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Increase student engagement with Microsoft Teams

By Emma Jenkins,

Get your students talking with the new Microsoft platform that's already being used by hundreds of UTS staff members.

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Engaging students in the first year of university: Dr Ella Kahu

By Matthew Vella,

Watch: Massey University's Dr Ella Kahu talks about ways to engage students in the first year of university.

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The First Year Experience forum is back!

By Matthew Vella,

With the first First Year Experience forum of 2018 coming up, now's a great time to take a look back on the last FYE forum from November 2017 (that feels so long ago!).

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Are weekly interactive quizzes the answer?

By Natalie Krikowa,

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.

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WCAG 2.0AA: Where Can Accessibility Go 2… Oh, Actually Awesome!

By Sarah Houbolt,

This thing called WCAG 2.0 AA, what exactly is that?

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Comfort in the environment: accessibility and mental health

By Sarah Houbolt,

How do we talk about access requirements for mental health, and why is this important?

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A digital experience: why industry excursions encourage authentic learning

By Natalie Krikowa,

A key challenge I face in the classroom is how to communicate to students that what they are learning has real world industry applications. Sometimes showing them can be far more beneficial than telling them.

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8 more ideas for making students feel at home

By Lucy Arthur,

Here are some more of our top ideas for creating a sense of belonging for students - in class on online.

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Exploring Data Sonification

By Mark O'Connor,

With data visualisation we can use our sense of sight to understand our data. But what about our sense of hearing? Let's take a look at data sonification.

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Augmented reality for law students: a few reflections on Zappar

By Wenes Gunawan,

Jackie Jones, Subject Coordinator for Legal and Professional Skills, tried out the AR app Zappar. Here's her feedback...

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