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    Anne Palmer is Student Services Manager at EXMSS.

    Online Orientation

    by  • April 18, 2013 • Edition 6, Student Services • 0 Comments

    Massey Online

    Massey has a skill-based orientation series especially for extramural students, and this semester for the first time the Palmerston North seminars reached the whole country and even the world.  Live on-line.  Anne Palmer caught up with the team from the Centre of Teaching and Learning, and the Library, to find out what they thought...

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    Preferring Paper

    by  • April 18, 2013 • Edition 6, Representation, Student Services • 0 Comments

    Gian and Anne

      Looking through the more than 40 advocacy issues since the beginning of the year, by far the greatest collection of “Wants printed materials” comments that I have ever seen has occurred – in fact, half of the issues received relate to the Stream environment.  It has also seemed to coincide with an increase...

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    Blended Learning or Tricks to Engage Students

    by  • September 25, 2012 • Edition 4, Reviews • 0 Comments


    Professor Lyn Jeffrey has just completed a major project, on Blended Learning.  But do lecturers have the time to take full control of all the various learning environments that Massey possesses to ensure the best is out there for their students?  I’m just not so sure. In the latest of the regular Hot Topic...

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    The Question of Lecture Capture

    by  • July 27, 2012 • Edition 3, Features • 1 Comment

    videoing lectures

    Research shows that capturing lectures in video is commonplace throughout the world’s universities. It’s a practice that can reinforce learning, and there seems to be a strong demand from students for this facility. EXMSS Advocate, Anne Palmer investigates. I recently attended a discussion of the pros and cons of lecture capture, in a ‘Hot...

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    Preparing for EXAMS

    by  • June 8, 2012 • Representation • 0 Comments


    Looking forward to exams? They need not be a dreaded barrier to your success. If you are prepared, and have read the study guides and readings, asked the questions of the lecturer, and consulted OWLL then you will be well on the way to fronting up to an exam with confidence. Here are some...

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    Extramural Scholarship Winners

    by  • March 13, 2012 • Edition 1, News • 1 Comment

    Hona Black

    February is a month of change at Massey.  New students, new studies, a fresh chance, and a final year, and all these changes feature in the 2012 round of scholarships given to distance students by EXMSS last month. Of the 39 scholarship applications received for our four offered scholarship types, six students received a...

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