Chris Girdler

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Find the best room for you – virtually!

By Chris Girdler,

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

FFYE forum flashback: belonging and identity

By Chris Girdler,

Relive the 'on campus' FFYE experience with this look back at the 2019 forum on belonging and identity.

Top 21 learning and teaching stories of 2021

By Chris Girdler,

Learning design, Zoom etiquette and analysing data were among our most popular topics this year – but which blog made it to #1?

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

By Chris 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 Chris 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 Chris 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 Chris 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 Chris 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 Chris 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 Chris Girdler,

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

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