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Need help with classroom technology at UTS?

By Nikola Minovski,

Confused about how everything works in your room? Teaching in a new space can be daunting especially if you haven’t used the room before. Luckily there is help at hand. 

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Students not reading their emails? Try connecting via social media

By Amanda White,

Is anyone out there? Try using social media to communicate with students.

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Digital Literacy made easy with the Library’s Tinker Kits

By Alycia Bailey,

Feeling the pressure to develop digital and data literacy skills in your students? UTS Library can help with our Tinker Kits.

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Taming online information overload

By Andrew Francois,

This is a guide through my experiences in bookmark and online information management. I have captured, sorted and archived material with a variety of tools over the years. Some of these tools might also be useful to you in your quest for infotopia.

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How can chatbots help our students?

By Amanda White,

Chatbots, or conversational agents, are an emerging technology that might be a game-changer for higher education. Read on to find out more about our project to build a chatbot for first-year accounting students.

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Slack lost the showdown with Teams, and I’m still bitter about it.

By Lucy Arthur,

Did it come down to our slack debating skills or the other guys’ superior team-work? Or is Microsoft Teams….really the better platform?

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Are weekly interactive quizzes the answer?

By Natalie Krikowa,

One question we ask ourselves before the start of each teaching session is, “how do we get our students to do the weekly readings and tutorial preparation activities?” I too, have been asking myself this question for years, and I think there might be a solution.

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Update, back up and clean out: keep yourself secure beyond passwords

By Sean Riley,

Security goes beyond passwords. Think about backing up, thinking of what you keep and what you don't, and updating as key security practices.

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Wireless presenting with AirMedia

By Jorge Reyna,

AirMedia is an application that allows presenting in the classroom without connecting your laptop, tablet or phone with cables. Get started with wireless presenting with these instructions.

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