• Monday, 12 February 2024 - Thursday, 15 February 2024
    12:00 am
  • Zoom – further details provided upon registration

The Casual Academic Program is a program for UTS teaching staff on casual contracts. It provides paid professional learning opportunities to support your teaching practice.

Who is eligible?

This workshop program is open to UTS teaching staff on active casual teaching contracts for Autumn 2024. 

An active UTS staff ID is required for the Expression of Interest (EOI) registration process and to organise payment. Registration of interest in the Casual Academic Program with a UTS student ID will delay the registration process. Note that a few workshops (e.g. workshops focused on learning technologies) offered in the program depend on a UTS staff ID for access and participation in those learning technologies.  

If you have an active UTS staff ID but don’t have an active casual teaching contract yet, an email endorsement from your subject coordinator that you will be teaching in Autumn 2024 to support your EOI would be acceptable (email this to iml_ops@uts.edu.au).

Who is not eligible?

The following are not eligible for this workshop program:  

  • PhD students who do not have a UTS staff ID or those who do not have a UTS staff ID at or by the commencement of the Casual Academic Program
  • Those in full-time or fractional employment at UTS, in addition to their casual teaching contract.


10 workshops are on offer from 5 – 15 February. You may register for up to two workshops below. Please note the registration closing dates for the workshops. Places are limited.  

5 – 8 February workshops (BOOKINGS CLOSED)

  • Building student belonging in your classroom, Monday 5 February, 1.00pm – 2.30pm
  • What to do when they just don’t do the reading!, Wednesday 7 February, 10.30am – 12.00pm
  • Enhance student engagement with Mentimeter, Wednesday 7 February, 1.00pm – 2.30pm
  • Inclusive teaching for linguistically diverse classes, Thursday 8 February, 10.30am – 12.00pm

12 – 15 February workshops (BOOKINGS CLOSED)

  • Classroom assessment techniques (CATs), Monday 12 February, 10.30am – 12.00pm
  • Supporting student learning with warm wise feedback, Tuesday 13 February, 10.30am – 12.00pm
  • Marking in Canvas, Tuesday 13 February, 1.00pm – 2.30pm
  • How to help students prepare for their assessment tasks, Wednesday 14 February, 10.30am – 12.00pm
  • Student agency and teamwork, Thursday 15 February, 10.30am – 12.00pm
  • Make sense of the Similarity Report in Turnitin, Thursday 15 February, 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Download the Autumn 2024 CAP workshop descriptions.

Confirmation of your place

If eligible, you will receive an Outlook calendar invitation(s) approximately 3-5 days before your chosen workshops. The Outlook invite(s) will contain additional information about the workshop, including the location (either a Zoom link or a physical room location).


You will be paid to attend and participate in up to two online professional development workshops in the Autumn 2024 Casual Academic Program by the Institute for Interactive Media & Learning (IML).

Paid places are at the Other Academic Activity non-PhD rate of $53.68ph. This is a professional learning opportunity, not a teaching activity.

Have a question?

For questions about payment or registration enquiries, send us an email.

Register for this event

Your video, audio and the meeting chat transcript may be recorded or photographed. Please advise the facilitator if you do not wish to be recorded or photographed.

Bookings are closed for this event.

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