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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.

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.

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...

4 things to consider when using video and digital content to reach wider audiences (and how to get it right) – Part One

By Matthew Vella,

Have you ever told someone about a book and their reply was "I'll just watch the movie"? Reading is an important part of both learning and teaching, but as a communication platform it isn't always the most engaging. In this post, we explore some things to consider when using...

In a nutshell: student engagement

By Lucy Arthur,

In a nutshell: educational buzzwords, no sweat. This time: Student engagement.

Pokémon GO anyone?

By Wenes Gunawan,

Last July the Augmented Reality (AR) game “Pokémon GO” had millions of people around the world accidentally exercising from catching Pokémons (pocket monsters). Could you incorporate AR into your active learning design?

Avoiding the tumbleweed in class by blogging!

By Oliver Coady,

At times, we are all faced with the dreaded sound of tumbleweed and the piercing hiss of dry wind when asking our students open-ended questions. But there are solutions! Here is one.

Finger lickin’ accounting

By Futures Team,

The UTS Business School’s Accounting Standards and Regulation (ASR) subject was once known as the hardest accounting units on offer. Today, the subject’s teaching team uses memes, like the Double Down burger, and ‘Trojan horses’ to introduce difficult or abstract concepts.

How tablet computing annotation and sharing technology transforms student participation

By Rhiannon Hall,

Dr. James Wakefield from the UTS Business School is engaging students in Accounting tutorials by using tablets as learning aids.

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