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The Quick Study – Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy

By Philip Betts,

One of the most influential bodies of work in education, and amongst the first concepts examined in any education degree, is Bloom’s Taxonomy and its successors.

Introducing our new team of Academics in Residence (AiR)

By Philip Betts,

Meet our new Academics in Residence, Jochen Schweitzer, Maya Marcus, Martin Bliemel and Julien Marchand! Read on to learn more about the Bachelor of Entrepreneurship Honours degree project.   It was an exciting moment for the LX.lab to launch the next instalment of our Academic in Residence (AiR) program, which will be focused on...

Turn and lodge the grades: ch-ch-changes to the end-of-session grade submission process

By Philip Betts,

There’s an old legend that floats about the hallways during mid-session breaks, about a subject coordinator who was copying grades over into their old ‘SLS’ spreadsheet.

Does Kaltura hold your heart? | Part 2

By Philip Betts,

With its video quizzes and privacy functions, Kaltura might be the perfect platform for you. Take a look at the Kaltura bio and register here for our upcoming event, 'Find your perfect video streaming platform match'.

Create video quizzes from your own videos OR from YouTube!

By Philip Betts,

Did you know you can create video quizzes with Kaltura, UTS’s new video streaming service built into UTSOnline (Blackboard) and Canvas?

(EXPIRED) Camtasia and Snaggit for about 25 smackers for the next few days!!!!!1!@!

By Philip Betts,

For the next couple of days you can get Camtasia and Snaggit for just US$20. Get it. Get on it. Screencast. Screencap. Jammin'!

Psssst. Heard about Kaltura?

By Philip Betts,

It’s our new LMS integrated video storage and streaming solution package thingy. In other words, it’s like our own private YouTube. It's also quite a bit more.

The Quick Study: Principles of Good Feedback (plus 39 feedback activities!)

By Philip Betts,

In our series The Quick Study, we take a walk through some key pedagogical ideas and texts as they're presented in the peer-reviewed literature. Each post will summarise a contemporary or historically significant article, providing a refresher or entry point to further reading.

Where are you? New UTS research exploring the physicality of teaching in a learning space

By Philip Betts,

Dr Roberto Martinez-Maldonado is heading up a project that uses analytics to explore the physical location of teachers in the classroom. Corporeal entity Phil Betts went along to his recent demonstration in the LX.Lab, and physically sat at his desk in a shared work space to write this report.

The Quick Study: Flipped Learning

By Philip Betts,

In our new series The Quick Study, we'll be taking a walk through some key pedagogical ideas and texts as they're presented in the peer-reviewed literature. Each post will summarise a contemporary or historically significant article, providing a refresher or entry point to further reading.

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