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Approaches for Teaching with Technology: a new collection of practical resources

By Suman Laudari,

The first in a series of activities and ideas to inspire academics to engage your students, wherever they are.

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Building Interactive Content – it’s as easy as H5P

By LX Team,

Introducing H5P, a completely web-based authoring tool that allows you to build, share and publish a wide range of interactive components in your Canvas subject site.

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Facilitating group maintenance

By Adam Morgan,

Earlier this year Katie Duncan interviewed Jurgen Schulte and myself about a maintenance session I run in Jurgen’s class. In that interview I suggested that student groups can benefit from having some maintenance-related discussions. I also briefly outlined the three short activities that I run as part of this...

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Group-scaping: cultivating good team dynamics for group assignments

By Katie Duncan,

What if there was a way to help students cultivate good team dynamics for group assignments? Enter IML’s Adam Morgan and Dr Jurgen Shulte.

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The power of the IF-AT ‘scratch card’

By Adam Morgan,

A look back on a fantastic little tool that helps students engage and get immediate feedback.

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Digital Literacy made easy with the Library’s Tinker Kits

By Alycia Bailey,

Feeling the pressure to develop digital and data literacy skills in your students? UTS Library can help with our Tinker Kits.

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Scratch me happy: active learning classroom techniques

By Katie Duncan,

What does active learning actually look and feel like for students in the classroom?

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First Year Experience Forum recap: September 2018

By Amanda White,

Check out these fantastic tools and activities to support learning in large classes.

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Why can’t we be friends? PowerPoint and active learning

By Lucy Arthur,

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...

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Weave digital storytelling into your teaching with Dr Mauricio Marrone and Dr Murray Taylor

By Rhiannon Hall,

Learn more about this versatile approach to engaging your students and helping them to remember important information.

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