• CloudDeakin

    CloudFirst update

    Starting in late 2017, the faculty started working with the CloudFirst Redesign Project to redesign eight units from Deakin Law School (Undergraduate units) and eight units from the Deakin Business School (MBA units).  The aim of the project was to reimagine and redesign these units for the 21stCentury. It also…

  • Digital Technology

    CRADLE seminar on students’ digital illiteracy

    Tuesday 16 July I attended a CRADLE research seminar by Dr Luci Pangrazio on digital media literacy. Luci highlighted that despite stereotypes about Gen Y and Gen Z students, we cannot make assumptions about their digital literacy as there is often inadequate digital media training in compulsory education. Which is to say, while we may…

  • Bb Collaborate Ultra

    Eliminating Common Student Help Desk Queries

    The first point of call for any CloudDeakin queries for students is eSolution’s HelpDesk. Help@Deakin hoursMonday to Friday: 8am-8pm, weekends: 11am-5pm Internal phones 888Geelong 03 5227 8888Melbourne 03 9244 6888 Warrnambool 03 5563 3888Off campus 1800 463 888International +61 3 5227 888 What eSolutions HelpDesk cannot assist students with? Staff…

  • Assessment,  Digital Technology

    Digital storytelling

    When you communicate with students telling them stories is a useful tactic. Stories are engaging. In Michael’s unit MBA730 – Principles Of Leadership, he has Flipped the storytelling practice. Instead of teachers telling students stories, students are now the storyteller.  Rather than write a simple essay, as stories can be enhanced…