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Connecting with large cohorts online

By Alexander White,

Three academics discuss how they dealt with the challenges of moving their large classes online.

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Encouraging student participation online

By Kathryn Ayrton,

Tips on how to avoid classroom fatigue and keep students engaged and actively learning online.

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Event recap: engaging your students using Microsoft Teams

By LX Team,

If you missed our Microsoft Teams event, you can watch the stream here.

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Getting students to do pre-class activities: Advice from Joseph Yeo

By Richard Ingold,

One of lecturers’ and tutors’ common complaints is that many students don’t prepare for classes. But is it always their fault? And is it purely due to a lack of interest or motivation? Joseph Yeo answers these questions with a definitive “No”.

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Tooltime Recap | Using Kaltura interactive videos to enhance student engagement

By Michael Yu-King Chan,

Kaltura is the multimedia content management platform for UTS and is integrated into both UTSOnline and Canvas, allowing for interactive video content that can improve students’ online engagement. Here are 3 key features that benefit you using Kaltura videos: Quizzes – Create a diverse structure of discussion questions and...

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Learning about group work

By Andrew Francois,

It is a shared responsibility for both teachers and learners to make group work effective. Group work skills should not be assumed and need to be taught if students are to be work ready. Being an effective team member and collaborator is an important professional and personal attribute.

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Getting to know your students

By Adam Morgan,

My ‘Getting to Know You’ survey didn’t just work for me. It also worked for Dr Sumati Ahuja, who shares her insights with us.

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Students not reading their emails? Try connecting via social media

By Amanda White,

Is anyone out there? Try using social media to communicate with students.

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How to make videos more engaging: a chat with Professor Barbara Oakley

By Katie Duncan,

Following on from her recent workshop at the LX.lab, we talked to Professor Barbara Oakley about her research-informed strategies for effective videos in higher education, and how educators can make their videos more engaging.

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What’s our vision for 2027 and how will we achieve it?

By Anita Dawson,

Hear directly from Vice-Chancellor Attila Brungs.

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