Week 1: Navigating your uni-verse

This week aims to have students familiarise themselves with their campus (including available facilities/services) and Moodle

Staff action checklist

  • Show students where to find key navigational tools on the FedUni website
  • Upload navigational documents onto your Moodle page
  • Make sure your name and timetable is clearly shown on your office door
  • Remember to smile
  • Wear your name badge
  • If someone looks lost, help them
  • Send introductory Moodle forum email including timetable for lectures and tutorials. Consider doing this also in video form
  • Undertake icebreaker activity in class during first week. 'Learn 20 students' names'
  • Connect with students and have students connect with each other in lectures/tutorials
  • Review and discuss course descriptions, identifying relevant dates/information
  • Outline carefully to the students attendance requirements
  • Invite PASS leaders to attend courses with PASS
  • Spend some time covering how to use your Moodle shell
  • Show students how to use the library website in lectures/tutorials
  • Show students the timetable for Library skills classes and how to enrol.