Category: Practice

Discussions around teaching practice.

Y Gen Z are Next title from Vivid Ideas Sydney 2017

How Do You Engage Your Gen Z Students?

Gen Z, those born in the mid 90s to early 2000s, are likely to make up a large proportion of your current and upcoming cohorts. How can you gain and keep their attention?

/ 29 June, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (4/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context.

/ 21 June, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (3/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context.

/ 8 June, 2017
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More on marking: Rubrics, feedback and team marking

Here's three things to address to alleviate the workload during end-of-session marking.

/ 8 June, 2017
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Engaging first-year students in research: An example from the Netherlands

Mayke Vereijken, PhD Candidate from Leiden University in The Netherlands, on how to engage first-year students in research through their learning activities, appropriate to discipline.

/ 7 June, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (2/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context.

/ 31 May, 2017
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Surviving and managing marking

Here are some helpful tips on how to manage intense marking periods and stay sane

/ 25 May, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (1/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple ways you can adjust your units, or parts of your units, to develop students’ research skills and competencies, which you can adapt to suit your particular context.

/ 25 May, 2017
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Spotlight on giving and receiving feedback

Feedback is only efficient, however, if it’s communicated and presented appropriately.

/ 16 May, 2017