Topic: Online learning

Request provisioning of private channels

Published by LX Team |

If you require private channels to be set up, based upon tutorial enrollments or any other configuration, you can submit a Service Connect ticket to the LX.lab and we will assist to set those set up and add students in to the relevant channels. In order for us to...

Manage attendance records in Qwickly

Published by LX Team |

The Records page displays a table of all the attendance records that have been submitted for the course. If the course also uses Course Sections/tutorials/labs student grouping, there will be tabs above the table so instructors can access a table that lists all students and also the tables for each group/section. Navigate to...

Take attendance in Qwickly

Published by LX Team |

Instructors can use Qwickly to take attendance for a particular section, or groups of students in a Canvas course. The Attendance tool allows an instructor to change their attendance taking mode in a course if groups or sections are detected. If you have not yet enabled course groups/sections attendance in...

Set up Qwickly

Published by LX Team |

To access Qwickly within Canvas, go to your Course Navigation Menu > Qwickly Attendance. If you don’t see Qwickly Attendance in the course navigation menu, you can turn it on by selecting Settings, Navigation in your course menu and then drag the Qwickly Attendance menu item up to be...

Help students with Qwickly

Published by LX Team |

The Qwickly attendance tool is currently being improved for use by students and staff with accessibility requirements. To facilitate inclusive practices and help improve the overall learning experience for your students, please follow the steps and best practice recommendations below New tabs From Canvas, opening Qwickly attendance opens in...

Principles and considerations for quiz-based exams

Published by Phillip Tang |

A quiz-based exam without invigilation is referred to as a Timed LMS exam. A quiz-based exam with invigilation is referred to as an AI-Invigilated exam.  Released and submitted on Canvas, run by Subject Coordinator​. Students log on to Canvas to access and complete the exam.  All exams must be...

FAQs for remote teaching in Spring 2021

Published by LX Team |

How can I run my tutorials remotely? We recommend using Zoom as a replacement for smaller classes where there’s lots of interactivity (typically tutorials and seminars). We suggest: Keeping the size of Zoom Meetings to less than 50 students, as this keeps things manageable You could probably handle 50-100...

Language: accessible practice

Published by LX Team |

Ensuring that you use clear language in your subject is important for all students – and critical for some who might find it harder to fill in the gaps. We asked our Digital Accessibility Ambassadors – UTS students with lived experience of disability about why using clear language in your...

Communicate effectively online

Published by LX Team |

Offering varied ways of providing feedback, asking probing questions, engaging in reflective activities, and using video to communicate with a class will all enhance your online teaching. Instead of just covering content for a student, turn your focus to unpacking and applying content with the students. Remember, your personal...

Create an online presence

Published by LX Team |

Creating a sense of ‘social presence’ helps students to feel connected and a part of the online learning environment, which can be disengaging and isolating for some. By interacting with students on a personal level via welcome videos, discussion forums, and Zoom sessions, you can help build trust and...

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