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Learning & Teaching grant winner Jabed Chowdhury

Congratulations to Jabed Chowdhury (Computer Science & IT) on receiving a D2L/ASCILITE grant to continue his work on gamification in Cyber Security teaching. D2L and ASCILITE jointly provide funding of up to $10,000 per year to support research projects in the field of technology-enhanced learning.

Building a culture of innovation at La Trobe

Congratulations to Birgit Loch and her team for winning the best concise paper award at ASCILITE earlier this week for their paper ‘Building a culture of innovation in learning and teaching technologies through an innovators group’, outlining the achievements of the SHE Innovators Group.

New TEQSA resource on contract cheating for maths

Katherine Seaton, formerly from Maths & Stats and now an adjunct at La Trobe, has developed a new TEQSA resource to support the fight against contract cheating, aimed particularly at symbol and logic-based disciplines such as Mathematics. The guide includes a checklist for investigators.


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Education Services events for November

PD events for November, presented by Ed Services, include how to demonstrate impact for promotions, awards and HEA Fellowship applications, how to go about internal moderation, an EdTech showcase of key innovations, as well as Introduction to Teaching at La Trobe sessions.

Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowships

Congratulations to the most recent round of successful HEA applicants from La Trobe University. HEA Fellowships are an international recognition of a commitment to professionalism in teaching and learning in higher education. In total, there were 11 successful applicants.

Mobile LMS access via the Moodle app

Did you know since the start of 2021 the LMS has been accessible via a mobile phone app? With more and more students using their mobile phones as study devices, the app is a timely development. Victor Renolds (Ed Services) talks us through the main features of the Moodle (LMS) app.


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