This month I celebrate my first anniversary working at UTS’ Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation. Transdisciplinary Innovation, that’s two buzzwords in a row.
Ever wanted to make music but never learned how? If so, it's time you met the littleBits Synth Kit! High quality audio and ease of use makes the kit great for sound projects, or for introducing topics such as signal chains, electrical circuits or the physics of sound.
One question we ask ourselves before the start of each teaching session is, “how do we get our students to do the weekly readings and tutorial preparation activities?” I too, have been asking myself this question for years, and I think there might be a solution.
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.
What does active learning actually look and feel like for students in the classroom?
Twitter is a valuable tool for communicating your research and engaging with other researchers.
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.
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.
Learn more about this versatile approach to engaging your students and helping them to remember important information.