Teaching & Learning Week

Save the date: Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November 2019

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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.

Valid and clear! Towards maximising impact of learning analytics

30 November 2017 9:00am10:00am
This talk will explore two critical challenges: validity of data collection and analysis and stakeholder interaction with results of analytics.

Seven time-saving hacks to streamline course coordination

3 November 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
This masterclass provides seven time-saving hacks to streamline course coordination.

Case-based learning – Improving student engagement through connecting early learning with graduate contexts

6 October 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
This interactive masterclass will provide insights into the practical implementation of CBL, based on the CSE team’s experience in a large course, and the opportunity for participants to consider the potential for application of CBL in their own teaching.

Peer-review easily with “Confidence”: a look at replication and randomization as tools for statistically-significant assessment via Platypus

1 September 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
This talk will present a question-based, peer-review problem set system and discuss some thoughts on how a computerised homework system change the way we do problem sets and grading based on the data that has been collected so far.

Engaging Millennial students through community-engaged experiential learning

4 August 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
One avenue to better engage Millennial students is through the use of community-engaged experiential learning (or service-learning) pedagogy in the classroom and projects in the community.

Integrating an authentic large-scale undergraduate research experience into your course

2 June 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
In this masterclass Professor Susan Rowland examines how you can implement ALURE for your students. ALURE replaces the regular lab, workshop, or discussion sessions in your class with a research project.

Teaching writing

5 May 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
This masterclass will cover contemporary writing pedagogy using an extended analogy that compares the ways in which writing is like cooking.

Making short and sweet videos for use in the classroom

7 April 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Learn and apply the principles and techniques necessary for the production of a simple, short video for use in your teaching.

The pedagogy of critical thinking: teaching for thinking to enhance learning

3 March 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
Critical thinking is the cheshire cat of educational curricula, appearing everywhere half-formed but disappearing on close inspection. What is it, where is it and how is it taught to students?

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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.