Quickstart Guide to Developing LMS unit (WebCT) – CATL Workshop

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

All staff new to using UWA's Learning Management System (WebCT) or those who would like a refresher are welcome to participate in this workshop.

The Learning Space

Monday, 9 November 2009

I'm delighted to launch the first of a regular section of the newsletter dealing with engineering education. This space will be a place for us to announce workshops, share interesting thoughts and ideas about teaching, news about developments here in FECM as well as on other campuses and in other countries, summaries of the best sessions attended at recent education related conferences and links to presentation given and other useful sites.

Assessment and Feedback - Workshop

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Teaching staff interested in assessment and feedback are encouraged to participate.

Dr Chris Rust is Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development at Oxford Brookes University, Deputy Director of two Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK. 

CATL Workshop - an Introduction to Problem Based Learning

Monday, 12 October 2009

This workshop is designed for lecturing staff who want to explore ways to foster deeper understanding in their students.

LMS Look and See - Tracking Student Progress in an LMS Unit – CATL Workshop

Monday, 28 September 2009

This workshop is designed for UWA staff who are advanced users of UWA's LMS and interested in tracking student progress in an LMS unit.

LMS Look and See - Mastering the LMS Grade Book - CATL Seminar

Friday, 25 September 2009


This seminar is designed for UWA staff who are advanced users of UWA's LMS and interested in learning the tips and tricks to mastering the LMS Grade Book.

Call for Nominations: Teaching and Learning Awards

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

The second round of nominations for the Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards is now open and will close on 31 October. The application process is entirely online and is available on the website.

CATL Workshop: Assessment - Learning's Destination or Journey?

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

This CATL (Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning) session is designed for all teaching staff who have an interest in designing better assessment items.

Call for Applications: Improving Student Learning Grants

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Expressions of Interest are sought for the Semester 2, 2009 round of Improving Student Learning (ISL) Grants.

Workshop: Teaching Smarter @ UWA

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

Teachers are being stretched in their efforts to maintain high quality teaching, often in a time or resource-poor environment, and with an increasingly diverse student cohort. In this workshop ideas on how to establish and maintain a good learning experience for students by teaching smarter are explored. Strategies ranging from those that are very simple for the individual teacher to implement through to structurally more complex, holistic approaches will be discussed.