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How to help students feel like they belong at UTS

By Janette McLean,

Small things make a big difference to building student engagement and belonging. Read on to find out what research has revealed about helping students to feel welcome in the first classes of the session.

#UTSTLF17 snapshot: using debates as a learning and teaching tool

By Harriet Scott,

If you missed this presentation at the UTS Teaching and Learning Forum, catch up here!

Playdough capitalism: further lessons in radical economic pedagogy

By Elizabeth Humphrys,

In 2017, Elizabeth Humphrys received a FASS Teaching and Learning and Award for her work in the subject Economy, Society and Globalism. Learn about the classroom simulation she used to help students understand complex theoretical concepts.

5 TED Talks on accessibility and disability

By Venetia Vecellio,

Start thinking about inclusive practice for the upcoming session, with these five TED Talks

#UTSTLF17 snapshot: owning the rubric in first year at UTS

By Sue Joseph,

If you missed this presentation at the UTS Teaching and Learning Forum, catch up here!

4 reasons to register for next week’s seminar: ‘Getting students to do their readings’

By Rhiannon Hall,

We've all heard the one about students who just won't read. But did you know the LX.lab will be hosting a seminar next week with tips and advice to get your students reading?

No more death by PowerPoint: a peer feedback process to replace student presentations

By Amanda Lizier,

This blog post was written to complement a presentation I gave at the 2017 UTS Teaching and Learning Forum where I presented about a subject that I teach in the Master of Education (Learning and Leadership) called Designing Innovative Learning.

A chat with Nick Hopwood, the academic who’s normalising rejection

By Matthew Vella,

Rejection can be a very discouraging thing. However, Associate Professor Nick Hopwood is trying to take the shame away from it by promoting all his failures for academic the world to see.

#UTSTLF17 snapshot: investigating graduate attributes for high school students

By Darrall Thompson,

Did you miss one of the presentations you wanted to see at this year's learning and teaching forum? Take a look at the first in a series of snapshots of presentations from the day.

Learning and teaching award and citation winners for 2017

By Futures Team,

See who was awarded at the Learning and Teaching forum last week...

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