- Legislative Context
- Supporting Documents
- Records Management
This procedure mandates the use of Federation University-approved learning and teaching technologies.
It is imperative that staff only use University-approved and supported technology. Doing so enables the University to:
- Provide teaching staff with clarity regarding which learning and teaching technology to use when developing and delivering programs/courses.
- Provide students with clarity regarding IT requirements and a consistent learning experience across all University programs/courses.
- Provide teaching staff with access to training and technical support when developing and delivering teaching material.
- Ensure students have the required support and training on the use of learning and teaching technologies
- Securely store teaching material and reuse/adapt where appropriate.
- Ensure that it meets regulatory requirements including recording student participation and storing assessments.
This procedure applies to all Federation University and partner provider staff who develop, contribute to and/or use learning content/resources for the delivery of Federation University programs.
This procedure does not apply to Federation University's corporate website content, Library resources nor partner providers’ websites or learning and teaching technology applications.
- Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015
- Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
- Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)
- Dual sector VET Funding Contract 2021
- Federation University Act 2010
- National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011
- The Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2021
A further list of definitions specifically relevant to this procedure is included below:
|CTIQ||Centre for Teaching Innovation and Quality|
|Learning and teaching technology/ies||Online technology tools for creating, storing and distributing learning content, facilitating communication and/or providing feedback and assessment|
|ITS||Information Technology Services|
|A||Using learning and teaching technologies||Teaching staff||
|A.||Adding original learning content||Teaching staff||
|B.||Meeting copyright requirements for non-original learning content||Teaching staff|
|A.||Using large learning resource files including video (more than 10MB)||Teaching staff||
|B.||Storing large files and video correctly||Teaching staff||
|A.||Managing and archiving content||CTIQ/ITS||
- Learning and Teaching Technologies Guidance Note (PDF 614.1kb)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic (as the Approval Authority) is responsible for monitoring the implementation, outcomes and scheduled review of this procedure.
Dean, Learning & Teaching, (as the Policy Sponsor) is responsible for maintaining the content of this procedure as delegated by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic.
The Learning Content Management Procedure will be communicated throughout the University community in the form of:
- An Announcement Notice via FedNews website and on the ‘Recently Approved Documents’ page on the ‘Policies, Procedures and Forms @ the University’ website to alert the University-wide community of the approved Procedure.
- Learning and Teaching Committee
- Academic Induction Program
The Learning Content Management Procedure will be implemented throughout the University via:
- Information Sessions
- CTIQ Professional Learning Sessions
- VPU TAFE Professional Development program
- TAFE Staff Ready online resource
|Title||Location||Responsible Officer||Minimum Retention Period|
|Learning content (excluding assessment material and tasks)||University approved Learning Management system (LMS)||CTIQ/ITS||
Higher Education -retain for 12 months after administrative use has concluded
VET - retain for 7 years after administrative use has concluded
|Assignments/Submissions||University approved LMS||CTIQ/ITS||Refer to the VET Assessment Procedure and the Higher Education Assessment Procedure|
|Assessment tasks||University approved LMS||CTIQ/ITS||Refer to the VET Assessment Procedure and the Higher Education Assessment Procedure|
|VET Assessment tools||University approved Records Management System||CTIQ/ITS||Refer to the VET Assessment Procedure|