Technology plays an important role in the way we design, develop and teach our units.

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NOW ON! Teaching Technologies workshops 19 May–30 June

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Technology Integration

Technology plays an important role in the way we design, develop and teach our units. Harnessing the affordances of different technologies that include the Learning Management System (Blackboard) through to video and interactive content can support your students in their learning experiences. For technology use to be meaningful your approach needs to encompass the integration of the technology rather than an ‘add on’ approach. The technology should not simply provide ‘bells and whistles’ but rather create opportunities for cognitive engagement. This means you must not only understand how to use technology, but why to use it. 

For support and help with the how or the why of integrating technology consider coming to one of our Friday Free-for-all sessions.

For specific help with how to use a piece of technology contact the servicedesk@scu.edu.au or access these resources. 

 

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Recording from Workshop 1: Standard features of the Blackboard/MySCU learning site environment

Learn the standard features of the Blackboard/MySCU learning site environment; using the SCU folder structure template; how to copy a site; using the unit content editor; writing effective announcements; how to set up assignments; setting up discussion boards; using the Unit Site Checklist. (This workshop was recorded 1 pm – 1:50 pm, 9 June 2021)

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Recording from Workshop 2: Learn what H5P is and how it can enhance student learning

Learn what H5P is and how it can enhance student learning. This presentation will first showcase various H5P learning objects. Learn how to use the H5P tool to create and enhance interactive learning objects to support your specific unit. Explore how to use H5P to actively engage students with content and to practice skills. Engage in hands on practice designing a H5P to enable students to complete self-assessment activities at their own pace and receive immediate feedback on their performance.  (This workshop was recorded 2 pm – 2:50 pm, 9 2021)

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VoiceThread Recording of Workshop 1: Adding interactivity and collaboration with VoiceThread

Adding interactivity and collaboration with VoiceThread: the ‘Swiss Army knife of online collaboration’. Teaching ideas with VoiceThread. Using VoiceThread for assessment; workarounds for digital rubrics. (This workshop was recorded 10 am – 11 am, 16 June 2021)

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Recording from Workshop 3: Mediasite Mosaic

Mediasite Mosaic allows users to create media with just one click. With Macs or PCs and built-in or external microphones and cameras, you can capture video communications, lectures, assignments, trainings and more. Plus, you can add additional media, links, quizzing and other engagement features to videos to enhance and personalise content. (This workshop was recorded 2 pm – 2:50 pm, 16 June 2021)

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