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There are currently 9 terms in this directory beginning with the letter E.

Educational technologies
All online and mobile technologies including software, hardware and networks which allow user participation and interaction and that are not integrated within the Institution’s internal systems. Educational technologies include but are not restricted to information and communication technologies (computers and networks, mobile devices, video conferencing and multi-media and teaching and learning spaces). Some examples include: social networking technologies for establishing and building online relationships with Facebook; micro-sharing or synchronous chat systems in real time e.g. Twitter; social bookmarking for storing and sharing web links e.g. Diigo; file sharing for saving and/or sharing files in a wide range of formats e.g. YouTube videos; SlideShare for presentations e.g. Dropbox; communication tools for communicating synchronous and asynchronous ways e.g. Skype or Zoom; Instant messaging (IM); collaboration writing tools, wikis, blogs, websites; participative technologies in the classroom-using free, community supported network collaboration tools, working with others to co-create documents; e.g. Googledocs, Wikispaces, Mindmeister; blogging for reading, commenting on or writing blog posts, e.g. Blogger, WordPress; pod/vodcasting-for creating or listening to audio (MP3) files, e.g. Audacity; Learning Management System [LMS]- means computer-based platform for online learning and teaching; learning analytics means the collection and analysis of data about student learning, teaching and the learning environment to allow us to optimise learning for each student

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students

ELICOS course
An English language course designed for international students who require English language training before commencing their studies in Australia. ELICOS stands for English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students

sudden, unexpected event that requires an immediate response from the Institution’s nominated staff and/or external emergency services

The Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

Evaluation of viability
Reporting on the viability of courses and subjects with regard to relevant contextual factors

Exceptional circumstances
The student has an illness or other circumstances beyond their control and has an impact on the ability to attend, submit or complete the assessable activity or task

An Institution initiated termination of a student’s enrolment for a specified period of time, usually two consecutive study periods

External referencing
A process through which a provider compares an aspect of its operations with an external comparator(s) e.g. comparing the design of a course of study and/or student achievement of learning outcomes with that of a course from another provider. Monitoring, review and improvement processes can and should encompass review against comparators, both internal to the provider and external