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Sarah Crossing

Sarah Crossing

Recent Posts

How To Study: A Guide For HSC Students

Sep 4, 2019
There’s more to studying than just reading and highlighting some stuff. Here are some top tips we've collated from students and our specialists here at Studiosity. 

New academic writing support tool to target unintentional plagiarism (and make students happier)

Aug 9, 2019
Most plagiarism is unintentional, so what can be done for the majority of students trying to do the right thing? This new, integrated feedback feature helps universities improve student confidence and capability. So what is it?

Does one-to-one student support improve retention?

Aug 6, 2019
If a student gets help, they do better. Rocket science? Maybe not, but definitely data science. CQUniversity's Chris Veraa brought the 'Students First' Symposium three years (2017, 2018, 2019) worth of data on Studiosity users: retention, academic success, rates of unit failure, and also how students’ anecdotal feedback compares to academic outcomes. | Studiosity

'Students First 2019': Day Two highlights

Jul 26, 2019
The second part to the 'Students First 2019' highlights reel. What students expect (service vs learning), inclusion for the Deaf student community, digital peer-to-peer, the myth of learning, are universities really putting students first, and previews of Studiosity’s technology in 2020. And more... | Studiosity

'Students First 2019': Day One takeaways

Jul 25, 2019
33 universities, 63 higher education institutes, 145 special guests in one room. Day One was about: listening to your students, La Trobe university case studies, Keynote Professor Pat McGorry addressing the waste of human potential and managing the mental health of tertiary students, feedback and cheating and the case for evidence-based action, building capability and awareness of academic integrity standards, CQUniversity’s case study on the positive correlation between Studiosity and retention, Studiosity's Academic Writing Evaluation (AWE) service.  Read on... | Studiosity

Research reveals what students are missing at university

Jul 24, 2019
Australian universities are doing more to respond to students' demands for more feedback. Studiosity's annual, national student wellbeing survey reveals what the need is, and why. Here's the data. | Studiosity

Are tech and stress to blame for our kids' declining writing standards?

May 14, 2019
How are technology and stress levels related to kids' (especially boys') declining writing standards? What if both tech and stress could also shine a light on a possible solution? Understanding the modern needs of students, parents, and teachers and looking to some traditional evidence for learning, maybe we can.

Evidence-based practice to help schools tasked with fixing Australia's 'writing crisis'

May 13, 2019
There is ongoing concern about Australian high school writing standards, particularly boys, and research points to timely personalisation being a solution to this complex problem, here's why and how.

How to start making Gonski's personalised learning a reality

May 2, 2018
Gonski 2.0 is being criticised because there’s nothing to actually implement. Let’s solve that, here. The review points out what we all know - that our school system is a model of mass production. But how can personalised learning become a reality in 2018? It already is. | Studiosity

The student experience: How can universities meet student demands?

Feb 15, 2018
The student experience - it's a term that encompasses all aspects of student living, from academic studies to social interactions and campus life. How can universities meet expectations of what the student experience should be, as well as maintain their own research projects and other commitments? | Studiosity