Author Archives:
James Buchan

Active Learning Collaborate Digital Technology Teaching Practice

Teaching Cloud Campus students: Tips for class recordings

Teaching units for both on-campus students and students studying online requires different approaches to meet the needs of each cohort. While class recordings may form part of the learning experience for students studying online, these need to be provided within a framework of social learning experiences. If class recordings are part of your students’ learning […]

CloudDeakin Resource

Copyright and CloudDeakin

CloudDeakin Minimum standards require that we all comply with Copyright, however it can difficult to know where to start. There are immeasurable amounts of information, images, video and audio available the internet. What do you include on your CloudDeakin site when there are different rules for the various types of content? In general, you can […]

BB Collaborate Ultra Collaborate Resource

Eliminating Common Student Help Desk Queries

The first point of call for any CloudDeakin queries for students is eSolution's HelpDesk. Help@Deakin hours Monday to Friday: 8am-8pm, weekends: 11am-5pm Internal phones 888 Geelong 03 5227 8888 Melbourne 03 9244 6888 Warrnambool 03 5563 3888 Off campus 1800 463 888 International +61 3 5227 888 What eSolutions HelpDesk cannot assist students with? Staff should be aware that eSolutions HelpDesk [...]
Create Content Digital Technology

Digital accessibility

A key issue facing organisations, government departments and businesses is how to ensure their websites are accessible. As a higher education institution, it is important for Deakin to ensure that our student’s get the best possible learning experience and those with disabilities are not disadvantaged. Access to digital material should be available to everyone. Recently, I […]

Collaborate Skype for Business

Skype for Business

Skype for Business (Lync) is a communication and collaboration tool that lets you use your computer or mobile device to instant message, video-chat, schedule online video meetings/webinars, share screen and content with colleagues and students. Skype is the free consumer (public) product used by individuals and small businesses to communicate and collaborate online. Skype is […]