Topic showcase

Examples of topics contributed by Flinders topic coordinators. Information about the sharing process       

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EDUC9902 Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education

Topic contact: Lisa Schmidt
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law
Showcase description:

The student experience of this topic site is:

  • personal: welcome block; completion tracking; multimedia; negotiated learning contract; reflection; choices around assessment format (online or f2f); guided/scaffolded instructions
  • structured: key information top; clear instructions around assessment; headings; modules (assessment etc); electronic assignment submission
  • active: calendar block; draft assignments
  • connective: Turnitin; open educational resources; glossary

A particular feature is having a learning contract – personalises the assessment. 

Topic URL: View topic
Tags / keyword: education, glossary, workshops, open educational resources, modules
Year / degree level: Postgraduate
Large topic: No
Delivery mode: Blended / flipped
   

HLED9102 Symbiotic Clinical Education for the Health Professions 2

Topic contact: Jennene Greenhill
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Showcase description:

The student experience of this topic site is:

  • personal: learning community (forums); teacher presence; student presence (introductions); personalised language; inclusivity
  • structured: topic context and general information (section 0); consistent look and feel; clear instructions; items contextualised; layers
  • active: key questions (inquiry); forums
  • connective: contextualised to the profession; bigger picture model

A particular feature is the support materials under 'General information' (e.g. the study chart).

Topic URL: View topic
Tags / keyword: health, forums, inquiry, context, modules
Year / degree level: Postgraduate
Large topic: No
Delivery mode: Fully online
   

POAD8014 Public Policy

Topic contact: Josh Newman
Faculty: Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Showcase description:

The student experience of this topic site is:

  • personal: learning community (forums); teacher and student presence (introductions – Padlet wall); personalised language
  • structured: 'Start here' and 'Topic Central' modules; contextualised weekly headings; consistent look and feel (eg Key ideas, Task summary in every week); clear instructions for activities
  • active: check in (Touchpoint survey); forums; tutorial space; video powerpoints; links to key resources
  • connective: contextualised to the profession; bigger picture model

A particular feature is the structure – puts the key resources and communication at the top. 

Topic URL: View topic
Tags / keyword: Touchpoint survey, videos, clear instructions
Year / degree level: Postgraduate
Large topic: No
Delivery mode: Fully online
   

PARA1000 Introduction to Paramedic Practice

Topic contact: Anthea Cayetano
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Showcase description:

The student experience of this topic site is:

  • personal: welcome and photo; teacher presence; personalised language
  • structured: important information at the top; contextualised weekly headings; introductions to each module; consistent look and feel; clear instructions for activities
  • active: links to key resources; interactive elements - quizzes, forums, assignments
  • connective: contextualised to the profession; mentoring; humour (cartoons)

A particular feature is the friendly look and feel.

Topic URL: View topic
Tags / keyword: health, services, quizzes, profession, teacher presence
Year / degree level: First year
Large topic: No
Delivery mode: Blended / flipped
   

BUSN9229 Sustainability and Ethics in Management

Topic contact: Saib Dianati
Faculty: Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Showcase description:

The student experience of this topic site is:

  • personal: learning community (forums); personalised language
  • structured: 'Start here' and 'Topic Central' modules; contextualised weekly headings; consistent look and feel (eg 'Key ideas', 'What you need to do this week'); clear instructions for activities
  • active: check in (Touchpoint survey); forums; tutorial space; video powerpoints; links to key resources, Activities block
  • connective: orientation and introductions, Communications area; contextualised to the profession; bigger picture model

A particular feature is the structure – puts the key resources and communication at the top. 

Topic URL: View topic
Tags / keyword: business, central resources, visuals, clear instructions
Year / degree level: Postgraduate
Large topic: No
Delivery mode: Fully online
   

NURS1004: Physical Dimensions of Being Human - 2015 NS1

Topic contact: Didy Button
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Showcase description:

The student experience of this topic site is:

  • personal: personal and active language to communicate with the student; participation options (eg badges)
  • structured: clear before and after activities (checklists); consistent layout every week; progress bars; weekly quizzes
  • active: check in (Touchpoint survey); links to key resources, Activities block; whole class, small group and individual activities
  • connective: digital literacy skills (badges, progress checklist)

A particular feature is badges – these are optional for users, with support materials (eg video) to help their use. 


Topic URL: View topic
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Year / degree level: First year
Large topic: Yes
Delivery mode: Blended / flipped