International students take risks to develop a sense of belonging through English speaking practice programs. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the courage it takes to find your voice in a new language and what happens when you do. I used to live in the USA, and for several years...
If you thought the new UTS Central building was impressive, then you should check out its world-first large collaborative classroom. But how does this innovative new space work in practice? Last month, our learning and teaching community put it to the test at the first-ever Festival of Learning Design. If you didn’t...
How can we ensure a logical path through a course made up of many subjects? How can we cultivate cumulative building of knowledge and skills as students move through a course? Dr Moira Scerri answers these questions and gives her thoughts on the move to Canvas.
Dr Fiona Orr proves that using simulations to help healthcare students understand the lived experience of patients with mental illness benefits all involved.
Investigating new media for assessments in the Faculty of Science
The UTS Business School’s Accounting Standards and Regulation (ASR) subject was once known as the hardest accounting units on offer. Today, the subject’s teaching team uses memes, like the Double Down burger, and ‘Trojan horses’ to introduce difficult or abstract concepts.
The moment that led to me becoming a Learning Designer was... about eight years ago, I was in class telling my students that if I saw another mobile phone out on the table I was going to take it and sell it on eBay; mine was a mobile free...
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