Student Learning and Support: Adept

Here are some ideas to guide your progress through the Student Learning and Support domain of the Professional Learning and Capability Enhancement (PLaCE) Framework:

  • Create learning environments that positively impact student engagement
  • Align your teaching with universal design principles
  • Identify evaluation strategies you can use to inform and enhance student learning
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Extend your knowledge of Student Learning and Support :

Explore: Extend your teaching repertoire by trying more advanced active leaning techniques from the Active Learning 2 module. (45-min module in iLearn)
Check:Is your teaching aligned with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles? The Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching MOOC guides you through using UDL principles for the benefit of all of your students. (2-hr free self-paced module)
Practice:Use formal and informal evaluation strategies, such as Minute Papers to obtain feedback from students on their learning – and your teaching. (TECHE post)
Read:Get more ideas from these Learning and Teaching Quick Guides
Share:Share your strategies and ideas on designing learning to engage students. You could write for TECHE, present to the Teaching & Leadership Community of Practice, or share at a conference, Department/Faculty/Uni showcase or meeting.

Take it to the next level: Open your classroom to allow colleagues to observe teaching in action

Open:Participate in the Open for Observation program to inspire others and get feedback on your teaching.

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