Looking to provide a fulfilling learning experience for students both online and on campus? Could now be the time to give mixed-mode classes a try?
Three months ago, UTS was put on pause and pivoted to remote teaching. Lucy Arthur takes stock of the changes, challenges and successes.
Face-to-face classes are currently out of fashion – so how can a practical subject adapt to the trend of remote teaching?
There's still plenty you can do before you switch over to Canvas.
The classic PowerPoint presentation - bullet point-riddled slides clicked through almost as if to distract you from actually listening to a lecture - is the hallmark of a style of teaching that treats students as passive receivers of information. There’s an argument for ditching that slideshow altogether. But Powerpoint...
Did it come down to our slack debating skills or the other guys’ superior team-work? Or is Microsoft Teams….really the better platform?
Open book exams are, in general, more authentic as assessment tasks. They mimic real world conditions better, and can side-step the memorisation-regurgitation of information for which closed-book exams are notorious. But how do you get them right?