By: Christine Woods and Kiri Dell Being able to effectively test the viability of a new business idea is an important skill for both businesses and business students. In this session, we presented Te Ara Hihiri, a tool we’ve developed
Author: University of Auckland
Educational Mapping at MIT
By: Karen Willcox Digital maps have changed our lives. Whether we’re searching for directions or nearby restaurants, analyzing traffic, or just browsing the map to get the lay of the land, digital maps provide us with rich visual, informative, interactive
Dealing with top tertiary teaching challenges
By: Nabeel Albashiry, Olivia Panzic and Lyn Collie New technologies and teaching innovations in higher education continue to present a number of challenges and opportunities for teaching staff. However, according to the Eberly Center at Carnegie Mellon University, much of
Effective, efficient marking with Crowdmark
By: Alex Sims Marking can be a challenge – it’s time-consuming, done to deadline, and often involves admin that takes us away from the more enjoyable aspects of teaching and research. Crowdmark addresses these issues by allowing for efficient online
Audio Feedback for Large Classes
By: Brian Marsh Feedback on assessment is a good way to address students’ misconceptions and different levels of understanding, but the tricky part is ensuring they actually engage with it. Audio feedback offers an effective way to get students’ attention as
A vibrant start to the second half
By: Lyn Collie
During the first half of the year, this blog has been devoid of new content. The introduction of Canvas has kept those of us engaged in communication on all things learning and teaching in the Business School pretty busy. Some of you may also have noticed that ILT’s social media accounts are now far more active than they’ve ever been, and that takes a bit of time and TLC.
Canvas implementation underway!
We’ve been talking a lot about Canvas, the University of Auckland’s new learning management system this year. Learn Do Share 2015 was devoted entirely to it and there have been numerous email updates, particularly around training, as well as training itself. The roll-out is going well with many staff having attended training and moving towards course design for 2016. But what can we look forward to?