Resource Library

The Resource Library contains a collection of higher education learning and teaching materials flowing from projects funded by the Commonwealth of Australia including those from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.

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51 resources found for ‘innovation’.

The QUT Innovation space: A trans-disciplinary learning environment for entrepreneurship education

Chris Collet, Jessie Roberts
Queensland University of Technology
2014
Queensland University of Technology
Final report Download Document (5.78 MB)

Engineering Science and Practice: Alignment and Synergies in Curriculum Innovation

Ian T Cameron
The University of Queensland
2009
The University of Queensland
Final Report Download Document (769.92 KB)

Innovation with Quality Assurance: online curriculum development for the University of New England's multi-institutional, collaborative programs in German at New England, James Cook and Newcastle universities, Final Report; Deutsch e-rklärt: a website

Kerry Dunne, Beat Lehmann, Jennifer Evans, Inge Wormleaton, Iain MacKay
2009

Final Report

JCU, UoN
Final Report Download Document (1.34 MB)

The Vignette-Matching Procedure: An innovative approach to assess competencies in psychology and clinical practicum

Gonsalvez, C.
University of Wollongong
2012
University of Wollongong
Macquarie University, The University of New South Wales, The University of Newcastle, The University of Sydney, University of Western Sydney
Final report Download Document (1.24 MB)

CoChem - An Innovative Approach to Interdisciplinary Advanced Chemistry Teaching

Joanne Jamie
University of Wollongong
2000
University of Wollongong
This is a final report for a 1998 National Teaching Development Grant (Individual) funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report summarises the project and outlines ways that the modular laboratory program for students has been implemented. Project evaluation and future directions are discussed.
Final report Download Document (24.67 KB)

Professionalization of Peace Education through Wiki Networking & Innovative Teaching Methodst

Professor Helen Ware, Dr Rebecca Spence, Dr Christine Mason, Professor Kevin Clements, Dr Wendy Lambourne, Professor Jack Lynch, Dr Jacinta O’Hagan, Dr Greg Fry, Toh Swee-Hin, Dr Jonathan Makuwira, Dr Thomas Weber, Dr James Page, Dr Gavin Moun, Dr John Buchanan, Dr Debra Keenathan, Dr Brian Martin, Lieutenant Commander Anthony Walton, Dr Steven Darville, Steve Samuels, Roland Rich, Jack de Groot
University of New England
2008
University of New England
The Australian National University
Project Summary Download Document (24.39 KB)
Final Report Download Document (407.9 KB)

Benchmarking clinical learning in speech pathology to support assessment, discipline standards, teaching innovation and student learning

Associate Professor Michelle Lincoln, Associate Professor Alison Ferguson, Associate Professor Lindy McAllister, Dr Sue McAllister
The University of Sydney
2008
The University of Sydney

This project will build the capacity of speech pathology academics to monitor and improve the quality of their teaching and assessment through benchmarking effective strategies for facilitating student learning in the workplace nationally and internationally. Programs will be supported to develop threshold standards of performance that will inform teaching practice within universities. The project also aims to facilitate international benchmarking for the purpose of maintenance of standards and improvement of learning and teaching practices.

CSU, Flinders
Final Report Download Document (935.57 KB)

Good Practice Report: Innovative Indigenous Teaching and Learning

Nereda White, Jack Frawley, Dang Thi Kim Anh
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited
2013
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited

This good practice report, commissioned by the ALTC, provides a summative evaluation of useful outcomes and good practices from ALTC projects and fellowships on assuring graduate outcomes. The report contains:

  • a summative evaluation of the good practices and key outcomes for teaching and learning from completed ALTC projects and fellowships
  • a literature review of the good practices and key outcomes for teaching and learning from national and international research
  • the proposed outcomes and resources for teaching and learning which will be produced by current incomplete ALTC projects and fellowships
  • identifies areas in which further work or development are appropriate.

 

ALTC Good Practice Report Download Document (441.53 KB)

Dissemination, Adoption and Adaptation of Project Innovations in Higher Education

Jo McKenzie, Shirley Alexander, Carly Harper, Susan Anderson
University of Technology, Sydney
2005
University of Technology, Sydney
Report Download Document (1.25 MB)

VirtualPREX: Innovative assessment using a 3D virtual world with pre-service teachers

Sue Gregory, Barney Dalgarno, Geoffrey Crisp, Torsten Reiners, Yvonne Masters, Heinz Dreher, Vicki Knox
University of New England
2013
University of New England
ALTC, Australian Catholic University, Charles Sturt University, Curtin University, RMIT University
Final report Download Document (3.36 MB)

Teaching physics using virtual reality

Craig Savage, Dominic McGrath, Tim McIntyre, Margaret Wegener
The Australian National University
2010
The Australian National University
UQ
Final Report Download Document (1.74 MB)

The Virtual Slidebox - a new learning paradigm for exploring the microscopic world

Camile Farah, Paul Mills, Rachel Aland, Sunil Lakhani, Terry Maybury
The University of Queensland
2010
The University of Queensland
Final Report Download Document (1.01 MB)

The seamless integration of Web3D technologies with university curricula to engage the changing student cohort

Peter Albion, Penny de Byl, Janet Taylor, David Jones
University of Southern Queensland
2010
University of Southern Queensland
CQU
Final Report Download Document (543.75 KB)

ePortfolio use by university students in Australia: developing a sustainable community of practice

Gillian Hallam, Wendy Harper, Kim Hauville, Tracy Creagh, Lynn McAllister
Queensland University of Technology
2009
Queensland University of Technology

This report documents Stage Two of the Australian ePortfolio Project (AeP2), which explored the current scope of national and international ePortfolio communities of practice in order to identify the factors that have contributed to their success and sustainability. A toolkit of six concept guides, targeted at the various stakeholders involved in ePortfolio use and providing information on managing privacy, is provided in Appendix 1.  The project website provides additional resources.
 

Australian ePortfolio Project - Part 2 Download Document (8.22 MB)

Development of a computer-generated digital patient for teaching and assessment in pharmacy

David Newby, Jesse Jin, Peter Summons, Rukshan Athauda, Mira Park, Jennifer Schneider, Sheree Kable, Jennifer Marriott, Gregory Duncan, Maree Simpson, Richard Xu
The University of Newcastle
2011
The University of Newcastle

The project team developed and tested a computer-generated virtual patient for pharmacy students to practise and improve their communication, diagnostic and management skills for minor illnesses.  The software developed allows interaction between the student and the simulated patient, and captures and analyses aspects of the interaction including the questions asked, the diagnosis and management chosen by the student. Feedback is provided to the student.

To obtain the software developed by the project, request a username and password from david.newby@newcastle.edu.au  and then visit http://resweb.newcastle.edu.au/VirtualPatient/private/uploads.

Charles Sturt University, Monash University
Final Report Download Document (2.25 MB)

Using cost-effective multimedia to create engaging learning experiences in law and other disciplines

Professor Des Butler
Queensland University of Technology
2011
Queensland University of Technology

This fellowship addresses the needs of (1) final year law students studying ethics and (2) law academics and other interested educators in higher education wishing to use ICT to create engaging learning environments for their students but lacking the capacity to do so. A blended learning program was developed including instruction on theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of legal ethics, together with  Entry into Valhalla, an online suite of modules featuring self-test quizzes and machinima scenarios depicting legal dilemmas confronting the members of a fictional law firm.  The project website includes a detailed resources manual and instructional videos.

Fellowship Report Download Document (885.64 KB)

Supporting student peer assessment and review in large groupwork projects

Richard Raban, Andrew Litchfield, Keith Willey, Antoine Hermans, Steve Murray, David Davis, Heinz Dreher, Neil Harris, Katherine Wenham
University of Technology, Sydney
2009
University of Technology, Sydney

The project’s purpose is to further the educational design and dissemination of an online tool to support and facilitate self-and-peer assessment of individual contributions in large group work projects. The online tool supports group work processes through facilitating self-and-peer assessment by providing quantitative and qualitative feedback, evaluation, reflection and review opportunities.

CUT, Griffith, QUT
Final Report Download Document (684.2 KB)
TeCTRa Installation Guide v3.00.029 Download Document (389.46 KB)
TeCTRa Manual v3.00.029 Download Document (13.93 MB)
TeCTRa Architecture v3.00.029 Download Document (2.32 MB)
TeCTRa Ajax Interface Common Document for v3.00.029 Download Document (260.29 KB)
TeCTRa Ajax Interface Admin Document for v3.00.029 Download Document (405.29 KB)
TeCTRa Ajax Interface Member Document for v3.00.029 Download Document (383.61 KB)
TeCTRa Ajax Interface System Administration Document for v3.00.029 Download Document (285.15 KB)
TeCTRa Useability Survey Download Document (161.8 KB)

Remotely accessible laboratories - enhancing learning outcomes

Dave Lowe, Steve Murray, Dikai Li, Euan Lindsay
University of Technology, Sydney
2008
University of Technology, Sydney
Final Report Download Document (3.14 MB)

ePortfolio use by university students in Australia: Informing excellence in policy and practice

Gillian Hallam
Queensland University of Technology
2008
Queensland University of Technology

Stage one of the project explored the current scope of national and international ePortfolio practice in higher education in Australia. An analysis of  ePortfolio contexts identified government policy, technical standards, academic policy and learning and teaching as contexts where strategies may be employed to support effective practice. The types of ePortfolios used was documented and issues in relation to implementation identified. Additionally, innovative practice in ePortfolio use in higher education was explored and recommendations made to guide policy developments.

Melbourne, UoW
Executive Summary Download Document (1.21 MB)
Final Report Download Document (5.01 MB)

Entrepreneurship Education in Non-Business Schools

Chris Collet
Queensland University of Technology
2013
Queensland University of Technology
Final Report Download Document (1.2 MB)

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