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Just landed: the new learning.futures Academic Hub

By Shirley Alexander,

We're excited to announce the opening of the new learning.futures Academic Hub!

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.

Assessment thoughts from a blue-sky day with elephants

By Elaine Huber,

If you had the opportunity to totally rethink your assessment practice, what would that look like?

What is “scaffolding” and how can you use it to support the development of your students’ communication skills?

By Susan Hoadley,

People talk about providing scaffolding for assignments but what does it look like and how does it support the development of communication skills?

5 questions for…Jane Hunter

By Jane Hunter,

The best advice for teaching I’ve ever received is...

Pokémon GO anyone?

By Wenes Gunawan,

Last July the Augmented Reality (AR) game “Pokémon GO” had millions of people around the world accidentally exercising from catching Pokémons (pocket monsters). Could you incorporate AR into your active learning design?

What’s on in March

By Futures Team,

Opportunities in March to develop your teaching: for new staff and the not so new...

Avoiding the tumbleweed in class by blogging!

By Oliver Coady,

At times, we are all faced with the dreaded sound of tumbleweed and the piercing hiss of dry wind when asking our students open-ended questions. But there are solutions! Here is one.

UTSOnline Drop-in Sessions Feb/Mar 2017

By Amanda Sampol,

Our UTSOnline Drop-in Sessions provide staff with face-to-face help from a Learning Technologist. You can get help with other UTS supported tools and systems such as SPARKplus, REVIEW, Turnitin and Echo360.

Making videos – general guidelines for best practice

By Emily Quinn Smyth,

Creating videos for your classes? Here's some tips for how to create effective welcome videos

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