Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

Using modern technology to enhance the in-class learning experience

Abstract: This session introduced examples of how students are using technology and devices in Physiology and Anatomy, in a way that facilitates individualized experiences and enhances learning. Virtual and Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Holograms, Activities and other initiatives weree discussed, along with the research and evidence into their effectiveness.

Presenter: A/Professor Christian Moro has incorporated a range of technological tools to enhance student learning, including virtual and augmented reality, within his medical and biomedical classes. He is a former secondary science teacher with educational experience in Australia and the United Kingdom. Christian currently sits as the Science Lead of the Bond University Medical Program with his educational interest revolving around maximizing the provision of hands-on activities coupled with gamification and online content.

Christian is one of Australia’s most awarded tertiary academics, and in 2019 alone received the Australian Teaching Excellence Award (AAUT, AOLT & Universities Australia), The Australian Financial Review Higher Education Award, the Physiology Society’s David Jordan Teaching Award (UK) and the ASCILITE Innovation Award.

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