With Autumn session just around the corner, we are extending our support hours so we can help all teaching staff who are starting with Canvas ensure that their subject site is good to go. Even if you’re not using Canvas yet, we’ll be assisting with a wide range of...
learning and teaching
Learning and research. The raison d’être of universities. But what does research tell us about the process of learning? Cognitive scientists, Yana Weinstein and Megan Sumeracki, have made it their goal to not only research learning, but to answer and disseminate research findings to teachers, students and the general...
What can be done to reduce academic dishonesty? How can assessments be structured to scaffold students’ learning and to maintain assessment integrity? Joseph Yeo from the Academic Language and Learning team gives some recommendations.
At this first UTS TeachMeet, Jane Hunter and Simon Harper from Killara High School will bring together a dynamic group of academics, practicing teachers and preservice teachers to share how they have been using game-based learning, AI and data with young people in schools and universities.
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.
Dr James Wakefield was the recipient of a 2018 Universities Australia Citation for his contributions to student learning. Here he tells us about the work he has now been nationally recognised for, and the current landscape for learning and teaching.
Want to build a supportive learning environment where students feel comfortable to participate? Try my ‘getting to know you’ survey as a starting point.
We’re almost back in session, and that means the flurry of activities to get subjects up and running for new and returning students has begun. If you’re wondering where to start, check out these tips from our Learning Design and Technology Specialists.