Teaching and Learning Week 2018

Teaching and Learning Week 2018

Monday 29 October - Friday 2 November 2018

This year, Teaching and Learning Week was dedicated to innovative teaching practices including blended learning, enterprise and innovation, and Students as Partners.

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Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Community of Practice - November gathering

12 November 2018 10:00am11:30am
A forum for sharing WIL best practice, knowledge, resources and networking.

Learning Design Forum

2 November 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
Have you ever wondered what learning designers, elearning coordinators or educational designers do?

Interprofessional Education and Practice

2 November 2018 12:00pm2:00pm
Interprofessional team work is crucial to effective collaboration in practice, for all disciplines. In this workshop learn how you can weave simple yet effective interprofessional competencies into your curricula.

Showcasing Innovative Teaching Practices

1 November 2018 1:00pm4:00pm
Learn about UQ2U, and E&I practices at UQ through innovative examples and case studies from current teaching and professional staff.

At the coal face of an active learning landscape: Actively transforming students into game-changing graduates

1 November 2018 11:00am12:00pm
This showcase of HASS's Active Learning Pathways Project (ALPP) will provide you with strategies to embed, and evidence of the benefits, of active learning.

Library panel: Digital literacy in a time of digital disruption

1 November 2018 9:00am11:00am
The digital disruption is now. What do you need to know to learn, teach, work and live in the digital world? What do you know already, what should you learn, what are employers expecting, where are the dangers and the joys?

Co-Creating with Students: Students as Partners Showcase

31 October 2018 1:00pm4:00pm
Attend this Showcase to hear about current Student-Staff Partnerships, have a chance to pitch your ideas and acquire the knowledge you need to co-create with your students.

Evidence-informed Design for Blended Learning

31 October 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Delve into design thinking as a means of implementing the Higher Education Learning Framework (HELF) in practice, with a specific emphasis on blended learning and the UQ2U project.

Seminar - Celebrating Large Course Programs

31 October 2018 8:30am10:00am
Tips and tricks from one of UQ’s most respected large course coordinators, Dr John McLean.

Data Science Networking Event

30 October 2018 4:00pm7:00pm
This information evening will showcase the strategies UQ is using to promote industry placement and the employability of Data Science students.

Preparing for the future of work: a showcase of Entrepreneurship at UQ

30 October 2018 2:30pm4:00pm
Why are entrepreneurial skills and mindset crucial to work of the future? Find out in this showcase and panel event at iLab.

Transfer of Employability Skills Into The Workplace: Reflection on Practice

30 October 2018 1:00pm2:30pm
Do your students find it difficult to translate their academic work into transferable employability skills? Attend this workshop to gain new knowledge and skills to support your students in making the 'connection.'

Sharing insights and experiences of blended courses

30 October 2018 9:00am11:00am
With UQ’s strategy of delivering 60 blended courses by 2020 in mind, the BEL Faculty will share their recent experiences to contribute to UQ’s growing capacity and reputation for the successful design and implementation of blended courses.

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology Showcase

30 October 2018 9:00am12:00pm
This T&L showcase from EAIT staff will feature active demonstration sessions on eLIPSE, the Maker Space and a Virtual Reality tool, demonstrating tools and activities that can be incorporated into your teaching.

ePortfolio Models of Use

29 October 2018 3:00pm4:00pm
Learn about the four models of use of ePortfolio at UQ with case studies and discussions on each; Developmental, Collaborative, Reflective and Showcase.

Excellent Teachers Showcase

29 October 2018 12:30pm2:30pm
Our award-winning teachers are tops. In this showcase a selection of UQ's best teachers will speak about their teaching techniques and strategies.

Stand up to stand out - Student employability in the spotlight

29 October 2018 11:00am12:00pm
How do UQ experiences prepare and contribute to the negotiation of a disruptive and constantly evolving world of work, careers and employability? Listen to a selection of UQ students to find out.

Keynote Lecture - Teaching and learning for the work of the future

29 October 2018 10:00am11:00am
What does the future of work mean for your teaching and employability initiatives? Attend this keynote by Dr Thomas Carey (USA) to find out.

Students as Partners in assessment and feedback

3 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
In this Masterclass Dr Catherine Bovill outlines a range of rationales as to why staff and students are working in partnership to design and enact assessment and feedback.

The Whys and Hows of Transforming Exams

27 September 2018 10:30am11:30am
In this Masterclass Dr Mathew Hillier explores the complexities involved in developing computerised examinations that enable a greater degree of authentic assessment than is possible with current testing facilities.

Students as Partners in Action: a scalable mentorship framework to enhance students’ employability and transition to university

9 August 2018 11:00am12:00pm
This presentation describes a Students-as-Partners (SAP) framework that has been employed in the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences in 2017 and 2018.

From learning lab to the classroom: Evidence-informed design for learning

12 July 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
With evidence accumulating about how learning occurs in the brain and mind, the question remains, how can this evidence be incorporated into teaching practice?

Developing student thinking capacity

28 May 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Philosophy for Children (P4C) is not about the lives or thoughts of great philosophers, but is a practical process for learning to think. It has mostly been applied to primary and secondary school students, but has also been used in universities and workplaces.

Contract Cheating Awareness Raising

1 May 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Contract cheating is causing considerable concern across the education sector. This workshop shares some recent findings from two large student and staff surveys conducted across several institutions in Australia.

How to ramp up performance, retention, and attendance in your courses

2 March 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
This session focuses on techniques to increase class attendance, content mastery, use of performance feedback, and opportunities to practice applying the knowledge learned.

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Hands-on workshops and activities that provide participants with tools and techniques to enhance teaching practices. These workshops are designed for teachers and course coordinators.
Masterclasses and other showcase events presented by inspirational and successful teachers who want to share effective approaches and best practices for teaching.
Information sessions about fellowships (HEA@UQ), applying for an award/grant and induction programs run by ITaLI (Teaching@UQ, GTA).
A selection of UQ courses are made 'open' each semester, with UQ staff invited to observe classes that are part of these courses.
A forum for teaching and learning professionals who want to share best practice, knowledge and resources and network with peers.
Training on UQ's eLearning systems and tools, including Blackboard, video recording, Kaltura Capture, Checkbox, Turnitin and UQ active learning tools.
An annual opportunity for the UQ community to celebrate and share innovative teaching and learning practices that engage and inspire students.