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Flipped Marine Science

By Emily Quinn Smyth,

Dr Melanie Bishop from Macquarie University adopted a new flipped approach to a Marine Biology subject, Marine Environmental Issues.

Mapping the journey: How UTS is working towards the Indigenous Graduate Attribute

By Lucy Arthur,

Embedding an Indigenous Graduate Attribute in the design of every UTS course is a significant undertaking in itself, as well as part of the wide-scale learning.futures transformation. Professor Susan Page from the Centre for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledges (CAIK) reflects on the unique way UTS is approaching this...

Student Transition: are we trying hard enough?

By Mackenzie de la Hunty,

Learn about what UTS is doing to help first year students transition into tertiary education.

“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.

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