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Course Pathways: Making the right choices for the right reasons

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Teaching & Learning Grant, 2016: PI: Jurgen Schulte (Lecturer: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences), with: Roberto Martinez-Maldonado (Research Fellow: Connected Intelligence Centre); Simon Buckingham Shum (Professor: Connected Intelligence Centre); Pedro Fernandez de Mendonca (Student, Master of Data Science & Innovation) This project aims to uncover statistically significant and meaningful patterns in students’ course pathway choices and to derive individual student course-...
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Flipping the Textbook: Student-created textbook for students

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Flipping the textbook: Student-created textbook for students Teaching & Learning Grant, 2016: PI: Janet Chelliah (Scholarly Information Manager: UTS Library), with: Theresa Anderson (Senior lecturer & MDSI course coordinator: Connected Intelligence Centre); Peter Kandlbinder (Senior Lecturer: IML); Julie-Anne Marshall (Manager: eResearch, UTSeScholarship, UTS Library); and Simon Knight (Research Fellow: Connected Intelligence Centre). The aim of this proejct is to investigate the pr...
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CIC-around: A co-designed learning and analytics community for postgraduates

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CIC-Around: A co-designed learning and analytics community for postgraduates Teaching & Learning Grant, 2016: PI: Simon Knight (Research fellow: Connected Intelligence Centre) & Theresa Anderson (Senior lecturer & MDSI course coordinator: Connected Intelligence Centre); with Ollie Coady (Learning technologist: IML); Shawn Wang (Web developer: Connected Intelligence Centre). Using a participatory design process postgraduate MDSI students and UTS staff will collaboratively dev...
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Writing Analytics for Management Decisions & Control

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Improving written communication skills in an accounting subject through the use of writing analytics Teaching & Learning Grant, 2016: PI: Amanda White (Lecturer: Business) & Nicole Sutton (Lecturer: Business); with David Brown (Professor: Business); Rachael Lewis (PhD candidate: Business); Adam Aitken (Academic Language Liason: IML); Simon Buckingham Shum (Professor: Connected Intelligence Centre); and Simon Knight (Research fellow: Connected Intelligence Centre). When studying ...
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Learning Analytics for Business Graduate Attributes

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Learning Analytics for Graduate Attributes: Business School Masters Research Project (capstone) Teaching & Learning Grant, 2015: PI: Deborah Edwards (Assoc. Professor: Business), Carmel Foley (Assoc. Professor: Business), Kerry Hunter (Senior Lecturer: IML), Ruth Crick and Simon Buckingham Shum (CIC). UTS graduates need the disposition to embrace opportunities to learn, and the knowledge to engage with ill-structured, contested, socio-technical problems. It is also imperative that g...
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Academic Writing Analytics (AWA)

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Students learn that critical, reflective writing must make their thinking visible. This is conveyed through particular linguistic forms. Can computers learn to identify these patterns, and feed them back to students to help improve their writing? The ability to communicate and debate ideas coherently and critically is a core graduate attribute. In many disciplines, writing provides a significant window into the mind of the student, evidencing mastery of the curriculum and the ability to ref...
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Crick Learning for Resilient Agency (CLARA)

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Now that the "the only constant is change" in society, our capacity to engage with novel challenges is of first order importance. What are the personal dispositions that authentic learning needs to cultivate, and can we make these assessable and visible to learners and educators? Learning Dispositions are attracting significant attention within educational research, and refer to the habits of mind that shape a learner's response to challenge. Dispositional Learning Analytics are approaches to a...
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Science Students’ Learning Power

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‘CLARA-fying’ learning – developing the learning power of Science students using group coaching as a novel strategy for large subject scaling Alison Beavis, Andrea Leigh, Peter Meier (Science), Georgina Barratt-See (Student Services Unit/Higher Education Language and Presentation Support), Ruth Crick (School of Education & Connected Intelligence Centre) and Simon Buckingham Shum (Connected Intelligence Centre)       Self-empowered learning, or ’learning power’, is a key element in the...
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