DFT Functional Areas
DFT Functional Areas
- Apply principles of learning design and cognitive science to course design processes to increase student motivation, while minimising inconsistencies;
- Work in tandem with curriculum experts to maximise the potential of courses and units to attract and engage students;
- Utilise learning analytics and other student experience indicators to understand and predict learner behaviour;
- Design learning activities that promote deep learning, retention of knowledge and assimilation of critical skills for employability and workplace success.
- Design or repurpose web elements, mobile applications and related technologies that are accessible, scalable and promote engaged learning;
- Work with vendor partners and liaise with internal (University) stakeholders to create and innovate the learning experience while ensuring ease of use and design consistency;
- Lead with design-thinking principles to maximise the effectiveness and to accentuate motivators within the Learning Management System and in other University-hosted platforms.
- Oversee and support the capabilities of each academic unit to develop multimedia based on best practice, accessibility and industry standards;
- Design or repurpose interactive learning elements that are accessible, scalable and promote engaged learning;
- Work with other University divisions to ensure development, hosting and storage of media assets is well organised and understandable to the wider community;
- Develop the Digital Futures action plan for emergent, rich technologies including 3D, Virtual and Augmented Reality.
Learning and User Experience
- Design inspiring experiences and web interfaces with learner experience and user experience at the forefront;
- Leverage analytics to inform assessment designs;
- Support the design and development of new tech-enabled learning spaces and
support the academic staff to teach in, or, where needed, transition to, the new environments;
- Lead quality assurance in online course design (QM).
- Primary liaison between DFT and Schools for technology enabled learning projects and initiatives;
- Work collaboratively with school staff (Deputy Deans, School Managers, DAPs) to identify opportunities, analyse and scope requirements for advancing technology enabled learning practices and environments;
- Present potential projects and initiatives to the DFT senior leadership team;
- Oversee, track and report on a portfolio of projects and initiatives;
- Provide e-learning support via dedicated e-Learning Administration Officers.