The Learning Space: Monadelphous Integrated Learning Centre

Thursday, 6 May 2010

The Monadelphous Integrated Learning Centre (MILC) will be a home room, design studio and workshop for students in all disciplines.

The Learning Space: Integrated Learning - why you may already be an expert

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Newspapers are full of doom and gloom because editors know that fear and worry sell more issues than reassurance and good tidings. The same principle can be seen in the way the latest fashion in education is sometimes presented to us at university. With a great noise of trumpets we are told to do some new thing, and that the old things we know are not up to scratch. So I would like to present integrated learning not as a fad, but as a name for something we already do and are even quite good at.

The Learning Space: Teaching and Learning Research Colloquium

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

All academic staff are invited to participate in this sponsored by FASE Teaching and Learning Research Colloquium.

The Learning Space: FASE seminar ‘Indigenous knowledge and engineering education’

Monday, 26 April 2010

All academic staff are invited to a lunchtime seminar ‘Indigenous knowledge and engineering education' presented by The Faculty Academy for the Scholarship of Education.

The Learning Space: Enhancing students' creativity through creative thinking techniques

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Enhancing students' creativity through creative thinking techniques by Winthrop Professor Caroline Baillie

The Learning Space: CATL workshop ‘Introduction to tutoring in technical subjects’

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

This training session is designed for postgraduate tutors in technical subjects.

The main aim of the session is to improve student learning via enhanced awareness of pedagogical issues and development of new skills which could be applied to the teaching of tutorials and laboratory classes, as well as assist in any future careers which involve helping others to work effectively.

The Learning Space: seminar ‘Enhancing creative thinking in engineering students’

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

The Faculty Academy for the Scholarship of Education (FASE) is delighted to present a series of lunchtime seminars with the aim of disseminating good practice in education across the Faculty.

The first lunchtime seminar ‘Enhancing creative thinking in engineering students' will be led by Winthrop Professor Caroline Baillie on the 20th of April.

The Learning Space: FASE workshop 'Introduction to Course Design'

Friday, 26 March 2010

The Introduction to Course Design workshop will be particularly useful for all new lecturers in the Faculty who have started within the last three years. Existing staff with no prior educational training are also encouraged to attend. This one day training session will cover components including a range of pedagogical areas, such as:

  • Assessment and evaluation;
  • Teaching approach;
  • Laboratories; and
  • Learning objectives.

Call for applications: Improving Student Learning Grants

Friday, 19 March 2010

Expressions of Interest are sought for the Semester 1, 2010 round of Improving Student Learning (ISL) Grants.

The Learning Space

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Problem solving requires thinking and engineering problem solving requires engineering thinking: a few thoughts from Dr. Carl Reidsema and Associate Professor Roger Hadgraft.