LearnJCU Staff News

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Articles available for staff to stay informed with updates in learning and teaching environments, tools and practices.

Office Hours

Open online office hours for any questions regarding Respondus, Collaborate, Mediasite, audio quality, or making recordings.

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JCU Subject Template

Subject sites for SP2

10 easy steps in setting up your subject site in preparation for Study Period 2.

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Ultra Essentials

Ultra Essentials

A LearnJCU subject site built in Ultra to teach Ultra

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Communicate with Collaborate

A screencast to demonstrate how to use BB Collaborate as a moderator to deliver and record information sessions.

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Record with Mediasite

Our upcoming webinar will demonstrate how to use MDR to record topical videos and Powerpoint presentations

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LearnJCU welcome page

LearnJCU Welcome Page

Find helpful at-hand information while in LearnJCU.

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Class registration groups

One step closer... Class Registration groups are now reflected in Ultra subjects under Course Groups.

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Subject Introductory Video

A shared example of a Subject Introductory Video filmed in the Create Studio with the help of assistants.

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Looking at building an eAssessment resource for JCU academics

Assessment Resource

We have been working with academics to find out their needs when creating quality assessment at JCU.

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LearnJCU Subject Layout

LearnJCU subject layouts

A guide to designing your subject site structure in Ultra.

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Readings

LearnJCU and Readings

Readings is a tool to manage your subject or class readings.

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Jennifer Francis

The Create Studio Experience

A tutor's experience of the Create Studio and recording an introductory video.

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2019 poster presentation for BLING recipients

Celebrating innovation in Learning and Teaching

Blended Learning and Innovation Grant (BLING) awardees showcase their projects.

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Collaborate Splash Screen

A splash screen for Collaborate

Load a splash screen to your virtual classroom while you wait for attendees to join.

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Question Analysis

Question Analysis

Review the performance of questions in an assessment.

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Discussion board analysis enhancements

Discussion Board Analysis

Analytics on students' contributions to discussion boards.

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Question Pools

Add a question pool

Random blocks and question sets are now available in Ultra.

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Virtual Classrooms

Blackboard Collaborate

A virtual classroom. Add files, share your screen and use a virtual whiteboard to interact with students.

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Introduction video snippet

Introductory videos

Orientating students to the subject during the week prior to the start of their study period.

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The Create Studio

The Create Studios

Create Studios available at the Townsville and Cairns campus.

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LearnJCU Glossary

Terms that are helpful to know when teaching in LearnJCU.

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Discover Ultra

Exemplars in LearnJCU

A showcase of exemplary learning materials in LearnJCU.

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Parallel grading

Parallel grading

Enable multiple graders in an assessment.

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Student Preview in Ultra

Student Preview

Experience your subject site from a student's perspective.

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Recorded feedback

Record feedback

Assessment feedback can be provided as a video or audio recording.

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Accessibility

Accessibility

Providing online material with equal access and opportunity to people with diverse abilities.

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Individual feedback

Individual feedback

Providing individual feedback on group-based assessments.

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Filtering Grade Centre based on merged subjects

Filter Grade Centre

Filtering the Grade Centre based on merged subjects.

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Ultra Learning Modules

Learning Modules

Enabling sequential content.

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Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus Lockdown Browser

What you need to know.

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