Chris Girdler

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Find the best room for you – virtually!

By Christopher Girdler,

A catalogue of virtual reality tours from AVS provides an interactive way to assess classrooms and plan your teaching.

Work-integrated learning: how an internship led to a Start-Ups award-winning app

By Christopher Girdler,

Biomedical Engineering student Jamie Miller takes us behind the scenes of the app concept that won this year's Best UTS Startup (Ideas stage) award.

UTS Art experience: There we were all in one place

By Christopher Girdler,

A new exhibition and learning experience at the UTS gallery inspires you to tap into your past and consider your connection to the land.

7 steps to manage perfectionism

By Christopher Girdler,

There's nothing wrong with wanting to do your very best – but watch for signs your perfectionist side is getting the better of you.

Autumn 2021: a new Learning and Teaching toolkit for UTS academics

By Christopher Girdler,

Discover the most useful blogs, resources and event pages for planning and delivering classes in Autumn with our latest one-stop-shop toolkit.

Register for this year’s online CanvasCon – one month to go!

By Christopher Girdler,

This year's Canvas community event will be a digital experience that you can tune in to from the comfort of your own home.

How to communicate clearly while wearing a face mask

By Christopher Girdler,

Face masks are now commonly being worn as protection from COVID-19. How can we overcome them stifling clear communication in the classroom?

A Zoom of one’s own – change the scenery of your video classes

By Christopher Girdler,

Are you and your students battling Zoom fatigue? Scott Chadwick enlists the help of Doctor Strange, Wolverine and Tiger King.

Blog like a boss: top tips & things to avoid

By Christopher Girdler,

There’s one question to keep front of mind whenever you write any piece of content – why should the audience care? If you want your blog to find and engage an audience, you need to keep them in mind from the beginning. Here are 5 blog writing tips keeping...

Making connections at CanvasCon: top five insights

By Christopher Girdler,

Fresh perspectives on shared challenges provide insight at the annual ed-tech event

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