Category: Human Interest

Educators of Impact: award-winning staff fostering student success

This is a series of articles highlighting the 2020 Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Award winners. This week we profile the winners of the Learning Innovation Award.

/ 20 May, 2021

Four ideas for humanising online teaching

Practical tips for calming student anxiety around online learning.

/ 5 May, 2021

Mindful Mentoring

Mentoring is as much about counseling as it is transferring knowledge and leadership skills. Mem Mahmut's peer nominations for a Faculty 'Mentor Award' are evidence of his status as a positive role model to improve the confidence and capability of...

/ 16 April, 2021

Kindness as push-back and designing for care

Dr Charlotte Overgaard and Dr Jacqueline Mackaway are on a mission to promote kindness as a teaching practice.

/ 4 March, 2021

5 Questions with the Chair and Deputy Chair of Academic Senate

Two of our student senators sat down to interview the new Chair and Deputy Chair of Academic Senate about their journey from student to Academic.

/ 17 December, 2020

Educators of Impact: In conversation with Joyce El-Haddad

As an associate lecturer in anatomy in the Department of Chiropractic, Joyce El-Haddad strives for the best in herself, her students and in her teaching practice. TECHE asks her what drives her aspirations to be the best teacher she can...

/ 10 November, 2020
Dr Janet Dutton 2020

Spotlight on practice: How I teach now – Janet Dutton

Janet Dutton (Education) on how she and her teaching team work to model best practice in online learning for her Master of Teaching students.

/ 2 November, 2020
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Learning is doing, learning is context

Professor Helen Pask, happy to have students back on campus, outlines how Physics units employ contextual learning for non-Physics majors. She reflects on moving teaching wholly online in session 1: some changes have been short-term but others will continue.

/ 2 November, 2020