Yesterday I participated in a webinar that demonstrated real life scenarios and animated explanations for unit material. Some examples of what is possible are available in topic 6 of the following moodle site: Also in the site is a recording of the webinar: The title of the section in the site is:  Simulations […]

Learning Studio Outages

Dear Staff and Students, Please note the attached outage times for Learning Studio during Trimester 1, 2012. Cheers Sue

TLC – Academic Development Unit

The Academic Development Unit (TLC) have introduced a program: Teaching Flexibly, which is compulsory for new academic staff at UNE. The program is a multi-strand one that can be designed flexibly to suit individual needs and interests. Staff will need to register for the program initially (via Kerryn Reeves x2339) and can then complete aspects through […]

Jeff Borden Seminar

This session highlighted some interesting possibilities. Jeff outlined 6 ideas from Smarter Planet which they propose as ‘fixes’ for Education: Stop ignoring research Cross-curricula courses (units) Teaching creativity/ innovation Teaching more than core competencies Authentic practical assessment Personalised learning A variety of resources for use in education were highlighted throughout Jeff’s presentation. All of these […]

Information Session with Leonie Sherwin

Leonie’s session was very informative and provided several links  including: Videos/ DVDs and Online Videos held by the library: (not a lot for BEPP here yet, but if you have ideas, let Leopold know) Enhance TV: – UNE is a member YouTube Education: Academic Earth: BBC Motion Gallery: AdViews: […]


This year UNE has a site licence for EndNote X5, for both Macintoshes and Windows operating systems. Who is eligible? All UNE staff, higher degree, postgraduate and Honours students (including those enrolled in LS 400, RUSC 490, NR 490 and GEPL 455) are entitled to a copy of EndNote. Staff, researchers and enrolled higher degree […]

Moodle information on Assignment Submission

Garry Edmonds has posted a message on Moodle which provides information for students on assignment submission: Further information on assignment submission can be found here. Students can also check out the ‘Learning online at UNE‘ site which provides information about various aspects of Moodle use.

Unit development guidelines

As noted in the BEPP newsletter circulated recently, unit development in the School will include further specifications in terms of required inclusions in unit materials. Below are the inclusions agreed by Alison as standard in the Unit Information and Assessment Overview and Topic Notes for units (optional inclusions are also noted). Unit Information and Assessment […]

Invitation to Seminar

The Educational Development and Communications Team have organised a seminar by Leonie Sherwin – Faculty Librarian, on searching for online resources and integrating library skills into unit offerings. Please accept this invitation to attend Leonie’s presentation to discover ways to further enhance your unit materials and provide additional support for students. Date: Monday 12 March […]