Interviews

[Video transcript] Improving student outcomes through learning spaces

This is the video transcript featuring insights by Kate Ramzan-Levy, Faculty Manager – Faculty of Business & Law, University of Newcastle; and Dr Ben Cleveland, Fellow at LEaRN, University of Melbourne. 

Interview transcript with Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of the Graduate Research School, Western Sydney University

Interview transcript with Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of the Graduate Research School, Western Sydney University

In this interview, Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of the Graduate Research School, Western Sydney University, explores:
  • Looking to the future of education: embracing change to improve the learning experience
  • The balance between delivery of disciplinary content and developing new graduate attributes: incorporating skills into a blended curriculum
  • Creating the internal shift to encourage and develop a flexible and innovate curriculum
  • Redefining the roles of a next generation university – what does an Uber University look like?
  • Using Blended Learning as a driver of change
Interview transcript: Integrating ePortfolio’s Across University Programs for Placing Students at the Centre of their Learning and Continued Learning

Interview transcript: Integrating ePortfolio’s Across University Programs for Placing Students at the Centre of their Learning and Continued Learning

Over the past years, there has been an increased exploration of ePortfolio’s in higher education across disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In this video interview Professor Priscilla Trahar, Learning Designer (ePortfolio’s), University of Sunshine Coast, discusses how the University of the Sunshine Coast is integrating ePortfolio’s within Blackboard and across facilities to encourage learning centered practices amongst students, including:
  • Facilitating student reflection and engagement with their own learning across degree as well as for continued learning after degree
  • Using collaborative tools for innovative and interactive teaching methods
  • Best practise methods for blended learning through ePortfolio’s