Category 1: Diversity of Assessment
- Effective group projects | March 5 & 10
- Creating multiple-choice questions (MCQs) | March 25 & 31
- Written assessments: short answers and essays | March 20 & April 4
- Case-based analysis | May 16 & 21
- Online assessment | May 27 & 30
Category 2: Marking and Feedback
- Rubrics and portfolios | April 10 & 29
- Preparing constructive feedback for students | March 18 & 21
- Assessment of teaching | March 13 and 26
- Academic integrity | May 9 & 12
Dates and times for all available sessions are listed on the registration form
Engaging, Interactive Tutorial Classrooms | 20 March
20 March - 1pm-3pm, DB212
Are you looking for new ways to engage your students in tutorials? Explore a number of learning activities you can use to create a positive environment in which students can develop communication skills, and become motivated to engage in deep learning.
Helping New Students Stay and Succeed | 21 March
21 March - 1-2.30pm, L259
To successfully support new students, academics need to identify, monitor and manage their students’ academic engagement. What techniques, mechanisms, and services can you use? Develop a strategy to identify and keep track of students who are ‘at risk’ and provide just-in-time support.
Clickers in the Classroom | 18 March
18 March - 10am-11.30am, L259
Do you want to improve students’ engagement in class? Clickers give you the ability to test students’ knowledge and gather their responses simultaneously, display anonymous results, hold team competitions and stimulate discussion. This workshop provides basic training for using audience response devices in the classroom. After attending the session, participants will be able to use the basic functions of Anywhere polling and Powerpoint polling, and identify strategies for using clickers in the classroom.
Designing Lectures | 19 & 27 March
19 March - 10am-12pm, 27 March - 10am-12pm, L259
Are you new to lecturing, or keen to renew an old lecture? Bring one of your lecture ideas along to this session and we’ll help you design a more effective lecture using a simple 7-step process.
Facilitating Engaging Lectures | 19 March
19 March - 1-3pm, L259
Interested in incorporating active learning in your lecture? Considering a flipped classroom, but unsure how to facilitate activities without lecturing? This hands-on workshop will explore a variety of activities that can be used for a variety of class sizes, including those sessions in fixed-seating lecture theatres. Topics include pair, small group and game activities.
OLT Grants Information Session | 9 April
The Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) has funding opportunities for teaching and learning projects throughout the year. CTL is holding an information session for anyone who is considering applying for an OLT grant. The session will include: OLT grant proposal requirements, realistic timelines for an application and outline CTL’s support and available resources.Register here.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Forum | 28 May
28 May - 2pm-3.30pm, L259
What is Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)? Are SoTL publications valued in your School? What are the benefits? What are the challenges? At this forum, new and experienced SoTL researchers are invited to unpack these questions, discuss different approaches for generating SoTL publications, hear what others are doing and learn more about SoTL.