Rhiannon Hall

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A chat with Dr Katherina Petrou, winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Individual Teaching Award

By Rhiannon Hall,

The winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Individual Teaching shares her thoughts on effective student engagement, student-led learning and more...

Catching up with Dr Amanda White

By Rhiannon Hall,

Following her recent AAUT award win, Dr Amanda White reflects on her learning and teaching career so far in this video interview.

Alt text: your ticket to accessible content

By Rhiannon Hall,

Want to use alt text in your online content but not sure where to start? We've got some tips for you.

Looking for the ‘normal’ in seriously strange times

By Rhiannon Hall,

A consideration of what 'the new normal' means when everything seems odd, and some tips for coping.

How to create a learning community with students as partners

By Rhiannon Hall,

In the Biomedical Engineering school, Dr Nham Tran has created a community in which students and academics are able to collaborate on curriculum. We had a chat to Dr Tran and one of students to hear about how it works.

Finding the freedom to create in Mechatronics

By Rhiannon Hall,

As part of the FFYE Students as Partners theme, Dr Gavin Paul's studio has been trialling a collaborative and immersive learning experience in which students are mentored to develop their own learning goals.

Watch: Journey to a new degree with the AiR team

By Rhiannon Hall,

The collaboration between the AiR team and the LX.lab has come to an end, and we're wrapping things up with a look back at how and why the project came together.

Dr James Wakefield on innovation and student engagement

By Rhiannon Hall,

Dr James Wakefield was the recipient of a 2018 Universities Australia Citation for his contributions to student learning. Here he tells us about the work he has now been nationally recognised for, and the current landscape for learning and teaching.

Learning from Indigenous knowledge on the Great Western Semi-arid Ecology field trip

By Rhiannon Hall,

The Semi-arid Ecology field trip is a rare opportunity for students to learn Indigenous science and history on-country, from those who know it best. Dr Andy Leigh talks to us about the trip, and the importance of Indigenous scientific knowledge.

A chat with Social Impact Award winner Dr Jane Hunter

By Rhiannon Hall,

The winner of the UTS Social Impact award talks to us about her practice in training pre-service teachers.

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