FMHS Learning & Teaching
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Game of Tools
Discover digital technologies to enhance the student experience
November / December 2017
Flickerfest and the Power of Video Assessments
11.00am - 12.00pm
75 Talavera Road
LIFT: The Curse of Knowledge
If your students aren't getting 'it', it might not be them at fault ... as educators, knowledge can be both a blessing and a curse. Join us to find out how you can avoid falling victim to the curse of knowledge, as well as capitalise on the blessings that knowledge affords. Leave our workshop with strategies to create optimum learning experiences for your students.
Connect: Flickerfest and the Power of Video Assessments
Wednesday 13th December, 11.00am - 12.00pm
Continuum Room, Level 3, 75 Talavera Road
Imagine creating the buzz of a celebrated short film festival in your very own unit, created by your very own students. Join Associate Professor Taryn Jones, Associate Lecturer Alexandra Bhatti and the Learning Design Team as they share the why and how they have incorporated the production of short videos into an assessment task - much to the the enjoyment and benefit of their cohorts.
TBL: Totally Brilliant Learning … man
Over 90% of students who trialled Team-Based Learning (TBL) in the Bachelor of Clinical Science stated that the TBL format motivated them to prepare for tutorials, provided an effective way to apply their learning, helped them develop their synthesising skills and took their learning a step further than they expected. Totally bodacious one could say.
If there were a university in Westeros ...
If there was a University in Westeros, all the academics would be using Personal Video Capture to connect more effectively with their students!
The fourth instalment of our Game of Tools workshops looked at 3 options for creating your own videos to share with students.
Increase engagement, spark discussion, encourage negotiation and inspire collaboration - welcome to Team-Based Learning. Join Professor Joanne Lind, Dr Morwenna Kirwan and Matthew Robson as they take us through what TBL entails and how they have successfully trialled the approach in the Bachelor of Clinical Science.
Connect more effectively with your students using personal video capture. Record mini lectures, bring forum instructions to life, personalise group feedback and much more. The team will share three easy options: QuickTime for Mac, Flash Pro 5 for Windows (available through MQ) and Echo Personal Capture.
Strategies to Increase student engagement
Join us to discover how a simple Japanese presentation format and the selling power of Apple can help to increase student engagement with your content. Invest 60 minutes of your time and leave the room with practical ideas you can implement into your teaching immediately.
Podcasts are designed to entertain, inform and inspire, a perfect mix for education. Join Dr Liz Schroeder and Amalie Dyda, from the Master of Public Health, as they share insights into incorporating the art of podcasting into their unit and share lessons learned from hosting a successful podcast series on iTunes. Get ready to discover the secret formula for effective podcasting . . . (p + p x p = effective podcasting)
Finding ways to increase the amount and quality of student interactions online is an ongoing challenge, all the more prevalent with our endeavours to create effective blended learning environments. In this GoT session we will showcase two digital board tools that incorporate the use of text, images and videos to encourage connections, facilitate collaboration and build community amongst students studying online.