What to Expect at the DLH
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Student Projects and Upskilling
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The Digital Learning Hub offers a range of equipment, software, and platforms to enable academics to develop their own learning resources, as well as our own in-house development team to facilitate and create interactive learning tools. We also host professional development opportunities in digital literacy skills, and an online knowledge base with tutorials for using relevant software. Please contact us if you require further assistance or to lodge an expression of interest for a development project.
Equipment and Services
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Software and Platforms
The Digital Learning Hub contains eight high specification PCs equipped with software suites for your projects. These may be used for photo, audio, or video editing, processing big data in a short time, or using during one of our professional development sessions.Read more
The Digital Learning Hub is committed to empowering staff and students with digital capabilities through training and professional development opportunities.Read more
Digital Learning Hub Knowledge Base
The Digital Learning Hub has put together a Knowledge Base to make life in the Hub easier for staff.Read more
The School of Biomedical Sciences Digital Learning Hub provides a contemporary and flexible learning experience for students while fostering academics to be at the forefront of educational technology. The DLH transforms SBS digital capabilities across multiple arenas, underpinned by evidence-based best practice, to create a world class student experience.
This state-of-the-art facility fosters digitally enabled education through modern technology and resources. This exciting initiative provides rich opportunities for both students and academics to engage with and create digital learning tools. The deployment of cutting-edge learning technologies such as Sectra tables and Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) creates an immersive and enriching learning experience for students. Availability of recording equipment and computers equipped with powerful creative software suites empowers academics to create new and exciting learning resources, supported by training facilities and regularly scheduled professional development opportunities. Finally, the Hub is an incubator for the development of innovative digital learning tools across multiple platforms, bringing the ideas and talents of our academics to life and enriching the student experience across our subject offerings.
The DLH empowers academics to implement the latest digital learning tools and supports our students to become collaborators and co-creators of an emerging digital curriculum. Our mission is to transform learning and teaching through the collaborative use of innovative technologies and by fostering diverse student-centred education developments.
Learning Experiences for Students
The Digital Learning Hub supports a range of modern and engaging learning tools for undergraduate and graduate students alike. We also host students conducting their own development or research projects within the Hub.Read more
In the Digital Learning Hub, we recognise that we can learn as much from our students as they can from us. Therefore, we seek to foster the ongoing development of digital fluency for those who are interested, and provide the opportunity to work together with our development team to create novel learning tools as part of their coursework.Read more
The Digital Learning Hub harnesses its local expertise in 3D animation and software design, together with the talented academic staff of the School of Biomedical Sciences, to produce innovative digital learning tools.Read more
Digital Learning Hub Staff
Heather Verkade - Director of Digital Learning, School of Biomedical Sciences, and Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology firstname.lastname@example.org
Jairus Bowne - Learning Technologies Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences email@example.com
Keenan Hellyer - Software Developer (Learning Technologies), School of Biomedical Sciences firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Learning Hub Operating Committee
A/Prof Heather Verkade: School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Mr Jairus Bowne: School of Biomedical Sciences
Mr Keenan Hellyer: School of Biomedical Sciences
Dr Jessica Welch: Department of Microbiology and Immunology
A/Prof Saw-Hoon Lim: Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology
A/Prof Charles Sevigny: Department of Anatomy and Physiology
Mr Ben Loveridge: Learning Environments, The University of Melbourne