The Learning Design Starter Kit

Technology is rapidly changing the way that we learn and teach. Explore here for helpful insights and tips of how to plan and create engaging, student centered, and data-driven adaptive lessons.

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Lesson design and student success

How impactful lesson design is in your students’ success, and what you can do to make a meaningful impact.

Planning for Learning

Case Studies

Rebecca Vella

Rebecca Vella

School of Medical & Applied Sciences, Central Queensland University

sciences

Cellular Transport

As a lecturer in anatomy and physiology Rebecca was interested in developing new ways of teaching her...

Dr Shashidhar Venkatesh Murthy

Dr Shashidhar Venkatesh Murthy

James Cook University Cairns Institute

sciences

Adaptive Pathology

As a single pathology teacher responsible for the education of hundreds of students, including those in rural...

A/Prof. Gangadhara Prusty

A/Prof. Gangadhara Prusty

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UNSW

engineering

Adaptive Mechanics

The Adaptive Mechanics Portal represents a collaboration between 7 leading universities to create a pioneering suite of...

Dr. Garth Pearce

Dr. Garth Pearce

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW

engineering

Aerospace Structures

A series of tutorials have been developed to help students grasp the fundamentals of aerospace structural analysis...

Carmelle Peisah

Carmelle Peisah

President, Capacity Australia; Conjoint A/Prof., UNSW; Clinical Associate Prof., USyd

finance

Dementia & Banking

With 20% of Australians over 80 currently affected by dementia, and the financial abuse of older people...

Professor Catriona McLean

Professor Catriona McLean

Chair of Pathology, Monash University

sciences

Digital Pathology

A suite of 26 digital pathology quizzes with simple multiple choice questions were upgraded from Blackboard to...

Professor Ariel Anbar

Professor Ariel Anbar

School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University

sciences

Habitable Worlds

In 2013, Arizona State University (ASU) astrobiologist Ariel Anbar launched the university’s now flagship “smart course” in...

Kimberley Parsons

Kimberley Parsons

Faculty of Health & Medicine, University of Newcastle

sciences

Infection Control

Teaching 1st year health students certain topics in an engaging manner can be tricky. Working with Smart...

Dr. Louise Lutze-Mann

Dr. Louise Lutze-Mann

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, UNSW

sciences

Oxygen Electrode

The oxygen electrode virtual laboratory was developed to replace the wet lab which was being phased out...

Judith Watson

Judith Watson

Australian School of Business, UNSW

finance

Teaching Statistics

Students and statistics don’t always go together, even if they are students in the Master of Business...

Dr. Patsie Polly

Dr. Patsie Polly

School of Medical Sciences, UNSW

sciences

Western Blotting

This V-Lab is designed to teach 3rd year Pathology students the technical aspects and relevance of assaying...

A/Prof. Gary Velan

A/Prof. Gary Velan

School of Medical Sciences, UNSW

sciences

Virtual Microscopy

The Virtual Microscopy Adaptive Tutorials (VMATs) teach histology and histopathology to over 1,200 students each year. The...

Dr. Benjamin Barry

Dr. Benjamin Barry

School of Medical Sciences, UNSW

sciences

Virtual Patients

A suite of applications were developed at UNSW in exercise physiology that simulate real life medical procedures...

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