Category: Supporting Learning

Developing students’ literacy through embedding

With so much content to get through, it may feel impossible to teach literacy – the understanding and control of diverse and multiple modes of communication [1] – in your unit. The Learning Skills Unit, Library and the Numeracy Centre...

/ 28 June, 2021

Fostering academic integrity in your classroom

What are the resources available to support you in your discussions with students?

/ 28 June, 2021
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Is he not university ready or is the UNIVERSITY not student-ready?

I was recently talking to a neighbour who started at one of the Sydney universities this year. What he said really surprised me...

/ 23 June, 2021

Assessment policy brief: defining assessment workload (hours)

Define student assessment workload hours in the CMS.

/ 22 June, 2021

Assessment policy brief: timely provision of criteria and feedback

Early provision of assessment criteria and timely feedback helps student learning.

/ 15 June, 2021

Turnitin setting changes to improve student academic writing

All students enabled to view their similarity report by default from S2, 2021

/ 8 June, 2021
2 hour limit

Assessment policy brief: examinations limited to two hours

Guidance on complying with this policy change.

/ 31 May, 2021