Teaching Month 2009: Students will teach you a lesson!

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

As a part of Teaching Month 2009, UWA students would like to teach all lecturers and tutors a lesson!

Call for nominations: Teaching and Learning Awards 2009

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

First round of nominations for the 2009 Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards will open on 1st May and close on 31st May.   

Course and Career Advice Day - all are welcome

Thursday, 16 April 2009

The First Year Engineering Course and Career Advice Day will be held at the University Club on Thursday 23rd April. Students will have the opportunity to talk with engineers from industry on industry expectations and career options, talk with students from the University Engineers Club and UWA Young Engineers, and find out about what scholarships are available.

CATL Project: Supporting Sessional Staff - survey

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

UWA is supporting a substantial investigation into ways that sessional teaching staff at UWA can be better supported in their teaching. This undertaking is being conducted by the CATLyst Network (a group of faculty representatives whose role is to promote and enhance quality teaching across the university). As a crucial first step in this project, input from sessional staff members across the university is being sought through an online survey.

Australian Learning and Teaching Council Award Program

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

The ALTC (Australian Learning and Teaching Council) is dedicated to improving the student learning experience by supporting quality teaching and practice.

21 New peer tutors for first years

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

This week, 21 more senior engineering students completed their training to be employed by the Faculty to be peer tutors for the Faculty's first year students.

Call for applications: Improving Student Learning Grants

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Expressions of Interest are sought for the Semester 1, 2009 round of Improving Student Learning (ISL) Grants. The ISL Grants program provides small grants to encourage teachers to make practical and innovative changes to their units in order to improve current practice. There are no strict guidelines on what ‘changes’ might qualify, although the proposal must fall within the aims of the grants program and will ideally represent an inventive approach to teaching, with positive and identifiable impacts for student learning.

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics - Teaching and Learning Awards

Thursday, 12 March 2009

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics was pleased to announce the recipients of its 2008 Teaching and Learning Awards at a ceremony held at The University Club on Tuesday, 10th March 2009.

Peer tutoring success

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Over 50 students attended the first peer tutoring session for this semester in the Old Senate Room on the first Friday of semester.

Innovative approach to Orientation

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

This semester, for the first time, the University held its Orientation programme over two weeks instead of the usual one week.  The extra time provided the Faculties an opportunity to host more activites to help our commencing students settle in to University life.