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Details of Vice-Chancellor’s Grants 2017 announced

By Futures Team,

Do you have a learning and teaching project idea you'd like to take to the next level? Why not apply for a grant? Read more to find out how.

UTSOnline update: changes to process for creating and enrolling sites

By Futures Team,

Important information for staff using UTSOnline.

“Making It Real”: how live mental healthcare simulations encourage student empathy

By Futures Team,

Dr Fiona Orr proves that using simulations to help healthcare students understand the lived experience of patients with mental illness benefits all involved.

Finger lickin’ accounting

By Futures Team,

The UTS Business School’s Accounting Standards and Regulation (ASR) subject was once known as the hardest accounting units on offer. Today, the subject’s teaching team uses memes, like the Double Down burger, and ‘Trojan horses’ to introduce difficult or abstract concepts.

It’s not just exams: how students benefit from authentic assessment

By Futures Team,

A chat with students in different UTS faculties on how they have benefited from authentic non-traditional assessments in their studies.

Five fantastic higher education blogs you should read now

By Futures Team,

Get inspired for your teaching and learning with this higher education blog round-up.

7 habits of highly efficient markers

By Futures Team,

Marking places many demands on your time and energy and requires some forward planning and preparation. It begins with setting fixed dates for submitting and returning assignments. This includes allocating fixed times in your diary for marking and not allowing other things to impinge in that time. Here are some...

Bringing industry practice and relevance to students

By Futures Team,

Assessment design is often challenging because it must be customised to a suitable level of difficulty for students while still assessing the learning objectives for a subject that relate to real-world application.

Join UTS postgraduate.futures as an Academic Development Coordinator

By Futures Team,

The UTS Postgraduate.futures team is now recruiting for a stimulating and varied role supporting academic development.

Readings re-booted

By Futures Team,

‘Prepping for class’ may not sound like fun, but for staff and students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, it has become a hilarious success.

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