L&T Workshops

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Arts LD&P Team have put together a series of hands-on practical pedagogical workshops which are  aimed at both early career and established academics who may be interested in embedding some of the ideas presented in their own units or courses. 

Upcoming Events

Monday 10th October, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Authentic Assessment and Work-Integrated Learning

Explore where, when and how to use authentic assessment and learn how authentic assessment can support work-integrated learning.

In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • Ways to determining the authenticity of assessment.
  • How to grade authentic assessment.
  • When, where and how to use authentic assessment.
  • How authentic assessment as an academic integrity strategy.
  • Authentic assessment as work-integrated learning.

This workshop is hosted by Sonia Saddiqui, a Senior Learning Designer with the Faculty of Arts Learning & Teaching Team.


Wednesday 12th October, 11:00am-12:00noon
iLearn Gradebook (online)

This workshop will cover the basics of setting up and configuring the iLearn Gradebook, plus some common tips for troubleshooting issues.

This workshop will cover:

  • Setting up items and categories in Gradebook
  • Weightings
  • Categories, setting up and troubleshooting
  • Common tips and tricks for ensuring your totals are correct

This workshop is hosted by Robert Matthews, the LMS Support with the Faculty of Arts Learning & Teaching Team.


Wednesday 12th October, 2:00pm-3:00pm
iLearn Gradebook (in-person)

This workshop will cover the basics of setting up and configuring the iLearn Gradebook, plus some common tips for troubleshooting issues.

DigiLab - Room B237, 25 Wally's Walk, Macquarie Park, NSW, 2109

This workshop will cover:

  • Setting up items and categories in Gradebook
  • Weightings
  • Categories, setting up and troubleshooting
  • Common tips and tricks for ensuring your totals are correct

This workshop is hosted by Robert Matthews, the LMS Support with the Faculty of Arts Learning & Teaching Team.

Turnitin Essentials
Friday 14th October, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Learn about Turnitin essentials as well as the new features available for use in a variety of iLearn applications in this online workshop.

The standalone Turnitin assignment is no longer the only option to detect text-similarity in assessments. Turnitin can now be integrated within the iLearn Forum and iLearn Assignment. Register for this workshop to learn more about using Turnitin. The workshop will cover basic Turnitin usage, using Turnitin in other assessment activities, and marking with rubrics in Turnitin. This workshop is for staff who are new to using Turnitin, as well as the more seasoned marking veterans who wish to learn more about the new features.

This workshop is hosted by Susana Catalina Prat, a Learning Designer with the Faculty of Arts Learning & Teaching Team.

Wednesday 19th October, 11:00am-12:00noon
Effective Quiz Design and Analysis

Learn about effective online quiz design and how to evaluate quiz design and student responses.

Online quizzes are a key option for both formative and summative assessment tasks. Effective quizzes are outcome based and provide timely and useful feedback to students and teachers. This workshop will cover quiz design, appropriate use of quizzes, feedback, and the analysis of results and responses. This workshop is for all staff who use or would like to use online quizzes and who wish to design reliable, valid quizzes, as well as assess and adapt existing quizzes.

The workshop features a case study on Dr Rachel Yuen-Collingridge (Associate Lecturer in History). This showcases good practice in action and provides tips on practical strategies that work based on her experience with quiz design and analysis in Ancient History units.

This workshop is hosted by Rose Harvey a Learning Designer with the Faculty of Arts Learning & Teaching Team.