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A world-first partnership for Deakin University – six full postgraduate courses on FutureLearn from 2017

Deakin and FutureLearn partnership Deakin University and FutureLearn announce an exciting collaboration providing six postgraduate courses beginning in 2017. This partnership brings together several divisions and all faculties of Deakin to provide a new approach to postgraduate learning. Emphasising social

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Using video in your curriculum – pedagogical application

Pedagogical application Now that it is clear that video and visuals play a significant role in adding to the student’s learning journey, how can you go about effectively integrating video into your curriculum? First and foremost, it is always best

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Using video in your curriculum – assessment

Video assessment Rubric – effectively moulding your multimedia assessment Delivering content via video and expecting students to themselves derive a video resource is no easy task. And as outlined in the resources above, there a number of methodologies which may

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Using video in your curriculum – video delivery

Video delivery There are a plethora of pedagogical benefits of delivering content to students in video form, with one of the key features being the optimal video length for student engagement. In the blog post by Philip Guo, the optimal

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Upcoming ACEN workshops

The next ACEN workshop will be held on November 3, 10.00 am–1.00 pm at Victoria University, Flinders Street, Melbourne. This is a follow-up meeting to the one conducted by Associate Professor Annette Marlow and Dr Cassie Saunders from UTAS on the
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Deakin’s new Graduate Diploma of Virtual and Augmented Reality

Deakin has joined a small group of institutions on the world stage which are willing to delve into the deep end and offer their students a qualification in the ever-expanding field of virtual and augmented reality. Deakin is the first university in

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New Prize for Best Unit Welcome Video

Welcome Videos were introduced to all Deakin unit sites this year. It’s a simple addition but it puts a face to each unit. So it’s another important step in building engaging, personalised, learning experiences for all our students. To recognise
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CloudDeakin news: retiring and decommisioning old DeakinAir

Dear Colleagues It has been nearly a year since we have launched the new DeakinAir as our video platform for Deakin University. This platform has been seamlessly integrated with our CloudDeakin environment and we have observed an increased usage of
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Finding Public Domain and Creative Commons images for teaching

There are so many images across the internet, and searching for what is in the Public Domain or covered under Creative Commons for teaching purposes can be difficult. Firstly, what does ‘Public Domain’ refer to? ‘Public Domain’ content is where

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Seminar – Working with sessional staff

  Stories from faculty Presented by Dr Julia Savage, Professional Learning Team, DLF Join us to hear from LES and Health academics about innovative and standards-based strategies for supporting sessional staff. Special guests are Jan West, Tricia Wevill, Adam Cardilini

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