Apologies for the flurry of blog posts – there just seems to be so much to share and lots of good news to celebrate.
The outcomes of the first Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) Learning and Teaching Grants have just been announced.The aim of the grants program is to provide funding to facilitate scholarship and research into learning and teaching, and promote systemic change in the sector. RMIT is celebrating outstanding success: two of the four grants are led by RMIT teams (details below).
I am delighted to congratulate Prof Mandi Berry on the success of the project of which she is a member. Another wonderful outcome for Mandi and the SoE.
Encouraging and mapping student engagement through 360 degree video annotation and data analytics ($120,600)
Professor Kay O’Halloran (Curtin) and Professor Dann Mallett (QUT), Professor Peter Aubusson (UTS), Professor Amanda Berry (RMIT), Dr Lisa O’Keefee (UniSA)
The other funded projects led by RMIT staff are:
Expanding WIL possibilities: enhancing student employability through innovative WIL models from RMIT, Curtin and QUT universities ($81,900)
Judie Kay (RMIT) and Jenny Lambert (Aust Chamber of Commerce), Anne Younger (Ai Group), Leoni Russell (RMIT), Sonia Ferns (Curtin), Judith Smith (QUT)
Digital work practices: where are the jobs, what are they and how prepared are the graduates? ($104,433)
Assoc Prof Fiona Peterson (RMIT) and Assoc Prof Elspeth McKay (RMIT), Assoc Prof Margaret Jollands (RMIT), Prof Abby Cathcart (QUT), Prof Wageeh Boles (QUT), Prof Peter Fray (UTS), Dr Philip Pond (RMIT), Dr Ian Rogers (RMIT), Dr Alexandra Cosby (UTS), Dr Cathy Lockhart (UTS)