WTF(udge) does EEI do?

The following a collection of resources associated with a 15 minute presentation to the other teams within USQ’s Office for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (OALT) explaining what people should know about the Educational Excellence & Innovation (EEI) team at this point in time, and what we’d like to know about the other members of OALT.


Update #1

Following slides updated with new thinking, but also customised to the audience.

Original presentation

Misc URLs

Some of the other resources mentioned in the presentation include

  • Building planes in the sky used as not so good metaphor for how EEI will operate – a heavy reliance on learning by doing.
  • USQ teaching space guide – produced by a USQ project to help staff using new teaching spaces.
  • TPACK framework.
  • S1, 2017 L&T orientation – resource page for the S1, 2017 teaching orientation for new academics. The first big official Professional Learning Opportunity (PLO) organised by EEI.
  • Teaching @ Sydney – an interesting approach to sharing resources and insights around learning and teaching.
  • Smallest Federated Wiki – a better (than a WordPress blog) example of a technology foundation on which to base the sharing of resources around learning and teaching


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de la Harpe, B., & Mason, T. (2012). Not a Waste of Space: Professional Development for Staff Teaching in New Generation Learning Spaces. Melbourne, Australia.

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Jones, D., Heffernan, A., & Albion, P. (2015). TPACK as Shared Practice: Toward a Research Agenda,. In L. Liu & D. Gibson (Eds.), Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2015 (pp. 13–20). Waynesville, NC: AACE.

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Mishra, P., & Koehler, M. (2006). Technological pedagogical content knowledge: A framework for teacher knowledge. Teachers College Record, 108(6), 1017–1054.

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Slide 1, 45: “Blowing Questions” by Brian Yap (葉) available at under Attribution-NonCommercial License

Slide 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 43: “fudge” by theilr available at under Attribution-ShareAlike License

Slide 3, 4, 5, 40: “construction” by Oregon State University available at under Attribution-ShareAlike License

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Slide 14, 15, 16, 17: “The Big Picture” by Amanda Slater available at under Attribution-ShareAlike License

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Slide 21, 22: “Commandments” by James Perkins available at under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

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