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Now’s the best time to make a Welcome Video for your subject!

By Matthew Vella,

There's no better way for students to start the session than to see a smiling face!

3 FREE video editing programs AND how to use them!

By Matthew Vella,

It's easy to shoot a video on your mobile device - you know that! But did you know it's easy to edit as well?

Tooltime Tips: DIY video made easy!

By Matthew Vella,

In anticipation for our upcoming Tooltime workshop, DIY video for Learning and Teaching, here are 3 top tips to get you into the right mindset.

Happy one-year anniversary to the LX.lab!

By Matthew Vella,

To celebrate one year of the LX.lab, let's take a look at the brief history and how far we've come!

A quick guide to filming with mobile devices

By Matthew Vella,

Can't get to the tech showcase at the Casual Academics Conference? No problem, we've got you covered! Here's everything we'll be talking about in the filming on mobile devices pod.

Can academic integrity be taught using a board game?

By Matthew Vella,

Watch: Dr Amanda White on the Academic Integrity Board Game teaching students about the consequences of cheating.

Embed a video into UTS Online: how to do it in 7 easy steps

By Matthew Vella,

Video is a powerful and engaging resource for academics. Let's say you've found a great video on YouTube, and you'd love to share it with your class onĀ UTSOnline. Great! So how do you do that?

Changing Pedagogical Spaces with Professor Penny Jane Burke

By Matthew Vella,

Newcastle University's Professor Penny Jane Burke, a global leader in the field of equity in higher education, spoke with us on changing pedagogical spaces.

Engaging students in the first year of university: Dr Ella Kahu

By Matthew Vella,

Watch: Massey University's Dr Ella Kahu talks about ways to engage students in the first year of university.

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