About this workshop

This session will introduce attendees to Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) and demonstrate how VTS is inclusive of different learning styles and adaptive to the needs of course coordinators from different disciplines. The session will discuss the connection between skills such as VTS and entrepreneurial thinking and desirable student learning goals in a way that encourages access and adaptivity to different needs, along with case studies and results from implementing VTS in veterinary sciences, engineering, medical science and biology at UQ.

Presenters

Who should attend?

  • Course coordinators
  • Lecturers
  • Tutors
  • Students
  • Academic staff
  • Teaching support staff
  • Industry
  • Professional staff

Benefits of attending

  • Understand how tools like VTS questioning teaches learners to carefully observe, evaluate, synthesise, justify and speculate – critical thinking tools that directly benefit student results and graduate performance. 
  • Receive examples of the ways course coordinators can connect with UQ Art Museum and ITaLI to offer inclusive learning tools in a way that will fit with learning goals and overall course structure.
  • Learn how to book VTS sessions with UQ Art Museum trained facilitators.

About Teaching and Learning Week (T&L) 2021

1–5 November 2021. Celebrate inclusive teaching and learning practices designed to enhance student learning and facilitate a sense of belonging at UQ.

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Venue

Learning Innovation Building (17), St Lucia campus
Room: 
202/202a + online (via Zoom)