After nearly two years of COVID adjustments, and rapid moves to online delivery of what would normally have been on-campus classes, we are at last moving back to something that is approaching normality. Thank you to all FoBJBS staff for the role that you have played in enabling these COVID adjustments to occur.
The Faculty will be hosting its annual BJBS L&T Symposium. Expressions of interest are being requested from any staff member that may wish to play a role on the organising committee. Please email me at email@example.com by Wednesday 15 March if you wish to be involved 🙂
CSU piloted both Cirrus Assessment and Better Examinations platforms. Eleven staff and five students participated within the pilots reflecting a diverse cross-section of the Faculties. Cirrus Assessment has been named the preferred provider with a staggered phase out but a full roll out planned for 202290.
Elizabeth Brown has won the inaugural Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Prize for most outstanding postgraduate accounting student. Now the mother-of-three has her sights set on becoming a CA.
DLT run weekly PD sessions on all things L&T. The sessions are awesome. One of the most recent ones that peers have been talking about is the Planning for Teaching session run by our L&T gurus Lachlan Kalache, Bec Acheson and Michelle Wilkinson. The Online Teaching Planner tool was warmly received, the link is included here for your reference in case you missed it!
Academic Skills Coordinators can work with you to customise an embedded workshop, recorded presentation or a resource to support the development of students’ academic writing skills within the context of your subject delivery. They can also explain and promote various support services, including free 24/7 assignment writing feedback and appointments… We welcome Tara and David as our new Coordinators …
Have you heard there is a Turnitin pilot underway for 30 session? Lachlan Kalache, Learning Technology Lead – DLT, has provided some further details for your information…
Did you know Anth Saliba is the winner of the Most Productive Researcher Award for the School of Psychology, and No. 3 Most Productive Researcher (by Category A RPI Publication Points), for the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Science.
DIT has established liaison meetings to help with communicating and seeking feedback as we launch into 2022. This is a welcome initiative. Some updates from the last meeting are offered below in dot point form.
2022 has started with a bang and there is lots of activity in the background with many staff writing bids, reports, and articles so it’s bound to be a bumper year of research ahead.