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How Creativity and Complexity combines fashion and transdisciplinary learning

By Melissa Edwards,

This post is a collaboration between Dr Melissa Edwards and Mark Liu, who designed the program for the subject Creativity and Complexity. Read on to find out why students described the subject as 'challenging, but rewarding'.

Loopy: An Interactive Animated Visual Aid for Education

By Sean Riley,

Loopy is a new tool for demonstrating how complex systems behave.

What is the evidence-base for learning.futures?

By Shirley Alexander,

UTS is undergoing a significant redevelopment of its campus, spending $1.3B to provide a campus for the future of higher education. Much of the design of the campus has been underpinned by a view of the future of learning and teaching known as the learning.futures strategy (previously known as...

4 ways to get your students active in class

By Leslie McInnes,

Ever wanted to get students more active in class? You can ask them to get up and stretch, but what about stretching their minds at the same time?

Last chance to register for Teaching for learning.futures!

By Futures Team,

There are just a few spaces left in the brand new UTS Teaching for learning.futures program. Not convinced it's for you? Listen to what the program's convenor has to say.

Details of Vice-Chancellor’s Grants 2017 announced

By Futures Team,

Do you have a learning and teaching project idea you'd like to take to the next level? Why not apply for a grant? Read more to find out how.

An interview with UTS Teaching and Learning Award winner, Dr Ilaria Vanni Accarigi

By Rhiannon Hall,

Talking digital media, innovation and intercultural learning with the winner of the Strengthening the UTS Model of Learning award.

“Making It Real”: how live mental healthcare simulations encourage student empathy

By Futures Team,

Dr Fiona Orr proves that using simulations to help healthcare students understand the lived experience of patients with mental illness benefits all involved.

Making the Difference: Learner-Generated Digital Media as an Assessment Tool for Science Students

By Jorge Reyna,

Investigating new media for assessments in the Faculty of Science

It’s not just exams: how students benefit from authentic assessment

By Futures Team,

A chat with students in different UTS faculties on how they have benefited from authentic non-traditional assessments in their studies.

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