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“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

Finger lickin’ accounting

By Futures Team,

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.

Why I do what I do: Lala Day, Learning Designer, Postgraduate Futures

By Lala Day,

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...

Tips on using media in your online space

By Emily Quinn Smyth,

Read about tips for using media in your online space here

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.

Can evaluation help an organisation to learn?

By Elaine Huber,

No brainer you think, of course we can learn through evaluation. But not all would agree with you.

Fast-track Learning.Futures – Summer Season

By Nicola Parker,

Missed one of our Learning.Futures workshops? Come along to a Summer session and share new strategies and techniques with academics across the university.

Understanding Graduate Recruitment Workshop – registration closing soon

By Rhiannon Hall,

Learn how you can help your students to prepare for future work and recruitment.

Last chance to grab your spot for The Power of Screen Presenting

By Belinda Barrett,

Create compelling content that communicates your teaching concept, introduces your course or subject, or explores your area of research.

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