This is placeholder for a presentation intended to explain what my new team does and what we’d like to know about the other teams within our neck of the institutional woods.
At some stage soon I need to start developing a report on “learning and teaching portals”. i.e. how our institution deals with online resources around learning and teaching. There are a few issues with how we do it, and it appears that we’re not alone Let me know if you figure this out. Same issues
The team I work with have been tasked to rethink how our institution does teaching awards, grants, and professional learning opportunities. i.e. the funding our institution provides to teaching focused staff in recognition of quality work (awards), to develop a good idea (grants), or learn something new (professional learning opportunities). Since I’m strange, we’re using
One of the significant challenges I’ll be facing in the new position are around how to help the institution effectively engage teaching academics in relevant communication/professional learning that will help them. One of the immediate challenges from this task is identifying examples of good practice that have attempted to unify communication and professional learning for
Jones, D., & Muldoon, N. (2007). The teleological reason why ICTs limit choice for university learners and learning. In R. J. Atkinson, C. McBeath, S. K. A. Soong, & C. Cheers (Eds.), ICT: Providing choices for learners and learning. Proceedings ASCILITE Singapore 2007 (pp. 450–459). Singapore. This version is slightly modified. The descriptions in the
Yesterday I helped out with the folk running the session intended to orient new full-time teaching academics to teaching at our institution. What follows are the slides, other resources, and some initial reflections on the session. Slides Resources McWilliam, E. (2008). Unlearning how to teach. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 45(3), 263–269. Snowden, D.
Albion, P., Jones, D., Jones, J., & Campbell, C. (2017). Open Educational Practice and Preservice Teacher Education: Understanding past practice and future possibilities. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017. Outstanding paper award Abstract ‘Open’ is a commonly applied descriptor for a variety of educational initiatives but its meaning
The following provides access to range of resources associated with the institutional process for supporting USQ staff considering applying for the 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT). The process started with two sessions A information session titled: Am I (or my team) ready to apply? A Citations and Awards Workshop to help those who
"PEBKAC" (CC BY-NC 2.0) by Rafa Esteve PEBKAC (Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair) is just one of the terms IT folk use to express their frustration with the apparent stupidity of users. A frustration perhaps overshadowed by that felt by the end users who – as digital technology becomes pervasive within organisations – are increasingly frustrated
The following starts with the following question raised from a colleague about a Moodle course site they have designed. We've made such good use of our left-hand #Moodle tabs that there's nothing to put on the front page. What's on your course landing page? — Amanda Heffernan (@chalkhands) January 24, 2017 The tabs mentioned in