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Education, Democracy and the Future of Work: read Professor Carl Rhodes’ keynote

By Futures Team,

A thoughtful and incisive perspective on the role of the University in shaping our future. Take a look at the keynote from this year's Learning and Teaching Showcase.

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5 reasons to rethink the purpose of exams and to re-evaluate our approach

By Yasemin Tekmen Araci,

We have been educators for years. But have we ever thought about why we are having exams in our classes? What’s in it for the students? Are exams really necessary? We need to rethink the purpose of exams and to re-evaluate our approach as educators.

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Sustainability as living curriculum

By Melissa Edwards,

There's more than one way to conceptualise sustainability.

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How to help students feel like they belong at UTS

By Jan 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.

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#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!

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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.

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5 TED Talks on accessibility and disability

By Venetia Vecellio,

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

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#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!

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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?

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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.

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