School of Psychology

Innovation Team

Our job is to research new processes and technologies that enhance the quality and / or the efficiency of tasks performed by staff in the School. Staff can access support from the group in one of three ways:
  1. Lodge a support request using the online system
    Using the online system you can submit a job request (see below for full detail) and track its progress.

  2. Access video resources
    Video resources highlight current teaching innovations and also provide assistance with a number of common tasks (e.g., recording a narrated PowerPoint).

  3. Make a suggestion
    The aim of the group is to provide effective support. If there’s something you want help with not currently offered, please contact Ben Richardson (

Request a job

Currently you can request the following jobs using the online system.

Online Survey Request

Online Survey Request

Before you request, make sure you look at the resource page.

Video Conversion

Video Upload/ Conversion

We can take video in any format (e.g., narrated PowerPoint) and produce a range of flexible, student-friendly formats and upload these on CloudDeakin.

BRUCE Upload

BRUCE Upload Request

Fill out this template and then request it to be uploaded in to BRUCE.


Publication Upload

Here are lists of FOR codes and SEO codes to help you complete the online request.

Staff Profiles

Staff Profile Update

Fill out this form and submit the request via the online system.

Software Training

Software Training

eLive, Storyline, or any teaching-related software (e.g., PP).

The Team

Ben Richardson

Wendy Sutherland-Smith

Matthew Fuller-Tyskiewicz

Jaclyn Broadbent

Sharon Horwood

Stefanie Sharman

Luke Barisic

Video resources
The Flipped Classroom

The Flipped Classroom
by Wendy Sutherland-Smith

Creating Groups

Live Streaming in Lectures
by Jaclyn Broadbent
Creating Dropboxes

Creating Dropboxes in D2L
by Jaclyn Broadbent

Verbal Feedback

How To Edit Echo360 Recordings
by Jaclyn Broadbent

Download the PDF helpsheet

Verbal Feedback

Using Verbal Feedback in D2L
by Jaclyn Broadbent
Intelligent Agents

Using Intelligent Agents In D2L
by Jaclyn Broadbent

Publishing A Video To DeakinAir
by Stefanie Sharman
Gamification Video

Gamification And Its Use In Higher Education

by Matthew Fuller-Tyskiewicz

Using LukeSurvey

by Luke Barisic


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9th October 2013