Just sharing with you all that on the 2nd of December Blackboard will be upgraded. Although the changes to take place are considered to be minor, these enhancements are very important as they aim at improving the staff and student experience in online learning and teaching. These are as follow: Browser Support Blackboard 9.1 to support the Microsoft Edge Browser … Read More
The DSC Innovation Incubator would like to invite you to attend another great presentation! Dr Sylvia Urban (Senior Lecturer in the School of Science at RMIT University) and Mr Travis Smith (Teacher Engagement Manager at Microsoft Australia) will be presenting on “Pen Enabled Technology in Learning and Teaching”. They will share their knowledge and practice on the role of … Read More
Google+ Community can be used to develop augmented learning, extending learning beyond the classroom.
Google+ includes features such as real-time chat, video conferencing, and asynchronous communication through the G+ wall, in G+ Communities and Pages. One of the RMIT guiding principles for inclusive teaching is to “Offer flexible assessment and delivery”, and these Google features can support this.
#Authentic, #situated and #timely #teaching and #learning can often be achieved through a #mobilelearning approach What – Mobile phone, less is more. Here we consider #mobileLearning as an approach generally, and link to specific examples of practice. MobileLearning practically means that all announcements, communications and assessments need to be primarily achievable on a mobile device, putting the laptop and desktop … Read More
Sometimes a coordinator finds it preferable or necessary to create a website for a program or course, so that students, guests and others can easily access it before, during or after the timetable. Common choices for creating the website include: GoogleSite: RMIT supported, low level of difficulty to use, doesn’t display on mobile well, not exportable. Blogger: RMIT supported, mid to low … Read More