When deciding to implement a learning analytics (LA) tool, institutions often seek out evidence that it will result in measurable benefits. As most LA interventions are likely to produce a positive effect, institutions look for tools that demonstrate the largest, most meaningful effects.
On Friday, 20 April, CRLI students Billy Chan, Dwayne Ripley and Natasha Arthars ran a workshop (funded by the DVC (Education) Portfolio) for HDR students interested in starting their own reading groups.
Universities should take stronger leadership on knowledge and how it matters
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Audio Walks in Pedagogy - Panel discussion and Q&A
The FASS3999 Interdisciplinary unit pilot program has seen the development of an innovative pedagogical augmented reality tool to help orient themselves at Westmead, not just functionally and geographically, but in a multisensorial fashion. The audio walk (as distinct from a comparatively ‘sense-neutral’ podcast) uses binaural sound to put the walker in a twinned acoustic space, with the effect of creating a sensorial connection to the environment and hypersensitivity to the individual’s embodied way of being in the world.
A number of CRLI Learning Spaces SIG members were involved in the development of the University of Sydney learning spaces at Westmead. Last month, Pippa Yeoman and Stephanie Wilson hosted a guided tour of the WECC Level 1. This learning space is an existing project that pushes both spatial and philosophical boundaries.