In a Nutshell: where we strip back some of the mystique from educational buzzwords and save you a lot of googling. This time we look at a rising star, Learner Experience Design (LX or LXD).
Bits & Pieces
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...
This is a guide through my experiences in bookmark and online information management. I have captured, sorted and archived material with a variety of tools over the years. Some of these tools might also be useful to you in your quest for infotopia.
Is it right to label a free resource an 'open resource'? Why do we use these terms interchangeably by mistake? Does it mean that free resources are 'open' resources? Read on to find out the answer...
In our series The Quick Study, we take a walk through some key pedagogical ideas and texts as they're presented in the peer-reviewed literature. Each post will summarise a contemporary or historically significant article, providing a refresher or entry point to further reading.
UTS Faculty of Science is recruiting for a Lecturer in Higher Education Learning Design to play a key role in the development of students' future focused graduate capabilities and professional identities.
In our new series The Quick Study, we'll be taking a walk through some key pedagogical ideas and texts as they're presented in the peer-reviewed literature. Each post will summarise a contemporary or historically significant article, providing a refresher or entry point to further reading.
We have been educators for years. But have we ever thought about why we are having exams in our classes? What’s in it for the students? Are exams really necessary? We need to rethink the purpose of exams and to re-evaluate our approach as educators.
Video is a powerful and engaging resource for academics. Let's say you've found a great video on YouTube, and you'd love to share it with your class on UTSOnline. Great! So how do you do that?
Calling all Slackers and Teamsters to join the debate at the LX.lab!