Project Based Learning is a new teaching method which focuses on the skills and attributes of students in schools, rather than their ability to memorise and recite information. Moving away from an exam based assessment module to an engaging and student-focused projects module. But implementing project based learning in primary and secondary education is not […]
Our WAMS Academic workload management system, built by The University of Southern Queensland’s computing department, in response to their growing need for a centralised workload management tool, is now expanding across universities in Australia. And we know why! Traditionally workload management has been a segregated process managed by internally built excel sheets or access databases. […]
Do you need an experienced Moodle development team to complete any customisations and your educational institution? Recently Academ made the business decision to support moodle development and customisation. Building upon our experience with custom development for universities and schools across Australia, such as the University of Technology Sydney, the University of New South Wales, and […]
Send your Review grades to Canvas and Blackboard, using the customised data integration with Academ.
A custom project with the University of Technology Sydney, Canvas and Blackboard!
Student self-assessment occurs when learners (students) assess their own performance and is primarily used to help students develop specific learning skills that they will need for professional competence. This process may assist in making students more aware of and more responsible for their own learning process. Skilled self-assessment can be as reliable as other forms […]
Review is helping schools and universities across Australia revolutionise their marking criteria. Review refocuses the marking criteria, changing the way students engage with their assessments. As a result, students gain a greater understanding of their personal development. This is done by tracking five core skills in Review; Communication, Attitudes, Practical, Research and Innovation with every […]
There’s no surprise that more and more Australian Universities are using WAMS to effectively manage workload models. Read more about why universities like UNSW, Monash and Deakin University have chosen WAMS.
Academ has included Accessibility updates in the latest Review. Focusing on readability, keyboard commands, and colour fixes.
In recent months Academ have been working with Liverpool Boys secondary schools to provide skills based learning with Review. Assessment of students is tracked against five skills based outcomes. Communication and Collaboration, Attitudes and Values, Practical and Professional, Research and Critical thinking and lastly Innovation and Creativity.
We call it CAPRI!
After trying several commercially available tools the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Business Digital Learning team approached Academ in late 2016 to discuss the development of a Peer Rating feature in REVIEW. Staff at the UNSW Business School had identified the need to incorporate peer rating and student-to-student feedback systemically into group work. The […]
Why do you need an effective workload management strategy? It’s no secret that setting up effective workload management is not a simple task. But when it comes to implementing a management solution within a university, that said task becomes even more complicated. The big deal with universities is that they are institutions that gather many […]