTL team to discuss the value of rubrics. In this workshop we will cover the difference between Turnitin and Blackboard rubrics, show how to mark using Turnitin, and practise marking an assessment using a Turnitin rubric. QuickMarks will be shown but not in detail as this will be covered in the next recording. (This workshop was recorded 1 pm – 2:00 pm, 15th March 2022)

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Workshop Support PDF:
Effective Marking and Feedback workshop

Grade Centre YouTube videos:
The Grade Centre – Main features

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