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Professional Learning for the Southern Cross Model

This is a curated selection of recordings, articles, and modules that are designed to help academics design and build learning sites, interactive modules, and assessments for the Southern Cross Model.

Whats New SC Model

What's New

  • The next Talking Teaching webinars will be held on Wednesday 24 November and Wednesday 8 December to continue our conversations after the 2021 Scholarship of Learning and Teaching Symposium on 9, 10, and 11 November. Details will appear here once confirmed so watch this space! In the meantime watch the most recent Talking Teaching webinar: Online Simulations: Scaffolding learning experiences with authentic assessment, feat. Dr Paul Whitelaw.

  • Save the 9th, 10th & 11th November for CTL's 2021 SoLT Symposium, view the program,  the theme this year is 'The Southern Cross Model: Learning Centred Education'
  • Missed the Assessment Design session? Watch it via Session Recordings in the Introducing the Southern Cross Model Blackboard site.
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How do I get started? Practical Guide to the Southern Cross Model

Unsure about the Southern Cross Model? Don't know where to start? Do you need a quick start guide that focuses on getting you up to speed? This Practical Guide has been developed to support academics in the design and development of units under the Southern Cross model.

Access the Practical Guide here

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How do I build a Blackboard site?

Interactivity in SC Model

How do I add interactivity to a unit design?

Getting started

Consult the following resources to get started:

I need inspiration!

Have a look at these examples from colleagues:

How to use tools for interactivity

H5P (quizzes, drag and drops, hotspot diagrams, accordions, and more)

VoiceThread (collaborative videos, images, documents)

Video recording and editing tools

Video conferencing

Collaborate Ultra (virtual classrooms)

Other tools* include:

* Please note that help desk support for these tools is not provided by Technology Services.

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How do I design assessments for the Southern Cross Model?

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Need More?

Browse the professional learning support and resources below.

Teaching and Learning Talking Teaching webinars

Talking Teaching

Each 1-hour lunchtime session will include a presentation with time for Q&A and discussion.

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2021 SoLT Symposium

9th, 10th & 11th Nov '21. The theme this year is The Southern Cross Model: Learning Centred Education

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Teaching Technologies Workshops

The June Teaching Technologies series has concluded and the recordings are available.

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Friday Free-for-all

Join an online session, every Friday at 12 noon (AEST), just drop-in!

Need an overview of Teaching and Learning in the Southern Cross Model: Background to the Southern Cross Model?   Take a look

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