2008 UTS Teaching and Learning Forum
The UTS Teaching and Learning Forum is an opportunity for UTS staff to share ideas and innovations on learning and teaching in a practice-oriented university.
Date: Thursday 27 November, 2008
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Location: University Hall (CB04.02.23)
- Collaborative learning in culturally diverse learning environments: Opportunities, challenges, and inconsistencies
Simone Volet, Murdoch University. Abstract | Podcast (MP3 25.8MB)
- Teaching the Google-eyed YouTube generation
Bill Ashraf, University of Sussex, UK. Abstract | Podcast (MP3 17.1MB)
As well as keynote presentations, the forum will offer staff a variety of parallel sessions that examine aspects of teaching at UTS This year's forum focuses on transitions and transformation related to curriculum and learning innovations, practice-oriented learning and teaching practices, internationalization and transdisciplinarity. Papers or posters will addresss a variety of aspects of the theme including innovative curriculum design, practice-oriented learning and teaching, innovative uses of new technologies for learning, improving students' learning, developing or assessing students' graduate attributes, inclusive or internationalised curriculum, curriculum initiatives that support community engagement.