Swinburne learning and teaching approaches awarded Adobe Innovation Grants

Nineteen projects developed by Swinburne staff that support new approaches to learning and teaching have been funded under the Round 2 2022 Adobe Innovation Grants.

Part of Swinburne’s Adobe Creative Campus partnership, the projects represent a diverse range of teaching approaches and collaborations dedicated to improving the digital literacy of our students. Swinburne is proudly the first university in Australia to be an Adobe Creative Campus.

This round of grants has an additional category to support international students’ learning, made possible by funding from the Victorian Government through the Study Melbourne International Education Resilience Fund.

Winning initiatives include the use of volumetric technology capture by the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), creating accessible robotics through digital and physical prototyping, as well as decolonising and Indigenizing the curriculum, led by Swinburne’s Moondani Toombadool Center.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education, Experience and Employability), Professor Sarah Maddison The diversity and quality of innovative approaches that successfully won grants.

”These innovation grants, funded by Adobe, support academics who are leading digital transformation in their teaching practice. We’re really excited that this round includes an additional category funded by the Victorian Government’s International Education Resilience Fund, which is facilitated by Study Melbourne. COVID-19, “says Professor Maddison.

”Congratulations to all that is involved, with 19 projects involving 38 teachers being supported. It’s great to see so many of our staff experimenting and innovating with digital literacies in their teaching, as it is such a critical 21st century skill for our graduates. ”

The successful Swinburne Adobe Innovation Grants winners are:

Recipients receive awards of $ 2,000 for individuals, $ 5,000 for cross-unit teams, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Download Program Recipients are also supported by the Swinburne’s curated Adobe Education Exchange page that has over 1 million users worldwide.

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