• Tuesday, 1 December 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Zoom – further details provided upon registration

Our Learning and Teaching forum is a cross-faculty, UTS wide event for the UTS teaching and learning community. The focus this year will be on the experiences, challenges and successes of a truly extraordinary year. We will recognise and celebrate our teachers and students, their resilience, resourcefulness and good practices.


Whave identified key themes that have emerged as being of particular importance in the rapid move to remote teaching:

  • Building belonging  
  • Enhancing active and collaborative learning online  
  • Teamwork 
  • Work integrated learning 
  • Working effectively with feedback  
  • Changing assessments   
  • Developing blended design

These provide the opportunity to share your practice and approaches about how you’ve managed the rapidly changing environment, responded to its challenges, and learned from the experience including any failures! 

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Time Program Activity
9:00 – 9:15am Learning and Teaching Forum lobby open
9.15 – 9:30am Acknowledgement of Country, Welcome & Housekeeping
9.30-10:25am Keynote by Professor Shirley Alexander, DVC (Education & Students)

Current state and future direction

10:25-11:10am Student panel – our experiences and challenges

Student panellists; Jim Booth, Renz Hernandez, Ahmed Khursheed, Tracy Lam and Wendy Xia

11:10 – 11:25am Morning tea break
11:25am – 11:35am Next steps – how the day will run
11:35am – 12:20pm Concurrent session 1
12:20 – 1:15pm Lunch
1:15 – 2pm Concurrent session 2
2 – 2:05pm Zoom break
2:05 – 2:50pm Concurrent session 3
2:50 – 3pm Afternoon break
3 – 3:30pm Final plenary
3:30 – 3:45pm Learning and Teaching Award Winners Announced
3:45 – 4pm Close and thanks

*Presentations will be split between three concurrent sessions and participants can choose to attend those that interest them on the day. These include:

  • “The Disruptive Technologies Encyclopaedia: Students as active knowledge makers” with Evana Wright
  • “A transdisciplinary approach to teamwork, assessment, and quality stakeholder experience in work-integrated learning” with Adrian Buck
  • “There in spirit! Encouraging collaboration on shared documents by providing live feedback from a distance” with Chris Croese
  • “Getting on TRACK to student success” with Kirsty Kitto, Joseph Jung and Simon Buckingham Shum
  • “Blend it up! Adopting a blended learning approach to teaching information literacy” with Alex McManus and Sarah Su

For any forum questions please email: IML_OPS@uts.edu.au. 

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.